The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 This Week's Paper
Young Entrepreneurs Academy seeks teens

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) fall of October 2017 class. YEA! is a 20-week program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own real businesses or social movements.

YEA! is open to all students in grades 6-12. While in the Academy, students will receive all the necessary tools to launch their very own real, legal businesses. This includes access to valuable experts like attorneys, accountants, business mentors, and graphic designers; plus an audience with investors… Read More

Pile driving starts again at Husky Terminal

The ping, ping, ping echoing through downtown has returned.

Pile driving has resumed for improvements to Husky Terminal now that the annual February-to-July fish migration season has closed.

Pile driving at the northwest end of the Blair Waterway is expected to occur during regular construction hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays.

The Pier 4 work is part of $250 million in terminal improvements that began in September 2016 on Tacoma’s General Central Peninsula. Upgrades include strengthening and realigning a berth and adding eight new super-post-Panamax… Read More

Workshop lays out basics of Social Security Disability

In observance of the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pierce County’s Aging and Disability Resources will host an informational presentation about Social Security Disability benefits Tuesday, July 25 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Tacoma Area Coalition with Disabilities (TACID), 6315 S. 19th St. in Tacoma. The event is free and no RSVP is required. Refreshments will be served. 

When a family member experiences a long-term disability, it can be disastrous for everyone. When the main source of income is eliminated the repercussions can be felt for years. SocialRead More

JBLM defense artillery regiment returns today

Soldiers assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be reunited with family and friends during a redeployment ceremony at Wilson Fitness Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Lewis-North at 5 p.m. today.

Approximately 200 soldiers from three batteries assigned to the 5-5 ADA are scheduled to return from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Tacoma to host event on construction jobs

Community and Economic Development Department's Local Employment and Apprenticeship (LEAP) Training Program Office at the City of Tacoma invites community members to a Tacoma Works event on July 27, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Salishan Family Investment Center (1724 E. 44th St., Rooms 101 and 102, in Tacoma) for more information about family-wage job opportunities in the construction field. Workforce development, educational, non-profit, apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship organizations will be present, along with prime contractors and representatives from both the City of Tacoma and the State… Read More

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