Haggen on Friday announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of certain stores. Locally, Haggen accepted bids from Albertson’s LLC to buy the Spanaway/Tacoma (Pacific Ave. S.) and Puyallup (Canyon Rd. E.) stores.
Pacific Lutheran University is expanding its Continuing Education programming by offering business professionals a non-credit Certificate in Maritime Management starting January 2016.
The program is a result of recent growth in shipping and logistics, as well as the maritime industry’s high demand for trained management professionals and the need for leaders at the Port of Tacoma to identify and recruit such employees.
Pacific Lutheran University’s Choir of the West will perform under the direction of Simon Carrington, one of the world’s foremost choral conductors, as the featured ensemble for the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) Conference, to be held in Portland, November 12-14. The choir will give Tacoma fans an opportunity to hear the program with Carrington in a special preview concert on Wednesday, November 11, at 8pm in Lagerquist Concert Hall.
Experts and aficionados will showcase their skills through hands-on activities at DIYfest, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 7, at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S., in Parkland-Spanaway. DIYfest, presented by the Pierce County Library System and sponsored by Pierce County Parks and Recreation, is free.
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.
The Lakewood Baseball Club will host a pre-registration spaghetti feast and fundraiser on Friday, October 30 (5-8 pm) at Lake Louise Elementary.
For returning Lakewood Baseball Club players, here is your chance to register for the 2016 season. Regular Registration begins November 2, but you can “lead off” with this special event.
DuPont, WA – Local teacher and retired US Army Lt. Colonel, Mike Winkler will run for the State House of Representatives for the 28th District, which serves South West Pierce County. Winkler was previously elected to two terms on the Steilacoom Historical School District Board.
“I believe in public service. That’s why I volunteered for the Army and became a teacher for a second career. It’s also why I’m running to represent our community in Olympia,“ said Winkler.
Pierce Transit is accepting applications to fill three current vacancies on its Community Transportation Advisory Group (CTAG). New CTAG appointees will serve a three-year term, beginning with their first CTAG meeting on January 28, 2016 and ending January 27, 2019.
Safe Streets, a non-profit that operates Tacoma and Pierce County, is excited to invite the community to join them this October for a series of Restaurant Takeover fundraising events. Local eateries will be opening their doors in support of Safe Streets, with proceeds from the evening going towards funding the organization’s community and youth programs.
In recognition of our mission to train and place individuals with developmental disabilities into gainful employment, Centerforce will be recognized by local restaurants in a series of benefit events throughout the month of October. These events will be held every Thursday evening throughout the month and are part of our Dine Out for Disabilities event series celebrating the 70th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).