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Marah's Story: Love, Loss, and Hope

Penny LeGate is an Emmy award-winning journalist who is best known locally as an original cohost of “Evening Magazine,” and for her anchoring work at KIRO TV.  Today she enjoys freedom as a freelance reporter/documentary producer, filing stories from remote places such as Ethiopia, Uganda, India, Rwanda, Nepal, Vietnam, Morocco, and Bolivia.  Penny speaks often about her travels with Rotarians to vaccinate kids against polio, and was  honored to be a keynote speaker at the Rotary International Convention in 2011.  For her humanitarian work around the world, Rotary has awarded Penny six Paul Harris Fellowships! 

More recently, she has become a tireless advocate for those struggling with opioid addiction after losing her daughter to the disease in 2012.

Penny enjoys skiing, scuba diving, hiking, biking, and yoga.   She lives in Seattle with her husband and a small herd of rescued animals.

Jun 07, 2018
 
Jun 07, 2018 11:15 AM
 
 
Jun 08, 2018
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
 
 
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Tacoma Housing Authority - A Brief Review of Its Work

The Executive Director of the Tacoma Housing Authority will explain how THA understands its mission, how that mission fits in a successful city, and how that work shows in some examples of current THA projects.

Michael Mirra is the executive director of the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) in Tacoma, WA.  He has served in that position since 2004.  Before that he served for two years as THA’s general counsel.  Prior to joining THA, Michael practiced law for about 25 years with Columbia Legal Services in Washington State and legal services in Tennessee representing low-income persons and organizations in civil matters.  Michael graduated from the University of Chicago and Vanderbilt Law School.  He grew up in Queens.

Jun 14, 2018
 
Jun 14, 2018 1:00 PM
 
Jun 18, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
 
Jun 19, 2018 5:30 PM
 
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Sounders FC 2 and the Tacoma Partnership

Join us on June 21st as we hear from Sounders FC 2 Head Coach, John Hutchinson and Rainiers and Sounders FC 2 President, Aaron Artman about bringing professional soccer to the South Sound. From new opportunities for community partnerships to the power of the Sounders FC development pipeline, Aaron and Coach Hutch will share more about S2 and its future here in Tacoma.

Jun 21, 2018
 
Jun 21, 2018 11:00 AM
 
Jun 21, 2018
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
 

This is a program you will not want to miss

Jun 28, 2018
 
Jun 28, 2018
 

Enjoy the 4th of July

Jul 05, 2018
 
Jul 06, 2018 8:15 AM
 
Jul 10, 2018
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
 
 
 
Jul 19, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM