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November 2008

Lending a Helping Hand

Think back to when you first heard about vanpooling. Were you ready to join a vanpool right away? If not, what convinced you to give it a try? What did you need to know before you joined?

from left to right: Noy Khammy (Renton vanpool), Thu Nguyen, Thanna Leng, Yukeng Kheang, Chujit Bay, Naomi Kapplehoff, Loan Trinh, and Bob Baldwin.
From left to right: Noy Khammy (Renton vanpool), Thu Nguyen, Thanna Leng,
Yukeng Kheang, Chujit Bay, Naomi Kapplehoff, Loan Trinh, and Bob Baldwin

Naomi Kapplehoff, a shipper at Physio-Control in Redmond, signed on to a forming vanpool this spring. The group started by carpooling from Mountlake Terrace, ironing out their route while they applied to the King County Metro VanPool program. When they started vanpooling in June, coworkers from Renton asked Naomi about the benefits and startup process. She quickly became a resource at Physio-Control.

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Updated: February 16, 2011