Prevent Crime by Building Relationships

The Olympia Police Department invites neighborhoods to participate in the 35th annual National Night Out Against Crime on August 7, 2018. Every year, neighbors and police build stronger relationships by meeting casually at block parties throughout the City. To learn more about how your neighborhood can be part of this event, visit www.olympiawa.gov/blockwatch or contact Amy Stull at astull@ci.olympia.wa.us or 360.753.8049.

Future of Work: Labor Market Trends Workshop

PacMtn Board Members, Elected Officials, Economic Development Practitioners, employers: Please join us on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, for the Future of Work: Labor Market Trends Workshop. The workshop includes a brief presentation on national, state, and local trends, followed by a robust conversation with all attendees. Light refreshments will be provided. Please be sure to RSVP…

Alaffia Founder Appointed to U.S. Trade Representative’s Trade Advisory Committee on Africa

Olowo-n’djo Tchala, founder and CEO of Alaffia, has been appointed by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to serve a four-year term as a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa (TACA). The committee provides general policy advice and guidance to the U.S. Trade Representative on trade policy and development matters that have a significant…

How Hopeful is Thurston County?

Thurston County Prosecutor Jon Tunheim, one of Hope Thurston’s founders. Photo by Dinea dePhoto.   Research tells us that hope is the single best predictor of a person’s ability to thrive and flourish. People who have hope are more productive at work, they are higher achievers, attain higher academic success and they are healthier, with…

Harlequin Productions Presents The Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical 30-Year Retrospective of the Music of Bruce Whitney

Harlequin Productions presents Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical, which runs from June 21 – July 21, 2018, at the State Theater in Downtown Olympia. Tickets to this family-friendly musical adventure are on sale now at harlequinproductions.org or 360-786-0151.   After years as a rock musician and songwriter, Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney began composing music for…