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South Sound Summit

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:17pm

This half-day conference has all the components needed to advance south sound business. During “Influencers of the South Sound,“ your organization’s management will benefit from area leaders as they share their insight on how to disrupt the market and stay ahead of the competition through innovation and vision in these TED-like talks. All your employees, > Continue Reading


Happy Hour for Hope

Filed Under: - Posted @ 2:29pm

Washington Trafficking Prevention is a local non-profit dedicated to ending human trafficking in our area! We fight exploitation by partnering with local school districts to train staff and empower youth. We work to raise awareness through engaging local coalitions against trafficking. Come join us at Odd Otter Brewing for a beer, a little awareness raising, > Continue Reading


Arts Night Out at Hilltop Artists

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:09pm

Join Hilltop Artists for National Night Out! Let’s all get together and celebrate our neighborhood! Glassblowing demonstrations, music, chalk art, food, dancing, t-shirt painting, and so much more. Have fun while getting to know your neighbors and the people who work to make our community safer! Free and fun for all ages. ———- Hilltop Artists > Continue Reading


Diversity of Tacoma Chalk Art Contest and Friends of the Foss Free Summer Concert on the Foss Waterway

Filed Under: - Posted @ 1:36pm

An all ages “Diversity of Tacoma” themed chalk art contest will follow the first three concerts in the Foss Waterway Summer Concert Series. Chalk and space will be provided just bring your talent. All art will be photographed and added to this site for the community to enjoy and vote on by age group. The > Continue Reading


Spark Grants: Creative Solutions from Grassroots Leaders

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,Spark Grants - Posted @ 11:36am

 While volunteering with elementary school students in Tacoma’s Eastside neighborhood, Chelsea McElroy saw a lot of girls fighting and getting into trouble at school.  Wanting to help, she brought the girls together to work out their issues peacefully.  The problem was, when she got all the girls in a room together, nobody wanted to > Continue Reading


Farmers Markets Build Food Equity

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:56am

It’s that time of year when Pierce County Farmers Markets connect residents to local farmers, small businesses, live entertainment, and a chance to meet neighbors. Farmers Markets also bring fresh produce to areas that have been referred to as “food deserts”, urban areas where grocery options are limited. To provide greater access to healthy nutrition, Tacoma Farmers Markets, Puyallup > Continue Reading