Diamond Technology Innovations Announces New Ownership by Alleghany Capital Corporation through Bourn & Koch

Olympia, WA, – Diamond Technology Innovations (dti™), a leading manufacturer of waterjet orifices and nozzles as well as related products, announced new ownership of the company by Alleghany Capital Corporation (“Alleghany Capital”), a subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, through Bourn & Koch, Inc. (“Bourn & Koch”). Terry Derrico, President of Bourn & Koch, commented, “The acquisition…

Our Community Comes Together In Rain and Shine Over 700 volunteers signed up for Day(s) of Caring

On September 30 and October 1 over 700 volunteers will join together for United Way of Thurston County’s 2016 Day(s) of Caring. Working on over 41 projects for 27 nonprofit agencies, volunteers will be working a variety of projects involving shovels, paintbrushes, gloves, and lots and lots of smiles regardless of the weather forecast. “From…

Speaker and Thought Leader Aims to Inspire Social Change for Students

What:                  Nikki Silvestri Speaks: Food Justice and Climate Change When:                 Oct. 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Where:                SPSCC Olympia Campus, Student Union Building, Bldg. 27 September 29, 2016—OLYMPIA, Wash. South Puget Sound Community College’s Campus Activities Board is pleased to host nationally recognized thought leader and social advocate Nikki Silvestri.  Silvestri will spend…

OCTOBER IS CYBER SECURITY MONTH

Better Business Bureau Urges the Public to Play it Safe Online Spokane, Wash. — Sept. 30, 2016— Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest is joining the Washington State Office of CyberSecurity to promote National Cyber Security Alliance’s STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign to improve the public’s awareness of the basic steps needed to stay safe online. Your BBB will participate in…

Calling for Nominations for the Nancie Payne Workplace Excellence Award

Nancie Payne, Ph.D., was a longstanding member of the Board of Directors for Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn). PacMtn is, a community based organization, whose mission is to lead dynamic regional workforce development that enhances economic success throughout  Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Pacific and Grays Harbor counties.  Nancie served multiple years as the Chair of…

Transit Authority Seeks Members for its Citizen Advisory Committee

Olympia, WA –The Intercity Transit Authority seeks members for its Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC). The 20-member advisory group provides input to the Authority on public transportation issues such as Dial-A-Lift policies, service changes, strategic plans, the budget, fare structures, transit amenities, and other issues. Applicants must be Thurston County residents. To apply for these volunteer…