Businesses in the Spotlight for 2019 with the Lacey South Sound Chamber

Lacey South Sound Chamber Spotlight Businesses of 2019 PCI Pest Control Business of the Month
PCI Pest Control was honored as one of the Lacey South Sound Chamber's Businesses of the Month for their service to the community in 2019. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

Almost every month, the Lacey South Sound Chamber highlights one of its members as the Business of the Month at their forum. Businesses that are capable of receiving this award are from every sector of business in the community “We like to spotlight businesses that are engaged giving back to our community, so that members and the public can see who is making an intentional impact,” says Shyanne Sanchez, office manager for the Lacey South Sound Chamber. If you missed any of this year’s recipients or would like a quick reminder of these outstanding businesses and organizations and what they do, take a look below to get to know each of them more.

Cabin Light Studios
arly in 2019 Media Marketing Solutions was a Business of the Month. They have since rebranded and are now known as Cabin Light Studios. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

Cabin Light Studios (formerly Media Marketing Solutions)

Cabin Light Studios is a professional video and film production company. For those looking for a television commercial or dynamic content for their website, the Cabin Light Studios team is the one to call.

121 State Avenue Northeast, Olympia
360-688-1694

PCI Pest Control

PCI Pest Control is a veteran-owned family-run business specializing in the most effective and up-to-date techniques to keep homes pest-free. They put an emphasis on making connections and community service, says Matt Purcell, founder and owner. “The people in the Chamber are very active in our community,” he says, “so we are frequently seeing other members at after-hours events, and community service organizations and activities.”

Recognition by the Chamber helped them make more connections with new customers and other area businesses. “It’s an honor to receive the recognition and publicity,” adds Purcell.

2812 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia
360-628-8625

Lacey South Sound Chamber Regional Businesses in the Spotlight for 2019 with the Lacey South Sound Chamber Acme Fuel Business of the Month
Acme Fuel Co., a 2019 business of the month, looks forward to remodeling their Lilly Road Fast Fuel Location in order to better serve their customers. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

Acme Fuel Co.

With two Fast Fuel stations in the South Sound, Acme Fuel Co. is the definition of a local business. “This is where the focus of our operations and philanthropy is,” says Christophe Allen, president and co-owner. “We give to local charities and organizations that serve people in this community.” For 95 years, Acme Fuel Co. has been a part of the community, with services to homes and businesses in addition to their Fast Fuel stations. Looking ahead, they are beginning a complete remodel of their Lilly Road Fast Fuel station, with plans to break ground this winter.

416 State Ave NE, Olympia
360-943-1133

Fast Fuel Stations
501 Lilly Rd SE, Olympia, and 303 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia

PC Technologies

The IT Experts for Thurston, Pierce, Lewis, and Mason counties, PC Technologies helps businesses increase their productivity and get more out of technology. They specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect data and keep operations running smoothly.

3739 Griffin LN SE, Olympia
360-491-2227

Lacey South Sound Chamber Regional Businesses in the Spotlight for 2019 with the Lacey South Sound Chamber Sandstone Distillery Business of the Month
Sandstone Distillery has made their mark with quality spirits made with Washington Grains and was recognized as one of the Chambers Businesses of the Month for 2019. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

Sandstone Distillery

Located in Tenino, Sandstone Distillery produces a variety of spirits from Washington-grown grains. From whiskey, vodka, and gin to small-batch sipping vinegar, Sandstone Distillery creates special and unique products that cannot be found anywhere else. Every visit to their tasting room and store is an experience.

842 Wright Rd SE, Tenino
360-264-1901

Intercity Transit

2019 has been an exciting year for Intercity Transit. “We increased service by 25 percent, that’s almost 51,000 hours, to better serve the community,” says Ann Freeman-Manzanares, general manager. By starting service earlier, ending later, and arriving more frequently, Intercity Transit has been able to meet the needs of new and continuing riders alike. They rolled out the One, a new limited-stop express line, and have hired over a hundred new employees. They are finishing up work on the Olympia Transit Center facility and have been implementing plans to transition to zero-fare service in January 2020.

222 State Avenue, Olympia
360-786-1881

Lacey South Sound Chamber Regional Businesses in the Spotlight for 2019 with the Lacey South Sound Chamber United Way of Thurston County Business of the Month
The Lacey South Sound Chamber recognizes organizations as well as businesses for their business of the month honor. The United Way of Thurston County is one of the organizations to receive acknowledgement in 2019. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

United Way of Thurston County

The United Way of Thurston County is a non-profit that advocates for the health, education and financial stability of all of Thurston County. They identify critical needs in Thurston County within focus areas and invest in local nonprofits doing the best work to meet those needs. They help solve issues by bringing together community stakeholders and collaborating to develop short and long-term strategies to benefit the community.

3525 7th Ave SW Suite 201, Olympia
360-943-2773

America’s Credit Union

America’s Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative originally formed on Fort Lewis in 1954. Membership is open to anyone who lives in the Pacific Northwest, including members of the Armed Forces and their family members, civilian personnel, Veterans, and military retirees. With 15 locations across the South Sound, from Yelm to Puyallup and Lacey to Tacoma, and everywhere in-between, America’s Credit Union is available with services in personal or business banking.

253-964-3113

Lacey South Sound Chamber Regional Businesses in the Spotlight for 2019 with the Lacey South Sound Chamber Michael Jameson US Bank Lacey Business of the Month
For the month of December, the Lacey South Sound Chamber awarded Business of the Month to Michael Jameson and US Bank Lacey for demonstrating “Think Chamber First Principles,” passion for community growth, and success in business strategies. Photo courtesy: Lacey South Sound Chamber

Michael Jameson and Lacey’s US Bank

The Chamber’s most recent spotlight is on Michael Jameson and Lacey’s US Bank for the month of December. “He is a dependable mortgage officer, who shares his customer’s vision for success,” says Sanchez. “Working with Michael is like working with a knowledgeable longtime friend.”

5520 Martin Way E, Lacey
360-923-2475

Each Lacey South Sound Chamber 2019 Business of the Month is different, but what they all have in common is a commitment to excellence and service for their customers and the community. Stop by one of these businesses or organizations or give them a call and get to know them better. They would surely like to get to know you. If you are on the hunt for other great businesses in the region in every type of industry and any service, the Lacey South Sound Chamber has you covered. Check out their business directory online, or find them on their social media page on Facebook.

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