A free concert coming July 21, and more community news

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Free concert features local band

The Landing is inviting the public to attend a free summer concert featuring local band, “Hall Pass Band.”

The concert is open to everyone and will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 21 in the plaza across from Regal Cinemas.

For more information on this event and others held at The Landing, visit www.thelandingrenton.com

Public invited to provide comments on proposed improvements

From now until Aug. 9 the public is invited to provide the Washington State Department of Transportation with comments regarding the next phase of Interstate 405 improvements from Tukwila to Bellevue.

A public hearing is also scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at Renton High School.

On July 9 more information would be provided to community members with ways of commenting. At the time of press, methods had not been provided.

Check the WSDOT’s website for more information, http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/.

REACH calls for volunteers, donations

The Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches is looking for a number of donations.

Items can be dropped off at the REACH Center of Hope at Renton City Hall, P2 at 1055 S. Grady Way.

Wanted items include, but are not limited to:

• Artificial sweetener (individual packets)

• Bleach

• Cereal bowls

• Creamer (individual packets)

• Dessert/salad boats

• Dish soap

• Napkins

• 8 ounce paper cups for hot, cold beverages

• 3 section paper plates

• Paper towels

• Plastic silverware — forks, spoons and knives

• Sugar (individual packets)

• 3 section to go containers

• Ziploc bags — gallon, sandwich sizes

The Center of Hope is also looking for volunteers including breakfast cooks, lunch cooks and administration help along with a variety of other positions.

For a list of open volunteer positions, visit https://www.reachrenton.org/volunteering.html.

If interested in volunteering, contact program manager Wendy White at wendy@reachrenton.org or by phone at 425-277-7582.

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