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…

Earth Friendly Products Hires Third Service Member from Camo2Commerce Program

Earth Friendly Products has partnered with the Chamber’s Workforce Development Team and Camo2Commerce to hire transitioning Service members for key positions at their Lacey location. The company is the largest manufacturer of natural cleaning products in the USA under the Ecos brand, with five manufacturing facilities across the country. Last week, the third Service member…

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,…

Every Woman Counts

Join South Sound Radiology for a free women’s health event! TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER Thursday, Sept. 24 | 6-8 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Get the latest on breast health education and 3-D mammograms, presented by Lawrence Bennett, M.D. 7 p.m. Learn how to be a healthier you, with an emphasis on nutrition, presented by Chad Aschtgen, N.D. 7:30 p.m. View…