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Recent City News Releases

   Kent Chamber to host Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address, March 9

February 11, 2016 – Mayor Suzette Cooke’s Annual State of the City Address offers a great chance to hear a review of the major accomplishments from last year, and get a sneak preview of what’s ahead for 2016.... (more)

   Celebrate kids’ creativity at Kent Kids’ Arts Day, March 12

February 11, 2016 - Have fun doing art and celebrate National Youth Arts Month by bringing kids, creativity and diversity to the community at the 29th annual Kent Kids’ Arts Day.... (more)

   “You Me We” – A festival of free family fun comes to ShoWare Center, Mar. 4

Febuary 4, 2016 - Tons of fun are in the works for kids of all ages!... (more)

   2015 ShoWare Center’s Best Year Ever

February 2, 2016 - ShoWare Center’s 220+ events, 295,701 tickets sold, and 414,090 guests brought the arena its best year ever since opening in 2009.... (more)

   Kent Mayor Cooke names Marty Fisher new human resources director

January 22, 2016 – Fisher brings nearly 20 years of human resources leadership experience having held positions at some of the country’s most recognized companies including Starbucks, Abercrombie & Fitch, T-Mobile, Flextronics and most recently, BECU.... (more)

   Kent City Council has a new member, new president

January 7, 2016 – At their first meeting of the New Year, members of the Kent City Council took their oaths of office followed by the election of a new Council President.... (more)

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