A number of individuals took advantage of the Marcus Walker benefit roast to get their heads shaved to match. Marcus Walker is the Artistic Managing Director of Lakewood Playhouse and is currently battling cancer.
By Joseph Boyle How many of you have driven past the Lakewood Villa Real Estate sign shown in the photo which displays the historic phone number, JU-4-1600? I am able to answer my own question. You have probably driven past the sign located at 10310 Gravelly Lake Dr SW too many times to count. Here […]
By Joseph Boyle The Little Church on the Prairie, located at 6310 Motor Av SW, Lakewood, Washington, according to church history, was founded at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, September 18, 1939. The church has been thriving and doing good works ever since. Were you there or did you miss it? The Little Church on the Prairie […]
Monday night’s strong winds caused many trees to come down throughout DuPont, Steilacoom, Lakewood and University Place. Did your property or trees sustain storm damage? Email us a photo so we can share it with others.
A group of Lakewood area residents got together Monday night and auctioned off chocolate goodies to each other and in the end raised almost $5,000 for Holiday House at Clover Park Technical College. The funds will help provide holiday toys and other needed items for children of students at Clover Park Technical College during this […]
By Jaynie Jones Jami E. Smith, LMP is the new massage therapist on-staff in Serendipity Spa at Bridgeport Place. The spa is open to the public by appointment. Smith’s passion is “helping others feel better” and she loves working with seniors. She has a radiant, engaging personality that inspires confidence. Clients praise her skill.
By Jaynie Jones Residents of Bridgeport Place and their guests kicked-off the beginning of the holiday season Saturday with a Champagne Harvest Brunch. University Place Councilman Javier Figueroa and his wife attended, as did Nancy Covert, freelance writer from Steilacoom, and a broad cross-section of multi-generational families. Covert is a prolific writer and the […]
By David Anderson “Slow down, you move too fast” – the opening lyrics of Simon and Garfunkel’s “The 59th Street Bridge Song” – express a whimsical, and at the same time wistful, theme that has been adopted by runners, rowers, and even psychological ‘ruminators’. And ‘pacing’ has everything to do with thanksgiving. This is the […]
By David Anderson Race highlights in a moment but first some important news announcements. Flag-installers are needed for Veteran’s Day, reply to this email if you can help. Also, attached is an invitation by Amtrak to hear about their plans to put trains through Tillicum. There continues to be requests for beds; Tillicum’s food bank will be sponsored […]
Sunday, about 300 drummers (above) got together at the Juanita High School fieldhouse in Kirkland to help set a new Guinness record for drummers playing the same tune together at the same time. Originated by Lakewood resident Chris Kimball, a group of Lakewood Rotary Club members helped with the registration early Sunday morning. In addition […]
Written by Dave Sclair, Photos by Gwen Young Lakewold Gardens‘ annual Beautiful Tables Showcase is running through Nov. 7. Here are a couple of the 29 holiday tables on display. “The Great Recession” is the theme for the photo featuring the newspapers on the table. Designer Travis Valbert of Garden Sphere notes that the economy […]
By David Anderson, President, Tillicum-Woodbrook Neighborhood Association A jewelry store conducted the following test-marketing experiment. Dividing their customers into three groups, employees called the members of Group One and thanked them for their recent purchase. The purchasers in the second group were not only thanked by phone but also were informed of an upcoming sale. […]