The time for Tea this year is at Historic Fort Steilacoom. Mrs. Silas Casey, wife of Fort Steilacoom’s commanding officer, Col. Silas Casey, invites ladies of the territory to join her from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 for her annual Tea at the Fort.
By Peter Franklin The Steilacoom Kiwanis Club sold over 450 tickets at its annual Winefest on Friday, January 2016. The Winefest directly funds the Steilacoom Kiwanis Founation, which is a 501(c)3 charity benefiting the Schools, students and communities of Steilacoom, DuPont, and Anderson Island.
A grant request from Health and Fitness teacher Bruce Hayes to refurbish one of the six mechanical “babies” that are the center of the “Baby Think it Over” program was recently fulfilled by the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club. Middle school students take home a very sophisticated, robotic “baby” to care and feed for two days.
By Melissa Preston Melissa Preston is a local lady from right here in Lakewood / Tacoma, WA. She is the author of the book The Big Secret; the secret to body fat loss and long term control. The book was written to help people who are suffering with disabilities and other problems in living from […]
Repairs will be made to the Pierce County Ferry landing on Anderson Island outside of sailing hours the week of Dec. 14.
By Peter Franklin Fred Crumley and Lenore Rogers of the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club, present a check for $600 to SHS Principal, Debra Hay. The money is in response to grant requests from the Language Dept., the P E Dept., and the school newspaper for the purchase of needed equipment and resources to benefit the students […]
It wasn’t until after I enrolled in a University of Pittsburgh philosophy class that I first encountered the concept of “Ideal.” As I soon learned, that while an “Ideal” may be difficult to achieve—at least one understands the concept and potential of something being “perfect.”
By Tina Werner Local children and families in need will receive a brighter holiday through a collaborative giving tree coordinated by the University Y Student Center, Tacoma Center Y and the University of Washington Tacoma.
Anderson Island’s Historical Society is “fortunate to have volunteers who turn out in any weather—from sweltering summer to recent freezing rains,” says Lucy Stephenson, AIHS’s spokesperson.
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