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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

“Discrimination at Home, Patriotism Abroad”

Featured Performer: The Total Experience Gospel Choir
Keynote Speakers: Al Knight (Tuskegee Airmen) and Sam Mitsue (442nd RCT)

This year’s celebration features a wonderful variety of performers to include:

  • The Total Experience Gospel Choir
  • The Prairie Bells
  • Clover Park High School Choir
  • Trumpeter Morris Northcutt
  • Lakewood’s Charisma School of Dance
  • Life Christian Chamber Choir
  • Readings by the winners of the Clover Park School District MLK essay contest plus many more outstanding performers.
  • Featured speaker will be Sam Mitsui, representing the Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team of WWII fame.
  • There will also be representatives from the Tuskegee Airmen’s Seattle Chapter and the Tacoma Chapter of the World War II Philippine Scouts.
  • Welcome remarks by the Lakewood Councilmember Mary Moss

Don’t miss this outstanding event of music, dancing, song, history and more.

Admission and Parking are Free.

For more information contact Jo Ethel Smith at (253) 584-4673 or Dennis Higashiyama at (253) 589-2489

Sharon McGavick Conference Center
Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood

Winter Edition of the Lakewood Connections and Recreation Brochure Now Available

Winter 2013 Lakewood Connections and Recreation Brochure

Coffee with the Mayor - December 14, 2012

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. We will meet in the Resource Center at St. Clare Hospital, 4908 112th Street SW, in Lakewood.

Our guest speaker will be South Sound 911 Project Manager Jim Sharp who will give a presentation on South Sound 911.

If you have any questions, please contact Deanne Wegmann at (253) 589-2489. I hope to see you there!

Mayor Douglas G. Richardson

Coffee with the Mayor - January 11, 2013

Please join me for Coffee with the Mayor on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:30 a.m. We will meet in the Resource Center at St. Clare Hospital, 4908 112th Street SW, in Lakewood.

This will be my last meeting as I conclude my time as Mayor and depart the City Council. I will give a presentation titled "Mayor Richardson Wrap-Up".

If you have any questions, please contact Executive Assistant Deanne Wegmann at (253) 589-2489. I hope to see you there!

Mayor Douglas G. Richardson

Keep Lakewood Beautiful's 2012 Annual Report

This group epitomizes the very best in civic engagement as it keeps Lakewood beautiful. View the 2012 "Keep Lakewood Beautiful" Annual Report now.