Celebrate The First Day Of Summer With NCCU Dinner & Benefit Auction

June 21, 2014 - 4pm-8pm -Hood Canal School - Proceeds to benefit the Church /Community Center ‘Building Fund’. 

Elton John Concert Tickets in a Key Arena Private Suite, up front seats at the Eagles Concert, Mariner’s Diamond Club seats, and three nights at Lake Placid Lodge are just some of the amazing items you can win in the silent and live auction!

Organized by the New Community Church of Union (NCCU) this annual fundraiser on the first day of summer benefits the construction of a new Community Center & Church is catered by Lucky Dog Casino and sponsored by Hood Canal Communications, Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop, Lean on Me at Home Care, Dogwood Construction, Reliant Builders, and Our Community Credit Union.

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Seeking Award Nominations For Employers Who Hire People With Disabilities

The Washington State Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment is seeking award nominations for employers and individuals who make extra efforts to recruit, hire, promote and retain employees with disabilities.

“People with disabilities face more challenges than most people in finding work,” said Toby Olson, executive secretary of the Governor’s Committee. “This award provides an opportunity to honor employers who are serving as role models for the rest of the community.”

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Nominations Open For 2014 Governor's Arts & Heritage Awards

ArtsWA accepting email nominations, deadline is 5:00 p.m. July 21, 2014. The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Governor's Arts & Heritage Awards. The honorees will be recognized as outstanding artists, arts organizations and cultural leaders in our state. Nominations will be considered in six categories. (See more information on the categories and guidelines for nomination.) The six categories include:

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Thurston County BOCC Special Meeting June 18

Thurston Thrives Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss questions concerning the process for moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of Thurston Thrives. Other discussion topics will include how the core of the collective impact initiative can be established, how and when the strategy maps are used, and options for continued funding. Dinner will be provided.
Date: June 18, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Thurston County Courthouse 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW Building #1, Room 280 Olympia, WA 98502