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Rise Up Academy celebrates new outdoor Performing Arts Amphitheater

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EVERETT—Rise Up Academy on Wednesday, May 29, unveiled its outdoor Performing Arts Amphitheater, the first of its kind in Snohomish County for an Early Learning School. “We are excited about our kids having an outdoor performance space because we believe this space will stimulate their creativity and will lend support to many outdoor activities,” Dr. […]

From poverty to promise, Inslee visits Rise Up Academy

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EVERETT—Kicking off its 25th year of educational excellence, Governor Jay Inslee toured Rise Up Academy on Wednesday, January 17, seeing firsthand an education curriculum that refuses to let any child “fall through the cracks.” “Trudi and I have been trying to help for the last four years on this by creating resources for early childhood […]

Snohomish County invests in 360 new child care slots thanks to ARPA funding

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EVERETT, Wash., July 7, 2023—Snohomish County Executive Dave Sommers announced the county’s investment of $7.6 million from its American Rescue Plan Act dollars to fund nearly 360 new child care slots fulfilling one of the key priorities community members identified in the countywide Pandemic Recovery Roadshow. These dollars are expected to fund access for high-quality […]

How the County is spending $160 million in ARPA monies

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 28, 2022—Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers released the Community Pandemic Recovery Priorities Report, that details the outcomes of the four-month pandemic recovery engagement efforts the County conducted throughout this spring and summer. “In Snohomish County, we follow the basic principle that the pandemic impacted everyone, which means that our recovery needs […]

Pandemic Recovery Roadshow at County Campus on June 23

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Snohomish County, Wash., June 21, 2022 – The fifth Office of Recovery & Resilience (ORR) in-person pandemic recovery roadshow event is taking place Thursday, June 23, at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, from 6–7:30 p.m. At this event, Snohomish County Council District One communities – including residents and business owners in Arlington, Darrington, Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe, Stillaguamish Tribe, […]

Pandemic Recovery Roadshow at County Campus on June 15

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Snohomish County, Wash., June 12, 2022 – The fourth Office of Recovery & Resilience (ORR) in-person pandemic recovery roadshow event is taking place Wednesday, June 15, at the Snohomish County Campus, from 6–7:30 p.m. At this event, Snohomish County Council District Two communities – including residents and business owners in Everett, Mukilteo, Tulalip Tribes, and Unincorporated District Two – will be […]

Recovery Roadshow event at the Evergreen State Fair Park on June 9

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Snohomish County, Wash., June 7, 2022 – The third Office of Recovery & Resilience (ORR) in-person pandemic recovery community event is taking place Thursday, June 9, at the Evergreen State Fair Park, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. At this event, Snohomish County Council District Five communities – including residents and business owners in Gold Bar, Index, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Snohomish, Sultan, […]

Recovery Roadshow Event at the Lynnwood Library on June 2

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Snohomish County, Wash., June 1, 2022 – The second Office of Recovery & Resilience (ORR) in-person pandemic recovery community event is taking place tomorrow, June 2, at the Lynnwood Library, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. At this event, Snohomish County Council District Three communities – including residents and business owners in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Woodway, and […]

Snohomish County to host in-person pandemic recovery events this summer

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., May 18, 2022 – Snohomish County’s Office of Recovery and Resilience (ORR) will be hosting one in-person pandemic recovery event in each of the County’s districts this summer to connect attendees with County and community-based resources and services. Attendees will also be able to vote on recovery investment priorities that will guide […]

Recovery and Resilience helps businesses and communities bounce back from pandemic

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EVERETT, Wash., May 17, 2022 – In the summer of 2021, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and County Councilmembers established the Office of Recovery and Resilience (ORR). The office’s mission is to guide the County in its efforts to recover from the pandemic and is funded to be operational through 2023. One of ORR’s primary […]

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