Hands On is First Children’s Museum in Western U.S. to Earn Gold Building Certification for Sustainability

Olympia, Wash. (Dec. 15, 2014) — The Hands On Children’s Museum is now the first children’s museum in the Western United States awarded a GOLD rating by the U.S. Green Building Council  for its sustainable building located on Olympia’s East Bay waterfront. The museum joins four other children’s museums worldwide with the GOLD rating. Hands…

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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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