Community Calendar

 

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FALL 2011 TAI CHI in Graham

 sponsored by Graham-Kapowsin Community Council

All classes taught by Master Edwin Ravina

 at

Frontier Junior High School

22110 108th Ave. E.

Graham, WA 98338

 Session One: Sept 13-Oct. 25, 2011

 Session Two: Nov. 1-Dec 13 2011.

 Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, with this first class FREE.

 Class TIMES: Tuesdays 3:40 p.m. to 4:40 pm, or 5:30 pm. to 6:30 pm.

 COST: $42 per 7 week session******FAMILY Plans & STUDENT rates w/ID

 For Pre-registration & information contact Cele Noble at (253) 847- 6299, or noblelipizzans@gmail.com .

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Sheriff’s Department offers workshops for public to learn about law enforcement

 

Sheriff offers Community Academy in Parkland

 The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department’s “Parkland” Community Academy is an opportunity for citizens to learn firsthand about law enforcement and the department’s role.  The new 13-week session starts Sept. 21.  Applications are now being accepted.

 The course will familiarize the public with the Sheriff’s Department and provides insight into the practices of law enforcement and the criminal justice system.  The academy also affords an opportunity to meet the Sheriff and other department members.

 The class covers constitutional law, hiring, training, patrol, detectives, policing the police, narcotics, K-9, crime analysis, the criminal justice system, and domestic violence. Field trips are scheduled to the 9-1-1 Communications Center, Forensics, Pierce County Jail and the Marksman firing range.

 Classes will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

 Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Applicants must be at least 16 years old.  A background check is done of all applicants.

 Please use the online application.  If you would like one mailed to you or would like to register over the phone please call 253-798-6646

 MEDIA CONTACT:

Susan McDougal, Sheriff’s Department:  (253) 798-6646

 Editor’s Note:  These workshops will also be repeated, and beginning on January 25, 2012, the Community Academy will meet in South Hill, and again in University Place, starting on Feberuray 23, 2012. 

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 Free Computer Classes at Local Libraries

TACOMA – Attend free computer classes this September and October at Pierce County Library System to learn and improve technology skills. Get started using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, email or the Internet. Discover all the Library has to offer job searchers, avid readers, e-reader owners and those diving into genealogy, antique collecting or social networking.

1.  Graham  – Pierce County Library

9202 224th St. E. 98338 • 253-548-3322

  • Computers for Beginners, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.
  • Navigating the Net, Monday, Sept. 19, 1 pm  – 2:20 p.m.
  • Word 2007 for Beginners, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.
  • Excel 2007 for Beginners, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.
  • Resume 101, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.
  • Word 2007 for Beginners, Monday, Oct. 17, 1 pm – 2:20 p.m.
  • Job Search Resources, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.
  • Drop-In Help, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 pm – 8:30 p.m.

2.  Parkland/Spanaway  – Pierce County Library

13718 Pacific Ave. S. 98444 • 253-548-3304

  • E-Books and E-Readers, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2 pm – 4 p.m.

  • PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Navigating the Net, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

  • Excel 2010 for Beginners, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Word 2010 for Beginners, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

  • Word 2010 for Beginners II, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

  • Computadoras para Principiantes, Jueves, 22 de sep., 5 pm – 6:30 p.m.

  • Computadoras para Principiantes, Jueves, 20 de oct., 5 pm – 6:30 p.m.

3.  South Hill  –  Pierce County Library

15420 Meridian E. 98375 • 253-548-3303

  • Computers for Beginners, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 9 pm – 10 a.m.

  • Drop-In Help, Monday, Sept. 12, 3 pm – 4 p.m.

  • Drop-In Help, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1 pm – 2 p.m.

  • Navigating the Net, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Email for Beginners, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Drop-In Help, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 4 pm – 5 p.m.

  • Word 2007 for Beginners, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Drop-in Help, Thursday, Oct. 6, 10 am – 11 a.m.

  • Drop-in Help, Monday, Oct. 17, 3 pm – 4 p.m.

  • Excel 2007 for Beginners, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 9 am – 10:30 a.m.

  • Computers for Beginners, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Word 2007 for Beginners II, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Navigating the Net, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 9 am – 10 a.m.

  • Drop-In Help, Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 am – 11 a.m.

 Register for classes at a Pierce County Library.

 Contact:  Mary Getchell, Communications Director

Direct: 253-548-3428; cell phone: 253-722-6095

 Learn more about computer classes at: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org, search site: computer

 mgetchell@piercecountylibrary.org

www.piercecountylibrary.org

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2 Responses to Community Calendar

  1. John Marshall says:

    Bruce,
    Thanks for all you do!!!! You are certainly helping to put Frederickson on the Map!

    John Marhall

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