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Kent's ShoWare Center to host international sporting event in fall; announcement May 4

Officials will reveal details Friday, May 4 about an international sporting event coming this fall to the ShoWare Center. - Kent Reporter, file photo
Officials will reveal details Friday, May 4 about an international sporting event coming this fall to the ShoWare Center.
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Gov. Christine Gregoire, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke and an Olympic and World medalist will reveal the details Friday, May 4 about a major international sporting event coming this fall to the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Officials will name the event at a 9:45 a.m. press conference.

Other elected officials scheduled to attend the press conference include:

State Sens. Karen Keiser and Joe Fain; State Reps. Tina Orwall, Dave Upthegrove, Pat Sullivan and Mark Hargrove; Kent City Council members Dennis Higgins, Elizabeth Albertson, Bill Boyce, Dana Ralph, Debbie Ranniger and Jamie Perry; and King County Councilwoman Julia Patterson.

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