The scoop on how Chambers Bay won the U.S. Open tournament

Blaine Newnham, Sports Editor, Columnist, & Author of “America’s St. Andrews”

Find out how Pierce County won hosting duties for one of the biggest golf events on the planet. The Puget Sound American Marketing Association is featuring a presentation with Jaime Vogt, Tom Cade, and Blaine Newnham who will deliver a firsthand account of the genesis of Chambers Bay Golf Course and its selection as the first golf course in the Northwest to host the U.S. Open. They’ll also delve into the impact the US Open will have on the economy and what it means for Pierce County. [Read more…]

World Tai Chi Day Apr. 25

World Tai Chi Day at Point Defiance in 2013. The group is practicing Yang Family Short Form.

If your doctor has said that Tai Chi would be good for you, and he probably has, but you don’t know how to get started, and you probably don’t, a great free chance is available on World Tai Chi Day, Saturday April 25 at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Tacoma Museum of Glass. All are welcome, and it’s very beginner friendly. [Read more…]

Lakewood city manager’s weekly info bulletin 4/17/2015

Topics of Interest and Updates

Harry Todd Park Dock Removal

Users might notice a different look to the popular dock at Harry Todd Park. This week, the City had to remove the inner-most sections of both “L”-shaped docks because of damage over the years. Essentially, where previously the two docks connected to form a “U” shape from overhead, the two docks now look like two straight lines or “fingers.” [Read more…]

Apply now for summer study tours in South Korea

The Pierce College International Education department is opening the doors to the world for students later this summer through several short-term study tours to Busan, South Korea. Study tours are open to anyone interested in earning college credit while visiting another country. Students will attend classes co-taught by Pierce College and DongJu University professors in Busan. The best part: tuition for these classes will be the same as any other Pierce College course, and financial aid will be accepted. [Read more…]