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The 27th annual Mary Bridge Festival of Trees in December raised $1.6 million for MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center in Tacoma. “I can’t cure cancer or do surgery, but I can loan my time to this extraordinary cause,” said Patty Tabet Ferguson, 2013 Event Chair.
The 27th annual Festival of Trees began Tuesday with Designer Day and runs through Sunday, Dec. 8 in Tacoma. Since 1987, the festival has raised more than $21 million to support young patients at MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center. Here's the full schedule of this week's events.
Dr. David Katz says the keys to reducing chronic disease and early deaths are already in our hands.
Katz, an internationally recognized expert in the field of nutrition, weight management and chronic disease management, was in Tacoma Friday for a Ready, Set, Go! 5210 community summit.
In two weeks, approximately 461 bicyclists will ride Snoqualmie, Blewett and Stevens passes in a three-day, 173-mile ride through the Cascades for the 22nd Alaska Airlines Courage Classic.
This will be my twentieth year riding this spectacular event. It serves as an inspiration for me to keep challenging myself to pursue my personal fitness goals throughout the year.
Spring is here, and not only is it a great time to plant new shrubs, such as roses, it is also when the selection of roses at local nurseries is at its best.
Every year, hundreds of cyclists suit up for the Alaska Airlines Courage Classic, a 173-mile bicycle tour over three of Western Washington’s most well-known mountain passes. It’s a challenging and fun event that raises money to support the Rotary Endowment for the Intervention and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect – which provides significant support for Mary Bridge’s Child Abuse Intervention Department (CAID).
Every year, hundreds of cyclists suit up for the Alaska Airlines Courage Classic, a 173-mile bicycle tour over three of Western Washington’s most well-known mountain passes. With this year’s ride less than 160 days away, and with spring weather still a month away, we asked Mark Craddock, a 10-time Courage rider and top fundraiser, to share his favorite tips for training in inclement weather.
Derek Hough of Dancing with the Stars fame paid a visit to Tacoma, Wash. Feb. 6, 2013, for MultiCare Health System's 13th annual "Do Something Healthy" event. Past visitors have included Shaun White and Jillian Michaels.
Each year, Americans consume billions of calories on game day. From nachos to pigs in a blanket, buffalo wings and more, the day is second only to Thanksgiving for food consumption. Even small treats or seemingly healthy treats can be packed with extra fat and calories, so be mindful of your consumption this Sunday.
He's sambaed with Shannon, jived with Jennie and rumbaed with Ricki. Now Derek Hough is set to tango with Tacoma. And you can be a part of it!
Hough, who has danced his way into the hearts of viewers nation-wide on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars(DWTS), is the featured speaker at MultiCare’s 2013 “Do Something Healthy” event.
More than 500 clocks decorated the 2012 Mary Bridge Festival of Trees entry by longtime Horticulturist and Landscape Designer Sheldon Arkin, who has designed a tree for the annual Mary Bridge Festival of Trees for more than 20 years. On Thursday, the clocks found their way to good homes.
The numbers are in, and it's going to be a merry Christmas at MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center.This year's Mary Bridge Festival of Trees raised $1.7 million to support young patients at the children's hospital and health center.
Some young patients at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital can’t leave the hospital to pick out Christmas gifts for family members, so on Thursday, the gifts came to them.
The 26th annual Festival of Trees in Tacoma runs through Sunday. In the past 25 years, the festival has raised more than $20 million to support young patients at MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center in Tacoma. We asked 11 tree designers why they volunteer to put in so much work and effort for Festival of Trees. Here's what they said.
This weekend, Aug. 4-6, is the 21st Annual Alaska Airlines Courage Classic Bicycle Tour. Each year this fully supported, three-day, 173-mile event takes hundreds of cycling participants over three of Western Washington’s most well known mountain passes, Snolqualmie, Blewett and Stephens. It’s a challenging and fun event that raises money for a great cause, to support the Rotary Endowment for the Intervention and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect — which provides significant support for Mary Bridge’s Child Abuse Intervention Department (CAID).
We asked MultiCare employees to tell us why they ride the Courage Classic.