Marcie Maxwell takes position with state office

July 9, 2013

NEW — 5:15 p.m. July 9, 2013

Marcie Maxwell

Marcie Maxwell

State Rep. Marcie Maxwell announced her resignation from elected office today to accept a position with the state’s Legislative Affairs and Policy Office.

Maxwell will join the state office as the senior education policy adviser in July.

“I’ve been honored to serve the people of the 41st District in South and East King County, and believe that my new position in the governor’s office will continue my work on their priorities for our state,” Maxwell said in a statement. Read more

Massage Envy salutes community heroes

July 9, 2013

NEW — 2:05 p.m. July 9, 2013

Puget Sound-area Massage Envy centers will salute first responders with the “Thanking our Community Heroes” program beginning July 15.

During the five-day promotion, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians actively employed in the line of duty are invited to receive one free hourlong therapeutic massage session.

The free massage sessions are by appointment only and participants are encouraged to book as soon as possible as the spots fill up fast. Make a reservation by calling the Newcastle Massage Envy at 957-7979.

Each clinic will also host a teddy bear drive to collect cuddly friends to help comfort children in trauma situations. All teddy bears collected will be donated to fire stations, police stations and hospitals within the community. Donations must be brand new and no bigger than 12 inches. Read more