Olympia City Council Considers an Option to Purchase 74 Acre Portion of the Property Commonly Referred to as the “LBA Woods”

Submitted by The City of Olympia –  The Olympia City Council will consider approval of an option to purchase real estate owned by DR Horton, consisting of approximately 74 acres adjacent to LBA Park, at its regular business meeting on July 21. This parcel, located at 3355 Morse-Merryman Road, is the site of the proposed Ashton Woods…

Olympia Coffee Roasters to Expand Downtown Location and Increase Production with help from the Grow Olympia Fund

Submitted by the City of Olympia – Olympia Coffee Roasting is expanding their flagship location on Cherry Street in Downtown Olympia into the neighboring building located on 4th Avenue, directly across the street from Olympia City Hall. Founded in 2005, Olympia Coffee Roasting Company is an award-winning, boutique coffee roaster that sources and roasts coffee in…

ACU & AFFN Donate $3,000 to AUSA Zombie Run

Submitted by America’s Credit Union – America’s Credit Union (ACU) was awarded a $1,500 Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) matching grant for 2015 as part of AFFN’s Military Community Support Program. The combined contribution of $3,000 was donated to the Captain Meriwether-Lewis chapter of AUSA, for the second annual Zombie 5K Run. Since ACU’s beginning in…

United Way of Thurston County Accepting Human Service Award Nominations

United Way of Thurston County is seeking nominations for the distinguished Gladys Burns Human Service Award, a lifetime service award, celebrating the philanthropic and volunteer spirit within our community. The award honors the service of the late Gladys Burns, human services advocate and tireless volunteer, and United Way’s first professional staff person. This award recognizes…