The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, May 28, 2016 This Week's Paper
Want to buy a police substation?

The City of Tacoma is soliciting proposals from persons or entities interested in purchasing the Former Sector Four Police Substation located at 3524 McKinley Ave.

A Request for Proposal has been published seeking proposals for the acquisition of the former Sector Four Police Substation.

This sale does not impact the operations of the current Sector Four Police Substation located at Stewart Heights at 400 E. 56th St.

To be considered, proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements and no later than June 4.

For a copy of the RFP, go to: Read More

Tacoma Weekly's own Kathleen Merryman and a group of fellow travelers has landed in Biot, France for a visit to Tacoma's newest Sister City.

Here's from their recent post on Tumblr.

"Pascale Nicol rounded us up at Nice Airport Wednesday morning with a sign. WELCOME TACOMA! It read, with a split picture of the two cities."

You can follower the adventures on Tumblr at http://glasssisters.tumblr.com/

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced an inaugural Down Range Golf Clinic (DRGC), an exciting new therapeutic program for disabled Veterans. American Lake Veterans Golf Course will serve as host, April 8, near Tacoma, Wash.

The DRGP is a new initiative developed by VA’s Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events in partnership with Deloitte Consulting LLP and The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA). The goal of the program is to encourage disabled Veterans to be more active and healthy in their communities through the game of golf.

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Now that April has arrived, DASH Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating its 10-year anniversary all month long. To start things off, center staff and volunteers will hold a Free Day of Dash this Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The community is warmly invited to come out to this all-free day of performances, food, friends and fun, including a bounce house for the little ones.
The day is full of music, dancing and more. This is a perfect opportunity to see for yourself what DASH Center is all about and meet the outstanding young people who are learning there. The schedule is:Read More

City survey invites input on website usage and content

The City of Tacoma has been working to overhaul its external website to better serve the needs of Tacoma's residents, businesses and visitors.

As part of its efforts to fully integrate a more modern design with improved ease of navigation and citizen engagement, the City's Media and Communications Office invites everyone to provide additional input through a brief web usage survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cotwebcontent.

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