Thurston First and Commencement Bank Welcome Commercial Loan Officer Daniel Howard

Commencement Bank (OTCQX:CBWA) is pleased to announce that long-time, Olympia resident Daniel Howard is joining the Thurston First Olympia branch as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer.  His expected start date is June 15, 2017. Howard brings over 20 years’ experience in banking, with his most recent position at South Sound Bank, specializing in lending…

SCJ Adds 50 years of Combined Industry Experience to Marketing Team

In less than two weeks, SCJ Alliance added half a century of industry expertise to its marketing team with the addition of two employees: Cynthia Tallariti, with 30 years of marketing experience in the architecture and engineering industry, and Andrea Weston-Smart with 20. SCJ is a nationally-recognized, multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, transportation…

The Law Office of Richard L. Hughes PLLC Enters into an “Associated Counsel” Agreement

The Law Office of Richard L. Hughes PLLC has entered into an “associated counsel” agreement with the Sneva Law Office for litigation support. Josh Sneva’s heavy civil and criminal litigation background will allow the Hughes firm to expand its range of services to clients faced with litigation. The Hughes firm represents utilities, public agencies, non-profits,…

Thurston County Tourism Award Winners Announced

The Thurston County Tourism Awards recognize people who have gone above and beyond to help bring tourism to Thurston County. The Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau (VCB) gave three awards to highlight individuals who unite the community, work tirelessly towards achieving a long-term vision or show exceptional hospitality to better the experience for visitors and…

Community Investment Partnership Announces Awards

The Community Investment Partnership (CIP), a public/private partnership between Thurston County, the cities of Bucoda, Lacey, Olympia, Rainier, Tenino, Tumwater, and Yelm, and the United Way of Thurston County, today announced awards totaling $4,132,377 in funding for 20 nonprofit organizations serving Thurston county’s most vulnerable residents. “These awards reach into every area of the county,”…

Saint Martin’s University Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Inducts 39 Student Members

On April 9, the Saint Martin’s University chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society welcomed 39 new student members, including graduate and undergraduate students from all of the University’s colleges and schools. “Phi Kappa Phi is Saint Martin’s first all-discipline national honor society,” said University Director of Institutional Assessment Sheila Steiner, Ph.D., professor of…