Essential Bodywork will Celebrate New Location with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 20

Stacie Edwards of Essential Bodywork is a Tensegrity Medicine™ Practitioner, Professional Bowenwork® Practitioner, and Licensed Massage Therapist.  Stacie is introducing her clients to a new methodology of therapy called Tensegrity Medicine™.   Essential Bodywork opened in August 2016 at local Nearing Total Health clinic.  Since starting her business just 2 years ago, Stacie trained in…

U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” Places Saint Martin’s University 14th in Value Among Regional Universities in the West

Saint Martin’s has achieved a remarkable position among the country’s regional universities offering the best educational value to students, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Colleges” rankings. The University is ranked 14th in the “best value” category in the Western region, a swath of the country that includes Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon,…

Experience Olympia & Beyond Receives Industry Accreditation

Caption L to R: CEO Shauna Stewart, Director of Sales Jeff Bowe and Director of Marketing & Communications Moira Davin with Experience Olympia & Beyond receiving accreditation   Experience Olympia & Beyond was awarded the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal along with other destinations at the Destinations International conference. The accreditation program by Destinations…

New Board Member and Officers Elected for Providence St. Peter Foundation

Pictured: New Board Member, Jennifer Burtner, MD Providence St. Peter Foundation Board of Directors has recently elected a new member to its board of directors. Joining the board is Jennifer Burtner, MD, an emergency room physician and department medical director for Providence St. Peter Hospital. Dr. Burtner will serve a three-year term. Richard “Mick” Phillips,…

PUBLIC NOTICE: SPSCC Accreditation Visit Scheduled for Oct. 31, 2018

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will host the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2018, for a comprehensive evaluation during its accreditation process. Comments from the public are invited and considered with regard to the institution’s qualification for accreditation. Public comments should be submitted in writing and with…

Sea Level Rise Response Planning

The City of Olympia (City), Port of Olympia (Port), and LOTT Clean Water Alliance (LOTT) are working together, along with the consulting firm AECOM Technical Services, to create a response plan to protect Downtown Olympia from the impacts of sea level rise. Current planning work is focused on identifying potential adaptation strategies that could be…

Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – Breakfast Workshop

Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – Breakfast Workshop Wednesday, October 24th, 2018    8:00 – 9:30 a.m. SPSCC Lacey Campus, 4220 6th Ave. SE, Lacey   Is there an elephant in your office? Workplace conflict and incivility are common in most organizations, but, too often, ignored or avoided. Unaddressed, they can have significant negative consequences for employers – emotional costs to…