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UPLACE: Don’t waste energy on name change

Letter by Paul F. Snare, University Place on Aug. 20, 2012 at 9:53 am with 2 Comments »
August 20, 2012 10:43 am

Re: “UP considers a name change” (TNT, 8-18).

Changing the name of University Place to Chambers Bay makes no sense. Our history is in our name. The golf event is outstanding, but if someday a marathon originated at Curran Orchard should the name be changed again?

College Station, Texas, wanted to energize the community with a name change; the winner: Malfunction Junction. College Station stayed.

Let our City Council spend its energy acquiring solid businesses for the city and not painting a new name over University Place.

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  1. fanciladi says:

    WELL SAID! I agree… :)

  2. Plus, when the US Open is a complete bust, and Chambers Bay becomes a national joke, the whole city won’t be embarassed.

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