What Makes a House House a Home – Scholarship Contest

by Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Inc. on March 23, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Our annual “What Makes a House a Home” scholarship contest is about to begin it’s 7th year.

The contest dates are as follows:

Submissions: April 10th, through May 7th

Fan Voting: May 8th to May 12th

Top 10 Finalists will be announced on Wednesday, May 17th

Winners will be announced Monday, May 22nd

To submit your essay, click here.

Again, this year we have our “Inspirational Educator Award” where the top scholarship winner will nominate a local, active Thurston County educator who has inspired them. The first place winner submit a short statement on how the educator has inspired them in turn awarding the educator with $500!   

We are looking forward to reading all the wonderful submissions once again this year.

For complete details, rules and eligibility, visit: www.cbolympia.com/scholarship


May be hard to believe, but Spring is here!

by Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Inc. on March 20, 2017

It may not feel like Spring, but according to the calendar, we have turned the corner. Looking to bring a little more spring to your front door, look no further. Our friends at Houzz.com have some great tips for the perfect spring plantings. You can see all of their “12 Stunning Spring Container Gardens” by scrolling through the photos below. Enjoy!


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