Vacancies on Lakewood Arts Commission

The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill six (6) vacancies on the Lakewood Arts Commission.

DESCRIPTION: The role of the Lakewood Arts commission is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. The Lakewood Arts Commission will do the following: [Read more...]

Coleman installed as Lakewood Rotary President

On Saturday, June 28, Dave Coleman was installed as the 59th President of Lakewood Rotary.  Nearly 100 Rotarians, spouses and guests attended the dinner at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club.  Also installed at the event were President-elect Chris Kimball, Secretary Greg Rediske, and Directors Jay Mayer, Rod Ladd, Mo Sarram, Kim Prentice, and Bill Price.  Other officers for the 2014-15 year include Treasurer Bill Potter, and board member Mary Moss. [Read more...]

Caring for Kids Needs Your Help

Caring for Kids, an all-volunteer community organization, is preparing for their annual back to school events for kids on free and reduced lunch. The sites in August are Lochburn Middle School the 9th which is the main event. Special area events are Springbrook Park the 12th for the Springbrook area and Tillicum Community Center the 14th for the Woodbrook/Tillicum area. Last year we helped 3,626 in need with a backpack, school supplies and hygiene products. In addition at Lochburn families have access to good used clothing, immunizations, haircuts, sports physicals, face painting, and lunch. We only serve Lakewood, JBLM, Steilacoom and University Place. If you would like to volunteer at any of these events or make a donation please contact Diane at or 253-279-9777.

Community Emergency Response Team classes scheduled

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is taking registrations for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) classes for those who live or work within the West Pierce area which includes Lakewood and University Place. This FREE, 20-hour CERT course aims to teach citizens how to prepare for, and respond to, disasters or extreme emergencies.

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