Introducing the Promising Notes Concert Series

 The City of Olympia, Octapas Café and the Olympia Downtown Alliance have partnered to produce the Promising Notes Concert Series, a series of videos featuring Thurston County-based musicians playing their own work or their favorite piece. “We’ve been feeling the loss of live music with the close of venues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Musicians and live music are…

OlyFed Announces Staff Leadership Promotions

Olympia Federal Savings (OlyFed) is pleased to announce the promotions of three team members. Jennifer Arnold, is now Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Banking Officer (CBO). Arnold joined OlyFed in 2007 as a Customer Service Representative and has been promoted several times serving as an Assistant Branch Manager, Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President (AVP)/Residential…

Sports Award Winners Announced

The Annual Thurston County Sports Awards celebrate local high school athletes, college athletes, sports contributors and sports moments. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission has replaced the in-person awards ceremony with virtual recognition to honor local athletes and game-changers in our community. Today, the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission…

TUMWATER’S 4TH OF JULY EVENTS CANCELLED

Tumwater’s Fourth of July events and festivities are cancelled for 2020. These events include the Independence Day Parade, Fairways & Fireworks Fore on the 4th Fun Run, Tumwater Artesian Family Festival, and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show.  The City of Tumwater appreciates the community’s participation in our annual celebration of Independence Day and thanks our 2020…

OlyFed Donates $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity Emergency Response Fund

Earlier this week, Olympia Federal Savings (OlyFed) made a $5,000 contribution to South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity’s (SPSHFH) Emergency Family Needs Fund, created to support low-income families and senior citizens experiencing unanticipated financial hardships.  “Habitat homeowners and clients are financially vulnerable as they make up our area’s front line workers and unfortunately many of…

Auditor’s Office Seeks Citizens to Serve on “For” and “Against” Committees for ballot measures in the August Primary Election

The Thurston County Auditor’s Office seeks “for” and “against” committee members for the August Primary Election.   “For” and “Against” committee members are needed for: Centralia School District, Proposition No. 1, Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy “Against” committee members are needed for: Fire Protection District No. 6 (East Olympia), Proposition No. 1, Levy Lid…