Archive of: Lakewood

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Lakewood, Port of Tacoma will meet

Port of Tacoma Commissioners and Lakewood City Council members will meet for the first time together on Monday Aug. 24 to review a presentation on the Woodbrook Business Park Development.
 
The Port partnered in 2008 at the request of the city to fund this study of the area across the freeway from Tillicum and its redevelopment potential perhaps related to industrial uses. The report now under review contains in-depth information on current conditions, infrastructure, property holdings, land uses and values.

August 2009

Around the Sound

"Steve McQueen: The Last Mile," an exhibit of photographs taken by Barbara McQueen, his widow, will be open to the public one day only tomorrow, Aug. 15 from 2 to 6 p.m.  at Miki Spa Salon, 3102 Ruston Way, Tacoma. The author-photographer will sign books and display a few rare photographs of her late husband.

Miki Keogh, owner-operator of Miki Spa Salon, will have tents and booths set up outside. Bay Ford of Port Orchid will show a 2009 limited edition Bullitt car, a Ford Mustang named after the 1968 smash film featuring 'The King of Cool' as well as a 2008 Shelby KR. Tacoma's Destination Harley-Davidson will display one of its custom bikes. Local musician Stephen Bucklew will play selections from his new CD "Will Play for Money and Food."

August 2009

Around the Sound

The sixth-annual St. Clare Hospital Golf Tournament will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 17 at the Tacoma Golf & Country Club, with proceeds from the special event supporting a remodel of the Lakewood hospital's busy emergency department. Reservations are requested by today  and space is limited. Call 253-552-4168 or e-mail.

Express Employment Professionals of Olympia is having an open house to celebrate a move to new, larger offices on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. It's right next door to the former location, at 2615 Capital Mall Dr. SW, Suite A1. Call (360) 357-7195 or send an e-mail.

August 2009

Intercity Transit named 'Best in U.S.'

American Public Transportation Association has named Intercity Transit of Thurston County the best transit system in the nation for its size. IT topped 107 other lines in the medium-size category of transit systems providing between 4 and 30 million rides annually.

July 2009

Around the Sound

The annual Dog-A-Thon, held tomorrow at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood, is one of the primary events that benefits the Tacoma and Pierce county Humane Society. VCA Pacific Avenue Animal Hospital, a local clinic providing 24-hour veterinary services, is proud to have sponsored the even three years in a row, and as a supporter of the Humane Society has donated funds and services totaling $500,000.

July 2009

Tumwater Chamber welcomes new director

The Tumwater Area Chamber of Commerce has completed its search for a new operations director and has hired Pam Berschauer, announced Board President, David Bills.

July 2009

Blog Watch: you're on candid camera

The blog for Tacoma's downtown has a plug for a meeting next Tuesday on how businesses can make their operations less of a target for criminal activity. At the center of the discussion will be Sagem Morpho's facial recognition software that is being used to identify criminals from security camera images.

July 2009

40 Under Forty 'buzz'

More than 300 people gathered last evening at Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center to honor the 2009 Class of 40 Under Forty honorees. Click here to see the list of honorees.

These 40 younger representatives of business, government, the nonprofit sector and communities around the South Sound were selected from among more than 115 nominations by members of the 40 Under Forty Alumni Advisory panel.

July 2009

New banking services in Lakewood

Northwest Commercial Bank in Lakewood has opened a Private Banking department, the second major expansion of services for the 7-year-old bank since the first of the year.

"Providing full service banking has been our goal since opening the doors," said President and CEO Kurt Graff, "and establishing the private banking operation is another phase of the program."

July 2009

People on the move

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Paul Muldoon of Olympia recently received the Winner's Circle Award for his outstanding sales and service efforts during the past year. Muldoon was one of only 492 of the firm's more than 12,000 financial advisors to receive the Winner's Circle award.

July 2009
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