“And the winner of the first pie eating contest, is City Councilman Tom Swanson,” said Eric Kantor, the Captain Meriwether Lewis (JBLM) Puyallup-Sumner Subchapter President, during the 4th Annual Salute to the Troops. The pie eating contest was one of many fun-filled activities included in the event, which took place in Puyallup’s Pioneer Park on August 14th.
Registration for the RAGE Girls Volleyball League in the Puyallup and Spanaway-Parkland communities will be held on September 13th at Puyallup High School from 8:30am-12:15 pm and again on Sept. 20th at Franklin Pierce High School from 8:30 am-12:15 pm. League play is offered for girls in 3rd-9th grades in both the elementary and junior high divisions. Cost is $45 if registered before September 13th or $50 afterwards and includes a t-shirt, an instructional clinic, and seven matches.
Currently there are 6 classes scheduled in the Tacoma–Pierce County and surrounding areas during the month of September. [Read more...]
On May 27, 2011, Lise Marie Palmer and her unborn baby, Faith, went for a run while on a family vacation. They were tragically hit by a car and killed instantly. In honor of Lise and Faith, the 4th annual Lise and Faith Memorial Run/Walk will be held Saturday, August 16 at Hertiage Park Recreation Center in Puyallup.The 2014 beneficiary is Cora Cordi, a nurse at Puyallup’s Good Sam Hospital. The event will be at Heritage Park Recreation Center on Saturday, August 16, 2014. More information can be had by downloading this brochure.
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Nicholas Shreck, 36, with voyeurism for using a hidden video camera to film up girls’ skirts at Puyallup’s South Hill Mall. Shreck was arraigned today at 1:30 p.m. and is being held in lieu of $150,000 bail. [Read more...]
PUYALLUP – Pierce College Chancellor and CEO Michele Johnson will be featured on a panel discussing best practices in the faculty tenure process at this year’s spring convention of the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges in Washington state.
Help support library services and find great bargains on used books and other materials during upcoming used book sales. Friends of the Libraries host the events at four Pierce County Libraries in May and June.
Joyce McDonald will kick off her campaign for U.S. Congress in the 10th District on Friday, April 25th, 6:30 PM at the Tacoma Golf and Country Club in Lakewood. This is the same day The Tax Foundation has identified as Tax Freedom Day for Washington State citizens.
LAKEWOOD – In honor of their personal and professional achievements, four Pierce College alumni will be recognized April 17 during the annual Distinguished Alumni celebration. Nominees are selected based on their achievements in academics, business, community or humanitarian support or personal triumph over adversity. This year’s honorees provide inspirational examples of the impact Pierce College has had on its students as well as the greater community.
From the Puyallup Herald: “Joyce McDonald emigrated from Scotland with her husband, Gary, in 1973. Now that she’s been a United States citizen for most of her life, the 61-year-old Pierce County Council member says she’s proud to be an American.” Read the rest of the Question and Answer interview with the 10th Congressional candidate at the Puyallup Herald website.