Thurston County Food Bank Opportunity

The American Red Cross – Northwest Region in agreement with the Thurston County Foodbank, are committed to ensuring the safety of all volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These safety measures will be detailed in a safety briefing prior to their arrival at the volunteer site AND include the following: no direct client contact or direct…

Job Search Waiver to Expire on August 8

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Inslee, with support from the Legislature, suspended job search requirements for anyone seeking unemployment benefits starting March 20th. That suspension has been extended with a current end date of August 8th. This leaves many businesses and job seekers asking, “what does this mean for me?”    What does this…

INSPIRE – Women’s Business Conference

The Washington Center for Women in Business created its fifth annual INSPIRE Women’s Business Conference for forward-looking women business owners and business leaders in our community. Attendees seek to increase their knowledge to overcome the challenges they face in business, learn new skills, effectively communicate value to their customers, and bring innovation into their organization.…

Thurston County Receives Fifth Straight Clean Audit

Thurston County received a clean audit from the State Auditor’s Office for the fifth straight year.   “Clean audits are a credit to our sound policies and meticulous and talented staff,” said Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor. The county auditor’s office overseas financial services for all of county government. “Clean audits should be a regular occurrence for Thurston County,” she said.…