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“In 2011, while at a charity golf tournament, I received a call found myself biking, swimming and lifting weights. In fact, from my doctor telling me I had prostate cancer. Those three during my course of treatment, I competed in the Fearless simple words, ‘Pat, it’s cancer’ ignited a cycle of fear, uncer- San Diego Triathlon a few hours from the medical center. tainty, doubt—What am I going to do next?” “Mentally, this cancer journey is a big deal—you come to The good news for Pat was that his cancer was in the ear- grips with your own mortality, and what’s also important is ly stages and still contained within his prostate. The unan- that the people around you come to grips with that too. One swered question was where to go from there. Pat says his of the things that has changed since I returned is my perspecdoctor encouraged him to investigate a number of different tive on things—on what’s important, and giving back, and treatment options. “He said, ‘There’s really not just one an- helping other patients who are going through this process.” swer that I can give you.’ Instead, he recommended several different physicians to talk to.” Pat’s advice to prospective patients is quite simple: know your PSA level and know your treatment options. While the treatPat notes that sadly, he is not the only man that will have ment of prostate cancer should be tailored to each individual’s to face this challenge. Prostate cancer is the most common needs, patients should consult their oncologist to evaluate all form of cancer in American men. But there’s a new hope in of their options and decide the best treatment for their specific the fight against prostate cancer—a next-generation treat- case. To find out more about Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and ment called proton therapy that’s now regionally available for proton therapy, visit cancer patients. Proton therapy, like traditional radio therapy, attacks tumors with powerful doses of radiation. But unlike traditional radio therapy, proton therapy allows doctors to precisely target tumors and avoid exposing healthy tissue to excess radiation. Pat says he considered a wide range of treatment options, from radical prostatectomy to watchful waiting. Ultimately, he determined that proton therapy was the best choice for his active lifestyle. During his nine-week therapy, he worked full-time from a virtual office close to the center where he received his radiation treatment. His colleagues set up a Web conference protocol. He’d meet with them every morning by webcam and conduct his regular one-on-one meetings as well. “The radiation took a little bit out of me,” says Pat, “and I probably did not have the same energy level that I normally would have had. Nonetheless, I ran every morning and also 10

community events | ladies’ night out Ladies’ Night Out was an evening of shopping and entertainment during Christmas Forest, benefiting the mission of Providence St. Peter Foundation in Olympia. The 190 attendees noshed on appetizers while listening to the smooth voice of entertainer Chris Anderson. A special program during the event benefited the Providence St. Peter Sexual Assault Clinic. The Sexual Assault Clinic at Providence St. Peter Hospital provides medical care, support, and resources to meet the needs of families in crisis. Tamara Morrison & Cherese Timmer

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The Spring Fair April 10 - 13 Washington State Fairgrounds 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup 253.845.1771 |

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Harlem Gospel Choir April 3, 7:30pm Washington Center 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | 81st Annual Daffodil Parade Ready, Set, Grow! April 5 Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Orting Cat on a Hot Tin Roof March 6 - 29 Harlequin Productions 202 4th Ave E, Olympia 360.786.0151 |

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Family Expo March 22, 10am-4pm South Hill Mall 3500 S Meridian, Puyallup 253.840.2828 | South Sound Women’s Day March 22, 8:30am-5:30pm South Puget Sound Community College 360.970.7732 |

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Broadway Center Presents—HAIR April 26, 3pm & 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5894 |

Groove For Thought May 3, 7:30pm Auburn Ave Theater 10 Auburn Ave, Auburn 253.931.3043 | Lacey STEM Fair May 3, 9am-3pm Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Sq Lp SE, Lacey 360.491.0857 | If Cars Could Talk May 6, 11:30am-12:30pm LeMay—America’s Car Museum 2702 East D St, Tacoma 253.779.8490 |

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sarah ioannides An international search spanning two years and encompassing more than 100 prospects has reached a conclusion with the appointment of Sarah Ioannides as the next music director of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra. The New York Times described her as a conductor with “unquestionable strength and authority,” and her dynamic presence has won praise from audiences and critics internationally, with engagements spanning five continents. TSO President Dick Ammerman said in a press release that Ioannides’ “spectacular debut” with the orchestra last February made a deep and lasting impression on the board, orchestra and patrons. “We are looking forward to a fruitful partnership that will take the TSO to new heights of artistic vibrancy and community engagement.” Ioannides was equally effusive about her new appointment. “The Tacoma Symphony Orchestra found a way into my heart in February 2013. The experience we had making music together was very special that week. Not only did I find great chemistry with the musicians, but also felt at one with the audience that evening, and with the entire community during my weeklong visit.” She says she is excited to anticipate her future in Tacoma. “May we be part of the wave that brings music to more and more people’s hearts from all walks of life, and sustain the gifts of music through engaging live performances over the next decade.”

