Archive of: Tacoma

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Tacoma, Seattle ports to become one

Port commissioners from Tacoma and Seattle today announced a plan to end their competition and create a single Seaport Alliance to take over management of marine cargo terminals for both ports.

October 2014

Bates’ grant for employer partnerships, training

Among the 29 fastest-growing occupations in Pierce County, 20 require a two-year career education. And a federal training grant received by Bates Technical College supports them.

October 2014

Local cooks competing in nat’l kitchens

A line cook and graduate student from PLU and a young 4-H girl from Washington are competing in two different national cooking contests this month.

October 2014

New MultiCare CEO sees bright future

MultiCare Health System's new CEO Bill Robertson told Tacoma area leaders today that the health care system must "own its part in reducing costs" that have soared since 1960.

October 2014

Rusty George asks: ‘Can we help?’

Rusty George Creative, a Tacoma-based design and advertising firm, is seeking applications from local nonprofits for its creative services grant program.

October 2014

Lois Bernstein: Lifetime Woman of Influence

Lois Bernstein's motivated by a mission to help others and passion for community, both in her professional role and a tireless volunteer. She will receive Lifetime Achievement honors next month.

October 2014

Two ports’ marine ops create 48,000 jobs

Ports of Tacoma and Seattle create nearly $4.3 billion in annual economic activity and more than 48,000 jobs in Washington because of shipping activities through these two Puget Sound ports.

September 2014

Business brands on Goodwill trailers

On-the-road brand exposure is just a side-benefit of support for Goodwill programs by 14 local, regional and national brands employers. The program was announced today in Tacoma.

September 2014

Rosie Martinson: Rising Star, Woman of Influence

Rosie Martinson is an entrepreneur, has a full-time job and four young boys, plus she's a volunteer leader of many local charity events. And she is 2014 "Rising Star" Woman of Influence.

September 2014

Tacoman leads international association

Tacoma's director of public assembly facilities, Kim Bedier, is leading the international trade association of venue managers.

September 2014
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