The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, June 25, 2017 This Week's Paper
Olympian Megan Jendrick Joins Fife Swim Center Staff

Olympian Megan Jendrick has joined the Fife Swim Center as the new Aquatics Coordinator. Jendrick won two gold medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics, a silver medal from the 2008 Summer Olympics, and has set 27 American records and eight world records in her swimming career.

Jendrick will work with all facets of the Fife Swim Center’s aquatic programs, especially swimming instruction. This won’t be her first time partnering with the popular Fife Swim Center. She has long trained in the center’s saltwater pool and taught swim clinics for up and coming swimmers.

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PCTV moves to Bates Technical College under new partnership

Pierce County TV, the award-winning channel that provides transparency for nine local governments, has moved its operations to Bates Technical College under a new partnership that expands training opportunities for students.

PCTV is now operating out of offices and shared studio space on the college’s Central Campus, located on South 19th Street in Tacoma. Under the agreement, PCTV staff will work with college faculty to provide training for students with professional-grade video gear in the field and in the studio.

“We… Read More

Pop star CeeLo Green has canceled his Washington State Fair appearance, which was scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 12. A statement issued by his publicist reads, “As a result of a bad case of laryngitis and acute sinusitis, CeeLo Green has been advised by his doctor to rest his voice and not fly until further notice. Unfortunately, he will not be able to perform tomorrow night at the Washington State Fair, and sincerely apologizes to his fans and hopes for a quick recovery.”

Ticket holders are being compensated in two ways: They can receive a full refund, or they can exchange their tickets… Read More

Executive selects Tipton as Parks and Recreation Director

County Executive Pat McCarthy has selected Tony Tipton, the county's go-to leader of important projects, as the director of Parks and Recreation Services.

Since 2011, the Executive has assigned Tipton to senior management roles to assist with the merger of the county’s two social service departments and to manage special projects for Parks and Recreation. Earlier, he served as project manager for the development of Chambers Bay, which is preparing to host the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest in 2015.

“Tony Tipton brings unique management experience to Parks and Recreation,”… Read More

Malarkey’s to host Thursday night drag show

AB Pure Entertainment and Malarkey's Pool & Brew (445 Tacoma Ave. S.) announce the return of ONE NIGHT ONLY, a drag style revue on Thursday, Sept. 12. Your hostess will be the zany Miss Aphelia Bottom and her cast of male and female impersonators like Cannoli, Dominique D'Amour, Rychard Le'Sabre, Delyla Dalyte, Nenee Michaels, Serenity Vanderock, Lauren Von Deadly, Dominita Bottom, Sedusa Slitt and others, including special guests Seattle's own Miss Honey Bucket, Miss Gay Washington 2013-2014, Mulan Rouge-Bradshaw and Olympia's finest Jaycub Atom.
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