Local Business Owner Wins National Award

Paula Lowe, owner, Expressions Media, LLC, was awarded the President’s List certificate “In honor of dedicated and significant achievements in the mission of NACE”. Lowe is the public relations chair for Tacoma / South Puget Sound National Association for Catering and Events (Tacoma NACE. She is the publisher of South Sound Wedding & Event magazine…

Join us for this year’s Women of Achievement Celebration

On Friday, November 10, 2017 we will honor several inspiring women and a local business.   Established in 1994, the YWCA Olympia Women of Achievement Award is one of the most prestigious honors for women in the South Sound and seeks to recognize the amazing accomplishments, professional contributions, and public service performed by women in the community. This award recognizes those who embody outstanding leadership…

Experience The Great Campout this Saturday, Aug 5th during Summer Splash! at Hands On Children’s Museum

Adventure awaits with Stars, S’mores & The Great Campout at the Hands On Children’s Museum during the month of August as part of the Summer Splash! Festival which includes themed activities, animal guests, and live performers. The month kicks-off with the Great Campout, Aug.5 from 5-10p.m. in the Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center offering the fun…

Over 1,000 Volunteers Expected to Participate in United Way of Thurston County’s 25th Annual Day of Caring

On September 22 and 23, Thurston County residents can expect to see over one thousand volunteers wearing LIVE UNITED t-shirts pulling weeds, painting buildings and cleaning sidewalks. It is about team building, giving back and helping organizations in need. Day of Caring has become an event that shuts down offices as employees hit the streets…

Olympia Federal Savings Announces Mike Bowen as New Senior Technology Officer

Olympia Federal Savings is pleased to announce that Mike Bowen has joined the organization as its new Senior Technology Officer. Bowen’s principal responsibilities will be to oversee all information technology (IT) initiatives and activities, including all technology systems, core processor management, vendor relationships and other related initiatives. He will work closely with the organization’s executive and…

Nursing Program Earns Pre-Accreditation Status

The Nursing Program at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has officially been granted initial candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) starting July 2017.  The pre-accreditation status is the first step for the Nursing Program to achieve national accreditation within a three-year timeline. The program applied…