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.
Hometown hero and Seattle Seahawks receiver, Jermaine Kearse paid a visit to Lakewood on Tuesday afternoon. From 5-6 pm on Tuesday, the doors of the newly remodeled Verizon Wireless store on 100th St lined up to catch a glimpse of the Superbowl champion.
Registration is now being taken for Pierce County Parks and Recreations Youth Basketball (ages 5-6 and 7-8) program which runs mid-April to mid-June. Registration and games are held at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Dr SW in Lakewood. The fee is $45 per player and players are placed on teams. The deadline to register is March 14. For more information call 253-798-4091 or on line www.piercecountywa.org/parks
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Leaders of the 8th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command (ROTC) will be hosting 33 ROTC cadet teams during its inaugural Ranger Challenge Competition Thursday through Saturday at JBLM.
“Our students are missing out in life from the lessons that come from organized sports.” – Tillicum Elementary Principal Taj Jensen
We are looking for a sponsor for the boy’s seven-and-eight-year-olds Tillicum Tiger baseball team.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Volleyball Officials Board is in need of individuals who are interested in officiating middle school, junior high, senior high, college, and recreation department volleyball matches throughout Pierce County and south King County. A comprehensive training program is offered for all new officials and the opportunities to advance in the organization are extensive.
By Kate Burrows
LAKEWOOD, WASH. – In recognition of their high academic achievements, four Pierce College students were recently named to the All-Washington Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, introduced the All-USA Academic Team to honor students for their scholastic achievement and community and college service. Students nominated to the All-USA Academic Team are automatically named to the state team.
By Nancy Covert
Steilacoom High School’s equivalent of a Bowl Game (hmmm, the Pink Flowers Bowl maybe?) took place at SHS on Dec. 28. The evening’s play got underway following a cool saxophone rendition of the National Anthem by Larry Juhnke, a well-known community musician.
The 30th annual SHS Alumni Basketball Game featured hoopsters from SHS teams during the past three decades, including a few of this past year’s graduates.
Pierce County News Release
The Pierce County Auditor’s Office will open at 7 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2014 to kick off the team license plate sales featuring Seahawks and Sounder FC themes. The license plates will carry an iconic symbol for each team – the 12th Man flag for the Seahawks, a team scarf for Sounders FC.Net proceeds from Seahawks plate sales will go to InvestED (www.invested.org), a Seattle-based nonprofit that partners with schools statewide to help students from low-income families pay for clothes, shoes, school activity cards, testing fees and other student needs.