Harbor Foods Group hires Rick Jensen, formerly of Spokane, WA based URM, to serve as President of Harbor Wholesale.

Upon the acquisition of FSA’s Kent, WA business last fall, Harbor Wholesale Foods restructured their organization to prepare for the future.  Harbor Foods Group was formed as the Erickson Family’s parent holding company with two wholly owned subsidiaries, Harbor Wholesale and Harbor Foodservice.  Upon this change, Justin Erickson became CEO of the Harbor Foods Group…

United Way of Thurston County Encourages Organizations to Utilize AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations need to build robust emergency response plans, develop creative virtual community engagement opportunities and identify and implement program needs and changes, especially as demands for technology increase. AmeriCorps VISTA members can help to build an organization’s capacity to accomplish new projects while pursuing the larger goal of fighting poverty.…

Thurston County Auditor’s Office continues to offer services while closed to the public until at least May 15

The Thurston County Auditor’s Office will remain closed to the public through at least Friday, May 15. The closure will be reassessed as preparations for implementing physical distancing and other measures as recommended by the CDC are put in place. “Before we open, we’re taking precautions to protect the health of both our staff and…

Learn About Housing Rules & Regulations During COVID-19 Crisis at Free Thurston Thrives’ Webinar

Join South Puget Sound area Landlord-Tenant Lawyer, Garrett Ratfield, for a webinar about rental housing rules and regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Send your questions in advance to Garrett@jaglaw.net by May 1 to have them included in the webinar. The Thurston County Rental Housing Workgroup of Thurston Thrives is presenting this webinar as the second in a series to…

Thurston County & Thurston County Public Health Leaders to join DECLASSIFIED on April 16

Thurston EDC Executive Director, Michael Cade and Thurston Chamber CEO/President, David Schaffert along with various guests will provide up-to-date information on business resources, state, federal and local actions, COVID-19 status and advocacy efforts for our community. Today, April 16 at 2:15 p.m. Thurston County Public Health and Thurston County leaders will give an update on…

Thurston Strong – An Economic Recovery Initiative and Resource for Workers and Employers in Thurston County

On March 26, 2020, the Thurston Regional Economic Task Force — represented by a growing number of partners, including the City of Lacey, City of Olympia, City of Tumwater, City of Yelm, Experience Olympia & Beyond, Olympia Downtown Alliance, Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, Port of Olympia, Thurston County Chamber, Thurston County, Thurston Economic Development…