At 21st Annual Meeting, the Olympia Downtown Alliance Honored Downtown Champions, including ‘Person of the Year,’ Walker John

The Olympia Downtown Alliance held its 21st Annual Meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019, at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts. The packed house heard from Alliance Board Chair Josh Gobel of Thomas Architecture Studios, Alliance Executive Director, Todd Cutts and Jessica Bateman, Olympia Mayor Pro-Tem. The evening’s guest speaker was Kate Joncas, former Deputy…

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Thurston Investment Network (ThINk) Biz Pitch

The Thurston Investment Network (ThINk) will be hosting a business pitch event on Thursday, January 31st at 3:30pm at the Mouse Trap, 408 Washington St. SE, downtown Olympia (next to Dillinger’s). ThINk is a membership-based network of Thurston area residents who are interested in investing in local area businesses.  To date, ThINk members have invested…

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Maximize EBT Dollars during Government Shutdown by Using the Olympia Farmers Market Fresh Bucks Program

The USDA Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) directed state agencies to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as Basic Food in Washington, February benefits by Jan. 20, 2019. This is earlier than usual, to minimize the potential impact of any lapse in funding because of the Federal Government partial shutdown. “Healthy food is foundational to…

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