Jillian Klingenberg, Heritage Bank Lakewood’s assistant branch manager, was recently named Lakewood First Lion Club “Lion of the Year” for 2014, for her efforts on behalf of the club’s apple sales and crab feed.
On Jan. 16, Li’l Firehouse Coffee of Lakewood joined forces with the Western Washington Muscular Dystrophy Association to “Fill the Boot” for the coffee shop’s Grand Opening Celebration. [Read more…]
John O’Reilly, owner for Steilacoom’s Topside Bar & Grill is a devoted Green Bay Packer fan. So it seems natural that like minded Cheeseheads would gather to cheer on their team. Our own Nancy Covert stopped by and snapped a few photos. Given the smiles on some of the faces, I can only assume these were taken before the game ended. [Read more…]
By Bela Friedman
Seattle, Wash. – Proliance Surgeons, Inc., P.S., a physician-owned medical group that owns and operates 19 ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) throughout the Puget Sound region including the Lakewood Surgery Center at 7308 Bridgeport Way W., in Lakewood, recently hosted a visit from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Ferguson’s visit included a tour and briefing with administrators, physicians and other healthcare professionals at Seattle Surgery Center, a Proliance Surgeons’ facility. Proliance Surgeons conducted a similar tour for U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) in October. [Read more…]
America’s Credit Union (ACU) was awarded a second 2014 Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) matching grant for the year as part of AFFN’s Military Community Support Program. The combined contribution was donated to RallyPoint6. [Read more…]
DuPont — The deadline for Better Business Bureau’s 2015 Students of Integrity Scholarship is quickly approaching. High school seniors in the Northwest have a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers.
“BBB values the importance of higher education and teens who personify high ethics,” BBB CEO Tyler Andrew said. “We believe this scholarship will enable a student to pursue both in a fun and creative way.” [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD, WA – After celebrating its 25th anniversary as a public estate garden last year, Lakewold Gardens is enjoying yet another significant milestone. On December 16th it was added to the National Register of Historic Places, the official list of the nation’s historic places worthy of preservation. [Read more…]
While the U.S. was spared from epic disasters in 2014, major floods occurred in Michigan, New York, Arizona and California. Those storms caused significant property damage and economic losses to small businesses, and some of them faced temporary shutdowns.
The factors that can cause financial losses to small businesses on the heels of a destructive weather event exist every day. A solid business continuity plan will protect your organization and your assets while ensuring a quick recovery if a disaster occurs. [Read more…]
Millennials, born between 1980 and the mid-2000s, are the largest generation in the United States, representing one-third of the total U.S. population in 2013. Millennials are a technologically connected and diverse generation. Their unprecedented enthusiasm for technology has the potential to spark change in traditional economic institutions and the labor market. [Read more…]
The Board of Directors of FISH Food Banks of Pierce County has appointed of Sue Potter as Executive Director.
Sue Potter stands on more than two decades of experience in the non-profit sector. She joined the Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity affiliate in 2009, where she served as Director of Development & Communication for five years. Her responsibilities included administering individual, corporate and foundation donations, special events, community outreach, and home sponsorships. In addition, Sue was responsible for directing all marketing efforts for both the affiliate and its retail store. [Read more…]