The Evergreen State College Foundation Hosts Art of Living Gala February 20 in Tacoma

Olympia, (Wash) Elegant art, enticing experiences and engaging philanthropy will all be on offer at The Evergreen State College’s Art of Living fundraiser on Saturday, February 20. Evergreen alumni, faculty and friends will gather at the Hotel Murano to support scholarships for Evergreen students. The seventh annual Art of Living fundraising dinner and auction will…

Local Students Take Home Choral Awards

Praises are being sung for two Rochester School District (RSD) choir students by the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA). The girls have received top honors by being selected to participate in WMEA All-State choirs. Grand Mound Elementary School’s (GMES) Jayden White will participate in the Youth Honor Chorus. She is in 5th grade and sings…

The Big Breakfast

The Big Breakfast An Annual Breakfast Benefiting Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Southwest Washington Keynote Speaker: Emily McMason, a parent coach and sleep consultant in private practice. When: Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. *registration begins at 7 a.m. Where: Indian Summer Golf and Country Club, Lacey. $100 Minimum Donation Requested…

Physicians of Southwest Washington Appoints Melanie Matthews as New CEO

The leadership at Physicians of Southwest Washington (PSW) is about to change hands. Upon the announcement by 16-year CEO veteran Mariella Cummings last fall that she would be retiring March 1, the independent physicians association’s managing board launched a national search to find her replacement in September. Following a vigorous recruitment and interviewing process aided…

Capital Medical Center first in Washington to offer robotic-guided spine surgery

A new, minimally invasive surgical option is now available at Capital Medical Center for patients needing spine surgery, including spinal fusion, vertebroplasty and scoliosis correction. The Mazor Robotics Renaissance®, a state-of-the-art guidance system for spine surgery, is now being used to assist the hospital’s orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons. Capital Medical Center is the first…

Thurston EDC Accepting Nominations for Annual Business Recognition Awards           

Top Local Businesses to be awarded on March 31 The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) announced today that it accepting nominations for its annual Business Recognition Awards. This will be the 31st consecutive year that the EDC has spotlighted businesses and organizations that demonstrate significant contributions to the health and vitality of the Thurston County…