The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) has grown to an $800,000 permanent endowment, raised by citizens and the business community of Lakewood. $23,500 was distributed in 2015. 2016 grant applications are now being accepted.
By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics For a few years now Lakewood First Lions have managed to squirrel away $20,000 in a special account, and they have been itching to get it working for them. The money had been raised through a number of fundraising events and pegged for use on a Springbrook Park multi-use shelter. […]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound will host its annual Legacy of Hope on Thursday, February 25, 2016 (5:30-8:00 pm) at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.
By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics The Crab Feed 2016 put on by Lakewood First Lions Club Saturday, January 30th was their best crab feed yet, based on the constantly packed dance floor and fast moving crab. The club’s annual event used the festivities to raise funds for its numerous local charities and causes, especially […]
By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics Lakewood Police Chief Mike Zaro was invited to introduce himself to the membership of Lakewood First Lions Club on Monday, January 25th. With him was Lt. Lawler who has an application pending for membership in the club. Lakewood First Lions has a long tradition of including first responders among its […]
The Pierce County Department of Community Connections and Tacoma-Lakewood-Pierce County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness are looking for volunteers to gather census data of the homeless population and those on the verge of becoming homeless in Pierce County. The Point in Time annual survey is scheduled on Friday, Jan. 29. More than 200 volunteers […]
By Robert Lawrence LAKEWOOD – Clover Park Rotary secured a matching grant from Rotary District 5020 which resulted in a $7,000 donation to the Emergency Food Network (EFN) for the Break Bag Program. A Break Bag contains a variety of nutritious foods to help feed a family of four over an extended school break.
During this past holiday season in November and December, Whole Foods Market shoppers in Chambers Bay raised almost $8k for Emergency Food Networkas part of Feed4More, a national customer donation program.
The Barnes & Noble store at Lakewood Towne Center chose Communities In Schools Lakewood (CISL) as their annual Holiday Book Drive recipient. Between November 1st- January 1st a total of 2055 books were purchased by the community from Barnes & Noble! CISL. Some of the books were given to students before the holidays and the […]
Members of Lakewood Rotary last Friday listened to Col. David Rickert present “Our campaign to return a Vietnam MIA remains”. Col. Rickert discussed Vietnam War Soldiers missing in action in general and the story of Maj. San D. Francisco specifically.