Harbor Place wins “Assisted Living Facility of the Year”

May 19, 2016 – 05:46 PM
Harbor Place at Cottesmore in Gig Harbor is officially “Assisted Living Facility of the Year.”
That’s according to Tenn.-based senior living manager Century Park Associates, which gave the award at its annual management meting on May 12 in Aurora, Colo. It recognized Harbor Place for its “operational success, leadership retention and true commitment to quality and community,” garnering deficiency free surveys for the last four years straight.
“It was quite an honor to win this award,” said Nicole Roberts, executive director. “We work very hard to provide great service to our residents […]

Community welcomes back Puget Sound Honor Flight Veterans

Harbor Place residents John Yacko, Melvin Franz and Ailene Tronca flew to Washington D.C. on a Puget Sound Honor Flight

Students at Peninsula High School raised more than $2,700 in November to send the Gig Harbor-based trio on the trip

Yacko and Tronca are Navy veterans; Franz served in the Merchant Marine


Peninsula High students welcome home World War II veterans John Yacko, Ailene Tronca and Melvin Franz, from left, after the trio landed at SeaTac Airport on Monday night as part of a trip to Washington D.C. with the Puget Sound Honor Flight.Courtesy

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