|Monday, November 24, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Olympia Police Weekly Crime Reports:
The Olympia Police Department is sending out weekly emails containing information about crime trends and department news. To receive these updates, go to http://olympiawa.gov/subscribe. For questions, contact Amy Stull at 360-753-8049.
Coat Drive at Tumwater Auto Spa:
Donate any new or gently used clean coat to the Little Red Schoolhouse and get $2 off a car wash of your choice! Needy youth in Thurston Country will benefit from your gift - last year, over 3,000 students received coats and school supplies from the organization. Friday, November 14th to Sunday, December 14th. See the website for details: www.redschool.org.
Friday, November 14th to Friday, December 14th
Tumwater Auto Spa, 6040 Capital Blvd,, Tumwater
Get a Heat Pump, Receive an State Ecology Grant:
Get a heat pump or clean burning natural gas appliance and qualify for funding through the Washington Department of Ecology! Thurston County residents can replace pre-1995 certified wood stoves and more and receive from $1,200 to $1,800 toward purchase. Funds are available first-come, first-served. Through Wednesday, December 17th (or sooner, if funds are expended). Call the Olympia Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA) at 360-539-7610 or visit www.ORCCA.org for more information.
Through Wednesday, December 17th
Lewis County "Shop With a Cop" Program:
Lewis County residents are encouraged to nominate children they feel would benefit from the "Shop With a Cop" program. On December 18th, deputies will take children Christmas shopping, many of whom are in need of a positive relationship with law enforcement as well as financial assistance. Applications available from the website; deadline is Friday, November 28th. See the United Way website for an application: www.lewiscountyuw.com. Call 360-748-8100 for more information.
Application deadline: Friday, November 28th
Lewis County United Way
FREE! Free & Confidential Services for Victims of Crime:
If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime the Crime Victims Advocacy Network wants to help you. Victim Advocates provide crime victims with support, referrals, and advocacy in a compassionate, proactive, and empowering manner. CVAN offers information and referrals for victims of identity theft, assault, robbery, vehicular assault, survivors of homicide, residential burglary, theft, DUI injuries, hate crimes, and vulnerable-adult abuse. All services are free and confidential. Call CVAN toll-free 24 hours a day or see their website. Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2 Rm 258. CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
Serving Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Lewis, and Pacific counties.
Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2, Room 258
CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
PSE Recycling Donation Program to Benefit Food Lifeline:
Help feed hungry Northwest families by donating your old fridge or freezer for a $25 rebate. Decide to donate that rebate and Puget Sound Energy will match your contribution to raise $50 for Food Lifeline. Your appliance donation can provide 200 meals for those less fortunate! Offer ends Monday, December 15th. Puget Sound Energy, 2711 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia. Call 1-877-309-4754 to schedule an appliance pickup or visit www.pse.com/recycle.
Offer ends December 15th
Puget Sound Energy, 2711 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia
REGISTER NOW! 5K Reindeer Run & 1-Mile Candy Cane Run:
Register online for the certified 5K "Reindeer Run" and a 1-Mile Candy Cane Run! Awards and refreshments after the race - there's also a costume contest, all at the Hands On Children's Museum. Sunday, December 7th, 9am (registration at 7:30am). Register online at www.crimebusters.org or www.active.com. In-store registration at South Sound Running, 3405 Capitol Blvd., Olympia. For more information, call 360-701-4519.
Sunday, December 7th, 9am (registration at 7:30am)
Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia
360-701-4519 www.crimebusters.org www.active.com
Office Volunteer Needed:
Kokua, a local non-profit dedicated to supporting, encouraging and empowering individuals with disabilities to lead full and meaningful lives, seeks a part-time office assistant for several hours a week. Hours are extremely flexible. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, pass a state background check and a thorough screening and training process. Contact Kokua at 705-4665, extention 102.
Call weekdays 8am-5pm for details
Kokua Services, 1226 Carpenter Rd. SE, Lacey
705-4665 X 102 www.kokuaservices.com www.facebook.com/kokuaservices