The Smart Way to Look for Talent

Washington employers now have a powerful free online tool for finding the best talent for their businesses. WorkSourceWA.com is Washington’s new job matching website, powered by the proven technology of Monster.com and customized by WorkSource. At WorkSourceWA.com, you can: Post unlimited jobs at no cost. Private-sector sites can charge up $300 per posting. The largest…

August Forum: The Business of Cannabis

The conversation has changed—we’re no longer talking about the legalization of cannabis. Instead, we’re talking about the business model and the industry’s impact on the economy.  Join the Thurston Chamber’s August Forum on Wednesday, August 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hotel RL to hear from producers/manufacturers in the industry and from those whose businesses are…

Saint Martin’s Assistant Vice president for Institutional Advancement Named a 40 Under Forty Leadership Honoree

Katie Wojke, assistant vice president for institutional advancement at Saint Martin’s University, has been named as one of 2016’s 40 Under Forty leaders by the Business Examiner Media Group. The program annually honors emerging business and community leaders under the age of 40 for the meaningful accomplishments and contributions they are making to their businesses,…

OLYMPIA-LACEY-TUMWATER VISITOR & CONVENTION BUREAU ANNOUNCES SARAH MOORE AS MARKETING COORDINATOR

The Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau (OLTVCB) announces Sarah Moore as its new marketing coordinator.  Moore manages the OLTVCB’s social media platforms, supports marketing strategies through design and implementation, and assists customers in finding meeting space to develop meaningful experiences and promote travel to Thurston County. A recent graduate, Moore brings a thirst for the…

Skokomish Tribe Makes Strides in Adult High School Completion and College Entrance

The Skokomish Indian Tribe has recently made significant strides in the completion of basic education for adult tribal members—earning a high school diploma as an adult. Thanks to the hard work of SPSCC Director of Tribal Programming Dr. Shanon Millman and Skokomish Education Director Antonio Sandifer, the Skokomish Indian Tribe has seen seven graduates from…

Saint Martin’s University Recognized as a Military-Friendly College

Saint Martin’s University, has been featured on BestColleges.com‘s list of the Top Military-Friendly Colleges in America! The transition from military to college can be difficult for veterans, with a post-secondary completion rate of about 52% (ranging from vocational training to advanced graduate degrees). Colleges featured on the Top Military-Friendly list go above and beyond in their approach to veterans and…