The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, May 29, 2016 This Week's Paper

As you may have heard, I’m a Jailbird.

I’m taking part in the 2013 Tacoma Executive Lock-Up benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It feels great knowing I can do a little time and do a lot of good at the same time. But, I need your help!

With just a few clicks, you can help me:
· Make a muscle — let’s show our strength by supporting local kids and adults living with muscle disease.
· Make my bail — let’s work to reach my fundraising goal so I can break out of the Lock-Up!
· Make a difference — let’s team up with MDA in the global fight… Read More

Umpqua Bank set to give TAM grant

Umpqua Bank, the bank that bought Rainier Bank after it collapsed, has announced Tacoma Art Museum is one of five nonprofits to receive $2,500 for receiving the most votes in the bank's Show Us How You Give photo campaign.

The bank will give a total of $25,000 to five nonprofits and five schools in its region. A check presentation with TAM officials is currently being planned.

Additional Show Us How You Give grantees include Helen Baller Elementary in Camas, Wash.; Playworks in Portland, Ore.; Humboldt County Children's Author Festival in Eureka, Calif.; NeighborWorks Umpqua in… Read More

Clouded leopard cub joins zoo family as string ray exhibit debuts

An endangered clouded leopard gave birth to a healthy cub at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium last week.

Zoological staff members are providing round-the-clock feedings and care for the half-pound cub, said zoo general curator Karen Goodrowe Beck.

“We are delighted with the birth of this cub,” she added. “Clouded leopards are very endangered and every one is a precious addition to the population.”

He is the third litter born to Chai Li (pronounced Chai-lye) and her mate Nah Fun (pronounced Nah-foon).

They… Read More

Justin Timberlake is headed to Seattle. The pop sensation announced dates for his 20/20 Experience World Tour, which will kick off on Halloween in Montreal, Canada and eventually make its way to Seattle's KeyArena on Jan. 17.

Tickets for the Seattle show will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. May 17, with prices ranging from $45 to $175, plus applicable service charges. But MasterCard cardholders will… Read More

Congratulations go out to Maximilian. He won the Frost Park Chalk Off on Friday with his drawing of the opening scene from "Muppet movie," where Kermit sang his signature "Rainbow Connection".

Here is a link to the other entries.

Max won two tickets to the Sesame Street Live show at the Tacoma Dome this weekend.

The Frost Park Chalk Off is held at noon on Fridays at Ninth and Pacific and is open to the public. Chalk is provided.

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