Parkland Spanaway Kiwanis – Join a Gem

In South Pierce County, there is a hidden gem that meets at noon the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at the Paradise Lanes Entertainment Center, 12505 Pacific Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444. The club, part of Kiwanis International, raises money and provides more than $12,000 of college scholarships annually in the Franklin Pierce and Bethel school…

June 11, Parkland Spanaway Rotary Auction

The Parkland-Spanaway Rotary is priming up for its Booty Bash, fundraiser on June 11, 2022, at the Marymount Event Center at 325 152nd STE, Tacoma WA 98445, 5:30 p.m. Our Rotary club had been holding auction events for over 20 years and has raised over $900,000 that has benefited our local charities, organizations, and scholarships….

Spanaway historic cemetery cleanup, May 24 & 25

First, the Kiwanis on May 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. will do some preliminary work on the cemetery. Then, on May 25, the youth and their leaders from 4 congregations of the Latter Day Saints Church will be mowing, weed eating, and doing general cleanup at the Spanaway Cemetery from 4:15 to 6 p.m….

Free Shredding October 16

The Parkland Spanaway Rotary Club(FB/webpage) will host on site document shredding event Saturday, October 16, from 10 am – 2 pm, at Paradise Lanes and Entertainment Center (12505 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA 98444). The shred event is sponsored by TwinStar Credit Union so all proceeds(donations) raised go to support  local nonprofits and the causes supported…

Women’s History Month

[Editor Note: In honor of Women’s History Month, Pierce County Councilmembers Jani Hitchen and Amy Cruver prepared two proclamations for the March 9th, 2021 meeting. The following is from Councilmember Cruver, photos from editor, Marianne Lincoln.[ The first proclamation brings attention to March as Women’s History Month and was read by myself and Jani Hitchen,…

New Rotary Chapter Forming – Jan. 25

The local Rotary Club is forming a new chapter for Graham Frederickson and Eatonville. GFE Rotary will help local businesses address issues facing their business and others and help them support their surrounding communities. The event will be held at Frontier Park Lodge, Saturday, January 25, starting at 6 pm. The cost is $15 for…

Rotary’s Surrender the Booty Bash May 18

Service clubs are a vital part of a functioning community. The Parkland Spanaway Rotary  has been active in the area for a very long time, providing scholarships to students in the Bethel and Franklin Pierce School Districts as well as charitable services in the community. The Surrender the Booty Bash is their annual auction fundraiser….

October 6 is ABC Day at Bethel High

ABC Day is All Bethel (School District) Community Day. Over the past 10 plus years, it has become a very popular event for the community to come to that year’s high school to see what is going on in the c=-schools and around the community. Community groups come out and show what they offer to…

Disabilities Easter Egg Hunt – March 31

[Updated with photos] The Prairie House Museum in Spanaway is the location of the annual Easter Egg Hunt for children with Disabilities. This event is hosted by the Spanaway Lions Club and will take place at 10am on March 31st. The Prairie House Museum is location at 812 176th St East, Spanaway. From the Lions…

July 7 – GBA Golf Tournament

Hello GBA Members and Friends, Come on down to the High Cedars Golf Course in Orting tomorrow (Friday July 7th) and participate with us in the Graham Business Assn. Annual Golf Tournament. 50% of the proceeds will go to the Charlie’s Dinosaur project. It’s a shotgun start at 1:00. If you are not a golfer,…

Eatonville Arts Festival August 7-9, 2015

The 44th annual Eatonville Lions Club Arts Festival offers entertainment for the whole family in the scenic foothills of Mt. Rainier. Held the first full weekend every August (August 7, 8, and 9 for 2015), the Eatonville Arts Festival offers over 100 artisans from across the country, a live and silent auction, live entertainment on…

South County Golf Tournament Aug 7 – Brookdale Golf Course

South County Chamber of Commerce Presented by Timberland Bank Date: August 7, 2015   Time: 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM Event Description Play Golf. Build Your Network. Grow Your Business. Spend your morning at the 2015 South County Golf Tournament networking with South County business community members! Join us for a full round of 18 holes…