The annual Pierce County Hunger Walk brings together hundreds of people with one common goal, to raise money to feed our neighbors in need. After 36 years, this year marks the last year Associated Ministries will host the event as they pass the torch to Emergency Food Network to carry on this important work for […]
Come and Join the Fun. Great Food. Great Friends. Great Fun at Caring for Kids’ Oktoberfest. Caring for Kids presents its annual Ram takeover fundraiser. A percentage of the proceeds from this event will go to support our kids in need by purchasing shoes, holiday gifts and food for our emergency food packs.
Submitted by Jerry Dunlap At it’s Tuesday, September 13 meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Clover Park presented a check for $500 to Dave O’Keefe, Executive Director of Community in Schools of Lakewood. Dave provided an update on the various programs offered by Community in Schools of Lakewood to increase academic and social growth of students […]
By Jackie Guzman Fournier Insurance Solutions in University Place has earned a 2016 Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award for its community work with Courage360.
Brown & Brown of Tacoma has earned a 2016 Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award for its community work with Sound Outreach. The award includes a $4,000 donation to Sound Outreach from Safeco Insurance. Brown & Brown of Tacoma agent, Natalie Peters, and Sound Outreach also had a story featured on Safeco.com, which awarded the […]
Fred Crumley of the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club presented a check for $200 to Ryan Douglas, Principal of Cherrydale Primary School.
This was the twentieth year of the Caring for Kids’ Ready to Learn Fair. The first Fair was held at Clover Park Technical College in the building, which is now called the Rainier Room. The two additional events at Springbrook Park and Tillicum Community Center were added over the last years.
Looking to donate those eyeglasses you’ve had laying around the house for a long time? Look no further than the Lakewood First Lions Club, which has been collecting and recycling used eyeglasses since 1954. The used eyeglasses collected by the club (more than 6,000 in 2014) are processed and packaged by the Northwest Lions Eyeglass […]
By Michael Darrah The 3rd Annual Kiwanis Club of Clover Park Parking Lot Sale, held July 23, was a huge success and we want to thank every volunteer who helped make it possible, with a special thanks to Michael Burgess, Project & Sale Manager for Lakewood Countertops for providing us with a cube van to […]
A group of 25 Catholic parishes are helping build Habitat for Humanity’s 250th house in Pierce County. It’s their contribution to Pope Francis’ call for a ‘year of mercy.” Read more: Year of mercy inspires Catholic churches to build house for local family | The News Tribune