Patty Mannie has recently been hired as Community Coordinator for the University Place Community Supported Parks & Recreation. This Non-Profit agency began in 2010 as a way to help support the University Place Parks and Recreation provide and support programs for youth, teens and Senior Citizens. Mannie will work in the community promoting upcoming events and obtaining sponsorship and grant dollars for this worthwhile agency. Born and raised in the North End of Tacoma, Mannie moved to University Place in 1997. She has over twenty years experience in sales and marketing and holds an associate’s degree in media relations and marketing from Clover Park Technical College. She is also principal owner of Patricia and Co., a local marketing consulting firm.