Another World War II patriot and hero has left us. Dan (Dominador) Figuracion, F Troop, 26th United States Cavalry (Philippine Scouts), passed away in Lakewood, April 3, 2017 at the age of 97. During the early, dark days of World War II, Dan Figuracion was a skilled cavalry soldier fighting on the Bataan Peninsula with […]
The Lakewood Historical Society held its 2016 annual meeting at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lakewood on November 22. Over 45 members and guests attended the meeting which elected new officers and directors for the coming year.
The Lakewood Historical Society proudly hosted a special “Puget Sound Honor Flight” program at it’s 2016 annual meeting held November 22 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lakewood. The program was presented by Jim and Renee Peavey, founders of the local Puget Sound Honor Flight hub back in 2013.
This year’s 4th Annual Asian Film Fest achieved a record setting 419 attendees according to event coordinator Phil Raschke. The 419 attendees represented a 17.7 percent attendance increase over last year’s event. Raschke said “strong film selections, such as “Wolf Totem” and “English Vinglish” were key elements in the attendance increase as were the addition […]
The 4th Annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest Opens this Saturday and here’s what the critics are saying:
This year’s Asian Film Fest will include a special “Saigon 67” photo exhibit and colorful ArtsFest display. The photo exhibit “Saigon 67” is by Lakewood resident Ed Kane who served as an Army Combat Photographer in Vietnam. Kane is the former publisher of the American Community Journal newspaper. He will also have copies of his […]
“The Rocket” and “Wolf Totem”, two breathtaking and emotionally charged films, will be the opening showings at the Fourth Annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest set for July 30, 31 and Aug 1 at the Lakewood Elks. The film fest is sponsored by the Lakewood Arts Commission and according to Board member Phil Raschke, event “will […]
The Lakewood Arts Commission has announced the 4th Annual Asian Film Fest is set for this coming July 30, 31 and Aug 1. The three day event will be held again this year at the Lakewood Elks and will once again feature five award winning Asian films. The films are presented free to the public. Opening film is the internationally acclaimed Australian – Laotian film “The Rocket”.
You can play golf with some of your favorite sports figures this coming Friday, October 9th at JBLM’s Eagles Pride golf course.
Tournament guests include former Seahawks standouts Nesby Glasgow, Edwin Bailey and Charles Young. Former Seattle SuperSonics great Slick Watts and Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champ Otis Sistrunk will also be on hand.
Don’t miss the fun. Play golf with Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion Otis Sistrunk and Seattle Super Sonics legend Slick Watts at one of the best courses in Western Washington. Tournament is being sponsored by the Tacoma Buffalo Soldiers Museum to help raise funds for educational development program, Museum improvements and community outreach.