Peace Corps Volunteer to speak at Tacoma Narrows Rotary

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Liesel Santkuyl, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, will speak to Tacoma Narrows Rotary, on March 24, about her Peace Corps experience in Guatemala, from 1989 to 1991. The Peace Corps and Rotary share strong common goals, and have forged a new partnership.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]

T’wina Franklin to run for U.P. School Board seat

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University Place – T’wina Franklin has announced she will run for the University Place School Board. Franklin is a board member of the Region 10 Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and academic instructor at the Metropolitan Development Council.

In kicking off her campaign, Franklin laid out her vision for the school district. She pledged to fight to carry on the legacy of great schools in the district and vowed to build on its reputation for success. [Read more…]

West Pierce Fire & Rescue and US Coast Guard Hold Joint Training

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University Place, Wash. – On Thursday, March 12th, the US Coast Guard’s helicopter landed in Cirque Park, located at Cirque Drive W and Bridgeport Way W in University Place, at 11 a.m. as part of training exercise with West Pierce Fire & Rescue. It was an educational training for West Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters to work on communications and operations, should the two agencies need to work together on a real incident. [Read more…]

Tacoma Musical Playhouse subject of Tacoma Narrows Rotary program, Mar. 17

Tacoma Musical Playhouse director of development Diana George will discuss the local success story that is TMP at the March 17 meeting of Tacoma Narrows Rotary.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]