The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, May 30, 2016 This Week's Paper

People post memes and status updates on social media this time of year about how much they love their mothers and how great their own mothering skills apparently are. Now is your time to put those skills to the test with our “Great Mom” contest.
The contest is simple: Send us a photo (yes, just one) of your mom along with a few sentences about why she is great. The submission deadline is May 1. The images will then be posted online. The most “likes” on Facebook or votes on our contest gallery at TacomaWeekly.com by the end of the contest, May  9, will receive… Read More

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest (PPGNW) has moved its Tacoma health center to a new location at 1515 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, just six blocks east of the old location. The new health center opened last week.
“We are extremely pleased to be opening our new facility in Tacoma,” said Chris Charbonneau, CEO of PPGNW. “The new health center is more spacious and we’ll be able to serve more clients who need affordable, quality health care in Tacoma and Pierce County. It’s a busy health center and we’re committed to providing the best care for… Read More

Pierce Library nationally noted for program

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary source of federal funding for the nation’s museums and libraries, has announced that the Pierce County Library System is one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

The nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community will be presented at a celebration in Washington, D.C. on May 8.

The Pierce County Library System was chosen as a recipient for its innovative programs and partnerships that serve and support an incredibly diverse community.… Read More

Pierce Library nationally noted for program

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary source of federal funding for the nation’s museums and libraries, has announced that the Pierce County Library System is one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

The nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community will be presented at a celebration in Washington, D.C. on May 8.

The Pierce County Library System was chosen as a recipient for its innovative programs and partnerships that serve and support an incredibly diverse community.… Read More

News Haiku: Bra talk

You have asked; and I have answered. The News Haiku is back for the month of April to give a continuous shout out to National Poetry Month. Here is a recap of the news as presented in a haiku. Follow the links for the back story.

Bra thefts grab push ups;
Eight grand taken from mall shop;
Hot bods, cold hearts... shhhh

Now you try it:
Traditional haiku consist of 17 “on” (also known as morae), in three phrases of five, seven and five "on" respectively. Although haiku are often stated to have 17 syllables, this isn’t quite… Read More

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