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Never too old to be strong and fit

Mar 27th, 2019 | By
Never too old to be strong and fit

Chris Lunn is 81 years old, but to watch him in action, you would never know it. Years ago, after his back went out, he joined the YMCA for a strength and stability class that taught slow and methodical movements. When the leader of the class moved on and the class was in danger of being canceled for good, Lunn took over. “I told the Y, ‘I can teach that class,'” he said. The rest, as they say, is history.



Watershed science up close

Jan 7th, 2019 | By
Watershed science up close

The 2018 Puyallup Watershed Science Symposium, held at Meridian Habitat Park and Community Center on Dec. 7, brought together professionals, community members, agency staff, volunteers, higher-education faculty and students with common goals: To protect local waters for the future, learn more, share information, and educate the public about the latest science and research in the
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Making a house a home

Dec 19th, 2018 | By
Making a house a home

Since 1992, Homestart, an all-volunteer service of First Lutheran Church of Tacoma, has been helping people in the community by supplying them with household goods, including furniture, pots and pans, sheets, blankets and other items that make a house a home. The service is free and available every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 at
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Hope stays strong with Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Oct 10th, 2018 | By
Hope stays strong with Walk to End Alzheimer’s

On and off rainstorms couldn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of people participating in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 16 held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. All tax-deductible funds raised through the walk go to care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. On the day of the walk, Todd Field was filled with supporters sporting purple t-shirts, blowing bubbles and making new friends.