Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will speak on the theme Tacoma: Our Destiny in Motion during the 2019 State of the City Address in March.

“Tacoma is an incredibly dynamic city and we each play a role in its success,” said Mayor Woodards. “This event is an opportunity for our community to reflect on where we’ve been and share how we can move Tacoma forward in a manner reflective of our community’s vision.”

The State of the City Address will be held on Wed., March 6, at University of Puget Sound’s Schneebeck Hall, located at 1500 N Warner St., in Tacoma.

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce Board Chair-Elect Clemencia Castro-Woolery will emcee the event, which includes Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center dancers, Tacoma Poet Laureate Kellie Richardson, Puyallup Tribe of Indians ceremonial drummers, and a performance by the Tacoma Refugee Choir.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will be broadcast live on TV Tacoma, Facebook Live, and on the City of Tacoma’s website.

The event is free and open to the public. Individuals interested in attending are encouraged to register online at cityoftacoma.org/stateofthecity no later than Fri., Feb. 22, at 3 p.m.


Thumbnail image courtesy Mayor Woodards via Facebook.