From partner site White Center Now: Today’s WC Chamber of Commerce lunch drew a standing-room-only crowd, and even a regional TV crew, because of a local business owner’s objection to a draft version of the new Chamber website (left) embracing WC’s “Rat City” alter-ego. The debate was respectful yet lively, with suggestions that opinions diverge along generational lines – the younger generally think “Rat City” is cool (witness the newly created Rat City Business Association [WSB sponsor], founded by the popular newer businesses in downtown WC, mascot “Ratty” at right) while the older generally fret that the rat symbol harkens back to grungier days, though some not-that-young attendees piped up in favor of “Rat City.” Here’s the full story on WCN, including our recording of the hourlong discussion, including the suggestions such as WC is not Wallingford, but might want to aspire toward Fremont …
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