It took artist Gustav Klimt five years to create the gold portraits of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the great aunt of Peter Altmann. The paintings graced the walls of their family home in Vienna for 30 years, until they were forcibly removed by Hitler’s henchmen during the war.
Speakers from Pierce County’s Emergency Food Network and FISH Food Banks will help League of Women Voters members understand the problem of food insecurity in the US and locally. Non-members are cordially invited to join in this important conversation. The conversation topics may include, but are not limited to:
By Charles Wahlstrom
Oberlin Church men are sponsoring a free weekly men’s breakfast for the lenten season (March 11 – April 15). All men are invited to gather at The Bair on Layfayette Street in Steilacoom. Breakfast will be served Tuesday mornings at 7 a.m. SHARP.
The 2014 Lakes High School PTSA Senior Party will be hosting a Bingo Night Friday, March 14 from 6-8:30 pm at Lakes High School 10320 Farwest Drive SW in Lakewood 98498. Please join us for a night full of activities including carnival games, face painting, bingo, and much more. Admission is $5 per person or $20 for a family pack and includes bingo cards and game tickets. All proceeds go to supporting this year’s Senior Graduation Celebration, a safe, drug and alcohol free event.
Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.
A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Wednesday of each month from7:00 – 8:30pm at Tacoma Lutheran Home, 1301 North Highlands Parkway, Tacoma, WA 98406. Contact facilitator Linda McCone at 253.572.2875 for details.
On 6 June 2014, at Eagles Pride Golf Course on JBLM, beginning at 12:00 noon, is the Chapter’s annual golf tournament. The details of the tournament can be found here if you’re interested in forming a team. We need golfers to support soldier programs. We’re also looking for hole sponsors. The details can be found here. If you have any questions about the tournament, simply contact Carroll Dickson at CarrollDickson@comast.net.
Andrew Neiditz, executive director of South Sound 911 will offer a progress report at the March 6, 2014 meeting of Lakewood United.
The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood.
Meet local author Brandon Stogsdill at 7 p.m. on March 10 at Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W.
Stogsdill discusses the true life events written about in his book “The Boy with the Gun: From Incarceration to Higher Education.” He went from being a troubled kid and imprisoned felon to a college graduate, successful counselor and author.