TACOMA, Wash. – Spotlight! On Business Awards, presented by the Business Health Trust and Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, honors Chamber member businesses who have set the standard for exemplary business practices in seven categories:
Tacoma, Wash. – Charles Wright Academy is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Upper School science labs after a $750,000 facilities overhaul was completed over the summer. [Read more...]
Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Performance Audit Committee will be held on:
Thursday, September 4, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
County Council Chambers
930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tacoma, Wash. – In its first fully produced production, Tacoma nonprofit theater Working Class Theater Northwest presents contemporary playwright David Ives’s farce The School for Lies for three weeks this September. Performances begin with a pay-what-you-can preview on September 11, and continue on September 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, and 27. All shows start at 8:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or at the door for $10 or $12. Discounts are available for students, seniors, military members, and members of a union. Show your ID at the door or use the code SchoolSpecial14 when purchasing tickets online. [Read more...]
By Margaret Blankers
Three more western credit unions are partnering with CU Realty Services, a leading real estate services CUSO, to offer members the HomeAdvantage Program. The $1.1 billion Sound Credit Union in Tacoma, Wash.; $360 million Alliance Credit Union in San Jose, Calif.; and $264 million First U.S. Community Credit Union in Sacramento, Calif., are among seven credit unions and a mortgage CUSO along the West Coast that have begun offering the program since the start of this year.
Tacoma Rail will open its doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, to offer free train rides, locomotive tours and a 100th birthday celebration.
“I hope people take this chance to see the railroad and the port from a view they can’t get any other day,” said Dale King, Tacoma Rail superintendent.
The Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees will convene a special session then recess to executive session to evaluate the qualifications of final applicants for the position of executive director at 1:45 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the library’s Processing and Administrative Center, 3005 112th St. E., in Tacoma. After discussion, trustees will reconvene the special session and could possibly extend an offer for the position. The special session, other than the executive session, is open to the public. Download the agenda.
Comcast will be opening a new XFINITY™ Store at 5935 6th Avenue in Tacoma on Monday, Aug. 25. The 4,600-square-foot center provides Comcast customers with an opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with the latest XFINITY products and smarthome services. It becomes the seventh XFINITY Store of its kind with the new design in Washington after stores in Federal Way, Factoria, Puyallup, Auburn, Redmond and Spokane.
TACOMA - Two Northwest “kindie-rock” bands with national acclaim will perform in a family-friendly Saturday morning concert at Tacoma’s historic Rialto Theater on September 20, at 10:30 a.m. Caspar Babypants, the toddler-rock project of Chris Ballew, formerly of 90s alternative band The Presidents of the United States of America, will perform with Recess Monkey, a nationally heralded musical trio of teachers hailing from Seattle. Tickets start at $12. [Read more...]