Enterprise Washington encourages more business leaders to run for office

A recent editorial written by Enterprise Washington’s President and CEO Erin McCallum, called for more business leaders to step up to the plate and serve their community. According to McCallum, business leaders have the exact skills needed to effectively lead in public office. Here’s some of the publications where this piece ran:

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Take Back Your Meds talks take-back programs for a greener planet on Earth Day

For Earth Day Take Back Your Meds program representatives were able to present their green alternative to traditional methods of disposing medicines. Take Back Your Meds emphasizes that flushing your unused medicine down the toilet or throwing it away in the trash will only lead to a more chemically polluted environment. This is one of […]

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Museum of Flight awarded Full-Fuselage Trainer

On April 12 NASA announced the future homes of the retiring space shuttles Endeavour, Atlantis, Discovery, and Enterprise. While the Museum of Flight was not chosen as a recipient for one of the shuttles, they were presented the honor of housing the full-fuselage trainer, an exciting alternative. The Seattle community responded positively to the acquisition […]

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Erin McCallum of Enterprise Washington travels to Port Angeles to discuss politics and business with local groups

Erin McCallum, president and CEO of Enterprise Washington, recently traveled to Port Angeles where she discussed the importance of a healthy business community and private sector in a achieving a well-balanced political climate. Port Angeles’ Legislative District scored 42 out of a possible 100 for voters’ propensity to support business-minded lawmakers. Business leaders in the […]

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Medical Teams International responds to Japan’s deadly earthquake and tsunami

Medical Teams International is working with four partners in Japan to help save lives following Friday’s deadly earthquake and tsunami. Initially, the agency is helping partners truck in safe drinking water to areas affected by the disasters. “We can best help the Japanese people at this time by providing water, food and money and other […]

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NASA announces date that space shuttle placement decision is to be revealed: April 12, 2011

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden revealed at a House committee hearing last week that a decision regarding placement for the retiring space shuttle orbiters will be announced Tuesday, April 12. The Museum of Flight in Seattle is one of 27 institutions that are vying for one of the retiring orbiters and its new 15,500-sq.-ft. space gallery […]

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Fate of ‘Take Back Your Meds’ program to be decided Monday, March 7

Take Back Your Meds (Senate Bill 5234) is the proposed statewide program that would provide convenient drop-off locations for unused medicines for safe and secure disposal. Supporters of the program, like Executive Director of the Washington Poison Center Jim Williams, believe a statewide system is needed to ensure that all Washington residents have easy access […]

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KIRO 7 Reports on the Museum of Flights $12 million Space Gallery Project

KIRO 7 recently reported on the Museum of Flight’s $12 million Space Gallery project, which is being built in hopes of receiving one of America’s three retiring space shuttles. On March 2 Construction workers erected a 40-foot glass facade at the site of the new 15,000-square-foot Space Gallery. The 40-foot glass wall will be supported […]

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Rx drug disposal bill faces deadline on Senate floor

JOHN DODGE; Staff writer A bill to create a statewide program for safe disposal of unused prescription and over-the-counter medicines faces a showdown on the Senate floor. Supporters of Senate Bill 5234, including local governments, law enforcement, medical associations and environmental groups, say a secure drug take-back program is needed to stem drug abuse by […]

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