TACOMA, WA – Judy Young, who served more than 30 years as an attorney for Washington State, is the new director for District 32 Toastmasters.
By Susan Rothwell Rothwell Galloping Gerties turns 64 in July and is having a month-long party to celebrate that includes special Frisbee burgers. A different burger will be featured each day and sold on sourvenir Frisbees – good until the frisbees are gone. Monthly specials will end in .64 to celebrate the milestone.
Tucked away on the far side of Tillicum, a stone’s throw away from American Lake, a small club bustles with activity. The Lakewood chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Post 2329, is always preparing for, decisively engaged in, or recovering from a fundraiser.
By Makenna Taylor-Gonzalez Minecraft is a unique and ridiculously popular game that lives 100% online. The game is often compared to digital LEGO’s, and at it’s core, allows players to place and break blocks in a 3D world. Now, more than ever, Minecraft is being recognized as an incredibly powerful, educational tool that promotes in-game […]
Morgan, alias “Col. Silas B. Casey,” told about his three sons, Thomas, Silas III, and Edward, during Historic Fort Steilacoom’s historic preservation month program on May 15. Two sons attended West Point, as was traditional at that time, while a third, Silas III, attended the Naval Academy, Morgan said.
There’s a new research library in the Lakewood region. This one specializes in Pacific Northwest Military History and content between 1848-1871. Historic Ft. Steilacoom’s Research Library was officially opened on April 16. Lakewood’s Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen joined fort dignitaries this past Saturday for the official “ribbon cutting”.
Camp Murray, WA – The 2016 Military Kids and Families Summit will take place on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the McGavick Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA. The summit is titled “Making Connections” to Strengthen Military Families. The event targets social service providers in the Puget Sound area who serve […]
Everyone in Springbrook is invited to a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25, 2015 at CenterForce (5204 Solberg Dr SW, Lakewood) from 2-5 pm.
The South Sound Military & Communities Partnership (SSMCP) conducted a survey of residents and businesses near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Pierce and Thurston Counties to gather information about their knowledge of, attitudes about, and dependence on the base.
72% of residents and 84% of businesses feel that JBLM is a good to excellent neighbor. However, 49% of residents and 67% of businesses feel traffic is a significantly negative issue in the JBLM area.
Please accept this as your personal invitation to be a part of the November 7 (10 am) festivities at Ft. Steilacoom Park. While this 5K Run/Walk and Youth 1 mi dash are aimed at being a fun, community-centered race, their importance lies in commemorating and supporting those who are currently serving, those who have, and those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Please join us in honoring our nation’s service members and their families following the race with music, food and activities for the kids.