Written by Dr. Bob Allen. This story of a dedicated Lions club member shows how the “We serve” spirit can inspire a person to join others for decades to improve their community while becoming a better person themselves. Bernard “Bernie” Cooper joined the Willapa Harbor Lions Club in Raymond, WA, after being personally invited by […]
A press release from City of Lakewood. Seattle and Tacoma are expecting an influx of Afghan refugees following the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan. Donations of dishes, towels, bedding, and other household essentials may be delivered to Lakewood City Hall next week. From Monday, Aug. 23 through Friday, Aug. 27 during business hours (8:30 […]
A press release from Lakewood Lions. On July 19, Lions President, Dave O’Keeffe and VP, Ruth Anne Hickey, presented the City of Lakewood a check for $3,000. Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director, Mary Dodsworth, received the check on behalf of the City and thanked Lions Club for making it possible for more underserved kids […]
Submitted by Irene Coco, LASA Case Manager. Do you find yourself with too much time on your hands? Do you want to make the Lakewood area a better place to live? Do you believe that people deserve safe places to live? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please reach out to Janne […]
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, extreme-value grocery retailer, today launched its 11th consecutive Independence from Hunger Food Drive to combat food insecurity. From June 23 – July 31, 2021, the campaign will collect cash donations and pre-made bags of nonperishable foods in-store at Grocery Outlet’s 400 locations that will be distributed to local food agencies partners. […]
Submitted by Greg Rediske, Lakewood Community Foundation Fund. Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” So many in Lakewood are making a life by giving. Thanks to their generosity over the years, the Lakewood Community Foundation Fund was able to make grants of […]
Submitted by Pacific Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America. TACOMA – Thousands of Scouts from the Pacific Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America will be fanning out across the South Sound in the coming months to perform community service projects aimed at improving the quality of life from Federal Way to Chehalis and from the […]
Since 1956, Lakewood Rotary has donated more than $3 Million to making Lakewood a better place. Our latest fundraiser is June 5, one day only. Some great items are to be had, with the knowledge that your participation will help many in your community. Email chairperson Nicole Hancock at email@example.com for registration information (free sign up!).
Submitted by Greg Rediske. Lakewood Rotary has contributed more than $3 Million to the Lakewood community since their founding in 1956. We have been able to do this because of the great support from so many in Lakewood. And you can help, again! June 5 is the club’s one day only online auction. Help us […]
Clover Park Rotary (not Lakewood Rotary as reported yesterday) is coordinating the May 1 work party at Lakewood South Sound Wildlife are (also know as the old Game Farm on Phillips Rd). If you care to join to party (9 am-1 pm), learn more here.
This Saturday we will be having a Community Work day at the Lakewood South Sound Wildlife are (also know as the old Game Farm on Phillips RD). We are scheduled Saturday May 1st from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Come join Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions clubs, Pierce College Students and other community groups as we work together to […]
Dave O’Keeffe was recently elected 2021/2022 president of the Lakewood First Lions Club, one of the oldest service clubs in Lakewood (1954). His term of office begins July 1. O’Keeffe is a grant writer for Highline College. Other officers are Dr. Bob Allen, immediate past president; Ruth Anne Hickey, vice-president; Michael Brandstetter, treasurer; Lynda Jackson, […]