Testimonials

 

 

Community Partners:

“I’m sure this exposure will help match more of our waiting kids with a Big Brother or Big Sister.”

–          Roger Jones, Executive Director/CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington

 

“Thanks again for promoting some of the great businesses in downtown Olympia!”

–          Connie Lorenz, Executive Director, Olympia Downtown Association

 

“(Brewery Redevelopment Project) ended up a good story and we got great attendance at the open house.”

–          Pete Kmet, Mayor, City of Tumwater

 

“Thanks so much for showcasing our programs and getting our students to participate with ThurstonTalk.  I am a fan.”

–         Matt Grant, Principal, Olympia High School

“I can’t believe you developed such a concise and interesting story from my ramblings!”

–          Trudy Soucoup, Executive Director, Home First!

 

“Wow, I can’t believe how many people are commenting on this.  Thank you so much!”

–          Jennifer Williamson-Forster, Executive Director, South Sound Reading Foundation

 

“This is fantastic!  Thank you so much for the quick turnaround on our idea!  We really appreciate the continued support by ThurstonTalk.”

–          Sarah Austin, Marketing Coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County

 

“We really appreciate your efforts to publicize the program and your comprehensive, well-rounded description of it!”

–          Karen Ray, School Gardens Program Mamanger, Thurston County Food Bank

 

“We have had such a wonderful community response to this launch to a summer of reading and library activities – and your article will surely send lots of families who may be new to this event.”

–          Ellen Duffy, Timberland Regional Library

 

“Thank you so much for the article.  We already started getting a really good response and have a few new volunteers.”

– Cristina Labra, Mijas – a program started by SafePlace of Olympia

Business Community + Customers:

“Thank you so much for the awesome coverage about our symphony and the summer concert!”

–          Kate Inglin, Olympia Symphony Orchestra

“I could not be happier with the article and how Tom Rohrer brought out the teamwork and sacrifices the girls have made to get to this moment.  I have received many positive comments about the article already.”

–          Chad Allan, Hoquiam High School Girls Basketball Head Coach

“This is a great article and really captures the spirit of the games!”

–          Paul Avery, Briggs Community YMCA

“The story is absolutely fantastic!  We love you guys over at ThurstonTalk!”

–         Justin Wells, Chef/Owner of la petite maison restaurant

“West Bay Paddleboards has seen an increase in customer calls even during the off season when working with Thurston Talk. Thanks Dan and crew!”

–         Chris Fry, West Bay Paddleboards

 

Readers:

“I really appreciate having ThurstonTalk as my home page.  Your news makes me happy.”

–          Drew Phillips, President, Berschauer Phillips

“I really like the positive focus of ThurstonTalk.  I wish we had more publications in the world that focused on what is going well instead of what is going wrong.  I am blessed to live in a community that has a publication with positive and encouraging news stories.  Thanks for providing a forum that uplifts the community and provides hope and encouragement.”

–          Larry Weber, Cross Country Coach, Northwest Christian High School

“My family recently moved to Olympia and I have learned of so many great events, businesses and agencies from your website and Facebook page.”

–          C. Sperr

 

Social Media:

  • Robbie C. – “Great page!”
  • Cat A.  – “ThurstonTalk.com is a great resource, glad I found this!”
  • Carolyn H. – “Check these guys out a positive site talking about local news and local businesses.”
  •  Patricia W. – “This is Olympia, the state capital.just wanting to show this off.”
  • Patricia P. – “Another place to find out what’s happening around town.”
  • Bridget R. – “The awesomeness… get your info right here!!”
  • Greg B. – “Great sports articles- very positive!”