Uptown Grill: Powered by Friendship

by Alison Bailey   Michelle Nurmi, co-owner of Uptown Grill on Capitol Way South, was on the fence when she toured the restaurant and bar formerly known as Tipsy in February 2020. An Olympia resident for over 25 years, Michelle had been working as a CFO in major Seattle restaurants for 30 years. Sick of…

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2020 Community Leadership Award Honorees Recognized

Leadership Thurston County (LTC) and the Thurston County Chamber Foundation are honored to recognize the following individuals and organizations for their outstanding initiative, inspiration to others, and the significant impact they made in 2020 through the Community Leadership Awards. Amanda Ruston, HDR Inc. Anne Larsen, Olympia Police Department Covid-19 Response Fund* Harold Pickernell, Confederated Tribes…

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Free Virtual Community Resource Fair

Get connected with the resources you need! WorkSource is hosting a virtual Community Resource Fair on Friday March 19th from 11am-1pm. The Community Resource fair provides a free, virtual setting for community members to get in touch with the community-based organization (CBO) services that they need in Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Pacific, or Grays Harbor Counties.…

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Thurston County Chamber to Host Virtual Math for Life Event April 5 through April 18

April is national “Math Awareness Month.” To celebrate and engage students and community around real-life Math Applications, the Thurston County Chamber Business & Education Committee is announcing our 10th annual “Math for Life” VIRTUAL event for students in Griffin, Olympia, North Thurston, Tumwater, and Yelm school districts. In 2019, we had over 1,000 students participate! Mark your…

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