The City of Lakewood has one of the youngest and most culturally diverse populations in the South Puget Sound area and the City Council has approved a vision statement that emphasizes the importance of Lakewood’s diversity in our community’s future. To support this initiative, the Lakewood Multicultural Coalition (LMC) was created. Community members have gathered […]
Submitted by Steilacoom Kiwanis The Steilacoom Kiwanis Club will host Breakfast on Saturday, 14 October, from 8:00-10:00 AM at the Topside Bar and Grill. Proceeds will benefit the schools, students and communities of Steilacoom, DuPont and Anderson Island. Come on down for a great breakfast. Cost $10.
Submitted by The Rotary Club of Lakewood The Rotary Club of Lakewood, for over 60 years, has remained a positive source for good in the Lakewood community. Please welcome our new President, Don Daniels, in addition to the following officers and directors of the Rotary Club of Lakewood, including three new directors:
Submitted by Diane Formoso Caring for Kids is already getting ready for school next year. In April and May we sent out 1,650 backpacks for September, including backpacks for Clover Park Technical College struggling students. We also gave Greater Lakes Mental Health 200 backpacks and school supplies for their client’s families.
Submitted by J Hutchins One of LASA’s volunteers is a wheel chair bound young man. Recent surgery on his elbow has made getting around even tougher than usual which is why when United Way told us that a community member wished to donate a power wheel chair we were quick to nominate Obe to be […]
Submitted by Diane Formoso Caring for Kids is collecting new and used baseball mitts for kids in our community. If you have one to donate please drop it off at the Clover Park main administration building next to Clover Park High School on Gravelly Lake Drive. Drop-off is just inside the front door to the […]
On Wednesday, April 12, Emergency Food Network hosted their annual Recognition Breakfast at the STAR Center in Lakewood to recognize important partners in Pierce County’s effort to reduce hunger and food insecurity.
CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. It is a group of community volunteers trained by West Pierce Fire & Rescue’s finest how to assist in case of a wide spread disaster. From the West Pierce website, “The idea behind this model is to teach people in neighborhoods how to help each other in the first few […]
Emergency Food Network announced today that Paul Stabbert is the organization’s new Director of Operations.
Submitted by Tacoma Area Literacy Council Become a volunteer tutor to an adult who wants to learn to read, write, and/or speak English. Tacoma Area Literacy Council, serving Pierce County, will hold its 3-day spring training workshop on April 5 & 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with the final day of training on […]