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August 13, 2008
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Don't Mess With Paris
So, here's the assignment. Activate this link and while you watch the video; pay no attention to the bikini, the Air Head demeanor or the John McCain jokes and just listen to the Paris Hilton energy plan.

Then ask yourself, have you heard any elected national leader voice a better articulated, more concise concept for how we might get to that splendid day in our energy future when we might all be driving electric Lamborghinis?

Hilton developed the video in response to a McCain TV ad comparing Obama to celebrities like Hilton. Hilton's rebuttal is supposed to be a joke and it seems like one until Paris makes the energy pitch and then, oh, myyyy, gaaaaawd, it makes such good sense. Knock me over with an eyeliner stick.

SI Goes Green
The next issue of the Seattle Industry magazine is in production. Now is the time to put your advertising dollars to work! Our theme is Green...the green industrial economy, greening your industrial operation, and learning more about green collar job opportunities. The magazine will be published in September just ahead of the Green Industrial and Career Expo on October 10. Contact Marilyn Young Skogland (206-762-2470 or mysmic@qwest.net) to reserve your advertising space.

Business after Hours - Change the Date!
The Port of Seattle Business After Hours, hosted for the Manufacturing Industrial Council, SODO Business Association and West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, date has changed.

Please join your Port for an evening of fun in the park featuring appetizers and hosted beverages.
Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
Place: Jack Block Park - 2130 Harbor Ave SW (Just south of Salty's on Alki)
Parking: Plenty of parking in the park
RSVP: By Monday, August 18th to 206-728-3449





1st Ave S Paving Project
Crews will begin paving the northbound lanes on 1st Ave S (E Marginal Way S to S Hudson St) the week of August 11th through the 15th. They also are starting work on 1st Ave S from S Spokane St to S Dakota St and will be making major roadway repairs as well as grinding pavement between during the week of August 25th through 29th. The pavement grinding work will be night work; 7pm-7am.

Expect significant traffic delays in these areas because traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction.

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