Despite steady job growth, Washington’s unemployment rate remains at 5.8 percent

OLYMPIA – While Washington added 9,000 new jobs from February 2016 to March 2016, the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent, according to the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD).  The state released the seasonally adjusted, preliminary jobs estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics as part of its March Monthly Employment Report. “Washington continues to…

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Permanent, Supportive Housing for Veterans

Mason County will receive $200,000 from a capital budget appropriation to create permanent, supportive housing for Mason County Veterans.  This is in addition to the $100,000 in funds that were designated towards veterans housing by the Mason County Commissioners in late 2015. The 2016 annual homeless point-in-time count in Mason County showed a 55% increase in…

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TUMWATER’S 4TH OF JULY: PARADE ENTRIES BEING ACCEPTED

29th Annual Independence Day Parade – Monday, July 4, 11:00am: Tumwater’s 29th Annual Independence Day Parade will be held on Monday, July 4 with the theme: “Make a Difference.”  Tumwater Parks and Recreation is currently seeking entries for the parade. For a parade entry form and information packet, visitwww.ci.tumwater.wa.us/parade or call (360) 754-4160. Entry deadline is Monday, June 20, 2016 at 5:00pm.…

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ACU RECEIVES THREE DIAMOND AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING MARKETING ACHIEVEMENTS

DuPont, WA – ACU was recently honored with three Diamond Awards, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards…

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