Community Summit

  • Register now for the Community Summit: March 10 at Calvary Community Church

    Join neighbors, local leaders, youth and community organizations for the 27th Annual Community Summit to examine topics of importance to the health and well-being of Sumner and Bonney Lake. Gain information about local issues, be inspired to take action, and become informed about creating solutions that address tough topics.

    This free event features keynote speaker Angela Brown, Founder and President of Empowering Actions for Leaders, LLC. "Before you lead others, you must first learn to lead your own life." Are you that type of leader? Be inspired by Angela's story  about the power of a moment.


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    Event location: Calvary Community Church, 15116 Gary St. E., in Sumner

    2:30 p.m. - Doors Open

    2:45 - 6 p.m. - Pre-Summit Session:  E-cigarettes Trainer Workshop

    5 - 6 p.m. - Breakout Sessions

    • Food Banks - What's new?
      Directors of our three local food banks (Sumner Community Food Bank, Bonney Lake Food Bank and Emmanuel Food Pantry) are our panelists in this session. We’ll discuss growth and expansion plans for these programs, information about how many in our community come to food banks, as well as ideas for volunteers to be involved in future programs. Come find out more about these tremendous local resources!

    • Sumner-Bonney Lake School District - The bond failed, student needs remain. What's next? We want to hear from you!
      We want to hear from you, really! Meet with Superintendent Laurie Dent and other Sumner-Bonney Lake School District leaders for a discussion about the failed February Capital Projects Bond. 
      - What's important to you?
      - What did we miss?
      - What improvements can we make to the bond package? 
    • City of Sumner - What's working well and what's needed in our community?
      City of Sumner leaders will facilitate a forum discussion with participants about the strengths and needs of our local residents. Come and contribute your ideas about how the City should address community issues through program and budget resources.

    • Census 2020 - Why this counts!
      Learn more about the 2020 Census and why local participation in this survey is so important. Did you know federal financial resources to Sumner and Bonney Lake are driven by Census data? Come and find out more!

    6:15 - Dinner, Awards and Keynote


    Our list of sponsors is growing! Thank you to City of Sumner, City of Bonney Lake, Sumner-Bonney Lake School District, Calvary Community Church,  Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse, Windmill Gardens, Judi Richardson, Rotary Club of Sumner, The Anderson Family, Pat & Karen Duffy Jr, anonymous donors and many volunteers.


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  • Unsung Hero Award:

    The Community Impact/Unsung Hero Awards are given annually as part of the Sumner-Bonney Lake CFF Community Summit held each March.  Nominated individuals and organizations who serve in support of our local community will be honored.  Nominees have the following criteria:

    • makes a powerful difference without having the benefit of holding an office, title or position.
    • contributes to the health and well-being of youth and families.
    • works “behind the scenes” and is rarely recognized for community involvement.
    • goes above & beyond what is expected – as a volunteer, or professionally.

    For more information about the Community Impact/Unsung Hero Award nomination process, contact at (253) 891-6032