Ioannides says that her love for music started when she was a toddler. Her mother had to encourage her to go outside and play, as she was often glued to her gramophone listening to her favorite pieces. One of her missions, she says, is to spark that joy and appreciation with other children. Along with her duties as conductor, she will be working to “invigorate the connection” between schoolchildren and the symphony. “The key is to find what sparks the kids’ interest,” she explained. “It’s about using music to bring out what already exists inside and help them to make a connection between their feelings and music.” We want to “convince them of why it makes a difference” to know and live through music, says Ioannides. Ioannides’ initial contract with Tacoma Symphony Orchestra spans a full five seasons, beginning July 1, 2014. She is already at work with TSO officials in planning her inaugural season, which is slated to open on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. SARAHJOY SMITH Tacoma Symphony Orchestra 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.272.7264


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Mackinaw’s Restaurant is located in the heart of historic downtown Chehalis. It’s a quaint little room inside the old hotel, with original brick-and-mortar walls and wood floors complementing classic Northwest décor. Laurel Khan opened the doors just over seven years ago because, she says, “I found that as a woman I was always asked to make the salad, or craft the dessert. But to move into main courses I had to open my own restaurant.”

fondue, the cheese is shredded into warm beer, seasoned with Worcestershire, ground mustard and garlic, and cooked until it “feels right.” The fondue is served with crusted bread, apples and sausage. The real treat is dinner itself. My date and I shared two. One was the spare ribs with orange bourbon sauce, scalloped potatoes, and roasted Brussels sprouts. The potatoes are one of those special creations. Infused with thyme cream, they are uniquely peppery and light.

Our favorite dinner was Khan’s signature dish of “deconstructed” ravioli with chicken, a savory creamy concoction that melted in the mouth. Noodles line the bottom of the bowl, and cream sauce is added with lumps of ricotta, chicken My date and I started with homemade and seasonal vegetables. She makes the fondue and a bottle of Italian red. For the sauce every two days, uses a full bottle Khan has a talent for cooking meat and inventing courses. Mackinaw’s has a new menu every day, with locally sourced fresh food whenever possible, and sauces and dressings made in house.

of sweet Riesling (her favorite is Snoqualmie) and lets it simmer for almost two hours. Superior! The evening ended down the hall in “The Man Cave,” Khan’s tiny bar with couch and television, where we finished our wine so blissfully full we could barely make conversation. Khan joined us and talked about her goal of creating milliondollar food and service in what she called “her neighborhood.” Patrons chimed in, all part of her extended family, to sing her praises and tell us their favorites. When you visit, make sure you come hungry. Consider making a day of it and check out the antique shops, Mt. St. Helens tourist spots or even the Chehalis Steam Train before you stop at Mackinaw’s for a meal. It’s well worth the trip. SARAHJOY SMITH 19


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Cutter’s Point Coffee 1936 Pacific Ave 253.272.7101

Crockett’s Public House 118 E Stewart Ave 253.446.3075

Indochine Asian Dining Lounge 1924 Pacific Ave 253.272.8200

Mama Stortini’s 3207 E Main Ave 253.845.7569

Marrow Restaurant 2717 Sixth Ave 253.267.5299

Trapper’s Sushi 206 39th Ave SW 253.891.2046

Maxwell’s Restaurant & Lounge 454 St Helens Ave 253.683.4115


Art House Café 111 N Tacoma Ave 253.212.2011


Savor 1916 Pacific Ave 253.365.5534 Stanley & Seafort’s 115 E 34th St 253.473.7300 Treos Life Café (2 locations!) 2312 N 30th 253.212.2287 1201 Union Ave 253.301.0478


Chili Thai Restaurant 3712 9th St SW 253.864.7005

Sorci’s Italian Café 1012 Ryan Ave 253.891.8400 Windmill Bistro 16009 60th St E 253.826.7897


Acqua Via 500 Capitol Way S 360.357.6677 Mercato Ristorante 111 Market St NE 360.528.3663

Pizzeria la Gitana 518 Capitol Way S 360.753.2929 RockFish Grill 700 4th Ave E 360.753.5700 SWING Wine Bar 825 Columbia St SW 360.357.9464 Trago Mexican Kitchen 625 Black Lake Blvd 360.338.0515 Waterstreet Café and Bar 610 Water St SW 360.709.9090


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frenchy’s cafe and crepery 8813 Edgewater Dr SW, Lakewood 253.327.1454

