Libraries remain responsible for acquiring or providing access to books, periodicals, and other media that meet the educational, recreational, and informational needs of their users. They continue to keep the business, legal, historical, and religious records of a civilization. They are the place where a toddler can hear his first story and a scholar can carry out research.
Caring for Kids wants to thank the community for their generous donations at our Stuff the Bus Event at Clover Park High School. It was a very soggy day, but spirits were high among the 61 middle school and high school kids. The adults and families also turned out in force. We were able to […]
America’s Library of Congress, the world’s largest library, contains more than 160 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves. The collections include more than 37 million books and other print materials, 3.5 million recordings, 14 million photographs, 5.5 million maps, 7.1 million pieces of sheet music and 69 million manuscripts.
Everyone in Springbrook is invited to a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25, 2015 at CenterForce (5204 Solberg Dr SW, Lakewood) from 2-5 pm.
Caring for Kids is collecting color books and crayons, which will be distributed as holiday gifts through our local food banks. Businesses, organizations, churches and individuals are encouraged to drop off their donations at the Heritage Bank on Gravelly Lake Drive, Sound Credit Union on Bridgeport, Clover Park District administration building, Columbia Bank on Mt. Tacoma Drive and Harborstone Credit Union on Lake Grove Drive. Our goal is to collect 3,000 color books and crayons. You can purchase color books for $1 at Dollar Tree and Michaels.
Now I see the pro-pot people are invading Tillicum. Why would pro-pot people spend time at a Tillicum community meeting? There is only one reason I can think of. Pro-pot people want to bring pot to Tillicum.
At 8:36 pm Thursday, November 5, Jesse Suhanec surrendered to police at a house in the 15200 block of Fern Street SW in Tillicum.
TILLICUM – Thursday morning, at approximately 10:06 AM, a shooting occurred at the 15200 block of Grant Avenue SW in the Tillicum area of Lakewood. After the initial report of the shooting, we got a report of a male victim collapsed in his vehicle with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the Popeye’s Restaurant located at the 15200 block of Union Avenue. It was later determined that the victim had been shot on Grant Avenue and drove himself to Popeye’s. The victim was rushed to a local hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim’s condition is unknown.
The South Sound Military & Communities Partnership (SSMCP) conducted a survey of residents and businesses near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Pierce and Thurston Counties to gather information about their knowledge of, attitudes about, and dependence on the base.
72% of residents and 84% of businesses feel that JBLM is a good to excellent neighbor. However, 49% of residents and 67% of businesses feel traffic is a significantly negative issue in the JBLM area.
By Diane Formoso Caring for Kids is holding its annual “Stuff the Bus” event at Clover Park High School and along Gravelly Lake Drive on Saturday, November 7th from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P. M.