Tuesday, October 20, 2009

2009 Workforce and Economic Development Best Practice award winners announced

Gov. Chris Gregoire recently announced the 2009 Workforce and Economic Development Best Practice award winners. Five projects were recognized as models of success in creating jobs, building a skilled workforce and enhancing the economy in communities around the state. This year's Best Practice Awards recognize leadership and exemplary accomplishment in a project, program or initiative.

Don't miss Art at Work Month's opening celebration, Oct. 29

As part of Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month, the public is invited to attend a free celebration Oct. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave. The event will include an award ceremony, live music by the Tacoma Youth Symphony, poetry readings, hors d’oeuvres, dessert, a no-host bar and the museum galleries will be open for viewing. For more information about Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month, go to http://www.artatworktacoma.com/ or contact Naomi Strom-Avila at nstrom-avila@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5191. Read the Tacoma Weekly article.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Hotel Murano ranks 6th in the U.S.

Tacoma's very own Hotel Murano just made the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler: 2009 Readers' Choice Awards list. Ranking #6 in the U.S , the award-winning boutique hotel showcases the city’s local art and culture. Read more from The News Tribune...