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Heroes for Housing in Thurston County

A person with a cardboard sign at intersections in most of our cities has become a common sight. More individuals are facing homelessness each day, which is an issue in not just Washington state but across the country. As the cost of living continues to increase in King and Pierce counties, the effects trickle down […]

Give Back With A Step Ahead

It is known that the first few years of a child’s life are crucial to their development. That means the right early learning environment is important. A non-profit organization, A Step Ahead in Pierce County (ASAPC), provides such an environment by offering early intervention through home services and programs designed to assist children, ages infant […]

Soul and Gospel Legend Mavis Staples

Ready to be inspired this winter season? Mavis Staples brings her powerful and inspiring vocals to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts on Jan 11, 2020 at 7:30pm at Olympia’s own Washington Center Main Stage. Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” soul/gospel legend, Mavis Staples continues to […]

VIP Zoo Society Experience & Long Table Dinner

Over 150 community members gathered in support of the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Attendees enjoyed the tunes of Flor de Luna, a Latin Rock & Santana tribute band, and animal appearances. The evening featured a five-course dinner made by local restaurants including Cooks Tavern, Lancer Catering and Table 47 and featured Washington wines. Total […]

Summer Splash! Gala

Summer Splash! Gala guests mixed and mingled on a perfect night outside of the Hands-On Children’s Museum on East Bay Plaza. While bidding on unique silent auction packages streamside, 500 guests enjoyed gourmet bites, signature cocktails, and live jazz. Delicious dinner selections were served family-style in the Outdoor Discovery Area presented by Anthony’s Homeport, Hearthfire, […]

Lumaze: Lost in Lights Comes to Seattle

Lumaze: Lost in Lights— the all-indoor Christmas festival and market— is making its debut this holiday season at Pier 91 on Seattle’s new Waterfront. From November 28, 2019, to January 5, 2020, this sparkling new event will allow people to laugh, stroll and play under the twinkle of a million lights. Attendees can escape the […]

Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut

It’s that time again—time to celebrate the holiday season with a performance of the Tacoma City Ballet’s historical recreation of The Nutcracker & The Tale of The Hard Nut, presented for the first time in the beautiful newly renovated Pantages Theater.The Tacoma City Ballet, under the leadership of Miss Erin Ceragioli, Executive and Artistic Director, […]

Brown & Haley Gives to the Bees

Fifteen hundred gallons of premier sugar water will find their way from the Brown & Haley property to local beekeepers this November. With the help of City of Tacoma’s Environmental Services, Brown & Haley was able to create and donate the sugar water, produced when contractors cleaned the 40’ tall sugar-storing silos, used to make […]

Tacoma City Ballet’s Dracula

Tacoma City Ballet’s Dracula ~ The Romantic Ballet tells the legendary romantic tale of Vlad the Impaler, notably recognized as the infamous Transylvanian Count Dracula. An original Tacoma City ballet production, Dracula ~ The Romantic Ballet is filled with brilliant dancing, a lush haunting musical score with live orchestral music conducted by Maestro Bernard Kwiram, […]

Oly Fed CEO is ‘Here for You, Here for Good’

“I believe every team member plays a critical role and everybody contributes to our success,” says Lori Drummond, president and CEO of Olympia Federal Savings, or Oly Fed for short. She should know. She has the unique perspective of starting as a receptionist and working her way through several positions during her 35 years with […]

Rhapsody in Blue: Symphony Tacoma 2019 Gala

Two hundred and fifty attendees were decked out in 1920s attire for this event featuring Centralia native Charlie Albright. The gala event raised $185,000 to benefit Symphony Tacoma’s education and concert programs.

An Evening with Taj Mahal Quartet

One of the most prominent and influential musicians of blues and roots music brings heart and soul to the stage. Taj Mahal Quartet will perform at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. A self-taught singer and songwriter, Taj Mahal plays the guitar, banjo and harmonica, […]

A Rich Array of Cultural Selections This Fall

Musical legends. Shakespeare in the theater. Christmas with Sherlock Holmes. These are just some of the live music and theater offerings that abound in the South Sound this fall. A lineup of musical legends and tribute performances will get you out of your seats and dancing in the aisles. October begins with the awe-inspiring production […]

Pierce College Earns Spot on National Honor Roll

Cue the Pomp and Circumstance! At a recent ceremony in Washington, D.C., Pierce College Fort Steilacoom was awarded top honors—the 2019 Aspen Rising Star Award for Community College Excellence. The Rising Star designation is accompanied by a $100,000 cash award. The national award is in recognition of leadership in several distinct, significant categories: dramatically improving […]

Corks & Crush

Good Samaritan Foundation hosted its swanky Corks & Crush fundraising gala at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup. More than 440 community members attended the annual VIP event and enjoyed a gourmet dinner catered by X Group Catering and took part in wine tasting from 18 wineries. The event raised a record-breaking $1,030,000 to support […]

Tacoma Arts Live Gala

Tacoma Arts Live Gala took place at the Tacoma Armory with a steampunk and age of invention theme. Guests experienced the event in three acts: Act I: Cocktails, Raffle, and Silent Auction; Act II: The Great Race; and Act III: Live Auction and Fund-a-Need with dinner. Live entertainment was provided by EnJoy Productions. The event […]

Back On the Road to Success With ACU

It is pretty common knowledge that every job application has a list of qualifications and requirements that an applicant is expected to meet. Some are particular to the job, but there are always the basics–years of related experience, education, and dependable transportation. Without a way to get to and from work, it can be almost […]

Best of 2019

Join the party as ShowCase Magazine celebrates the BEST that Puget Sound has to offer at the 2019 Best of ShowCase Magazine Party, August 16th, 6pm-8:30pm at the Museum of Glass. We congratulate organization’s in categories from services, cuisine, health, shopping to destinations and more. The excitement began in March of 2019 when readers submit […]

Wesley Opens Bradley Park location

Wesley is observing its 75th year with the grand opening of its third senior-living community, Wesley Bradley Park in Puyallup. The public is invited to enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres, giveaways and prize drawings at the celebration on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m.  “We are excited about the opportunities to develop relationships throughout the area,” […]

OBEE Opens at Fern Hill and Provides Freebies

O Bee Credit Union is introducing its second unique, pub-style branch to Pierce County with a week of free giveaways. O Bee’s Grand Opening party takes place on Saturday, July 20th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the new branch, located at 8002 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408. The party will feature free Fisher […]

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