It took artist Gustav Klimt five years to create the gold portraits of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the great aunt of Peter Altmann. The paintings graced the walls of their family home in Vienna for 30 years, until they were forcibly removed by Hitler’s henchmen during the war.
TACOMA, Wash. –The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber today celebrates its 130th year anniversary with congratulatory messages from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and top chamber executives associations.
By Alice Dionne
University Place Community Garden is located on the Evergreen Public School Grounds, just off 67th. We have garden sites open now. To find out more and apply, go to our website at www.upcommunitygarden.com. Next meeting is Monday, March 10, 7pm at UP Town Hall just off Main Street across from the Library. Come join us and enjoy gardening in your neighborhood.
Speakers from Pierce County’s Emergency Food Network and FISH Food Banks will help League of Women Voters members understand the problem of food insecurity in the US and locally. Non-members are cordially invited to join in this important conversation. The conversation topics may include, but are not limited to:
By Charles Wahlstrom
Oberlin Church men are sponsoring a free weekly men’s breakfast for the lenten season (March 11 – April 15). All men are invited to gather at The Bair on Layfayette Street in Steilacoom. Breakfast will be served Tuesday mornings at 7 a.m. SHARP.
TACOMA, WASH. — The opening of a new outlet by Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches at 1708 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, Wash., represents another milestone in the successful revival of retail activity in South Downtown. The store opened on March 4, 2014.
Do not miss the spring FRIENDS of Lakewood Library popular used book sale at the Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, Lakewood, Washington, 98499.
This is your opportunity to buy used books, records, magazines, maps, CDs, DVDs and VCR tapes at a huge discount. Mark these dates on your calendar.
Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.
A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Wednesday of each month from7:00 – 8:30pm at Tacoma Lutheran Home, 1301 North Highlands Parkway, Tacoma, WA 98406. Contact facilitator Linda McCone at 253.572.2875 for details.
Hometown hero and Seattle Seahawks receiver, Jermaine Kearse paid a visit to Lakewood on Tuesday afternoon. From 5-6 pm on Tuesday, the doors of the newly remodeled Verizon Wireless store on 100th St lined up to catch a glimpse of the Superbowl champion.
This past week, Steilacoom’s Preservation and Review Board reviewed a conceptual plan (click link for drawing) from Burlington Northern/Santa Fe regarding the Saltar’s Point Trestle Bridge replacement, according to Mark Burlingame, Steilacoom’s Public Works Director. It has been submitted to the Town for consideration by BNSF, and it “could represent what a future bridge might look like,” Burlingame added.