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King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer
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Dear Friends:

Today’s update includes a short video featuring the Auburn Food Bank, information about SeaTac International Airport’s Fly Healthy program, a new trivia question, and more.

Washington Trivia

Each state can choose two statues of great men or women to be displayed at the Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C. Who are the two people from Washington that are represented? (Answer at the bottom).

Auburn Food Bank

During these uncertain times, it is important that we support the nonprofits and community-based organizations who are providing critical services in our community. Please consider making a donation to one or more of these organizations, such as the Auburn Food Bank, so they can continue planting the seeds that provide a great harvest to those in need. You can learn more about the Auburn Food Bank’s remarkable history, its important services, valued community efforts, and heart-warming response to this unprecedented pandemic by visiting the following sites:

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/430152331
YouTube: https://youtu.be/kvfPbFLk3wg

With Debbie Christian, Executive Director of the Auburn Food Bank. (Photo taken prior to social distancing guidelines).

FlyHealthy@SEA Update

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is seeing a gradual increase in passenger traffic, with 13,000 passengers expected to pass through TSA checkpoints on June 19th. Also, King County's move into Phase 2 has allowed 51 of the airport's 89 dining and retail locations to reopen. This is up from a low of 22 just a few months ago. Click here to view SeaTac Airport's “New Normal” and measures that have been taken to ensure travelers’ safety, health and well-being. You can also get more information and statistics at SeaTac Airport's public dashboard here.

King County Case Update

Today, Seattle – King County Public Health reported 39 new cases, bringing the total in King County to 9,273. In addition, Public Health reported 0 new deaths, keeping the total in the county at 584.

Stay In. Stay Healthy. Stay Strong.

Pete von Reichbauer
King County Councilmember

Mother Joseph and Marcus Whitman.

Mother Joseph led a group of five missionaries and was responsible for the completion of eleven hospitals, seven academies, five Indian schools, and two orphanages throughout the Northwest. The statue of Mother Joseph was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Washington in 1980.

Marcus Whitman was a physician and missionary who established several missions near the present city of Walla Walla. He also assisted with the "Great Emigration" of 1843 that established the Oregon Trail. The statue of Marcus Whitman was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Washington in 1953.

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Contact me: pete.vonreichbauer@kingcounty.gov
206-477-1007, 800-325-6165, TTY/TDD 206-296-1024
Website: www.kingcounty.gov/vonReichbauer
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pete.vonreichbauer

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