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…

Thurston Chamber Forum – July 12, 2017

At the July 12, 2017 Thurston Chamber of Commerce Forum Luncheon Doug Mah describes the role of Chamber members and community partners working together to shape effective public policy. Mah’s expertise includes 23 years in state government, and 10 years on the Olympia City Council including 3 years as Mayor. He now works with the…

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…

Ten Future CNAs to Earn Fully Funded Scholarship and Direct Pathway to Work

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has partnered with Providence Health & Services to offer a fully funded one-month direct pathway to work for ten future nursing assistants. Providence Mother Joseph Care Center will select ten aspiring Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to receive a scholarship that will fully fund their education, supplies, and certification costs. …