‘Friend Sunday’ at First Baptist Church of Lakewood, Mar. 22

First Baptist Church of Lakewood invites everyone in the community to attend Friend Sunday service on March 22, 2015. This special service is dedicated to welcoming friends, celebrating friendships, and discovering what it means to be a true friend. Pastor Walt Kellcy will be discussing various kinds of friendships that can help carry people through life’s trials, help them celebrate life’s joys, and make life’s journey more meaningful. [Read more…]

What does Joint Base Lewis-McChord have in common with the League of Women Voters?

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Members of the League’s Lakewood and Neighbors Unit will explore those possibilities when they hear a briefing from JBLM deputy commander Col. Anthony Davit and information from City of Lakewood leaders about community-military connections Friday, March 13th from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Rd. SW. The public is cordially invited to attend. [Read more…]

Around the Sound: Greene’s Amusement Park

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Almost a century ago, there was an amusement park at JBLM.

The three-story Swiss-style, white structure, just off the I-5 Freeway, known today as the Lewis Army Museum, is the only building that remains of an amusement park that once occupied a 100-acre site.
The construction of and eventual destruction of the place known as Greene Park is just one of the many exhibits included in the military museum that encompasses exhibits of regional military history and the role of JBLM/Ft. Lewis. [Read more…]