Caring at home is key to healthcare - Cancelled

About eighty percent of us will need some form of long term care in our lifetimes. Most of that care, including assistance with basic personal tasks, will be provided in the home, not in an expensive health care facility. While many families pay for care out-of-pocket or through health insurance or long-term care insurance, there are also alternative resources that may help families pay for care.

Pierce County READS

TACOMA – The Pierce County Library System launches a Year of Reading, starting with Pierce County READS showcasing bestselling author Kristin Hannah, author of “The Great Alone” and “The Nightingale.”

Open House - Cirque Drive Phase 3 Roadway Improvements

Please join us for an Open House regarding the Cirque Drive West Phase 3 Roadway Improvements project.

This project will add sidewalks, street lights and landscaping on Cirque Drive West from Grandview Drive West to 83rd Avenue West.

The meeting will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan.24, 2019 at University Place City Hall, 3715 Bridgeport Way West.

Sponsored by the City of University Place Engineering Department; for more information call 253.460.2526.

Sweetheart Dance 2019 (Formerly Daddy Daughter Dance)

Formerly known as the Daddy Daughter Dance, presented by Curtis High School.

We may have a new name, but it will still be the same great event that it has been since 2004! This year marks the 16th year for memories to be made for all to attend. The Curtis High School ASB is excited to continue the tradition!

UP for Arts Holiday Gala & Auction

Outstanding holiday entertainment, delectable appetizers and holiday beverages, a special guest performance and a silent auction await guests at the 1st annual UP for Arts Holiday Gala. All proceeds from this event go toward the “Forever Friends" sculpture project slated for the Curran Apple Orchard Park.

Friday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
U.P. Civic Building Atrium, 3609 Market Place W.

Here are a few important points about the Gala:

Santa at the Station

Join us for holiday fun by visiting Santa at the Station! He will be visiting us for two nights in December, where children can get their photo taken with Santa and everyone can enjoy light refreshments. There will no photographer on site, but parents are welcome to take their own photos of their child(ren). A canned food drive will also be held at each event and all donations are greatly appreciated!

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National Night Out!

Residents of University Place will be turning on the lights, firing up the grills and celebrating their partnerships with local law enforcement during the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Celebrate Community 2018

The Tacoma Narrows Rotary Fifth Annual Celebrate Community 2018 event is scheduled for May 5, 2018 at Curtis Junior High School from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. As has been the tradition, Rotary Scholarships for High School Seniors, the UPPTSA Golden Acorn Winners, and the City of University Place Volunteer Award will all be given.

Oversized Brush Curbside Pickup

Oversized Brush Pickup runs from April 30 to May 11 and is available to all residential customers of University Place Refuse Service, Inc. and Lemay/Waste Connections, even those who are not signed up for Yard Waste service.

Pile limitations: 1 per household no larger than 6’ wide x 6’ long x 6’ high.

The pickup day for your area will be the same as your Curbside Recycling or Yard Waste pickup day, during the weeks shown above. Remember, this is a one-day event for each neighborhood.


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