COURTESY PHOTO, Northwest Center

COURTESY PHOTO, Northwest Center

Trudi visits Kent

First Lady of Washington tours Northwest Center’s Puget Sound Laundry Facilities to see how inclusion works

  • Monday, May 6, 2019 2:34pm
  • News

First Lady of Washington Trudi Inslee, second from left, joins Northwest Center President & CEO Gene Boes, far left, along with employees of Northwest Center’s Puget Sound Laundry Services (PSLS). Inslee toured the Kent facility and spent some time with workers Monday morning.

Northwest Center, a nonprofit promoting inclusion and serving children and adults with disabilities across the state, operates PSLS as part of its social enterprise. The commercial laundry serves many of the largest hotels in the Puget Sound region and employees a workforce where more than 40 percent employees have a documented disability.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

t
Kent City Council receives Meet Me on Meeker project update

Changes planned for sidewalk/bicycle improvements near Kent Elementary School

Kent Municipal Court. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Kent man charged in Meridian Elementary incident remains under county care

In the custody of King County Designated Crisis Responders; hearing set for Kent Municipal Court

t
Kent’s Kauffman receives State Senate committee assignments

She will become vice chair of the Human Services Behavioral Health Committee

t
Construction continues in Kent on raising of 76th Avenue South

Work starts on second of three phases to reduce flooding from Mill Creek

Courtesy Photo, Kent School District
No school in Kent on Thursday, Dec. 1 | Update

Snow, freezing temperatures leads to closure due to unsafe roads in parts of Kent School District

Stock photo, Metro Creative Graphics
Kent apartment rents up 5.2% compared to November 2021

Price drops 0.3% from October 2022 as rates remain flat

t
Fundraiser started for family of Kent man fatally shot at Southcenter

Chris and Mary Wesolowicz reportedly interrupted a vehicle prowl and suspect opened fire

t
Slippery, snowy road leads to Kent crash involving State Patrol SUV

Nobody hurt in collisions along SR 516; trooper had stopped for earlier crash

t
Kent schools to release students one hour earlier due to snow

Tuesday, Nov. 29: Buses will drop off students at snow route stops; after school events canceled

Most Read