Calling for Nominations for the Nancie Payne Workplace Excellence Award

Nancie Payne, Ph.D., was a longstanding member of the Board of Directors for Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn). PacMtn is, a community based organization, whose mission is to lead dynamic regional workforce development that enhances economic success throughout  Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Pacific and Grays Harbor counties.  Nancie served multiple years as the Chair of…

Transit Authority Seeks Members for its Citizen Advisory Committee

Olympia, WA –The Intercity Transit Authority seeks members for its Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC). The 20-member advisory group provides input to the Authority on public transportation issues such as Dial-A-Lift policies, service changes, strategic plans, the budget, fare structures, transit amenities, and other issues. Applicants must be Thurston County residents. To apply for these volunteer…

Local Chemistry Collaboration Wins Grant for Undergraduate Research

Recent work between South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and community partners has won the college’s Natural and Applied Sciences division the Collaborative Opportunities Grant. The grant, awarded by the American Chemical Society, will support the ongoing development of undergraduate research opportunities for SPSCC students. This collaborative program enables SPSCC students interact with—and create a bridge to—faculty, four-year institutions, local…

Olympia Family Theater opens its 11th season of shows with Elephant & Piggie’s “We are in a Play!”

Olympia Family Theater will present Elephant and Piggie’s We Are in a Play!, based on Mo Willems’ award-winning and beloved book series beginning September 30. Willems is the prolific author of popular children’s books such as Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, and Cat the Cat. Watch an unlikely…

Olympia Federal Names Moore and Kirkeby to Branch Management Positions Promotes Ware to Vice-President, McElfish to Loan Servicing Manager

Olympia Federal Savings has made recent additions and promotions to its management staff, rewarding existing staff members with new positions and hiring a new manager to fill a key vacancy created by retirement. Melissa Kirkeby has been promoted to Lacey Branch Manager. Melissa started at the Association over 10 years ago as an intern and…

New Officers and Board Members for Providence St. Peter Foundation

OLYMPIA–Providence St. Peter Foundation Board of Directors has recently elected new officers. Rick Middleton, President & CEO of Anderson-Middleton Company was elected to serve as president. Richard “Mick” Phillips, founding member of Phillips Burgess, PLLC was elected as vice president. Joyce Targus, former President & CEO of Frost & Company, PS, was elected as treasurer.…