2019 Sports Awards Winners Announced

Local high school athletes, college athletes, sports contributors and sports moments were celebrated at the 2019 Sports Awards. The awards, hosted by the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission, recognized local athletes and game changers in our community. Seven award winners and one special recognition were announced at this year’s Sports Awards on May 22 at South…

Save the Date for the Olympia Farmers Market Berry Harvest Celebration, Saturday, June 29, 2019

The Olympia Farmers Market is pleased to announce its annual Berry Harvest Celebration will occur on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Market.     This annual celebration honors the ‘fruits’ of our local berry harvest with berry-centric desserts and a day of entertainment and activities for all ages! The Market will sell its famous Market Berry Shortcake, a gourmet…

Spscc Student Brings Community Together for Traditional Cedar Gathering Ceremony

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) invites students and the public to attend a cedar gathering ceremony on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. SPSCC student and Native American Master Weaver Yeeham Janice Hicks-Bullchild, an enrolled Nisqually tribal member, will lead the ceremony, demonstrating the traditional method of stripping bark from cedar trees…

Saint Martin’s University Names the Eighth Cohort of Benedictine Scholars

Ten incoming Saint Martin’s University first-year students have been selected to serve as the eighth cohort of Benedictine Scholars. The University’s Benedictine Scholars Program started in the fall of 2012 with the mission to promote a deeper understanding of the Catholic, Benedictine values and heritage that define the University. The Benedictine Scholars serve as ambassadors…

Thurston Economic Development Council Awarded $15k Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

he Thurston EDC’s Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) is pleased to announce that the Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded a significant grant to the Center. The grant award will directly support the CB&I’s Washington Center for Women in Business (WCWB) coaching, counseling and mentoring program and enable the WCWB to continue to extend their programmatic reach…