The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 This Week's Paper

Local and nationally-known authors along with notable wines will be featured in the fourth annual Signed Book and Wine Auction fundraiser for Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's re-election campaign. This signature social event will be held at King's Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., in Tacoma on Thursday, July 11 at 5 p.m.  
Last year's event brought a surprise guest, author Maria Semple, who wrote the New York Times bestseller, "Where'd You Go, Bernadette." Semple is expected to return for this year's event, along with other authors whose books will be auctioned… Read More

7,000 votes select new Pierce County Library System cards, designed by kids

Megan Cannon, 11, Puyallup, Fruitland Elementary, and Katie Howard, 17, Lakewood, Steilacoom High School, will be the featured artists on two new Pierce County Library System cards. People cast 7,000 ballots in a three-week online vote to select the top design from students in kindergarten through sixth grades and seventh through 12th grades.

The winning designs will appear on new library cards for use by kids, tweens, teens and all ages during the Library’s seventh annual card drive in October. The artists’ names will appear on the printed cards.

This spring, young artists… Read More

Nominations sought for 2013 AMOCAT Awards

The Tacoma Arts Commission is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 AMOCAT Arts Awards.

Since 2004, the AMOCAT Arts Awards recognize those in our community who provide distinctive contributions to the arts. The honorees work hard to support and build our community by innovating in artistic excellence. Each exhibits vision, dedication, and action in creating a lively arts community in Tacoma.

“The AMOCAT Arts Awards help spotlight the people and organizations who are investing their time, money, and passion into improving our community through the arts,” said Marilyn… Read More

Verizon Foundation awards grant for Family Justice Center services

The Verizon Foundation has awarded $6,433 to the Family Justice Center Foundation Fund with the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation to fund mental health counseling and support groups for clients of the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center. The Verizon Foundation invests in organizations that provide education, prevention, care and empowerment resources for victims of domestic violence.

“We applaud the Verizon Foundation for their commitment to giving back to the community by supporting programs such as ours,” said Rick Talbert, a Pierce County Councilmember and chair of the Crystal… Read More

Country singer Randy Travis is in critical condition after undergoing a procedure for a heart condition, USA Today and other sources are reporting. Travis checked into a Dallas hospital Sunday after suffering complications from viral cardiomyopathy, a weakening of heart muscles caused by viral infection.

The Grammy Award-winning singer – best known for “Forever and Ever, Amen,” “On the Other Hand”… Read More

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