Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo is on Thursday, December 5, 2019

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc, Lewis County EDC, The EDC of Mason County, Pacific County Economic Development Council and the Thurston EDC invite you to 2019 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo on December 5 at Great Wolf Lodge. Together, we will highlight Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council’s newly updated industry cluster study—including new emerging sectors—at…

Thurston Chamber Announces 2019 Boss of the Year Honorees

 The Thurston County Chamber is proud to announce the 10th annual Boss of the Year honorees. Co-sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, this award recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership in the workplace through innovation, communication, vision, and performance. 2019 Boss of the Year Recipients: Erika Montgomery, Three Girls Media Inc. Ben Shah, Olympia Orthopaedic…

AAA’s Annual Soap for Hope Campaign

Help support AAA’s annual “Soap for Hope” campaign and donate toiletries at the December Forum.  Every day, families in our community struggle to meet their basic needs.  Hygiene products, which are so important to overall wellness, can be incredibly difficult to access.  A simple gesture like donating unused toiletries during our Soap for Hope campaign can…

Sister restaurant to the Iron Rabbit will open next Spring

(Olympia)—Christian Skillings, the owner of the Iron Rabbit Restaurant & Bar, will open a second restaurant in June 2020. The restaurant—named Cynara Restaurant & Lounge—will be located at 500 Columbia Street NW in downtown Olympia’s growing Market District. Cynara (sī-nara) is the Greek word for artichoke. The restaurant will serve elevated Mediterranean and Pacific Rim…