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Published: 03/28/13 16:59:42
Golf is more than just a game for many servicemen and women returning home after sustaining wounds in combat, be it the loss of one or more limbs or being blinded or suffering a traumatic brain injury. Recreational activities like golf can have a positive impact on the health and recovery of veterans and their families. That’s the driving force behind ongoing plans to add an additional nine holes to the American Lake Veterans Golf Course in Lakewood.
Published: 03/20/13 09:58:41
When he founded the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team, Alan Anderson wrote an ambitious mission statement for the nascent club: to develop athletes who could race in national, international and even Olympic competition. Eleven years later, Anderson said that goal is well on its way toward being realized.
Published: 03/19/13 12:39:21
Special education teacher Leslie Walker alerted me to Voyager Elementary School's "Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day." I wanted to attend but couldn't. Doesn't matter.
Published: 03/14/13 10:05:04
Spending time on the trails of Gig Harbor’s parks, trimming leaves and clearing brush, was something that Vernon Young always liked to do. Now, as president of the nonprofit organization EnviroCorps and a leader of the new Sponsor-A-Trail program at McCormick Forest Park, Young works to bring other members of the community in to help him.
Published: 03/12/13 09:54:09
Kopachuck Middle School students — as well as faculty, staff and others on hand — got to enjoy a special performance Wednesday morning when the Seattle Opera came to perform a rendition of “Heron and the Salmon Girl” with a little bit of help from the school choir.
Published: 03/07/13 11:14:34
The annual Splash! Art at the Museum reception and auction, coming up March 16, is one of the Harbor History Museum’s biggest fundraising events of the year. In the event’s fourth year, organizers hope to boost the evening’s profile as a chance both to help the museum and to get up close and personal with acclaimed artists and their work.
Published: 03/06/13 09:39:34
Tom Taylor of Fox Island has been involved with the YMCA since 1972, back when he was a member and a volunteer at the former club in a brick building on Market Street in Tacoma, long before the Y made its way to Gig Harbor.
Published: 03/05/13 08:49:54
The Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association is nearing the end of a major rebranding project after it enlisted the services of the consulting firm Arnett Muldrow & Associates and heard suggestions from dozens of community stakeholders at a three-day workshop earlier this month.
Published: 03/04/13 10:03:37
Gig Harbor High School senior Shane O'Connor is taking aim — literally — at raising funds for the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum.
Published: 02/26/13 12:34:44
Strong winds are for the most part not considered something to get excited about. But Recent Gig Harbor transplant Josh Bode made time to enjoy the sustained winds while kite boarding in Henderson Bay Monday afternoon. The former kite boarding instructor, who moved from Florida to the harbor, took some time to enjoy the sport he loves.
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