Saint Martin’s University announces commitment to expand college access at White House event

On December 4, Saint Martin’s University President Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D.,  joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden, along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders, to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. The White House College Opportunity Day of Action helps…

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YWCA OF OLYMPIA OPENS NEW TECH CENTER

Local program helps women move beyond unemployment and poverty to experience financial stability through new technology-based program (OLYMPIA, Wash.) – Another day without work. Another day with limited skills and limited options. Another visit to The Other Bank for shampoo, soap and toilet tissue. In October 2014 the unemployment rate in Thurston County was 6.3%.…

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Providence St. Peter Foundation Christmas Forest runs Dec. 3-7

Annual holiday fundraiser supports local charitable health care Olympia, Wash. —Providence St. Peter Foundation’s 27th annual Christmas Forest opens Dec. 3 at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia. The five-day holiday fundraiser showcases a festive display of Christmas trees and wreaths by Thurston County’s finest decorators.  Sponsored by Titus-Will Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick/GMC-Hyundai, the event brings holiday cheer…

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