Olympic College Shelton Offers Free Women in Welding Workshop

Olympic College Shelton will hold a free “Women in Welding Workshop” on Saturday, May 30 from 9am -2pm at the OC Weld Shop (Old Bronze Works), 50 W. Fredson Road. Try your hand at welding in this workshop and finish your own metal rose. Maybe a career in the trades is the path for you. Students must be age 18 or older to register. This workshop includes all welding materials, instruction and lunch.  Call or email to register: 360-475-7480 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Registration deadline is Friday, May 22. OC Shelton thanks Pacific Welding Supplies for presenting this event. This workshop is available with funds from the Carl D. Perkins Act.

WSDOT Seeks Input On Proposed Community Engagement Plan

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking comments on its proposed plan to guide how the agency engages with partners, stakeholders, Tribes, communities and the public.

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JBLM Soldiers To Volunteer In Olympia Parks

Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation is pleased to host volunteers from JBLM for a day of removing invasive plant species and repairing trails in two of Olympia’s most iconic parks. Approximately sixty soldiers from Bear Troop 8-1 Cavalry will serve the local community on Thursday, May 21st.  These men and women will work at West Bay Park removing invasive plants as part of an ongoing restoration project. Work will then continue with efforts focused at  Priest Point Park, repairing the ever popular Ellis Cove trail. Parks and trails will remain open to the public during this work. Park Stewardship thanks Farrelli’s Pizza for their sponsorship of this event.

Freshpaper Partners With Thurston County’s Waste Less Food Campaign

 The maker of FreshPaper is once again partnering with Thurston County’s Waste Less Food campaign to extend special FreshPaper discounts that will help keep more fresh produce on your table and on the shelves of the Thurston County Food Bank. 

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