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A community discussion Tuesday, October 21 was part of Starbucks Solutions City initiative. The program brings residents and local leaders together at neighborhood Starbucks stores to address three key issues: providing access to education, supporting veterans, and empowering opportunity youth.
As 2,100 Starbucks district managers from around the world gather in Seattle for the Starbucks Leadership Experience 2014, they are hearing powerful messages from the company’s senior leaders about how to create an inspiring culture and successfully grow their stores and their teams.
Starbucks and its customers are donating $75,000 to Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s A Better Seattle – the coach’s initiative to reduce youth violence by providing education, resources and opportunities through outreach workers in several Western Washington cities.
Little Big Show is scheduled for Saturday, November 15th, 9:00 p.m. at the Neptune Theatre. One hundred percent of ticket sales will be donated to ArtsFund’s crowd-funding platform power2give.org/PugetSound, which awards regional arts projects with funds that fuel Seattle’s artistic community.
Solutions City℠ is a national initiative conceived by Starbucks and mayors in five U.S. cities to bring together residents and local leaders at neighborhood Starbucks stores to address civic challenges. Town Hall meetings are underway in Sacramento, Columbus, Phoenix. Baltimore and Orlando Mayors will hold similar meetings with Starbucks in October.
A Starbucks partner whose daughter joined the Air Force this year has a new appreciation for the company’s commitment to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2018.
Coach Pete Carroll and several Seahawks players donned Starbucks iconic green aprons to serve as guest baristas at 10 store locations. The appearances are part of Seahawks and Starbucks effort to raise funds for A Better Seattle
Media Alert: Coach Pete Carroll and Seahawks players to appear at select Starbucks stores as “Guest Baristas” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 to raise funds for A Better Seattle.