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 […]
Submitted by Brad Hilliard On Tuesday, January 24, the United Way of Pierce County, Tacoma Goodwill and Sound Outreach officially kicked off Washington State’s first Center for Strong Families. This financial planning program is a complete wrap around service that provides Pierce County residents with a multitude of services from financial coaching, workforce development, access […]
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 […]