Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will host the 2018 State of the City Address on Wednesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium (701 S. 37th St. in Tacoma). During the free community event, Woodards will speak on the theme “Our Tacoma: Our City, Our Success” while reflecting on her first 100 days in office.
“I’m extremely humbled and honored to serve as Tacoma’s mayor, but I know that success does not rest with me alone,” said Woodards. “Great things happen when we all work together.”
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Pierson will serve as master of ceremonies. Performing during the event are the Grant Elementary Troubadours Choir and the Lincoln High School Drumline.
Event doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event, which will begin promptly at 6 p.m., can be viewed live from anywhere on a device with internet access at cityoftacoma.org/stateofthecity and on TV Tacoma, which is carried on both the Click! and Comcast Cable systems.
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The event can also be viewed on Facebook Live at facebook.com/cityoftacoma. Event attendees and members of the public can post about and follow the event using #SOTC253. Following the event, there will be an opportunity for attendees to enjoy light refreshments, mingle, and record a brief personal video message for Mayor Woodards.
Those interested in attending the event are encouraged to register by Friday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at cityoftacoma.org/stateofthecity. Due to space limitations, seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Event-related questions, or requests for special accommodations, may be directed to Melanie Harding at firstname.lastname@example.org or (253) 591-5156.