Following the terrible ferry accident in Korea, the Federal Way-based TV station KO-AM and Comcast are cooperating to offer KO-AM, channel 257, free to all Western Washington customers through at least Friday, April 25. This will allow people from Korea to monitor news from the area.
Be part of a county-wide effort on Saturday, April 26th from 9:00am-12noon. 2,500 volunteers will converge on 50 local parks and natural areas to “give back” by pruning, pulling, and planting. You can be part of this effort at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 8950 64th St W in University Place. For more information about what you will be doing at the site please contact email@example.com.
Emergency Food Network (EFN), the hub of Pierce County’s emergency food system, presented The Silver Spoon Award to Pierce County Library System (PCLS) for the category Substantial Collection Effort.
Help feed hungry families in Pierce County while dancing the night away at FISH Food Banks’ FriendRaiser on Saturday, April 19. Classic rock ‘n roll entertainment generously provided by Daryl & the Diptones. With your support, in one fun evening, FISH Food Banks can purchase three cargo containers full of nutritious food for families in need.
TACOMA – It is the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s honor to present the 2014 Howard O. Scott Citizen-Airman of the Year Award to 446th Airlift Wing Master Sergeant Lance Nelson.
Master Sergeant Lance Nelson is a long-time loadmaster in the 729th Airlift Squadron, 446th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis McChord-McChord Field. He is a flight leader in the squadron and manages training for his flight. He also is an employee of West Pierce Fire and Rescue as a firefighter and EMT.
Tacoma Community House (TCH) honored Pierce County Library System (PCLS) with its 2014 Partnership Award for the library’s initiative, leadership and involvement.
Aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and others are invited to attend the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week events held May 12-16, 2014.
Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in memory of the victims of the SR 530 slide that occurred on March 22, 2014.
Flags should remain at half-staff until the end of the day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, or first thing Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014. Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.
TACOMA – Join Downtown On the Go and Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy on Walk Tacoma’s Museum Walk, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The 2.5 mile walk, sponsored by TWOKOI Japanese Cuisine, will start at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma at 15th and Pacific Avenue and highlight six downtown museums along the route.