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Hartley Jewelers Combines A Daughter’s Wedding Ring With Her Late Mother’s

  Submitted by Hartley Jewelers When Lori Morefield saw the new ring Hartley Jewelers owner Rick Hartley designed for her – created by combining her wedding ring and her late mother’s – she cried. “I just started bawling,” she says. “I couldn’t believe what I was looking at, the creation Rick came up with. I [...]

2015 Capital City Marathon Registration Opens Oct. 1

  Submitted by The Capital City Marathon Association The Capital City Marathon Association is pleased to announce that registration opens tomorrow for the 34th Annual Capital City Marathon, set for Sunday, May 17, 2015. An early bird discount is being offered between Oct. 1 and 5. Anyone who signs up during that time can save [...]

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October Bella Blood Drive At Westport Winery

  Submitted by Westport Winery Blood donors are invited to make reservations for Westport Winery’s next Bella Blood Drive and join the Roberts family as they give the gift of life on Wednesday, October 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The winery will accept reservations for up to three donors every 15 minutes during [...]

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Saint Martin’s University Recognized as a Military-Friendly School for 2015

Submitted by Saint Martin’s University  Saint Martin’s University announced today it has been selected by Victory Media as a 2015 Military Friendly® School. The honor places the University in the top 15 percent of the nation’s military-friendly schools, which are recognized for doing the most to embrace military students and to dedicate resources to ensure their success [...]

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Young Arts Ambassador Program to Begin at the Washington Center

  Submitted by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is seeking high school and full-time college students with an interest in the performing arts for our inaugural Young Arts Ambassador Program. Twenty students will be accepted into this program and will contribute to establishing a vital information [...]

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TOGETHER! Adds 3 After-School Programs in Lacey

Submitted by TOGETHER!  Three North Thurston elementary schools will see a continuation and expansion of their after-school program offerings for the next 5 years, but in different hands. Local nonprofit youth development agency TOGETHER! has been awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant to run before-school, after-school and summer Community ClubHouse programs at Lydia Hawk, [...]

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Phoenix Rising School’s Friday Workshops Bring Real World Skills, and Joy, to Kids

Submitted by Phoenix Rising School “It is a problem that so many children love learning and hate school,” says Nick Gillon, The Phoenix Rising School’s Education Director. “It’s a problem when rich, rigorous, relevant and engaging experiences have become the exception rather than the norm.” At heart, he says, the issue is one of equating [...]

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Become a Volunteer with the Healthy Homes Program

  Submitted by Thurston County Our homes play an important role in our lives. We spend so much time in our homes, sleeping, eating, cleaning, playing, relaxing, and enjoying the company of family and friends. Our homes also play an important role in our health. It isn’t always at the top of our minds, but [...]

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The Triple Threat

  Submmitted by Christine Towey for Saint Martin’s University  Being a college student is quite the full time job. There’s homework, class, clubs, and not to forget about sleep of course. Most students spend their weekends sleeping in to catch up from the all night study sessions they push themselves through during the week.  But [...]

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Westport Winery Earns Environmental Stewardship Award

  Submitted by Westport Winery Westport Winery’s founders, Blain and Kim Roberts, accepted the 2014 Environmental Stewardship Award “For bringing national recognition to the Grays Harbor County Agricultural Industry” on September 27 at the Forty-Fourth Annual Farm City Dinner held in Montesano. This honor was presented by the Montesano Chamber of Commerce and WSU Extension. [...]

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