Nisqually Red Wind Casino Announces Completion of an Extensive Expansion

OLYMPIA, WASH. – Nisqually Red Wind Casino today announced completion of an extensive expansion and remodeling project initiated in response to customer feedback. “With these enhancements, Nisqually Red Wind Casino has become one of the premier casino destinations in the Pacific Northwest,” said John Simmons, board chairman of the Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation. “Our guests…

The Art of Participatory Leadership: Creating Collective Action

Art of Participatory Leadership: Creating Collective Action – Building Cultures of Innovation, a conference hosted by Teresa Posakony, Tenneson Woolf, Faith Trimble, Steve Byers, and Paul Horton. September 17 – 19, 2015 8:00am – 5:30pm (Saturday til 5:00pm) Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98447 Tacoma, WA PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY FOR MORE EFFECTIVE MEETINGS…

Chamber member receives national recognition:

Local Employee Named Certified FASTSIGNS® Sales Executive (LACEY, Wash.) August 26, 2015 – Keli Brigham from FASTSIGNS® of Olympia – Lacey received the Outside Sales Certification Award at the 2015 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit, recently held in Charlotte, North Carolina. “I’m thrilled to be recognized with the FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Certification Award,” Brigham said. “I…

National Craft & Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its Olympia, Washington

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opens in Olympia, Washington, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, Sept. 7, at 9 a.m. The Olympia store is Hobby Lobby’s 13th location in Washington. Mike Trudnak is the store manager of the 55,000 square-foot retail…

8-week job training program for women has a few spots open!

YWCA Olympia’s Economic Empowerment Program (8-week hands-on, gender-responsive job training program for women) has a few spots open! QuickBooks, an empowerment circle, retail management, networking and much more.  These efforts equip women with career skills that position them to move beyond minimum wage employment, increasing their financial stability. We start EEP on 9/1 at 10am,…