Lakewood Municipal Court Judge to speak at Tacoma Narrows Rotary

Grant Blinn, Municipal Court Judge for Lakewood and University Place, and former Tacoma Narrows Rotarian, will enlighten the club about the challenges of his new role(s) at the May 19 meeting.

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…]

Little Church on the Prairie helps fill food bank need

A portion of the collected LCOP Fish Food Bank donations

By Ken Upton

During a recent “Focus Group Ministry” meting at the Little Church on the Prairie (LCOP), member, Candy Tingstad, mentioned a need at the local Fish Food Bank, located at the Lakewood United Methodist Church, for three items often in demand and short in supply: bathroom tissue, baby diapers, and peanut butter. Two weeks ago, Candy presented a challenge to the LCOP congregation to bring these items over the next seven days for delivery to the Food Bank With the church’s Learning Center and Pre-School staff members plus the children’s parents joining the challenge the response was overwhelming. [Read more…]

Tacoma Power awarded for Little Falls fish passage project

Tacoma Power received its fourth straight Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award from the National Hydropower Association yesterday. The award, for Recreational, Environmental & Historical Enhancement, honors a pioneering fish passage project at Little Falls on the North Fork Skokomish River. [Read more…]

Easter Services at First Baptist Church of Lakewood

By Phil Roy

Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 5th. Morning Worship Services are at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

We offer Sunday School/Small Group Bible Study at both hours for all ages starting at birth to Senior Adults. [Read more…]

Peace Corps Volunteer to speak at Tacoma Narrows Rotary

Rotary logo

Liesel Santkuyl, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, will speak to Tacoma Narrows Rotary, on March 24, about her Peace Corps experience in Guatemala, from 1989 to 1991. The Peace Corps and Rotary share strong common goals, and have forged a new partnership.

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 Musical Playhouse subject of Tacoma Narrows Rotary program, Mar. 17

Tacoma Musical Playhouse director of development Diana George will discuss the local success story that is TMP at the March 17 meeting of Tacoma Narrows Rotary.

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…]

Senate approves bill granting local options for liquor sales in Fircrest

Senate Bill 5167, which cleared the Senate Monday, is aimed at addressing issues of local alcohol prohibition in the city of Fircrest. Introduced by Sen. Steve O’Ban, the legislation would give Fircrest voters the ability to repeal the city’s 40-year prohibition of liquor sales by the glass. It also stipulates that any area annexed after the ban is not subject to the prohibition. [Read more…]