National Learn to Row Day

OLYMPIA, WA, May 3 – Olympia Area Rowing is proud to announce June 4th is the National Learn to Row Day. In Thurston County this event is sponsored by the local rowing club, Olympia Area Rowing (OAR). Anyone interested in learning about rowing as a fun, physical activity on the water, is invited to a…

May 24 Community Gathering Will Share Innovations and Actions

Moving Beyond Poverty: Innovations and Partnerships will feature innovative practices and practical solutions for the success of struggling children and families in Thurston County. In November 2015, Thurston Asset Building Coalition, United Way of Thurston County and the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound hosted an event raising awareness about poverty in our community.  In January…

New Program will Prepare Juveniles for Real World Success

In recognition of National Reentry Week, Governor Jay Inslee signed an executive order April 26 to better support the successful transition of people leaving prison and returning to their communities. Those with criminal records often have trouble getting jobs, housing and higher education. “One of the most significant public safety investments we can make to improve the lives…