Saint Martin’s University Announces Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Saint Martin’s University is pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2018 graduating in May. Valedictorian Forrest Campbell of Davenport, Iowa, has a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Salutatorian Arthur Mills of Lacey will graduate with a 3.99 grade point average. The valedictorian for the December 2017 graduating class was Elizabeth…

Thurston County STEM Firm Recognized as “Literacy Champion”

A group of engineers, planners, and landscape architects earned the South Sound Reading Foundation’s first Literacy Champion Award last month. SCJ Alliance was honored by the Reading Foundation at their Readers are Leaders breakfast. “The award recognizes a business partner that has gone above and beyond to advance children’s literacy in our community,” shared foundation Executive Director Jennifer…

Waves of Perfection – A Culinary Journey of Food and Wine

On Saturday, May 19, experience culinary specialties handcrafted by master chefs. Savory and sweet dishes, seafood and handmade cheeses are paired with the finest wines from around the world by our master sommelier. Most importantly, your unforgettable evening aids the Squaxin Island Museum in its effort to provide cultural and educational opportunities to tribal members. Your support…

Jim Larson to Retire from Morningside in July

Jim Larson, long-time President/CEO of Morningside Services, will retire at the end of July, 2018. Mr. Larson announced his intention to retire three years ago. At that time, the Board of Trustees brought on former Morningside Vice President Development Jonathan Pleger as an executive vice-president to oversee planning, development and other operations prior to his…