Thurston County Economic Development Council Measures SPSCC Economic Impact at $930 Million

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) was recently the subject of an economic impact study generated by the Thurston County Economic Development Council. The report highlights SPSCC’s total economic impact to Thurston County, which measures $930 million and 6.9% of the Gross Regional Product. ”We take our 6,000 students and move them into the community…

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BUSINESS OPERATION FUNDAMENTALS A workshop series designed for Small Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs and Start Ups

BUSINESS OPERATION FUNDAMENTALS A workshop series designed for Small Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups Are you an entrepreneur or small manufacturer who is in the early stages of launch or planning to grow your business? Are you interested in learning how to close the gap between you and your team on basic operation concepts, fundamental quality…

The Highest Tide is a lyrical love poem to Olympia

Harlequin Productions presents Jane Jones’ adaptation of Jim Lynch’s bestselling novel, The Highest Tide, February 28th through March 21st at the State Theater in downtown Olympia. Artistic Director Aaron Lamb will direct. The beach talks to Miles O’Malley. Obsessed with all things aquatic,13-year-old, stature-challenged Miles loves combing the tidal beaches near his Puget Sound home in the middle…

At 22nd Annual Meeting, the Olympia Downtown Alliance Honored Downtown Champions, including ‘Person of the Year,’ Matthew DeBord

The Olympia Downtown Alliance held its 22nd Annual Meeting on Monday, January 27, 2020, at The Washington Center for Performing Arts. The packed house heard from Alliance Board Chair Josh Gobel of Thomas Architecture Studios, Alliance Executive Director, Todd Cutts and Jessica Bateman, Olympia Mayor Pro-Tem. The evening included a panel discussion around the topic…

SPSCC to Host the Annual SkillsUSA Post-Secondary Winter Leadership Conference

On Feb. 7, 2020, South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will be hosting the annual SkillsUSA Post-Secondary Winter Leadership Conference. Starting on Monday, Feb. 3, schools around the area will kick-off SkillsUSA Week. Institutions have been invited to participate by holding open houses, inviting local media to tour their programs, conduct community service projects, network…