Peace Corps Volunteer to speak at Tacoma Narrows Rotary

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Liesel Santkuyl, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, will speak to Tacoma Narrows Rotary, on March 24, about her Peace Corps experience in Guatemala, from 1989 to 1991. The Peace Corps and Rotary share strong common goals, and have forged a new partnership.

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. [Read more…]

Friend Sunday at First Baptist Church of Lakewood on March 22

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By Phil Roy

First Baptist Church of Lakewood invites everyone in the community to attend Friend Sunday service on March 22, 2015. This special service is dedicated to welcoming friends, celebrating friendships, and discovering what it means to be a true friend. Pastor Walt Kellcy will be discussing various kinds of friendships that can help carry people through life’s trials, help them celebrate life’s joys, and make life’s journey more meaningful. [Read more…]

Lakewood Community Foundation endowment tops $800,000, seeks grant applications

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently an $800,000 permanent endowment raised by citizens and businesses in Lakewood desiring to ensure that Lakewood remains a wonderful community in which to live work and play.  The fund is intended to provide funding to give back to the community for the exceptional opportunities and quality of life in Lakewood enjoyed by our more fortunate residents.  LCFF is an endowment for Lakewood’s future.  [Read more…]

‘Dignity Drive’ seeks donated items for homeless women

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Tacoma – The Pierce County YWCA and the Pierce County Democrats announced today their co-sponsorship of the Dignity Drive, an effort to collect personal hygiene products for homeless women living in Pierce County. All donations will benefit the YWCA’s Emergency Shelter. The Drive will end on March 31, 2015. [Read more…]

$1 million available to help local neighborhoods

Neighbors across the country will soon have a chance to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. This philanthropic program awards 40 causes a $25,000 grant. Anyone in the United States can submit a cause beginning March 9 through March 29. Ultimately, voters will decide which projects win big. [Read more…]