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East Bay Public Plaza chosen for pilot initiative

The Sustainable Sites Initiative has selected East Bay Public Plaza in Olympia to participate in a program testing the nation's first rating system for green landscape design, construction and maintenance.

East Bay Public Plaza was designed by Robert W. Droll, Landscape Architect P.S. in partnership with the LOTT Clean Water Alliance.

May 2010

Union schedules Macy's strike votes

UFCW Local 367 has scheduled a strike vote against Tacoma Macy's for 2 p.m. tomorrow.

The union and retailer have been in contract negotiations since January.

May 2010

Around the Sound

Kent Chamber Business After Hours is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. May 27 at Pat's Bar & Grill, 114 Railroad Ave. South. Click here to register.

The Port of Tacoma will host a free bus tour from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 28 to jumpstart the Memorial Day weekend. Participants will receive a guided behind-the-scenes look at the monster machines that move cargo. Space is limited and reservations are required. Children age 6 and older are welcome. Photo identification is required for passengers 17 years of age and older. Click here to reserve a seat or call (253) 383-9463.

May 2010

UPS trustee wins national award for her service

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) named University of Puget Sound alumna and trustee, Deanna Oppenheimer, the 2010 recipient of the Earnest T. Steward Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement, the highest honor given to alumni volunteers.

May 2010

Around the Sound

The Port of Tacoma will host a free bus tour from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 28 to jumpstart the Memorial Day weekend. Participants will receive a guided behind-the-scenes look at the monster machines that move cargo. Space is limited and reservations are required. Children age 6 and older are welcome. Photo identification is required for passengers 17 years of age and older. Click here to reserve a seat or call (253) 383-9463.

The Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2 at Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos, 5700 Pacific Hwy. E., Fife. The guest speaker will be Rep. Adam Smith. The cost for members and their guests is $20 in advance. Reservation must be received by 11 a.m. June 1. The cost for walk-ins and nonmembers is $30. Call (253) 922-9320.

May 2010

Moss Adams among best CPA firm for women

Moss Adams LLP has been selected as one of the nation's best firms for women accountants, according to a study conducted by the 2010 Accounting MOVE Project.

The study, which was sponsored by the American Society of Women Accountants and the American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants, cited Moss Adams for its higher-than-average share of women partners - more than 21 percent - and its transparency in measurement and public reporting on the status of women, as well as the effectiveness of its Forum_W effort, a long-term investment focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing women at the firm.

May 2010

Blog watch: Chamber trip, grow your own and 'Jesus for Less'

Log onto The Live Wire for updates about the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's annual trip to Washington, D.C.

Find out how to get more information about growing all your own produce in two-and-half years on OlyBlog.

May 2010

2WM receives state MBE Certification

2 Watch Monitoring Inc. has received Minority Business Enterprise Certification in Washington State.

Tacoma-based 2WM provides house arrest and electronic home monitoring services, including live GPS monitoring, which allows real-time 24/7 tracking and monitoring of offenders coupled with a custom-made reporting protocol.
 
The company also has offices in Spokane and Apache Junction, Ariz.

May 2010

UW Tacoma, Franciscan Medical Group partner for campus clinic

University of Washington Tacoma has selected Franciscan Medical Group to provide on-campus outpatient and preventive medical care and referral services to students.

The University of Washington Tacoma Student Health Services clinic will open Aug. 15 in the Laborer's Hall Building on the University of Washington Tacoma campus.

May 2010

Globe Award winners named

World Trade Center Tacoma has selected winners for the Globe and Marco Polo Awards, which will be given during the 17th Annual Globe Awards Dinner & Auction on June 2 at Hotel Murano.

The ceremony is the largest annual international trade event held in Washington and provides an opportunity to honor businesses integral to the success of this region's robust international economy.

May 2010
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