Employee Discounts to 2019 Washington State Fair and University of Washington football  

Washington State Fair: Employees can save on tickets to the Washington State Fair, Aug. 30 – Sept. 22. Click here for instructions on how to purchase your discount tickets. Once you are logged into the Corporate Perks portal, your discount pricing will be unlocked. There is no need to enter an additional discount code.   University of Washington football: UW vs. Eastern Washington University, Saturday Aug. 31, and UW vs. USC, Saturday, Sept. 28. To access the discount, visit this link here. Questions? Contact Justin Rothbaum at 206-685-8429 or jrothbaum@pac-12sales.com.  See all available employee discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Employee discounts to 2019/2020 Seattle Symphony season

Save 15% on most of the 2019/2020 Seattle Symphony season with Promo Code VIOLIN20. Concerts include Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto to Schumann’s Piano Concerto to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, and world-renowned pianists including Lang Lang, Daniil Trifonov, Beatrice Rana, Chick Corea, and more. Get tickets here.  See all available employee discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Employee discounts for UW football and Seattle Symphony 

King County employees can now take advantage of two new discounts:  University of Washington football: UW vs. Eastern Washington University, Saturday August 31 and UW vs. USC, Saturday, Sept. 28. To access the discount, visit this link here.  Seattle Symphony: Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, and Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Use promo code 1920FINAL for no fees on ticket purchases. To order tickets visit www.seattlesymphony.org and enter the promo code, order by phone at 206-215-4747 or 1-866-833-4747 and give the operator the promo code, or purchase tickets in person at the Benaroya Hall Box Office.    See all available… Read More

Employee Discount: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City, August 4 and Employee Day at the Races, July 21 

King County employees can get discounted tickets to the Seattle Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, at CenturyLink Field. Click here to buy tickets. All fans will receive their tickets via email 48 hours before the event. Questions? Contact Marco Rodriguez at 206-512-1257 or MarcoR@soundersfc.com. Employees and one guest will receive free admission to Emerald Downs Racetrack Sunday, July 21 for the King County Express Stakes, which includes the Fiesta Premio Esmeralda. Employees must show their King County ID at any of the 12 gates, which will… Read More

WTD celebrates Women in Trades 40th anniversary 

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories  The annual Washington Women in Trades (WWIT) Fair marked its 40th anniversary this year. The half-day event, held in May, showcased exhibits, demonstrations, contests, education and job opportunities for women interested in pursuing careers in the trades.    King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) representatives hosted an interactive exhibit and contest. Wastewater operators rallied attendees to compete in a wastewater pipe-cutting race. Members of WTD Resource Recovery team handed out samples of GroCo compost, recycled water, and presented a biogas demonstration. WTD Human Resources staff were on had to explain King County job opportunities, internships and the WTD Operator… Read More

Juneteenth celebration: A Day of Remembrance 

In observance of Juneteenth, the King County Superior Court is hosting a Juneteenth A Day of Remembrance celebration. It will be held today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Youth Services Center (YSC) Main Lobby at 1211 East Alder Street, Seattle, WA 98122. The event is free and open to the King County work community. Join the Superior Court for exhibits, live entertainment and food! 

New discount for employees at upcoming Seattle Storm games 

King County employees can now save up to 33% off Seattle Storm tickets on several games held June 30-Sept. 1. To access the discount visit http://stormgrouptix.com/KingCounty. The Seattle Storm is a three-time WNBA Championship team committed to bringing a premium professional basketball and entertainment experience to a fan base rich in tradition and support.   See all available discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Discounts available to Silverwood Theme Park 

Employees can now purchase discounted tickets to Silverwood Theme Park, for use June 8-23. This is during Silverwood’s County Worker and Small Business Appreciation Days. To access the discount. Visit the website, http://www.silverwoodthemepark.com, purchase tickets and enter promo code SmallBiz2019. For more information, view this flyer.  See all available discounts at www.kingcounty.gov/employeediscounts. 

Discounts available for multiple upcoming Seattle Symphony performances 

King County employees are welcome to take advantage of an available discount for multiple upcoming Seattle Symphony performances through July. Performances include Cirque Goes Broadway, The Music of Queen, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, conductor Ludovic Morlot’s last concert with the Seattle Symphony, and more.  To order tickets visit www.seattlesymphony.org and enter the promo code CONDUCTOR19 prior to selecting seats, order by phone at 206-215-4747 or 1-866-833-4747 and give the operator the promo code, or purchase tickets in person at the Benaroya Hall Box Office located at the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street, Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6… Read More

Employee takes passion for equity and social justice beyond King county 

Lily Clifton joined King County to provide administrative support to Deputy County Executive Rachel Smith and the Executive’s Senior Leadership and Government Relations team, while being part of an organization that can make a difference in her community, but her passion for equity and social justice is helping her make a difference beyond her County position. “I have worked in public service, campaign, and nonprofit roles for years,” said Lily. “I was really excited to come work at the County and learn more about regional government.” Since starting in January, Lily has participated in the annual Point in Time Count of people experiencing homelessness, assisted with the organization of the Executive’s State of… Read More