Notes from Newcastle

March 5, 2015

A ‘shout out’ to local volunteers

The city of Newcastle honored a group Feb. 26 that far too often goes unnoticed — volunteers.

Each year, volunteers devote countless hours to city events. It is volunteers that help plan summer activities, care and advocate for the city’s vast trail network and protect Newcastle’s history.

About 50 volunteers and summer event sponsor representatives gathered at The Golf Club at Newcastle Feb. 26, where they were treated to snacks, an orchestra and a personal thank you from Newcastle Mayor Steve Buri and City Manager Rob Wyman.

Volunteerism is a big part of what makes Newcastle one of the best small cities in the country. So, here’s a special shout out to some of the groups and people that willingly offer their time to better the city: Read more

Apple Physical Therapy holds coat drive through Friday

September 14, 2010

NEW — 12 p.m. Sept. 14, 2010

Apple Physical Therapy, which has a location at 6985 Coal Creek Parkway in Newcastle, will hold a coat drive through Friday at each of its 22 locations. It will accept new and “gently used” coats, which it will donate to the Puyallup Valley and Thurston County Salvation Army chapters.

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