This Friday, August 8, 2003, Congressman Adam Smith (D-Tacoma) will don a uniform and ride along with a United Parcel Service (UPS) driver, delivering packages to local businesses.  Smith will first arrive at the UPS Tukwila Facility where he will talk to UPS drivers, District Manager Tom Campbell, Division Manager Dick Adams, and Director of Human Resources Jeff Wilson.  He will leave the Tukwila facility at 8:30a.m. and accompany a driver in making deliveries until 9:30 a.m. 

This won’t be the first time Smith has worn the UPS uniform: Smith worked his way through college loading trucks for UPS.

Congressman Smith will make the following stops as part of the ride-along:

Electrical Workers Apprenticeship Program
550 SW 7th Street, Renton
Contact: Bill Bowser, Director, 206-255-1422

737 Hanger, Gate K-9, Renton
Contact: Shaunta Hyde, 206-856-6444

Renton City Hall
1055 S. Grady Way
Contact: Alex Pietsch, Economic Development Director, 425-430-6592

WHAT:           UPS Driver Ride Along

WHEN:           Friday, August 8, 2003

7:45a.m. – 9:30a.m.

WHERE:        UPS Tukwila Facility

550 Andover Park West, Tukwila

CONTACT:    For further information please contact Linda Danforth, District Director for Congressman Adam Smith at 253-593-6600 or on her cell phone at 253-988-6858.