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Renton Gears Up for Another Sold Out Seahawks Training Camp

July 21, 2014

For more information contact:
Preeti Shridhar
, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator 425-430-6569

Flags and Banners Welcome Seahawks Fans for Sixth Year

RENTON – Renton is gearing up for the sixth annual Seahawks Training Camp presented by Bing. More than 33,000 fans will flock to Renton’s beautiful Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) to watch the Seahawks practice for the upcoming season.

Throughout the city 12 flags will proudly tout fan spirit, and local businesses, organizations and fans will display Seahawks Training Camp 2014 cheer cards. Fans can download cheer cards from the city’s website at rentonwa.gov. Everyone is being asked to wear blue and green colors and put on their “12” buttons during training camp to show their support. Businesses are also encouraged to use their own reader boards to celebrate Seahawks Training Camp 2014 in Renton.

“We are really excited to welcome fans from all over the region to cheer the Seahawks,” said Mayor Denis Law. “This is a special time of year when our city comes together to welcome Seahawks fans. We are looking forward to another great season. When you are here in Renton at training camp and cheering our team, enjoy all that Renton has to offer–great restaurants, shopping, entertainment, parks and recreation.”

The sixth annual training camp at VMAC begins on July 25 with twelve practices running through August 12. The Landing in Renton will serve as the parking and transportation center. Tickets for training camp have sold out yet again this year. For more information about the Seahawks, please visit seahawks.com.

The Renton Community Marketing Campaign is taking advantage of the large volume of visitors coming to Renton by promoting opportunities to shop, dine, stay and play in Renton. The Seahawks’ website, seahawks.com, features information about opportunities for visitors coming to Renton. Visitors to training camp will receive discounts at The Landing, and ambassadors from the Renton Chamber of Commerce and City of Renton staff will distribute information and welcome visitors.

About the Renton Community Marketing Campaign
The Renton Community Marketing Campaign partners include the City of Renton, Renton Chamber of Commerce, Renton School District, Renton Technical College, Valley Medical Center and Renton Visitors Connection. The partnership has been recognized nationally for its “Ahead of the Curve” brand.

About The Landing
The Landing (www.thelandinginrenton.com) is a 46-acre mixed-use development located in Renton that sits at the south end of Lake Washington, conveniently located just off Interstate 405. The $300 million project offers a unique combination of housing, restaurants, entertainment options, national retail chains and regional boutiques, creating an urban village with a variety of desirable options for area residents. The project includes 880 residential units and more than 607,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space.