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The University of Washington Tacoma and the City of Tacoma will co-host an open public forum, "Envisioning Tacoma as a Leader in the New Green Economy" at 6 p.m. today in Philip Hall on the university campus. Panelists will explore ways to implement developing technologies and sustainability into Tacoma's plans for economic development, thus placing the city at the forefront of innovation for the green economy. A light reception will follow. The public is invited to attend, free of charge, but registration is required.

The Thurston County Chamber of Commerce's Morning MIXXer is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. April 6 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia. The cost is $5 for members and $10 general admission. Click here to request more information.

April 2010
BE recognizes area's Top Places to Work

BE recognizes area's Top Places to Work

The Business Examiner, along with about 300 guests, honored South Sound businesses last night at its Top Places to Work event at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center.

The program recognizes outstanding company cultures.

April 2010

Blog watch: Legislature, grants, awards, buildings

WashACE Blog details how the legislature still isn't close to resolving the state's budget and tax issues.

Check out OlyBlog for information about how to apply for neighborhood matching grants in Olympia, and tomorrow's scheduled opening of the farmers market.

March 2010

People on the Move

Katrina Ferre' has joined Swendsen Chiropractic Clinic P.S. She is a licensed massage therapist and has 12 years of experience in relaxation and medical massage.

The Pierce County Dental Society has added four members. Dr. Guillermo Chacon is practicing oral-maxillofacial surgery and Dr. Paula Ohara is practicing orthodontics in Puyallup. Dr. Lora Chow is practicing endodontics and Dr. Monica Saldana is practicing general dentistry in Tacoma. All are members of the Washington State Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

March 2010
Move-in begins at ultra green lab

Move-in begins at ultra green lab

The City of Tacoma and its project partners have begun moving into the Center for Urban Waters, located on the east shore of the Thea Foss Waterway.

The public/private partnership will house labs for research focused on urban storm water run-off and finding the best tools to reduce it. Storm water run-off is the single largest pollution problem in Puget Sound.

March 2010

Simpson Tacoma Kraft analyzing "footprint"

Simpson Tacoma Kraft is measuring its "footprint" on the surrounding community - an effort to determine the mill's social, economic and environmental presence.

The company is seeking input from the public before the data is finalized. Comments will be accepted during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at 801 Portland Ave.

March 2010

Around the Sound

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a general membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 1 at Great American Casino. Brad Worthley will discuss the "10 critical steps that could make or break your business." The cost is $20 for members who prepay, or $35 at the door. The cost for non-members is $35. RSVP to (253) 582-9400 by March 29.

The University of Washington Tacoma and the City of Tacoma will co-host an open public forum, "Envisioning Tacoma as a Leader in the New Green Economy" at 6 p.m. April 2 in Philip Hall on the university campus. Panelists will explore ways to implement developing technologies and sustainability into Tacoma's plans for economic development, thus placing the city at the forefront of innovation for the green economy. A light reception will follow. The public is invited to attend, free of charge, but registration is required.

March 2010

Children's Museum, United Way ink long-term deal

United Way of Pierce County and the Children's Museum of Tacoma entered into a potential 25-year partnership today with the signing of a 10-year lease, with options for three five-year extensions.

The museum will lease about 8,700 square feet on the first floor of United Way's historic Betye Martin Baker Human Service Center at 1501 Pacific Ave. in downtown Tacoma.  Museum administrative offices will take up part of the second floor.

March 2010

Around the Sound

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a general membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 1 at Great American Casino. Brad Worthley will discuss the "10 critical steps that could make or break your business." The cost is $20 for members who prepay, or $35 at the door. The cost for non-members is $35. RSVP to (253) 582-9400 by March 29.

The University of Washington Tacoma and the City of Tacoma will co-host an open public forum, "Envisioning Tacoma as a Leader in the New Green Economy" at 6 p.m. April 2 in Philip Hall on the university campus. Panelists will explore ways to implement developing technologies and sustainability into Tacoma's plans for economic development, thus placing the city at the forefront of innovation for the green economy. A light reception will follow. The public is invited to attend, free of charge, but registration is required.

March 2010

Nomination sought for Globe, Marco Polo awards

The World Trade Center Tacoma is seeking nominations for its annual Globe and Marco Polo Awards.

WTC Tacoma honors two companies for achievements in global trade that contribute to the region's economic vitality. Washington is the most trade-dependent state in the United States.

March 2010
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