BBB helps prevent medical ID theft

According to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, medical identity theft increased nearly 20 percent in 2013 and affected approximately 1.84 million victims in the United States—who paid more than $12 billion in out-of-pocket costs. Statistics still indicate that a majority of identity theft occurs by physical means—like dumpster diving and mail theft—and properly destroying sensitive personal documents is extremely important.

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BMW cuts ribbon on newly remodeled dealership

What's a grand re-opening without food?

More than 130 people celebrated Wednesday’s Ribbon Cutting of the newly renovated BMW Northwest in Fife. Owned by longtime Lakewood resident, Manfred Scharmach, the Ribbon Cutting also kicks off a Celebration Sales Event April 25-27. El Gaucho catered Wednesday’s grand opening and will be back for the weekend event. Below are some pictures from Wednesday’s event. [Read more...]

The O’Rourke Memorial Library at Lakewold Gardens

LAKEWOOD –  Plant Yourself in Lakewold’s Library. What gardener doesn’t wish for a private library in which to spend time reading, researching and exploring the world of horticulture? At Lakewold Gardens, we have the next best thing. As part of Lakewold’s 25th Anniversary celebration, the Library is now open to visitors, offering over 1,000 volumes on everything from alliums to zinnias, Rhododendrons and roses, best choices for NW gardens, maintenance and landscape design, gardens of the world, and everything in between. 

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Letter: Penny’s on the Boulevard good food, prices

By Toni Aulerich

Have you had any homestyle cooking, in a restaurant, in the past few days? For me it is a meatloaf sandwich, something few people have tried. Penny’s on the Boulevard Restaurant and Bar has the best I have had since the last time I made a meatloaf that wasn’t scooped instead of sliced.

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Master Sergeant Nelson named Chamber’s Citizen-Airman of the Year

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

TACOMA – It is the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s honor to present the 2014 Howard O. Scott Citizen-Airman of the Year Award to 446th Airlift Wing Master Sergeant Lance Nelson.

Master Sergeant Lance Nelson is a long-time loadmaster in the 729th Airlift Squadron, 446th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis McChord-McChord Field. He is a flight leader in the squadron and manages training for his flight. He also is an employee of West Pierce Fire and Rescue as a firefighter and EMT.

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Join Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy on the Museum Walk

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

TACOMA – Join Downtown On the Go and Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy on Walk Tacoma’s Museum Walk, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  The 2.5 mile walk, sponsored by TWOKOI Japanese Cuisine, will start at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma at 15th and Pacific Avenue and highlight six downtown museums along the route. 

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