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State of the City Address on April 11

State of the City Address on April 11


March 20, 2018



Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152
Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054


Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards to Host State of the City Address April 11 

Free Community Event – ‘Our Tacoma: Our City, Our Success’ – to Take Place 
at Mayor Woodards’ High School Alma Mater, Lincoln High School

Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will host the 2018 State of the City Address on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6 PM in the Lincoln High School Auditorium (701 S. 37th St. in Tacoma). During the free community event, Mayor 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 Mayor Woodards. “Great things happen when we all work together.” 

2018 State of the City 

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 PM. The event, which will begin promptly at 6 PM, 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. 

  • On Click!

    High definition on channel 512 in Tacoma and Pierce County
    Standard definition on channel 12 in Tacoma and Pierce County
    Standard definition on channel 21 in University Place 
  • On Comcast

    High definition on channel 321 in Tacoma and Pierce County
    Standard definition on channel 12 in Tacoma 
    Standard definition on channel 21 in Pierce County
    Not available in University Place 

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, 2018 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 melanie.harding@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5156.