Submitted by Associated Ministries What can members of our community do to address the growing challenge of homelessness? People of faith and goodwill are invited to attend one of two interactive learning sessions regarding homelessness in Pierce County on Jan. 19 or 24; participants will come away with a better understanding of this crisis and […]
The Lakewood First Lions will host their 2017 Crab Feed at the Sharon McGavick Event Center at Clover Park Technical College on Saturday, Feb. 11 (6 pm). The night will include dancing, dining, dessert and dough. Reserve your tickets at www.livlikealion.org/events.
Submitted by Lakewood Baseball Club It doesn’t take much… it doesn’t take much to make a difference and an impact on a child’s life. We of Lakewood Baseball Club firmly believe in that concept. Yes, most of the volunteer coaches and Board members have or have had children on a team. Sometimes multiple teams. Sometimes […]
Submitted by Adam Dockstader The West Pierce Fire Fighters (WPFF) – Local 1488 in partnership with West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) have been busy this Christmas Season spreading holiday cheer and much needed support throughout the local communities.
What can members of our community do to address the growing challenge of homelessness? People of faith and goodwill are invited to attend one of two interactive learning sessions regarding homelessness in Pierce County on Jan. 19 or 24; participants will come away with a better understanding of this crisis and will be briefed on […]
Clover Park Rotarians embrace the joy of giving and fellowship. This December the Clover Park Rotarians gave out gifts, delivered holiday food baskets and gathered for Christmas fellowship. The Rotarians donated over $3200 to buy and wrap gifts for children in Lakewood to be delivered by the West Pierce Fire & Rescue.
This Sunday, December 18th, the Lakewood Officers Charity will hold its annual “Shop with an Officer” program at the Lakewood Wal-Mart located at 7001 Bridgeport Way Southwest. The event starts at 9AM and usually runs to about noon. In addition to shopping, the kids will also have an opportunity to visit with Santa, enjoy cupcakes […]
Thank you Dave Laxx, Marcia Geidel, Tom Kurtz, Ann Genn, Mary Lou Parnell, Jim Senko, Mark Turpin, and Mark Braegelmann for converting the berm at Saltars Point from a relatively barren spot to one with native plants. A lot was accomplished in two hours in spite of 28 degrees and a cold wind. Also, a […]
On November 4th 2016, America’s Credit Union (ACU), held its 16th Annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament at Eagles Pride Golf Course. Many local businesses and over 100 golfers, including guest soldiers, participated to help raise $36,000.00 for Santa’s Castle, The Food Basket Program and The Madigan Foundation on JBLM.
Monday, Dec. 5 will mark the Tacoma launch of the nationwide 10-city SPARC project, which aims to reduce homelessness in our cities by addressing racial inequity. The concern is that racial prejudice—sometime overt, but more often not—is believed to be a root cause of homelessness.