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Olympia Family Theater Presents Busytown

Submitted by Olympia Family Theater Produced with permission from Plays for Young Audiences. Busytown is always buzzing with activity. Just like the beloved and busy books of Richard Scarry, Busytown the Musical gets at the question on everyone’s mind: “What do people do all day?” That’s where Huckle Cat comes in—he’ll take us on a [...]

Olympia’s Gingerbread Village coming to Downtown for the Holidays 2014

  Submitted by Mary Ann Thompson Back by popular demand is the Gingerbread House Extravaganza.  In Cooperation with Olympia Downtown Association, Washington Center for the Performing Arts and SideWalk – the houses are back! This year’s gingerbread cottages and castles will be on display at the newly renovated Washington Center for Performing Arts as part [...]

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Northwest Christian High School Announces Changes for the 2014-2015 School Year

  Submitted by Northwest Christian High School Northwest Christian High School has had another successful start to the school year and staff and students alike are excited by the many changes for 2014-2015.  Highlighted below are some examples of the progressive, rigorous and in-depth educational advances happening at NCHS. AP Courses and STEM: New Advanced [...]

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TCTV Opens High Definition Studio

  Submitted by Thurston Community Television Thurston Community Television (TCTV) has spent the past six months renovating and upgrading the community media center it operates in Thurston County.  A state-of-the-art High Definition television studio is now available for use by community members to make video programs that are aired on the TCTV channels and shared [...]

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Saint Martin’s University Fosters Student Exchange between Washington and Brazil

Submitted by Saint Martin’s University Saint Martin’s University will be hosting an international conference designed to promote student exchange for the first time between Washington and Brazil. “The Washington State and Rio de Janeiro Conference on U.S. and Brazilian Student Exchange” will be held November 17-21, during International Education Week, on the University’s Lacey campus. [...]

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Body and Mind: How Massage Connects Both

  Does it ever feel like your mind and body are in a state of disconnect? Founder and Clinic Director of Olympia’s In Touch Therapy, Kenton Stuth, says this is a common problem that many people experience. “The body speaks to the mind using two languages: pain and pleasure,” says Stuth. If you’ve just been [...]

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Summer’s End at Lacey Car Show Returns

Submitted by The City of Lacey As the end of summer approaches, so too does the 13th Annual Summer’s End at Lacey Car Show. Set for Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Huntamer Park (618 Woodland Square Loop SE), the show is open to all years, makes, and models. The car [...]

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Harlequin Productions Taking Applications for Non-Profit Community Partners

Submitted by Harlequin Productions Harlequin Productions is taking applications now through October 31, 2014 for their Community Partnership Program 2015. Non-profit partners receive 150 tickets to Harlequin Productions’ final dress rehearsals, which they may sell as a fundraiser or give as thank you gifts to donors or volunteers. The intention is to provide a win-win [...]

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Thurston County Receives Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration

  Submitted by Thurston County Assessor The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) is pleased to announce that the Thurston County, Washington Assessor’s Office has received the Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration. IAAO’s Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration recognizes governmental units and individuals involved with assessment that integrate best practices in the workplace.  This [...]

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YWCA of Olympia Announces 2014 Women of Achievement

Submitted by YWCA of Olympia 20th Annual Gala Honors South Sound Women Making Positive Impact in the Community The words are powerful, the impact broad, the commitment unquestionable. “She is an incredible representation of female empowerment, strength and sense of self.” “Her professional achievements and her personal experiences have influenced so many people in our [...]

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