LAKEWOOD — Finding fun, fresh, innovative ways to combine people’s passions with their giving is tough in a landscape of golf tournaments and auctions. To accommodate the increase in demand for food at the 60 food banks, meal sites, and shelters that Emergency Food Network (EFN) serves, Board Member Darren Schuldheiss took aim at combining two of his passions: fighting hunger and shooting clay pigeons out of the air.
On August 5, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 primary election. The Pierce County Auditor’s office has published an election information and results schedule that details what’s on the ballot, what special elections are taking place, how to vote, where to vote, when we’ll know the results, and a number of other frequently asked questions. Click to access the 2014 Primary Election Information and Results Schedule.
A look into the future of UP’s Parks & Recreation Department will be the program at the July 22 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows. The club meets weekly at the Fircrest Golf Club for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more...]
From The News Tribune:
Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson sent letters to Congressman Denny Heck and the regional director of Health and Human Services citing concerns about impacts to the community.
By Dee Haviland Fournier, Instructor, Heritage Quest Research Library and Dorothy Wilhelm, Humorist, Confused about her family
Dorothy: I’d like to construct a good clear family history for my kids, but those ancestry websites can be overwhelming. Can’t you give me an easy way to get started?
Dee: Clean Out Your Closets! Find your photo albums, birth certificates and other certificates, school records, address books, journals, diaries, Bibles. Now you’re ready to begin. [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD – An upcoming community event hosted by Pierce College will honor the work and dedication of Peace Corps volunteers during a volatile time in Korea’s history. In the 1960s and 70s, countless Peace Corps workers devoted their lives to helping rebuild the country following a devastating war. [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Long-time Cosmetology Program supporter and volunteer 94-year-old Elnora Medley was awarded Clover Park Technical College’s first Honorary Degree at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony June 18 at the Tacoma Dome.
Dr. Lonnie L. Howard, CPTC President, along with Lua Pritchard, Board of Trustees Chair, presented the honorary degree to Medley, who was dressed in graduation cap and gown.
“Military assets would not be used to transport young immigrant detainees to Washington state if Joint Base Lewis-McChord is selected as a temporary holding facility for a surge of Central American children who have been held at the U.S.-Mexico border, a Defense Department spokesman said.” Read more at The News Tribune website.
From The News Tribune:
Police will run an active shooter drill Wednesday at Mann Middle School in Lakewood, the city said.