If French toast with two slices of locally baked Hawaiian bread, Bleu in France. Hubbard learned her aunt’s recipes and cuseach an inch thick, stuffed with Bavarian cream, bananas and tomer service focus beginning at age 14, and the new café owner has based her menu on that experience. She has upstrawberries is wrong, I don’t want to be right. dated a few, using local ingredients and updating the flavor At Frenchy’s Café and Crepery, decadence is on the menu profiles, but continues some traditional favorites such as biswith such a wide selection of both savory and sweet crepes cuits and gravy, better known as S.O.S. that it can be difficult to choose only one. Since Frenchy’s opened, it’s developed a following of regulars who have their Hubbard’s family even helps at Frenchy’s now. Her husband favorites and also know that owner Lindsey Hubbard will does all the shopping, and her best friend since high school, modify them to fit their tastes. Stuffed French toast without Natasha Bailey, works alongside her with the same dedication to the quality of food and customer service. bananas? You got it. It’s also that following of regulars who have helped make Frenchy’s a very community-oriented café. At Christmastime, the tree in the restaurant was decorated with ornaments that customers brought in, and the Christmas village on display was lent by a customer. “It’s important to me that my customers feel like family,” the business owner says. “They are family.”

Part of that customer service includes actively supporting the community. Whether it’s hosting a breast cancer fundraiser, a ladies’ night, a holiday sock drive for the homeless, or welcoming local entrepreneurial moms into the café every Sunday to promote and sell their products, Hubbard knows that strong local roots are important and can make a big difference not only in her life, but in the lives of those who benefit.

Hubbard opened Frenchy’s after years of working with her Says Hubbard: “I just want my customers to be a part of this.” aunt, who owned a crepery and was trained at Le Cordon KIMBERLY KETCHAM 21

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CAPITAL MALL 625 Black Lake Blvd SW Olympia 360.754.8017 SOUTH HILL MALL 3500 S Meridian Puyallup 253.840.2828 TACOMA MALL 4502 S Steele St Tacoma 253.475.4565

spring trends— fresh and refined After another dark, cold winter spent under heavy coats and extra layers, we can now look forward to the fresh trends offered by spring fashion. Spring is a time for upbeat changes and the time to breathe new life into a wardrobe that has spent the past few months hibernating.

The essential button-down shirt is back. This staple gets a makeover, sporting collar and cuffs in a contrasting color or texture. If you are seeking a top that is less structured than a button-down but more sophisticated than a T-shirt, the shift blouse promises not to disappoint. Its elbow-length sleeves and boxy silhouette provide an easy fit.

As we look ahead to what is new, a few familiar fall items will remain, though revamped for the season. The color palette For a complete look that is modern and refined, combine will become more vibrant, awakening the senses with pastel your favorite top or outerwear with another spring trend: colors such as minty greens, lilac and baby blues, along with wide-leg trousers. contrasting colors and textures. These looks along with accessories and other fresh wardJackets remain an essential staple in a variety of styles. robe ideas can be found at fine retailers throughout the South Where the leather moto jacket reigned during the fall, the Sound—in Olympia at Capital Mall, in Puyallup at South Hill boxy, cropped jacket will be an essential this season. This Mall, and in Tacoma at Tacoma Mall. ANDREA LERUM style complements an office-ready skirt or your favorite jeans. Another light outerwear essential is the collarless coat. Long and streamlined, it pairs beautifully with a flared dress or tailored trousers. 25

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Located at Tacoma’s Hotel Murano, Savi Day Spa is ground zero when it comes to getting pampered in the South Sound. Enjoy the tranquility that this lavish spa has to offer as you indulge in one of its many services. And, with so much to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Attain redcarpet status with the “Celebrity” package ($425), or get fabulous for your night on the town ($165). Savi also offers individual services and monthly specials (prices vary). 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma 253.627.2000

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Olympus Spa Enjoy tranquility and peace as you rejuvenate your body, mind and soul at Olympus Spa. Purchase a day pass ($30) and enjoy revitalizing your body inside and out with full access to the herbal hydrotherapy bath, herbal steam sauna and heated earth synergy rooms. Or get the royal treatment with one of Olympus’ many pamper-perfect spa packages. 8615 S Tacoma Way, Lakewood 253.588.3355

Julep Nail Parlor More than just nails, Gig Harbor’s Julep Nail Parlor offers guests the opportunity to indulge in facial and waxing treatments too. And, with more than 10 mani and pedi options to choose from, it’s easy to find the ideal treatment for any occasion. Want to pamper yourself more often without breaking the bank? Become a Parlor member and take advantage of discounted rates on nearly all of Julep’s premier services. 4701 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor 253.858.4472

Chardonnay Beauty & Day Spa As divine as the varietal that shares its name, Chardonnay Beauty & Day Spa provides its customers with a wide selection of premier services from hair care and makeup to massage therapy and much more. Treat yourself to a full-day spa treatment for $375, or a half-day for only $210. 6825 112th St E, Puyallup 253.840.0684 31

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GO RED, GO WILD Heart disease claims a woman’s life every 60 minutes. That’s wild. Now is the time to speak up. Join us in taking a stand and together we can overpower heart disease.


nationally sponsored by locally sponsored by Thank you to our media sponsor: c2013, American Heart Association. Also known as the Heart Fund. TM Go Red trademark of AHA, Red Dress trademark of DHHS.

