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By Tawny Dotson, Director of College Relations
Clover Park Technical College’s Class of 2013 will walk across the Tacoma Dome stage on June 19 at 6:30 p.m.to mark the completion of their degree, certificate or diploma.
Kathy Bressler, president of St. Clare Hospital, will serve as the keynote speaker. Bressler, a registered nurse, has served as the president at St. Clare since 2006.
The Anderson Island Historical Society will host its traditional Salmon Bake at the Johnson Farm Saturday, July 6, from Noon to 3 PM. The meal includes wild salmon or ribs cooked on the outdoor grill, corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, beans, bread, beverage, and strawberry shortcake. Also featured:
By Robin Rego, President
The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. The events for the next four weeks are as follows:
- June 20, 2013 – “Lakewood Farmers’ Market – Watch Us Grow” – Amanda Richardson, Recreation Coordinator (Don Daniels – MC)
- June 27, 2013 – “Norton Clapp’s Legacy – The Lakewood Industrial Park” – Tim Puryear, Asset Manager, NW Building LLC (Robin Rego – MC)
- July 4, 2013 – No meeting – Happy Independence Day
- July 11, 2013 – Sequestration and JBLM – Kristiné M. Reeves, Office of US Senator, Patty Murray, South Sound Regional Director & Statewide Veterans Constituency Coordinator (Kris Kauffman – MC)
Pierce County News Release
Why did the USGA pick Chambers Bay as the site of the 2015 U.S. Open? When can people register to volunteer? When do tickets go on sale? How will spectators get to the site?
The state’s revenue forecast today revealed the state could bring in another $231 million more than expected, in addition to the $2 billion more the state will bring in between the 2011-13 budget and the 2013-15 budget. The caseload forecast later revealed $90 million in savings as a result of reduced enrollment in schools, correctional facilities and social services.
By Celeste Johnston, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Steilacoom Historical School District #1 Superintendent Bill Fritz will recommend to the Board of Directors the hiring of Laurie Vallieres for the position of Assistant Principal of Saltar’s Point Elementary/Principal of Anderson Island Elementary. The Board will consider the recommendation at its regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD – Individuals involved in the development of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft are scheduled to speak 3 p.m., Thursday, June 20, at the McChord Field Chapel Support Center.
The panel will discuss what drove the need for the C-17, the design and procurement of the aircraft. Panel members include retired Lt. Gen. Vern Kondra, retired Maj. Gen. Don Brown and retired Col. Ev Chambers.
TACOMA – A local group of Tacoma women has joined together to encourage more women to cycle and they’re kicking it off with a free cycling celebration in Tollefson Plaza on June 20, 2013 at 5 p.m. with a short 3.7 mile bike ride at 6:30 p.m.
TACOMA – Help celebrate “Walk Tacoma Day” by joining Downtown On the Go and Mayor Marilyn Strickland on Walk Tacoma’s Museum Walk on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The 1.6 mile walk, sponsored by AHBL, will start at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma at 15th and Pacific Avenue and highlight six downtown museums along the route, ending at the LeMay America’s Car Museum. After a short trip back on the Link, participants are invited to stay for a social at Anthem Coffee & Tea at 6:30 p.m. There is no need to pre-register for the event, simply join us at the meeting spot.
- Raymond Clyde Cox
- Lorna J. Treloar
Raymond Clyde Cox was born July 25, 1934 in Tacoma, Washington. He passed away June 16, 2013 at University Place Care Center after a long illness.
He met his life companion and best friend, Tina Pauley, in 1977. He loved to golf, fish, and was a member of the Tacoma Elks.
He is survived by his companion, Tina; sons, John (Twila), Glenn, and Greg; daughter, Tamera; and stepdaughter, Beate; several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
The family would like to thank University Place Care Center for their help and support during this journey.
Rick is very loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Per his wishes, there will be no memorial service.
Lorna J. Treloar was born Aug. 20, 1930 in Tacoma where graduated from Stadium High School in 1948, then the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor’s degree in education. Lorna taught Spanish at Kent Meridian High School and Curtis Junior High, retiring after 25 years.
Lorna went home to be with the Lord on June 17th. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Frank; daughters, Cara Belsby and Victoria Sweetland; grandchildren, Jennifer and Colt; brother, Cecil Royer; and sister, JoAnna Johnson. She is loved and will be missed by all of her family.
Graveside services will be held at Tacoma Cemetery at 2:30 pm Saturday, June 22, 2013. Guestbook at www.newtacoma.com.
By Mary Getchell, Communications Director, Pierce County Library System
TACOMA – A public vote will decide the design for the next Pierce County Library System’s library cards, designed by local students. Pierce County residents may choose the winners by voting online at the Library’s website, www.piercecountylibrary.org search site: card contest, now through July 6.
LAKEWOOD – The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Science Dome is revolutionizing science and astronomy education on the campus while also providing a learning opportunity for the community with science films offered for $6 for adults and $3 tickets for children ages three to 18-years-old.
The 2013 Steilacoom Summer Concert Series will once again be held at Pioneer Park (1700 Commercial Street, Steilacoom WA 98388). Concerts are scheduled on Wednesday at 6:30 PM unless otherwise stipulated. The Steilacoom Community Center (2301Worthington St Steilacoom) is the alternate weather site. No alcoholic beverages.