It's Your Community Apr - Jun 2018

June 24, 2018

Skipp Steffan and Toni Thompson with the Olympia Union Gospel Mission share some success stories.


Dr. Daniel Einstein, president of Olympia Ecosystems, talks about saving the blue herons.


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June 17, 2018

Schelli Slaughter, Director of Thurston County Public Health and Social Services, gives an update on what the county is doing to address the homelessness crisis. 

Tanya Mote, Executive Director of the South Puget Sound Community College Foundation, talks about the latest happenings at SPSCC.


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June 10, 2018

The president of the Safeplace board of directors, Heather Hahn, along with executive director Sarah Lloyd, talk about protecting victims of domestic abuse.


Karen Sweeney, Pat McLachlan, and Leslie True with Friendship Force describe a unique way to travel the world and make lasting friendships along the way.


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Karen Sweeney, Pat McLachlan, & Leslie True


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June 3, 2018

Nichole Woolsey and Kristi Cichon with the American Cancer Society provide information on ACS's Relay For Life of Thurston County June 22-23 6pm-6pm at Komachin Middle School in Lacey.


Tiffany Scroggs, President of the National Association of Procurement Technical Assistant Centers, along with her associate Kate Hoy, describe how their organization helps smaller businesses in obtaining government contracts.


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Listen to Tiffany Scroggs & Kate Hoy


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May 27, 2018

Beekeeper Tim Heffer talks about the importance of bees in our environment. 


Trudy Soucoup, CEO of Homes First, tells how her organization is providing housing for people who might otherwise be homeless.


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May 20, 2018

Alicia Elliott, founder of the West Central Park project, has an update on development at Harrison and Division.

 

George Sharp with the EDC talks about the Tenino Quarry Pool Splash Bash.


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May 13, 2018

Troy Kirby with the Lacey Pocket Gophers semi-pro soccer team talks about some "just fun" entertainment for the whole family.


Bob Jones, president of Thurston County Veterans Services, explains why public support is needed for the local Veterans Court.


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May 6, 2018

Lions Club members Bob Johnson and Ron Smircich talk about the development of a new type of service club designed to promote environmental causes.


Chair of the Salvation Army Advisory Board Charlie Barron and Major Phyllis Pease talk about changes being made in serving the area's homeless population.


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Listen to Charlie Barron and Major Phyllis Pease


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April 29, 2018

Volunteer Bob Moorhead gives the history of the Centennial Amtrak Station and invites everyone to it's 25th birthday party. 


Karen Getchell and Rae Ann Toth, two of the "exceptional" women being honored by the Olympia Soroptimist Club tell their stories.


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April 22, 2018

Judy Jones with the Thurston County Food Bank talks about an expansion into Lacey. 

Thurston Economic Development Council Director Michael Cade reports on the health of the local economy.


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April 15, 2018

D.O.T. project engineer Kim Mueller and Lacey Economic Development Director Rick Walk talk about a unique new freeway interchange coming to Hawks Prairie.


Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza talks about public safety.


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Listen to Thurston County Sheriff Snaza


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April 8, 2018

Lucy Hannigan-Ewing, her husband Al, and their son Sam talk about the South Puget Sound Up with Down Syndrome organization.

Sophie Stimson, Senior Planner for Olympia Public Works, talks about major changes coming to the city's downtown streets.


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April 1, 2018

Alicia Cunningham with the Girls Scouts talks about the importance of community and corporate partnerships.

James Reddick, Heather Antanaitis, and Cory Lee talk about Earth Day park projects sponsored by the Parks, Arts, Recreation, and Cultural Foundation.


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Listen to James Reddick, Heather Antanaitis, & Cory Lee


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