Sharp Strategies and Solutions for Growing Your Business Seminar scheduled for June 25th at Red Lion Hotel Olympia.

Sharp Strategies and Solutions, LLC, a new business recently launched by George H. Sharp, the former Executive Director of the Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau, has scheduled Thursday, June 25th from 7:00AM-12:00PM for its first Growing Your Business Seminar. The seminar will take place at the Olympia Red Lion Hotel located at 2300…

Olympia # 9 in Nation in Mayor’s Challenge pledge to use drinking water wisely!

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation! Using water efficiently, even during the rainiest of Olympia months, is important to help protect our precious drinking water resources for generations to come. We are proud to report that Olympian’s have exceeded our original 5% goal and have reduced their water consumption by almost 9% – that’s over 98 million gallons! If…

Girls Institute for Greatness at YWCA

The YWCA has a NEW Summer GIG (Girls Institute for Greatness)! Orientation is on 6/30 and is focused for young women ages 16-28? This is a unique opportunity for young women. GIG offers hands-on job training, career development, the Dependable Strengths workshop (in partnership with Enterprise for Equity), financial skills development and an amazing women’s empowerment circle which fosters confidence & resiliency.…

SPSCC’s Nielsen named 2014 Star Performer

  Washington Small Business Development Centers named Ron Nielson, the Director of Small Business Development at South Puget Sound Community College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the organization’s 2014 Star Performer. The announcement came at the group’s recent spring meetings. “Being part of the SBDC is a way of giving back,” Nielsen said in a…

Olympia Fire Department Is One of Four Departments Statewide With a Class 2 Rating

The Olympia Fire Department was just notified by the Washington Survey and Rating Bureau (WSRB) that it’s insurance rating has been upgraded from a Class 3 to a Class 2. WSRB evaluates all Washington communities for their fire protection/suppression capability using a schedule approved by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. WSRB assigns…