JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD – John Culver, China/Asia Pacific channel development and emerging brands Group President will be the key note speaker during a dinner reception for the semi-annual Senior Leader Development Training for senior leaders from the U.S. Army’s I Corps, headquartered at JBLM, Oct. 26 between 6 and 8 p.m.
Caring for Kids is holding its annual Stuff the Bus event at Clover Park High School on Saturday, November 5th from 9:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M. We are preparing to help 650 families in need for the holidays. Volunteers from the high schools, middle schools along with the volunteer adults will be out in full force asking […]
In 1928—a few years shy of 88 years ago—Tacoma’s Garden Club established a plan to honor those who served in WW I. Many organizations and individuals in the county funded placement of 500 trees. On March 16, 1928, a stretch of U.S. 99 was dedicated. During the following decades, though, a large portion of those […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and night artillery training this week, from 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through 9 p.m. Oct. 24 using M777 155mm Howitzers. Training noise will be most significant on Tuesday and Wednesday. This readiness training will involve Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment. This is required training, which allows military members […]
Submitted by Genal Gavaldon UNIVERSITY PLACE – Frank Gavaldon was awarded the Warrior’s Medal of Valor from the Vietnam Dog Handler’s Association (VDHA) at their recent reunion in Branson, Missouri. The award was presented to Frank by Congressman Billy Long at the VDHA banquet.
Submitted by Laurie Lawhon If you like the sights and sounds of Halloween, and you’re going to be in Lakewood, you’ll want to check out 7826 Agate Drive, S.W. through Monday, October 31st.
TACOMA – This week, at a meeting of the Pierce County Council’s Economic Development Committee, WorkForce Central presented data and analysis on trends in Pierce County’s workforce, key occupations with shortages, and supply and demand in the top six employment sectors.
Submitted by Cora Wells, Lakewold Gardens LAKEWOOD – The Beautiful Tables Showcase returns to Lakewold Gardens this October for its 18th year. Featuring over 30 decorated tables, this event is sure to have something to delight everyone, and is a great way to kick off the holiday season. The event will run from October 20th-23rd and […]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — On October 12-14, Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host the Washington State Service Member for Life Military Transition Summit. This event, in its third year, brings transitioning service members, veterans and military family members together with federal and state agencies, military leaders, innovators, local community leaders, and most importantly businesses who are […]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Service members, military families and DoD ID card holders can meet their favorite Atlanta Falcons players at the Post Exchange on Lewis-main, Oct. 11 from 12:30 to 1 p.m.