A Few Things Everyone from Thurston County Knows to be True

May 2, 2018

Located in the state of Washington, Thurston County is comprised of the cities of Lacey, Olympia, Rainier, Tenino, Tumwater, Yelp and the town of Bucoda. Hundreds of thousands of people are proud to call Thurston County home. Those that do live here know everything there is to know about the area. Here are six things […]

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Restaurants in Thurston County That’ll Have Your Taste buds Dancing

May 2, 2018

Bringing a community together can always be a bit of a challenge, but when there is food involved, everything becomes just a little bit easier. And if you don’t believe us, check out these Thurston County restaurants that will have taste buds dancing to a whole new song. Bring the family, bring the friends, and […]

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8th Annual Scholarship Contest

April 9, 2018

Our “What Makes a House a Home” college scholarship contest is in its eighth year.  Our independent judging panel will be awarding three scholarships at the end of May. This is a very rewarding program for us, not just in helping some great local high school students, but also in hearing their amazing stories of […]

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7 Fun Things to Do in Olympia this Spring Break

March 30, 2018

It’s spring! Finally, winter is over. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the kids are going to be home from school for a week. Spring Break for most school districts is right around the corner. Be prepared with a list of things to do and places to visit that will entertain the […]

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6 Breweries Every Olympia Local Needs To Try At Least Once

March 8, 2018

There are many breweries in and around Olympia, Washington, that locals love to frequent. Good food and great drinks, what more could you ask for? You may have a go-to spot in Olympia or you might be driving to nearby places like Tumwater or Lacey to get your favorite brew. Breweries have become so popular […]

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Places To Get Fit For Summer in Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey

March 5, 2018

With summer fast approaching, it’s that time of year when you start to think about what you can do to get your body moving. Whether you’re looking to slim down, tone up, or just wanting to get out of the house and do something to get your heart pumping, Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey have a […]

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9 Interesting Pieces of History About Thurston County

March 2, 2018

At the southern end of Puget Sound, in Western Washington, is Thurston County. It is the eighth smallest county in the state, but also the eighth most populous. The cities that make up the county include Olympia, Lacey, Rainier, Tenino, Tumwater, and Yelm. There’s also the town of Bucoda and a dozen unincorporated communities. All […]

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Welcome Pearlita Price

February 15, 2018

We are thrilled to announce our newest agent Pearlita Price. Pearlita has spent the past 5 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington and the Thurston Economic Development Council. She comes to us with a strong marketing background as well as great local ties to our community. Pearlita is a military wife who […]

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Give Local Campaign a Huge Success!

December 15, 2017

Thanks to all of your generosity, the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound’s Give Local campaign was a tremendous success with $122,560 raised for the 51 nonprofits featured in this campaign. Every gift in its entirety will be given to each organization; a tremendous support for these local non-profits. We have said it before, but […]

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SOGO Holiday Show

December 4, 2017

Thurston County is full of opportunity for those with a passion for music & arts. Just visit downtown Olympia & the beautiful Washington Center for the Performing Arts and you will see what we mean. Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia, better known as SOGO, has been a driving force in the community when it comes […]

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