Sound Bites: Kent News, Oct. 24, 2016

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Local news from for Monday, October 24, 2016.

NEW–Today Kent Schools Foundation Hosts Fundraiser at Habit Burger
Kent Event: Fundraiser for Kent Schools Foundation at The Habit BurgerToday from 4 PM to 10 PM, the Kent Schools Foundation is hosting a fundraiser at The Habit Burger Grill (12900 SE Kent-Kangley Rd., Kent, WA). Enjoy a good meal, while raising money for the foundation. Click here for the Facebook event cover photo, show it to the cashier and Habit Burger will make a donation on your behalf.

NEW–Tickets for 100.7 The Wolf Hometown Holiday Go On Sale Today!
100.7 The Wolf is planning its annual Hometown Holiday event (Dec. 7) at ShoWare Center. This year’s show will feature Hunter Hayes, Josh Turner, Tyler Farr and Maddie & Tat. Tickets go on sale today. Other notable upcoming concerts: Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith on Nov. 19 and Bret Michaels on Dec. 9. Details and tickets at

NEW–Sonic Drive-In to Open in Kent in July 2017.
Sonic Drive-In is coming to Kent in July 2017Ben Wolters, the city’s economic and community development director, told Kent City Council earlier this week that Sonic Drive-In is coming to Kent next summer, and it is planning a July opening date. The popular burgers-and-tots drive-in will be located on the northeast corner of 116th Ave. Southeast and Kent-Kangley Road on Kent’s East Hill.

REMINDER–Deadline to Vote for in KING5’s Best of W. Washington Contest is noon on Oct. 30!
We’d love to get some recognition for our hard work in the community. If you love, please take a minute to register on KING5 and vote for us in the Online/Social Media category. We’d appreciate your support. Vote now – the deadline for voting is October 30 at noon. Thanks!

Register to vote by Oct. 10REVISED–King County Ballots Have Been Mailed. Election Day is November 8.
Last week King County Elections mailed out Voters’ Guides and Ballots. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 8. Ballots may also be dropped off at designated ballot boxes, including two in Kent, Regional Justice Center and Kentridge High School. Your voice matters. Please vote! Click here for