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Pierce County Memory Cafés Expanding to Gig Harbor

From the time of signing in until putting on a coat to leave, positive energy fills the room. Some will not remember the experience, but everyone seems to be having a good time. These are LCS Northwest’s Pierce County Memory Cafés. They are monthly gatherings for people at all stages of dementia, care partners and…

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Back to School Fairs Start Kids Off on the Right Foot

Returning to school can be an exciting time for a child. It brings classmates back together for another year of growth and learning. Back to school time can also be a financial hardship for some families. Children need school supplies, immunizations and health care, new clothes and more. Addressing these needs is what inspired Family…

8 Lakes Leg Aches: It Takes a Village to Put on a Bike Ride

The 2016 8 Lakes Leg Aches Bike Ride was cooler than normal this year but still plenty warm. This Eastern Washington event—a fundraiser for LCS Northwest’s programs in Spokane—has become a tradition and drew approximately 600 riders from around the Pacific Northwest. “This is my second year riding 8 Lakes,” commented a rider on the…

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Celebrating with Color and Style in Klamath Falls

The bright colors of Klamath Falls’ Latino community were on display during our annual Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival Saturday, May 7. Held during the first Saturday in May, this was the 14th Cinco de Mayo Parade. The parade is sponsored by LCS Northwest’s Hispanic Advisory Committee, which was formed 20 years ago to…

The ribbon cutting ceremony included Bill Tsoukalis (Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club, Snohomish County), Jo Olson (Executive Director of the Stillaguamish Senior Center), Mayor Barbara Tolbert and LCSNW Family Support Center Director Crisann Brooks.

Arlington Center Opens Doors with Ribbon Cutting

The Arlington Community Resource Center (ACRC) officially opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration Thursday, Oct. 1. Developed in response to the SR 530 Slide in March 2014 near Oso, the Center formed through a partnership of organizations dedicated to bringing hope and healing to the Stillaguamish Valley after the…