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YWCA of Olympia Announces 2014 Business of Achievement

Submitted by YMCA of Olympia  According to the Shriver Report, two out of three households depend on the wages of working moms. However, childcare is expensive and can be hard to find for some women. Many workers have limited or no sick or maternity leave.  Some women use restroom stalls to breastfeed their infants.  The [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County Board of Directors Receives Prestigious Award

  Submitted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County The Board of Directors of  Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County receives a prestigious  Silver Level of the National Boys & Girls Clubs of America League of EAGLES Award. This new award is a key element of Boys and Girls Clubs of America’s Leading Edge [...]

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NTPS College and Career Fair Scheduled for October 27

  Submitted by North Thurston Public Schools  Plan to attend the 6th annual NTPS College and Career Fair held at Timberline High School on October 27.  This exciting event is open to the public and we encourage students and their parents to attend.  The fair offers a wide range of educational and career options.  This year [...]

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Westport Winery Success at World Wine Championships in Chicago, Illinois.

  Submitted by Westport Winery Smoky Nor’wester a 2012 blend of 95% Sangiovese from Red Willow Vineyard and 5% Petite Sirah from Jones Vineyard, earned 93 points in this evaluation. The judges made the following comments, “Dark ruby color. Inviting aromas and flavors of creme brulee, raspberry pie a la mode, and cherry salt water [...]

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Rob Rice Homes in Kensington: A Close Sense of Community

  Submitted by Barb Lally for Rob Rice Homes When you own a home in the Rob Rice Community of Kensington, Stonegate or Lexington, everything is close, just a stone’s throw from anything you might need or want to do. By the time Rob Rice finishes building the lovely homes in Kensington, the last of [...]

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Saint Martin’s University Welcomes Families to the Annual Halloween in the Halls

  Submitted by Saint Martin’s University Trick-or-treaters from the Saint Martin’s University and greater South Sound communities are invited to the Lacey campus to celebrate Halloween with university students on October 25 as part of the annual Halloween in the Halls festivities. Families will first be welcomed by the Halloween Kids Club in the Trautman [...]

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Engineer Who’s Making “MATHCOUNT” Joins SCJ

  Submitted by SCJ Alliance   SCJ Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of engineer Jason Bruhn to our Lacey office. SCJ is a consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, transportation planning and design, land use/environmental planning, and landscape architecture and design. Jason’s been working in the transportation and civil engineering field for twenty-one years. [...]

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North Thurston Marching Band Achieves Success

    Submitted by Dennis Longnecker The North Thurston High School Marching Band took first place in the AA Division at the Tumwater Marching Band Festival on Saturday, October 11.  The festival, held at the Tumwater High School Stadium, drew fifteen bands from across the state. The Band and the Solstice Color Guard presented their [...]

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Nancy J. LaPointe Attends National Educational Conference for Financial Advisors

Submitted by  Navigate Financial Nancy J. LaPointe, Owner and Financial Planner of Navigate Financial in Lacey, WA, recently attended a national educational conference for independent financial advisors.  Hosted by Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, the sold-out event drew more than 900 financial professionals from across the nation. Participants gathered in Orlando, [...]

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Razor Clam Tides Confirmed for October 22 – 28

  Submitted by The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The second October 2014 recreational razor clam opener will proceed as planned. The marine toxin tests have been completed and the Washington Department of Health has found razor clams are safe for human consumption. The following are the dates and locations of this razor clam [...]

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