UNIVERSITY PLACE – Windermere Professional Partners Property Management (WPPPM) proudly announces the launch of ChambersBayHousing.com. Since the USGA announced Chambers Bay as the site of the 2015 US Open Golf Championship, the University Place community has been buzzing about opportunities available for homeowners near the course to make their houses available for rent to visitors, media, sponsors, and perhaps even players. Until now, a uniform, consistent source of options and information did not exist. ChambersBayHousing.com changes that. [Read more...]
A look into the future of UP’s Parks & Recreation Department will be the program at the July 22 meeting of the Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows. The club meets weekly at the Fircrest Golf Club for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more...]
The University Place City Council will meet in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West) on Monday, July 21 (6:30 pm). Download the meeting agenda here.
FAR HILLS, N.J. – All daily tickets for the final round (Sunday, June 21) and all weekly ticket packages for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., are sold out. [Read more...]
Caring for Kids, an all-volunteer community organization, is preparing for their annual back to school events for kids on free and reduced lunch. The sites in August are Lochburn Middle School the 9th which is the main event. Special area events are Springbrook Park the 12th for the Springbrook area and Tillicum Community Center the 14th for the Woodbrook/Tillicum area. Last year we helped 3,626 in need with a backpack, school supplies and hygiene products. In addition at Lochburn families have access to good used clothing, immunizations, haircuts, sports physicals, face painting, and lunch. We only serve Lakewood, JBLM, Steilacoom and University Place. If you would like to volunteer at any of these events or make a donation please contact Diane at email@example.com or 253-279-9777.
Dancing bears are coming to the Curran Apple Orchard on Sunday July 20th from 1:00-4:00 pm. They are part of the Teddy Bears Picnic! A free, fun, family event in the University Place community, this event is co-produced by Dance Theatre Northwest and the University Place Veterans Plaza.
UNIVERSITY PLACE – For the first time in the brief history of West Pierce Fire & Rescue we have hired six firefighters to replace some of those who have retired over the past several years. This number is very small when compared to the number of people we have lost over the past three years, but is a very strong sign the economy has improved and we have stabilized as an organization.
On Friday, July 18 see Thor 2 (PG 13) under the stars for FREE at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 9850 64th St W in University Place. Movies begin at dusk. After the movie join the Tacoma Astronomical Society to view the stars and search for Thor in the cosmos. For more information call 253-798-4141 or www.piercecountywa.org/parks
Now that the 2014 U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., has concluded, all eyes in the golf world are turned to University Place’s Chamber Bay Golf Course. As part of its ongoing community outreach efforts, Pierce County Council held an in-district meeting on Tuesday, July 8, in University Place, to talk about the 2015 U.S. Open among other items. [Read more...]