Return of the Reading Buddies

The school bell is about to ring and United Way’s Reading Buddy program is ready to go – Back to School! Now in its fourth year, the program, places Reading Buddy volunteers with elementary school students who need extra reading practice. Our local schools welcome community engagement. Last school year, we placed 125 Reading Buddies…

Gonzalo Bergara Quartet Kicks Off ’15-’16 SPSCC Jazz series

The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet brings its own jazz flair to the 2015-16 SPSCC Jazz Series opening on Friday, Sept. 25. The all-acoustic Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930s Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz. Composer and lead guitarist Gonzalo Bergara mixes a cascade of arpeggios with the sounds of Paris and his native Argentina. Tickets are $25 for general admission, and…

Nisqually Red Wind Casino Announces Completion of an Extensive Expansion

OLYMPIA, WASH. – Nisqually Red Wind Casino today announced completion of an extensive expansion and remodeling project initiated in response to customer feedback. “With these enhancements, Nisqually Red Wind Casino has become one of the premier casino destinations in the Pacific Northwest,” said John Simmons, board chairman of the Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation. “Our guests…

The Art of Participatory Leadership: Creating Collective Action

Art of Participatory Leadership: Creating Collective Action – Building Cultures of Innovation, a conference hosted by Teresa Posakony, Tenneson Woolf, Faith Trimble, Steve Byers, and Paul Horton. September 17 – 19, 2015 8:00am – 5:30pm (Saturday til 5:00pm) Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98447 Tacoma, WA PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY FOR MORE EFFECTIVE MEETINGS…