The Rotary Foundation is a force multiplier

The Rotary Foundation is a force multiplier for all of us, transforming donations into projects that promote peace, literacy, economic growth, around the world and at home. Foundation Chairman will discuss the incredible work of The Rotary Foundation at the December 9 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]

Potential sites chosen for new South Sound 911 center

South Sound 911, in cooperation with Pierce County, is entering into agreements for two properties for the construction of its new public safety communications center – a preferred site in Fircrest and an alternate site in Tacoma. The public safety communications center will house operations from six consolidated and collocated 911 centers, as well as administrative and public services.

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Bridgeport Place’s Lloyd to speak at Tacoma Narrows Rotary

Maringi Lloyd, Community Relations Coordinator of Bridgeport Place Retirement and Assisted Living center will be the program at the November 25 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]

Tacoma Narrows Rotary to discuss PSE programs, services, energy efficiency

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker.

  • November 18 – Our own Rotarian Patricia McClements and Wayne Ballew of Puget Sound Energy will update us on its programs and services, including advice on energy efficiency. Timely program for November. [Read more…]

Boeing outreach to be subject of Tuesday's Tacoma Narrows Rotary program

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker.

  • November 4 – A Boeing Company representative will provide an update on the company’s programs, charities, activities in the community, investments in the region, and its ongoing commitment for future growth in Washington.
  • November 11 – Veterans Day! Col. Brian Runion, 446th Mission Support Group Commander, USAF, will speak. Col. Runion is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping nearly 700 reservists and civilians assigned to the group.
  • November 18 – Patricia McClements and Wayne Ballew of Puget Sound Energy will update the club on its programs and services, including advice on energy efficiency. Timely program for November.
  • November 25 – President’s Choice!
  • December 2 – Meeting Cancelled. Let’s have a Christmas party instead!

TNT: Fircrest councilwoman undaunted as youngest council member in Pierce County

“Shannon Reynolds celebrated her 21st birthday differently than most of her college-age peers would.

“Instead of going out to dinner and ordering a beverage to mark the milestone of turning the legal drinking age, she was up front in the Fircrest City Council chambers learning about the city’s 2015 preliminary budget.”

Read the rest of Bryan Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/10/06/3418061_fircrest-councilwoman-undaunted.html?sp=/99/289/&rh=1#storylin

20-year Parks & Rec Vision topic at Oct. 7 Tacoma Narrows Rotary meeting

Todd Smith, University Place Parks & Recreation Manager will present the City’s 20-year Vision for Parks & Recreation at the October 7 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrow. The presentation and info covers every park and its classification, usage, and future development, as well as Future growth of Recreation.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]

TNT: Fircrest council opts to continue adding fluoride to city’s drinking water

From The News Tribune: “The water in the city of Fircrest will continue to be fluoridated. The City Council opted for the status quo Tuesday by voting down an ordinance that would have stopped the 57-year practice.

“Despite the council voting 5-2 to continue water fluoridation, anti-fluoride activists said they aren’t done trying to get the chemical additive removed from the city’s water supply.” Read more here.