Paddles up and onward! #SMUDragonBoat!

LACEY, Wash. –  Colorful dragon boats and a record-breaking 48 local, regional and international teams of paddlers, including two teams from China, will descend on Olympia Saturday, April 25, at the 10th annual Saint Martin’s University Dragon Boat Festival, a celebration steeped in rich, cultural traditions, exciting racing and fun activities for the whole family.…

Washington Center announces contestants for Dancing with South Sound’s Stars!

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce our contestants for Dancing with South Sound’s Stars! Saturday May 16th is the night to be in downtown Olympia, as six local celebrities spin around the dance floor with their professional partners from The Utah Ballroom Dance Company. Please join us in welcoming to our Mainstage:  Greg…

Thurston EDC Congratulates the 2014 Business Recognition Award Winners

April 9, 2015 – Thurston Economic Development Council is pleased to announce the 2014 Business Recognition Award Winners. Non-Profit Organization of the Year:  Family Education & Support Services New Business of the Year:  Miss Moffett’s Mystical Cupcakes Small Business of the Year: Dirty Dave’s Pizza Parlor Corporate Employer of the Year:  Alaffia Each year, the…

Lieutenant General Stephen R. Lanza to address 2015 graduating class at Saint Martin’s University

LACEY, Wash. – Lieutenant General Stephen R. Lanza, commanding general of I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, will deliver the 2015 Commencement address at Saint Martin’s University on Saturday, May 9, at Marcus Pavilion, located on the Lacey campus, 5000 Abbey Way S.E. The lieutenant general will also receive an honorary degree from the University.…

Hands on Children’s Museum, together with the Northwest Association of Youth Museums, Launches the Gold Star Family Support Program

OLYMPIA, WASH. — The Hands On Children’s Museum, together with the Northwest Association of Youth Museums, is launching a new Gold Star Family Support Program that will provide free museum admission, membership and parenting support to military families who have lost a parent during active duty. These families, designated as Gold Star families for their…