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Housing agency receives grant money

Sep 19th, 2018 | By

Opus Community Foundation has approved 34 grant awards to charitable organizations across Washington, California, Arizona and Oregon, including Shared Housing Services in Tacoma. The grants were awarded to non-profits that strengthen and engage the communities through education, financial literacy, community health services, work readiness programs, and the arts. Shared Housing Services is one of six
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PEOPLE: There goes the judge

Sep 19th, 2018 | By
PEOPLE: There goes the judge

Frank Dacca, 70, is hanging up his robe as a Pierce County District Court judge. Dacca announced he won’t run for re-election this fall for the seat he has held since 2004. Raised on his parents’ vegetable farm in Fife, Dacca graduated from Fife High School and the University of Washington and served in the
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Talking about Alzheimer’s and resources

Sep 10th, 2018 | By

With 108,000 people in Washington among the 5.7 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources is offering opportunities to talk about the disease among those who are most affected by it. In October, the county government agency will host a free, six-part series of discussions for individuals with Alzheimer’s
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Seminars at libraries offer Medicare guidance

Sep 7th, 2018 | By

How to get the most out of Medicare will be the subject of seminars at four branches of Pierce County Library System in September and October. Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) will conduct the seminars, all of which are scheduled for 1:30 to 4 p.m. on: Sept. 22 at the
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