Lakewood Chamber: JBLM could lose 16,000 more jobs

The Army recently completed a 2014 Supplemental Programmatic Environment Assessment (SPEA), which poses that Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) could lose up to 16,000 military and civilian jobs.

You’ll recall that the South Sound recently lost the 4-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team (Lakewood’s Community Connector). This reduction was the result of the initial 2013 Programmatic Environment Assessment (PEA).

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Vacancies on Lakewood Arts Commission

The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill six (6) vacancies on the Lakewood Arts Commission.

DESCRIPTION: The role of the Lakewood Arts commission is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. The Lakewood Arts Commission will do the following: [Read more...]

Curran Orchard FREE Summer Concerts

Join us for a great evening of Blues with Maia Santell and House Blend on Thursday, July 24, from 6:30pm-8pm at the Curran Apple Orchard Park. Bring a picnic or purchase pizza or pasta from The Rolling Crust. Special thanks to Columbia Bank for being our long-time concert sponsor. The orchard is located at 3920 Grandview Drive in University Place. For more information, visit www.curranappleorchard.com.

2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Change of Command

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment will welcome a new commander and bid farewell to their present commander 10 a.m. Thursday at Watkins Parade Field on JBLM Lewis Main.

Lt. Col. Jay Bartholomees will assume command from Col. Gregory K. Anderson during the change of command ceremony.

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