The Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund

The Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund: Seniors & Low-Income Parents Are Fund’s First Recipients by Alison Bailey As our community continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, two organizations have come together to create the Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund in support of vital nonprofits and vulnerable families. United Way of Thurston County (UWTC) and Community…

Disaster Preparedness Is A Must For Your Business

Disaster Preparedness Is A Must For Your Business by Natasha Ashenhurst | Originally published in the Thurston Chamber’s VOICE Magazine | December 2019 Most successful businesses have a business plan, a marketing strategy and long-range goals in place, but not many have drafted a disaster preparedness plan, let alone drill employees through mock disaster situations.…

Downtown Improvement District (DID): Creating A Clean, Safe & Welcoming Olympia

Downtown Improvement District (DID): Creating A Clean, Safe & Welcoming Olympia by Doug Mah, Doug Mah & Associates, Thurston Chamber Public Policy Director Originally published in the Thurston Chamber’s VOICE Magazine | December 2019 This Fall, the Olympia Downtown Alliance started working to establish a Downtown Improvement District or DID. Thurston Chamber members will soon hear…