Celebrate Arbor Day at Percival Landing

Olympia Loves Trees! Trees and forests contribute to the aesthetics, environmental health, and identity of Olympia. Come celebrate the City’s 26th year as a Tree City USA at Percival Landing. The Celebration includes a hands-on pruning workshop, a self-guided shoreline native plant walk, music by the Artesian Rumble Arkestra, ceremonial shade tree planting, and kids activities.…

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Thurston EDC’s George Sharp Awarded Washington Economic Development Association’s Economic Development Advocate of the Year

 The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is proud to announce that their Rural Program Manager, George Sharp, received the Washington Economic Development Association’s Economic Development Advocate of the Year Award at their recent Winter Conference held in Olympia. Sharp has worked for the EDC since February 2016 and in addition to other roles, Sharp is the…

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Nominations Open for Thurston County Tourism Awards

Experience Olympia & Beyond, the region’s Visitor & Convention Bureau, announces the Thurston County Tourism Awards. The awards recognize local community members who have gone above and beyond to help champion tourism to Thurston County. Three awards aim to highlight individuals who unite the community, work tirelessly towards achieving a long-term vision and show exceptional…

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