Posts Tagged ‘ Spotlight ’

Lakewood lawyer is a trail-riding ‘hero’

Jan 29th, 2013 | By
Lakewood lawyer is a trail-riding ‘hero’

Almost every weekend, Tom Faubion leaves his Lakewood law office, saddles up and heads into the hills of eastern Pierce County for volunteer duty. That makes him a hero to state officials and fellow wilderness horse riders. Faubion’s 25-year commitment to developing the horse trails in Elbe Hills State Forest near Mount Rainier has earned
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‘If you don’t use, you lose it’

Dec 26th, 2012 | By
‘If you don’t use, you lose it’

Seventy-year-old Margie Fredrickson has always been an active person, but in 1986 she found herself unable to get out of bed. “I could barely move,” said Fredrickson, whose doctors took a long seven months to finally make a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. A class at Tacoma Community College given by the Arthritis Foundation led her to
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Retirees helping Toys for Tots reach magic number

Nov 28th, 2012 | By
Retirees helping Toys for Tots reach magic number

The goal for this year’s Pierce County Toys for Tots drive is 70,000 toys. This is George Hight’s third year as coordinator for the Pierce County Toys for Tots, and he thinks they will make it. Toys for Tots got its start in 1947 in Los Angeles, Calif. and has now spread to over 700
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Getting up to speed

Sep 25th, 2012 | By
Getting up to speed

In September, I received a phone call from a Goodyear representative who wanted to know if I were interested in attending a demonstration about tires. If you’ve been reading the “Senior Scene” for any length of time, you know the paper doesn’t have an automobile section. So I nearly told the rep that I wasn’t interested except that I’d received several phone calls recently and it got me to thinking.