Youth leaders, electeds and East King County families come together for clean energy, climate action
Contact: Meg Matthews, email@example.com
BELLEVUE, Wash. -- East King County has a message about climate change, and it comes with free ice cream. On Sunday, August 17, Bellevue City Councilmember Lynne Robinson will headline an afternoon of free local live music, entertainment and ice cream. It’s all in the name of supporting Governor Jay Inslee’s efforts to make Washington state a climate-friendly, coal-free state powered with local clean energy jobs. Special guests include the Sierra Club’s giant inflatable coal plant, which will help the club kick off an elevated phase of its campaign to help Puget Sound Energy transition away from coal to clean energy. Currently, Washington’s PSE customers receive approximately 30 percent of their electricity from the Colstrip coal-fired power plant in Montana.
WHAT: “Beat the Heat” party
WHEN: Sunday, August 17, from 4-7 p.m.
WHERE: Bellevue Downtown Park 10201 NE 4th St Bellevue, WA 98004 between N 100th Ave & N Bellevue Way
WHY: Celebrate summer with an afternoon of live local music and lots of ice cream. Get the scoop on how we can beat the heat by helping PSE power our homes with clean, climate-friendly renewable energy made with local jobs. Come party with us!