King County Council members join Ron Schmeer (center) of Dick’s Drive-In, from left to right, Reagan Dunn, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Joe McDermott, Pete von Reichbauer, Schmeer, Dave Upthegrove, Kathy Lambert, Claudia Balducci and Rod Dembowski. The council on Monday recognized Dick’s for its community service. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Council

King County Council members join Ron Schmeer (center) of Dick’s Drive-In, from left to right, Reagan Dunn, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Joe McDermott, Pete von Reichbauer, Schmeer, Dave Upthegrove, Kathy Lambert, Claudia Balducci and Rod Dembowski. The council on Monday recognized Dick’s for its community service. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Council

King County Council recognizes Dick’s Drive-In for community service

Restaurant to open new location Dec. 12 in Kent

Two days before Dick’s Drive-In opens a new location in Kent, the King County Council recognized the restaurant for its nearly 65 years of community service, philanthropy, civic engagement and more.

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, of Federal Way, presented the honor to Ron Schmeer of Dick’s on Monday at the King County Courthouse, according to a county press release. The council said it looks forward to Dick’s bringing their commitment to integrity, resourcefulness, and professionalism to South King County.

Dick’s will have a grand opening at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, just south of Lowe’s, at 24220 Pacific Highway S., on the West Hill.

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