Discounted Bus Pass Program Accepts Applications for 2018

Intercity Transit is accepting applications for the 2018 Discounted Bus Pass program. The program discounts the price of adult and youth bus passes for qualifying local non-profit and human service agencies, who pass them on to their clients. Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17. Applications are available on www.intercitytransit.com or by calling 360.786.8585. Awards will be made on December 6,…

South Sound Partners for Philanthropy Announces Recipients of 2017 Leadership in Philanthropy Awards

Every year, South Sound Partners for Philanthropy recognizes those caring individuals and organizations that generously support philanthropy in the South Sound and honors them at an awards luncheon.  The 2017 Luncheon will be held Thursday, November 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hotel RL Olympia.   We are pleased to announce the 2017 Award Recipients: Personal Philanthropy: Dr. Robert…

OLYMPIA’S GOLDSTEIN LAW OFFICE PLLC MERGES WITH PUYALLUP’S ATHENA LEGAL ADVOCATES

The Firm Will Operate as Goldstein Law Office PLLC and Provide Expanded Services in Thurston and Pierce Counties Principal Jay A. Goldstein, founder and managing principal of Olympia-based Goldstein Law Office PLLC, has announced the merger of his firm with Puyallup firm Athena Legal Advocates. Athena Law Advocates, under principal Teena Williams, has served the…

Strong Communities Need Strong Leaders United Way of Thurston County presents The Olympia Board Academy

Engaging community members in service is a critical aspect of the work of United Way of Thurston County and this year’s class of attendees for the Olympia Board Academy, a training series for community leaders serving on local nonprofit boards, will improve the ability of nonprofit leaders for strategic governance of mission-based organizations. United Way…

Olympia Family Theater Hosts Tales Told in Ten: A 10-Minute Play Festival

Olympia Family Theater is hosting their second annual 10-minute play festival. Audiences will experience the awesome creative power of freshly made, original theater. Each performance will feature six 10-minute plays, created for an all-ages audience. For audiences, each performance promises surprises, lively crowds, and some great locally made theater! Only 3 chances to see them!…

Saint Martin’s Engineering Faculty Member Jill Walsh, Ph.D. Earns Funding Support from WSDOT for Bridge Deterioration Research

Jill Walsh, Ph.D., PE, assistant professor of civil engineering, has earned significant funding support from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for a research project that will assist WSDOT’s Bridge and Structures Office in determining the deterioration rates for reinforced concrete bridge substructure elements. WSDOT’s Bridge and Structures Office is responsible for managing the…