Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy has named Ron Klein as the interim director of the Department of Communications while a search is made for a permanent hire. [Read more…]
For the past few weeks on Wednesday mornings, Lenore Rogers has been practicing a variation of the Royal Wave as she sets tables at the Community Center. You get the picture—she slowly moves her hand back and forth, placing napkins, placemats, cups, etc.
“The [Lakewood] Branch Marketing and Development Director works as part of the association marketing and communications team and branch leadership team. This position is responsible for leading member marketing, community relations, and volunteer and donor development. Expected outcomes are to support the leadership team in attracting and retaining members, engaging stakeholders, and positioning the YMCA as a cause-driven organization.” Read more at the Lakewood YMCA website.
Oranjestad, Aruba native Jonathan Garcia consulted the Internet to choose the perfect educational institution for his first study-abroad experience. When he discovered Bates Technical College’s Dental Lab Technician program , he knew it was the perfect fit. Jonathan started the program in March 2015. [Read more…]
Sometimes being a first generation college student means figuring out the importance of a higher education on your own terms. For 17- year-old Leah Dao, being an accomplished first generation college student came with the goal to live out her parents dreams.
“My parents didn’t get the opportunity to go to college, so I want to fulfill what they could have done,” Dao said. “I’m achieving what their dreams are.” [Read more…]
“Richard Amundsen’s first job in law enforcement was walking a two-block beat in downtown Tacoma.
“By the time he retired more than four decades later he’d served as chief of the Tacoma and Steilacoom police departments and head of security at what is now called the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story at The News Tribune website.
Tacoma Power selected Clay Norris to lead its Power Management section. Norris, who currently works for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), will begin working for Tacoma Power June 30. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON D.C. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander Col. Chuck Hodges got national recognition Wednesday for his work and partnerships with surrounding communities, particularly the base’s host community of Lakewood.
Hodges won the Military Leadership Award at the Association of Defense Communities Summit. [Read more…]
TACOMA – Steven Hanna owner and operator of Executive Massage-Tacoma Mall was one of four recipients honored with the “Stroke Hero” Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. On Wednesday, June 10 at the Cardiac and Stroke Conference held at the Double Tree Suites at Hilton in Seattle, Hanna received the award in recognition of exemplary service for supporting stroke survivors. [Read more…]