Not your ordinary coffee chat… It’s not often we sit around over a cup of coffee talking about an imaging exam. That is until your



medical provider says you need one. It may be the joyful sight of a baby’s ultrasound, a closer look at a newfound pain, or the annual mammogram. No matter the reason, we are here.

Capital Medical Center is kicking off a $1.2 million renovation of our Women’s Services unit to enhance our high quality care and provide the most comfort for our patients and their families. Upgrades will be completed in phases during the next several months and will include our birthing suites, nursery, gynecological patient rooms and waiting room. To learn more, go online to or call 360-754-5858.

MRI | C T | U LT R A SOU N D | M A M M OG R A P H Y | X- R AY

3900 Capital Mall Dr. SW, Olympia • 360-754-5858 • 888-677-9757

Capital Medical Center is partly owned by some of the physicians who serve our patients.

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saving for retirement It’s never too late to start saving for retirement, says Blair Sexton, financial adviser for Edward Jones in Puyallup. He gives this general advice for every client regardless of age or gender:

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• Start saving as early as possible. • Work with a financial adviser. • Address your risk tolerance. • Be prepared for market fluctuation. • Always keep in mind that wealth isn’t created overnight. For a typical 45-year-old, Sexton says a diverse and healthy financial portfolio would be balanced throughout many asset classes. “What is diverse for one may not be appropriately diversified for another. Every situation is unique and a financial adviser can help you navigate what is right for you.” Financial advisers Thomas “Blake” Burrill and Greg Lone agree about starting retirement planning as early as possible. “The most powerful tool ever invented is the time value of money,” says Burrill, who has more than 10 years of experience in taxes and four years in the investment and insurance industries. “That being said, if you are 45 and Burrill and Lone also advise looking at retirement plans ofjust starting your retirement planning—don’t worry, it’s not fered through your employer. They recommend contributing the maximum amount the company will match. They liken too late.” that match to getting a 100 percent return on your money Lone advises paying yourself first: When you get your pay- right from the start. Yet they advise against contributing to check, set aside a percentage that you divide into several ar- the company plan beyond what the company matches, sayeas. Dedicate a small portion each month to your emergency ing that many other investment opportunities outside of the fund to take care of unexpected expenses. Another portion company plan usually will better suit your individual investshould be put toward medium- to long-term goals such as ment parameters. Burrill and Lone recommend sitting down children’s college or a new house. The bulk of your paycheck with a financial planner who has experience working with clito yourself should be put into your retirement investments. ents of a similar age and investment objectives as your own. Lone, who has 23 years of experience in investment and in- CARLY CALABRESE surance advising, emphasizes the time-honored adage: No one plans to fail, but so many of us fail to plan. 33

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the art of living

healthy balance vital for caregivers

Providing care to a loved one can be both challenging and empowering. Whether that loved one is a spouse who is sick or disabled, an elderly parent or young children, caregivers can often find themselves overwhelmed. Caring for another individual is a full-time commitment and often requires the caregiver to leave a full-time job or make special accommodations. Caregivers may sacrifice more than just a career; they may forgo social activities and time with friends and even neglect their own health needs. According to Kathleen Boswell-Gregg, chief quality officer at Capital Medical Center in Olympia, a healthy balance is vital for any caregiver. This means asking for help from those around you when you need it.

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“Don’t turn down any offer to help,” advises Boswell-Gregg. “If friends or family members offer to run an errand for you or stay with your loved one while you step out for a little while, let them help. This is one of the most important things a caregiver can do to relieve stress.” Boswell-Gregg also emphasizes the importance of maintaining one’s health. “Whatever it takes to stay mentally healthy—you have to be a whole person to take care of others,” she says. This includes physical and mental health. If leaving the house is too difficult, encourage visits from friends. Even a few minutes of socializing can make a difference in the life of a caregiver. Also crucial, she says, is doing your best to maintain healthy eating habits, as well as getting adequate exercise. Maintaining financial health, too, is important when acting as a caregiver. Boswell-Gregg suggests speaking with a financial adviser to ensure that financial needs are still being met, to avoid undue stress later on. Kathleen Boswell-Gregg will be discussing these tips and more at the South Sound Women’s Day on March 22, 2014. For more information please visit ANDREA LERUM

SOUTH SOUND WOMEN’S DAY South Sound Community College March 22, 2014, 8:30am-5:30pm 360.970.7732


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or visit The Colonial Inn for a no obligation tour and enjoy a complimentary meal while you’re here.

The Colonial Inn Retirement Apartments 3430 14th Ave SE • Olympia, WA 98501

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