Rise and Thrive breakfast sees strong community response

Encompass hosted its first ever Rise and Thrive Breakfast fundraiser April 25, bringing together local business and government leaders to support the Encompass vision of a community where all children thrive.

Close to 250 people came out to view the brand-new Encompass Mobile Therapy Unit and hear inspiring speakers talk about the importance of early intervention in diagnosing and treating children with special needs.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert served as the Rise & Thrive Honorary Chair and other local government agencies were well-represented. North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing and Councilmembers Jonathan Rosen, Brenden Elwood, and Jeanne Pettersen, all attended, as did Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and Councilmembers Brad Toft and Katherine Ross, who is also an Encompass Board Member.

Event sponsors included Nintendo, Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, ABC World Movers, Pioneer Van Lines, Brown & Sterling Attorneys at Law, CLG Employer Resources, Overlake Medical Center, Signal Architecture and Research, SnoSprings School, Agape Healing Center Chiropractic, Cascade Mountain Tech, Coffee Express-O, Edward Jones, The Goddard School, Hutt Construction Inc., Pat L. Bohan, CPA, Roy Simperman, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, Utopian Gardens, and the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.