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Saint Martin’s University Gears Up for #GivingTuesday 2014

Submitted by Saint Martin’s University If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will. If you think it’s too early to start thinking about holiday giving, maybe you’ll be glad someone’s already planning for the big day. That day is “#GivingTuesday,” Dec. 2, and Saint Martin’s University is becoming a partner in the international event. [...]

41st Harbor Days Maritime Festival

  Submitted by The Port of Olympia Vintage, working and retired tugboats return to the southernmost tip of Puget Sound for three days of fun at Harbor Days, Aug. 29-31. Experience it all at Percival Landing and Port Plaza on Olympia’s downtown waterfront. The tugs leave shore on Sunday at noon for the annual Tugboat [...]

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Timberland Libraries Boost Service Hours

  Submitted by Timberland Regional Library   Library patrons in the five-county Timberland Regional Library (TRL) service area asked for longer hours; starting September 2, they’ve got them! District-wide, 26 libraries and the Ask-A-Librarian service will add hours – a total of 58 more each week. The increased schedules come at no additional cost. TRL administration, branch [...]

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Foofaraw: Ready….Set….Sail!

  Submitted by the Thurston County Chamber For over five decades, the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce has been honored to partner with the Olympia Yacht Club to host local military personnel, at Foofaraw, an event unmatched anywhere else in the world.  Always the first Friday after Labor Day, we will be shoving off from [...]

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Senior Action Network to Celebrate Compassionate Service of Local Caregivers at 14th Annual Recognition Dinner

Submitted by The Senior Action Network The Senior Action Network (SAN) will present the 14th Annual Caregiver’s Recognition Dinner and Auction on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Olympics West Retirement Inn. With an emphasis theme of Caregivers: We Celebrate YOU! the event is slated to be an evening of fun, care and honor to spotlight [...]

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Try a Free Introduction to Square Dancing at Olympia’s Lac-A-Do Hall

  Submitted by Nancy Raiha “Swing your partner and do-si-do!” Who knew?  The Olympia area has an active and vibrant square dance community.  Almost every night of the week, you can find dancers having fun at Lac-A-Do Hall,  located at 1721 46th Ave NE in Olympia. Square dancers of all ages and walks of life [...]

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Old L-4 Bridge Is Gone, New Bridge Pilings Going In

  Submitted by Thurston County The old L-4 Salmon Creek Bridge structure has been demolished out on Littlerock Road Southwest, and crews are ready to install the new pilings for a brand new L-4 Bridge structure. The L-4 Bridge project is well underway with lots of activity, and crews remind residents that all traffic must [...]

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Smart Energy Today Inc Listed as #4 Among Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington

  Submitted by Smart Energy Today, Inc.™   Smart Energy Today, Inc.™, (SET) a energy company, announced today that Inc. magazine has named it one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Smart Energy Today Inc.™, Named to Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the first time ranked SET at number 336.  The ranking [...]

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“Reach Out at the Well” Aims to Build Downtown Community from the Ground Up

  Sumitted by Reach Out at the Well Over a dozen local organizations and community projects are banding together for “Reach Out at the Well,” a street outreach and volunteer recruitment fair. The free event will take place Friday, August 22, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Artesian Commons Park in downtown Olympia, 415 [...]

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Treat Yourself at In Touch Therapy

  When is the last time you did something just for you? Whether splurging on a birthday gift to yourself or pampering your body just because, In Touch Therapy provides Olympia-area residents with an array of services designed to relax, rejuvenate and spoil the senses. Offering everything from deep tissue relaxation, hot stone massages, myofascial [...]

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