Community Wealth Building

Community Wealth Building: What is it & why is it so important? A Community Forum on new ideas for the economic vitality of our community. Featuring Ted Howard, executive director of The Democracy Collaborative and one of “25 visionaries who are changing your world,” Utne Reader magazine. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm South…

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters needs YOU to bowl in our FUN fundraising event that raises dollars for kids in our community who face adversity every day, and need an extra support system in their life. All it takes is YOU to get 3-5 friends, family, or even co-workers together to form a team! We ask…

BBB and porch.com join forces to provide homeowners with trusted resources

BBB Ratings and Accreditation Coming to the Porch Home Network  Seattle, Wash. — Feb. 11, 2015 — An established and trusted business review organization is joining forces with a new and innovative home network to offer consumers the most comprehensive information available on home improvement and maintenance professionals. Better Business Bureau and Porch.com announced today…

Centro is moving

A second incredibly mild winter in a row, with no ski season to speak of, continues to takes its toll on the regional economy, and CENTRO can’t help but be affected.  With a major investment made in ski and snowboard repair equipment- well, the return has been minimal at best.  Coupled with the lack of associated retail for…

SmartTalent opens a branch in Lacey

SmartTalent is happy to announce the opening of its Lacey branch! This is the 5th branch for the independent and privately held and operated staffing and human resource company, founded just weeks after September 11, 2001. The first office opened in Renton, Washington and quickly spread throughout Puget Sound and Western Washington. SmartTalent offer employers…

High school students to turn out for the second annual Engineering Awareness Day at Saint Martin’s University  

Without the innovations of engineers, our lives would be missing such crucial necessities as clean drinking water, solid infrastructure and refrigeration. “Engineers are the unsung heroes of a world where technological advances are taken for granted,” says Richard Beer, Ph.D., interim dean of The Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering at Saint Martin’s University.…

Transportation Benefit District Seeking Proposition 1 Committee Members

The Tumwater City Council, serving as the Tumwater Transportation Benefit District Board, is seeking members to serve on one of two committees: one to advocate approval of, and one to advocate rejection of, the following proposition, scheduled for the April 28, 2015, special election: Tumwater Transportation Benefit District Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Improvements…