Courtesy of Oscar's Enemies via Instagram

Oscar’s Enemies Adds New Roles

Oscar’s Enemies, a Tacoma-based litter clean-up group, is making trash pickup safer by adding a few new volunteer roles including wheels pushers, drivers, and route leaders. These new roles will help make cleanup safer and more efficient. If you want to get involved by volunteering or donating, learn more about Oscar’s Enemies by visiting @oscarsenemies on Instagram. The next clean-up event is this Saturday in the Lincoln District. 

Diva Dream Academy Opens in Seattle

Dignity for Divas, a local nonprofit that provides women experiencing homelessness with essential care packages, recently opened a Diva Dream Academy in the South Lake Union neighborhood. The new 6,843-square-foot building features a café, mediation room, and classroom offering skill and life-building sessions in a holistic healing environment. To learn more about Dignity for Divas, visit here.  

University Place Student Selected for Star Trek Television Internship

Curtis Senior High School graduate Mikayla Gingrey is one of two students nationwide to be chosen to participate in the Star Trek Command Training Program this fall. The paid internship, provided by a collaboration between the Television Academy Foundation, and CBS Television Studios, focuses on the production of the Star Trek Universe franchise while giving students multi-level experience within the television industry. Learn more here.

Nordstrom Rack Opens at Tacoma Mall

The new 30,000 square-foot Nordstrom Rack at the Tacoma Mall opened Tuesday, Sept. 14. The new store is part of the outdoor shopping and entertainment additions to the mall that also will include Ulta Beauty next door, as well as GAP, LUSH Cosmetics, and a new Marcus Theatres multiplex theater with stadium-style seating. This Nordstrom Rack includes clothing, accessories, and other items for the entire family and home — with discounts up to 70 percent off. Learn more here