By Officer Myron Travis, Mukilteo Police Department

MUKILTEO, WA — On Monday, April 27, 2020, The City of Mukilteo will begin two consecutive weeks of a “Mukilteo Spirit” campaign. Monday through Friday for two weeks, Mukilteo residents can participate in various themed activities to show unity and support for the entire community.

Mukilteo spirit week

The week kicks off on Monday April 27th, with “Honor Our High School Seniors Day.” Everyone is encouraged to wear purple, display purple at their residence or business and on their cars or bikes. “Our Kamiak High School graduating seniors are missing out on so many traditions. This is our shared opportunity to support them and show them how proud we are of their academic accomplishments and to wish them well,” said Mayor Jennifer Gregerson. The following Monday will feature the same theme.

Mukilteo spirit week

Tuesday’s will be “Picnic in Your Yard Day.” Residents are asked to have lunch at 12:30 P.M., in their front yard to get out and see their neighbors, wave, and look for first responders and City officials to drive by their neighborhood.

Mukilteo spirit week

Wednesday’s will be “Lights on for Essential Workers.” Residents are asked to display lights outside or in their window to show support for those essential workers who continue to protect and serve the community. Blue lights are suggested for police, red for fire fighters, yellow for dispatchers, white for doctors and nurses, and holiday lights for restaurant, grocery and delivery workers.

Mukilteo spirit week

Thursday’s will be “Support our Mukilteo Businesses Day.” Residents are asked to order a take-home meal from a Mukilteo business as they remain open to provide food and services for the community. Businesses are encouraged to turn on their lights to show unified support among the business community.

Mukilteo spirit week

Friday’s will be “Dress to Impress Day.” Residents are asked to shed pajamas and casual wear and get dressed to have a formal day at home. Community members can post their formal look on the City of Mukilteo Facebook page to enter the “Dress to Impress” contest. Those who enter can win a gift certificate to a local restaurant to enjoy a night “in” for dinner. Winning pictures will be re-posted as ‘Winners” and instructions on how to receive the gift certificate will be provided at that time.

“Staying home can be stressful and it is up to everyone to come together during this challenging time to stay engaged and interactive in new and creative ways. I’m so proud of the resilience I’ve seen in the Mukilteo community. We expect Mukilteans to show their Mukilteo Strong spirit for these two weeks, practice physical distancing, and stay healthy!” said Mayor Jennifer Gregerson.

For more information about “Spirit Week” or the Mukilteo Police Department contact Crime Prevention Officer Myron Travis at 425.263.8100 or email mtravis@mukilteowa.gov.

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Mario Lotmore is originally from The Bahamas and for the last seven years has called Mukilteo, WA his home. Having lived in every region of the United States has exposed him to various cultures, people, and approaches to life. Lotmore created the Lynnwood Times to represent the character of a diverse and growing Lynnwood. The launching of the city’s free community newspaper will only help bring neighborhoods together. Lotmore was an industrial engineer by trade and proven success implementing and managing lean accountable processes and policies within his eighteen years of operations excellence, strategic development, and project management in the aerospace, manufacturing, and banking industries. Over his career he has saved and created hundreds of union and non-union jobs. Lotmore is the President of a Homeowner Association, an active Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics volunteer in his community, and former Boeing 747 Diversity Council leader. Mario’s talent is finding “that recipe” of shared destiny to effectively improve the quality of life for others.

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One thought on “Mukilteo begins city-wide Spirit Week April 27

  • April 27, 2020 at 5:53 PM
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    Saw King 5 News at 5:00 concerning the Mukilteo Spirit Week etc. Was this a joke – no masks, no distancing etc. ?

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