Mary Morrison, of Tacoma, Wash., has been elected to the Board of Directors of Toastmasters International, the world’s leading organization devoted to teaching skills in communication and leadership. Morrison was elected to the 2017-2019 two-year term at the organization’s 86th annual International Convention, held Aug. 23-26 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Tacoma, WA – The Washington State Historical Society’s 126th Annual Meeting will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017. One of the highlights will be the presentation of awards, celebrating the men and women whose accomplishments promoted state history and reflected the Historical Society’s mission during 2016. The following individuals will be honored:
Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s National Guard when its troops were deployed to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, has died. Read more: Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s miltary during callups for Iraq and Afghanistan wars, died Sunday | The News Tribune
Diana Hart, has been officially announced as a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. The contest, one of the most prestigious writing competitions, is in its 34th year and is judged by some of the premier names in speculative fiction. Diana is a former Tacoma resident and a Clover Park High School graduate.
Puyallup, WA – Joseph B Vego has joined the Puyallup office of Weichert, Realtors – Premier Properties located at 13613 Meridian E Suite 160.
Tacoma Public Utilities has selected a new leader for Tacoma Water. Scott (William) Dewhirst, who has worked for Newport News Waterworks in Virginia for the past 17 years, will start his role as superintendent in early October, subject to confirmation by the Public Utility Board.
Submitted by Lt. Chris Lawler, Lakewood Police Acting on a Crimestoppers tip, LPD Officers checked an address in Lakewood last night where Curtis Sell was reported to be staying.
David Ling of Steilacoom, WA, was recently named an Ervin Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis. Ling, one of 35 Ervin Scholars selected this year, is a first-year student at Washington University.
During July, Tacoma Public Utilities Director (CEO) Bill Gaines informed the Public Utility Board of his desire to retire from his current position effective in December 2017. Today, the Public Utility Board approved an arrangement that facilitates such a leadership transition.
Submitted by Tacoma Courtyard After attending the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Courtyard Tacoma 10 years ago, we are happy to welcome back Bedez Carter with open arms as Director of Sales and Marketing of the Courtyard Marriott Tacoma Downtown. Bedez is a seasoned Director of Hotel Sales and we are excited to leverage her […]