Lakewood Rotary is looking for applicants for their outbound student exchange program for the 2016-2017 school year, leaving in August of 2016 and returning around July, 2017. Countries currently in the program include Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and Turkey. (Students may not get their #1 country request.) Students must be born between August 16, 1998, and August 15, 2000. [Read more…]
Want to learn CPR? A CPR training course will be held on Sunday, October 11 at Henry Foss High School (2112 S. Tyler St., Tacoma, WA 98405).
This training is open to all so please feel free to bring your family and friends too. Space is limited, so register first.
Middle-schoolers are enthusiastic, impulsive, and capable of so much. Unfortunately they are too young to volunteer with the “establishment” of volunteer seekers. Lakewood’s Promise is collecting ideas, which we will compile in a special way, on ways a 6th, 7th, or 8th grader (ages 11-14) can volunteer in the community. What sorts of things did you do? Please share your ideas here.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, an organization begun in memory of a fallen 9/11 firefighter paid a visit to Ed Selden Carpet One on Wednesday. Foundation representation John Turkus came to personally thank Ed Selden Carpet One for the support of the Foundation’s Building for America’s Bravest (BFAB) program. [Read more…]
Caring for Kids is holding its annual fall fundraiser at the Lakewood Ram on October 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. There will be a raffle with wonderful prizes and a chance to buy our famous CFK Seahawk, Sounders, or Mariners Angels. Caring for Kids will receive a percentage of the sales for the evening. [Read more…]
A quartet of calls to Jesseca Martinez’s cell phone around 4 a.m., June 15 shocked her out of bed.
The general manager at the Tillicum McDonald’s tried to listen to each of her employees on the other line, piecing together the fact that something was wrong at the nearby Union Crest Apartments. [Read more…]
More than 350 participants of the 2015 Lise and Faith Memorial Run raised more than $14,000 for Ava Fromke from Buckley and Lillie Ann Stewart from Puyallup. The event honors Lise (Macadangdang) Palmer who was struck by a car and killed while on vacation with her family. Her unborn daughter Faith also died. [Read more…]
About 400 volunteers are needed to help count the number of people who ride bicycles or walk to their destinations during an annual three-day survey, starting Tuesday, Sept. 29. [Read more…]
We are pleased to announce that Michael Yoder officially joined the Associated Ministries team on August 31 as our new Executive Director. Mike brings more than 30 years of experience as a nonprofit leader with a career that has been marked by innovation and communications excellence. [Read more…]
Lakewood First Lions Club members recently gathered to sort eyeglasses collected from the Lakewood community. [Read more…]