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Second 'comfort home' to open at Madigan hospital

Next week, the Fisher House Foundation will open its second "comfort home" facility on the Madigan General Hospital campus at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

November 2015
At Facebook event, veterans learn how to boost their business

At Facebook event, veterans learn how to boost their business

Earlier today, at Tacoma's Landmark Catering and Convention Center, entrepreneurial military veterans got a lesson from Facebook itself on how to leverage social media.

November 2015

Honors for hiring persons with disabilities

Two South Sound employers were among seven organizations recognized last week for their commitment to providing employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities.

November 2015

Celebrate Vets’ Small Business Week

This is national Veterans Small Business Week and local observances will recognize and encourage entrepreneurship as an avenue for service members turning in uniforms for civilian careers.

November 2015

Former Lakewood store fined for deceiving service members

The parent company of a former Lakewood store is being forced to pay up $63,000 after an investigation into unfair debt collection and deceptive advertising.

October 2015

Washington state ranks 7th in federal defense spending

With $12.7 billion, Washington State was the seventh largest recipient of defense spending in the nation, according to the U.S. Office of Economic Adjustment.

October 2015

Boeing AF tanker to bring jets to McChord

Flight testing of the new aerial refueling tanker under construction by Boeing at its Everett plant will bring some temporary fighter jet assignments at JBM's McChord Field starting this month.

September 2015

Jane Taylor ~ Woman of Influence

A trained nurse, Tacoma's Jane Taylor became part of the pharmaceutical research industry some 30 years ago and has created (and sold) two related businesses since. Her passion -- making a difference in others' lives -- continues as founder and Chief Strategy Officer of The Geneva Foundation.

September 2015

Military mental health nonprofit expanding to Tacoma

The nonprofit announced today that it received a $1.6 million grand from United Health Foundation to expand its mental health care system in Tacoma, Wash. and Houston, Texas.

August 2015

40 Under Forty: Eager, Ambitious & Giving

Jennica Holmquist has always been in a hurry through her youthful 25 years, and that's enabled her to accomplish a lot before some other individuals have even awakened. Rachel Young is a bit older, but no less notable for achievements at work and in the community. Both are shining honorees in the 2015 40 Under Forty recognition.

July 2015
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