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Merle Norman Shares the Secret of Anti-Aging Skincare Products

  When you are young, your skin cells reproduce every 14 days. This relatively fast process keeps those cells plump and results in youthful looking skin. As we age, it takes longer for those cells to travel to the top layer of skin called the epidermis. Instead, the cells arrive at the epidermis looking flat [...]

South Sound Solar are Experts in Determining Your Solar Potential

  “How many solar panels do I need?”  Patrick Daly, South Sound Solar’s project coordinator reveals that this is the most common question they hear from people considering solar power. However, he admits that the question More difficult to answer than most people think. An assessment of solar potential is not strictly based on the [...]

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Spring Cleaning with Hirsch Center for Integrative Medicine

 Submitted by Hirsch Center for Integrative Medicine Hirsch Center for Integrative Medicine is supporting you in a little spring cleaning. Our 21-Day Detox and Cleanse is a structured program that combines whole foods, supplements and nutritious shakes. The menu includes an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit with select proteins. Why Cleanse? Naturally occurring toxins [...]

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Saint Martin’s University Dragon Boat Festival Returns April 26

Submitted by Saint Martin’s University Majestic dragon boats and a record-setting number of 42 local and regional teams of paddlers will return to Olympia Saturday, April 26, for a day of fun and fierce competition at the ninth annual Saint Martin’s University Dragon Boat Festival. Approximately 5,000 people are expected to attend this year’s festival, [...]

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National Congressional Art Competition Seeks Entries from South Sound Students

Submitted by Congressman Denny Heck Rep. Denny Heck Launches 2014 Artistic Discovery Contest for high school students in Washington’s 10th Congressional District The office of Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is looking for the Tenth District’s most promising young artists to submit entries for the U.S. House of Representatives’ annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning entry [...]

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Olympia-Thurston County CrimeStoppers Hosts Shred Event Fundraiser

  Submitted by Olympia/Thurston County CrimeStoppers A special 3-in-one event will be hosted by Olympia/Thurston County CrimeStoppers April 26.   Those stopping by can bring sensitive documents to shred, computers and other electronics to recycle and can drop off new or gently used books, CDs and DVDs for the Lacey Timberland Library.  The services are free [...]

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Spring Cleaning Time Is Here… Hooray?

  I’d never thought of it this way but Scottiejo McNulty of Elite Cleaning of Washington made a good point: “spring cleaning is like a move-out but you still live there.”  While I’m seldom so thorough, this is now my annual goal when faced with the out-with-the-old itch. Our climate, while blessed with mild winters [...]

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Olympia Resident Bryan Hoddle’s Vision Launches Run with a Soldier Program

  Submitted by Bryan Hoddle Run with a Soldier is a first-of-its-kind USATF initiative, motivating runners across America to connect in person and on social media with men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Avid runners are encouraged to identify soldiers in their communities and run alongside the service men and [...]

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Thurston County Fair’s Secondhand Safari Garage Sale Seeks Buyers and Sellers

  Submitted by Thurston County Fair Green is springing up all over this season, including in your wallet! Spring cleaning can make you a tidy sum at the Thurston County Fair’s annual Secondhand Safari on Saturday, May 3. It’s not too late to reserve a booth and help keep usable secondhand goods out of the [...]

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State Capital Museum Closed for Renovations

  Submitted by The State Capital Museum The State Capital Museum, housed in the historic Lord Mansion, is closed for renovations until further notice. The renovations include new carpet and an updated kitchen, among other improvements to the historic facility. The Museum, operated by the Washington State Historical Society, will not be available for public [...]

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