The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, July 24, 2017 This Week's Paper
Tacoma Artists Decorate Houses for Auction

Tacoma based artists were invited to create original works of art for Shared Housing Services “Spring for Housing” dinner auction to be held March 1, at the Tacoma Golf and Country Club.

The art pieces began as 10” by 12” craft model houses that the artists transformed into sensational art pieces to be sold at the dinner auction. The non-profit is expecting over 30 houses to be displayed at the event, including one house by a local junior high class called Hilltop Artists. All of the artists are invited to come together before the event for an open house given by the board members… Read More

Fire damages Golgotha Church again

A fire has damaged the Golgotha Baptist Church in Midland. It is the second time crews has been called out in recent months. An arsonist reportedly torched the building last September.

The recent fire started this morning and was fully involved by the time fire crews arrived.

A witness saw a man watching the fire and then walk away along Portland Avenue.

The story will be updated as news arrives from the scene. But here is the background.

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Tacoma singer-songwriter and “The Voice” contestant Stephanie Anne Johnson will headline a free show on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Rotunda at University of Puget Sound's Wheelock Student Center. Johnson will sing songs from her newest album, “Hollatchagurl,” which she released in June. Wednesday's show is sponsored by Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound, with music starting at 6:30 p.m.

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The Knights of Pythias Commencement No.7 is marking the fraternal order’s 150th birthday with an open house and movie screening at its landmark lodge, at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at 924 Broadway.

The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization founded at Washington, DC, on Feb. 19, 1864 by Justus H. Rathbone and Abraham Lincoln as a way for the North and South to heal the wounds gained during the Civil War.

The order draws its name from the legend of Damon and Pythias that illustrates the ideals of loyalty, honor and friendship that are the center of the order. The distinguishing principles… Read More

CITY CHARTER REVIEW BEGINS

The committee to review Tacoma’s city charter has been called to order. The first meeting of the Charter Review Committee held its first meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.

A special meeting of the Charter Review Committee will be held on Monday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tacoma Municipal Building Council Chambers (747 Market St., 1st Floor) to gather public comment and recommendations from residents for changes to the Tacoma City Charter.

Members of the public will have three minutes to address the Charter Review Committee. This public hearing will be one of many opportunities for… Read More

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