Olympia Coffee Roasters to Expand Downtown Location and Increase Production with help from the Grow Olympia Fund

Submitted by the City of Olympia – Olympia Coffee Roasting is expanding their flagship location on Cherry Street in Downtown Olympia into the neighboring building located on 4th Avenue, directly across the street from Olympia City Hall. Founded in 2005, Olympia Coffee Roasting Company is an award-winning, boutique coffee roaster that sources and roasts coffee in…

ACU & AFFN Donate $3,000 to AUSA Zombie Run

Submitted by America’s Credit Union – America’s Credit Union (ACU) was awarded a $1,500 Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) matching grant for 2015 as part of AFFN’s Military Community Support Program. The combined contribution of $3,000 was donated to the Captain Meriwether-Lewis chapter of AUSA, for the second annual Zombie 5K Run. Since ACU’s beginning in…

United Way of Thurston County Accepting Human Service Award Nominations

United Way of Thurston County is seeking nominations for the distinguished Gladys Burns Human Service Award, a lifetime service award, celebrating the philanthropic and volunteer spirit within our community. The award honors the service of the late Gladys Burns, human services advocate and tireless volunteer, and United Way’s first professional staff person. This award recognizes…

Saint Martin’s University faculty member receives NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship

Paul Slaboch, Ph.D., P.E., director of the Saint Martin’s University Master of Mechanical Engineering Program, is working at NASA’s John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, this summer after being selected for a NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowships awarded this year. The 10-week-long fellowship, which ends in August, enables qualified faculty members in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) areas…

SafePlace Grand Opening!

SafePlace Community Services Center: Grand Opening Celebration! Please join SafePlace on Friday, July 24, 2015 for an evening of celebration and community at their new downtown address. Musical entertainment by: The Righteous Mothers Samba Olywa! Bevy DBST Live outdoor music from 5:00 p.m. – midnight! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. Light snacks and Tours of…