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Military discounts for JBLM area announced

We have been sniffing around to help save local military and their families money.  The following are some recent military discounts, coupons and special offers we've found in support of your service.  Check these out: 1. Hawks Prairie Casino in Lacey has a Saturday night special for military couples. They have

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We found some fun ways to get or stay in shape for you and your family at a discount.  Chweck these out: 1. Get a FREE running belt when you sign up for the Lakewood Half Marathon, 10K or 5K fun runs.  Click HERE. 2. KIDS get 50% off gymnastics or ninja

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Local pet rescue celebrates success

  Animal Aid & Rescue Foundation (AARF) reached a major milestone this year, 500 spays and neuters to help solve canine overpopulation in Louisiana.  AARF is a local Pacific Northwest non-profit that provides an “Angel Fund” to assist owners who are unable to keep up with their pets’ medical expenses. For

Free zoo admission for the troops


Free zoo admission for the troops

  Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is extending free admission to active, reserve, retired and veteran U.S military personnel, and one family member, on August 1st. Aside from their animal exhibits, the zoo will also host a resource fair for veteran and family services, a guest speaker, and a pop-up story-telling

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Great savings for your pets in the South Sound

Your pets deserve a coupon too.  And we found a few good ones here in the South Sound area. 1. Dawg Days - a doggie daycare and borading in Taocma offers buy a play day or boarding and get 50% off for a second dog.  CLICK HERE 2. Yelm Vet in Yelm

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New coupon alerts for the South Sound

Here are a host of new deals and coupons to make your life even better.  Check out these deals. 1. Odd Otter in Tacoma is giving a FREE pint glass with a pint of beer ordered.  Get this limited deal here - CLICK 2. Laser Artistry has a FREE Brow Wax with

Military Bounce Fest 2018

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Military Bounce Fest 2018 and USAA are saluting military families August 18, 2018 with BOUNCEFEST 2018 - a entire playground of inflatables, plus games, contests and more.  Join us on the grass at Olympic College for a day of bouncy fun - all FREE and in honor of you and your kids!! To attend,

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Military treated special in Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores is your gateway to the Pacific Ocean, and thanks to a few businesses there, military folks receive nice discounts to make their trip more affordable.  Consider the stay and play package you can put together by staying at the Canterbury Inn and paddling or boating on 23 miles


New home developments in Port Orchard

Two home developers have set their sights on Port Orchard bringing new home construction to the gateway to both Kitsap County and the Olympic Mountains. Right now, new homes are springing from the ground from two well-known builders. Richmond American Homes has opened up Andasio Village with several home layouts including covered

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New South Sound coupons and specials announced

We have a new load of specials and coupons for those in the South Sound.  Check these out: 1. Free running belt: with registration for race The Lakewood half marathon, 10K and 5k fun run is in August, and you receive a free running belt by registering now.  Details HERE. 2. $5 off: Food

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Free trees for JBLM families

EDITED: Once again, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation will donate free holiday trees to military families in Washington. The nationwide program, founded by the non-profit arm of the National Christmas Tree Association, and co-sponsored by Federal Express, collects monetary donations from corporations and individuals and donates trees from Christmas farms

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Shop at First World to save the environment

Paper has been a part of most recycling programs for more than 30 years, and yet it is still one of the most common items found in the garbage. 24 million tons of paper was thrown in the garbage in the U.S. in 2012. As a company

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Job Alert: Help seniors get around

If you are interested in helping seniors regain their independence, join the Envoy America team. They are currently hiring for the following positions: Full And Part Time Drivers They are currently hiring Driver Companions in all states. Please click here for the application. All positions are for Independent Contractors, working your

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Veterans Day freebies for the military

Many restaurants and retailers are offering Veterans Day discounts or free meals to servicemembers and veterans. Some offers even extend to family members. National Parks and Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas are waiving entrance fees for veterans, servicemembers and their families Nov. 11-12 for the latter, and Nov. 11 for

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JBLM soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Pentagon has identified the U.S. soldier killed in a helicopter accident in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims. Sims, 36, who was born in Oklahoma but lived in Juneau, Alaska, was assigned to 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation

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Free day of camp for military families Nov 10

This Veteran’s Day, all current and former Armed Forces and their families are invited to join CRISTA Camps for a day at camp! This event is free for those with military ID, which is their way of saying thank you for all you do! Come enjoy a

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Guardians of the Gateway workshop to help veterans seek job opportunities at ports

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma are pleased to partner with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to offer veterans expedited and preferential hiring, as well as locational preference to ensure a job right here in Puget Sound. Jobs at our seaports

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What to Know When Moving From an Apartment to a House

Buying your first home is an exciting event! If you’ve been renting an apartment for years, there are a few things you should know when you make the transition to homeownership. Be sure to keep these simple facts and tips in mind as you embark on this

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Comedian Jo Koy to Perform at Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

  Rochester, WA, October 5, 2017 –– Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel welcomes comedian Jo Koy to their Event Center stage on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8PM. In addition to regularly performing to sold-out crowds across the nation, Jo Koy has been featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,

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