At a recent luncheon/brainstorming session the financial plight of the University Place Senior Center was discussed in detail. Jennifer Robinson, Recreation Supervisor for the City of University Place, explained the impact of budget cuts on staffing and the day-to-day operation of the Center. Robinson revealed that the previous budget had been slashed from more than […]
Approximately 300 people participated in the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club Wine Festival and Auction Friday, Jan 29, according to MC Ron Lucas. The club’s activities are focused on kids in Steilacoom and DuPont as well as members of the military police unit at Fort Lewis. The club was formed in 1993 and currently has a membership […]
Part of an amazing five-year, six-ship expedition covering about 87,000 miles by a US Navy group included exploration of the inland Washington Waters around 1840. The expedition was led by Navy Lt. Charles Wilkes. Details of this epic journey will be described and explained by Dick Blumenthal of Bellevue at the January program of the […]
Dr. Wayne Herstad recounted the history of the Tacoma Speedway to an audience attending the November program of the Lakewood Historical Society, held at the Lakewood Library, Tuesday evening. The auto racetrack, which operated from 1912 to 1922 at what is today Clover Park Technical College, attracted some of the country’s most famous racers of […]
Do you know what is the oldest country club and golf course west of the Mississippi River? It is none other than Tacoma Country and Golf Club, located on the shores of Lakewood’s American Lake. The recently remodeled and expanded clubhouse will be site for the Lakewood Historical Society’s July meeting, Tuesday, July 21, according […]
Meeting and Greeting will be the program topic for a Lakewood Women in Business luncheon meeting Thursday, July 16 at Oakbrook Country & Golf Club. The meeting will start at noon. Jan Luze will present the program at the July meeting. It will cover aspects of proper etiquette for individuals attending business or social gatherings […]
If you like ice cream, the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association (SHMA) has a special July 4th offer for you! The association will hold an ice cream social on Independence Day, starting at 11 am and continuing until 3:30 pm. The ice cream social will be held at the historic Bair Drug Store in the heart […]
University Place organizations kicked off efforts to build the Playground by the Sound at a design Day Thursday. The activity was capped off with a community celebration and public showing of the preliminary design completed by a Leathers & Associates designer.