Solar Powered

By Rebekah Finn This story was originally featured in the February 2017 VOICE Magazine, published by the Thurston County Chamber. Many would say that a hot cup of coffee is essential for getting through a dark Pacific Northwest winter day. What if we could harness the natural energy around us and translate that into a…

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Innovation in Education

By Natasha Ashenhurst. Note: This story was originally published in the February 2017 VOICE Magazine, published by the Thurston County Chamber. In Lacey, students are making ukuleles—from scratch. If the class stopped there, students may learn how to use woodworking tools and experience the satisfaction that comes from creating something beautiful, but crafting the instrument…

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Women United Seeks Grant Proposals

Leveraging the caring power of community for women and girls in Thurston County Olympia, Wash. – Women United (formerly Women’s Leadership Council) of United Way of Thurston County is seeking proposals for funding of programs and projects from 501c3 organizations that specifically address the needs of women and/or girls who are underserved or disengaged from typical…

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