Soundings: Philanthropy comes in all shapes and sizes
Since 2007, a group of a dozen or so professional women - most retired, but some still working - have gathered monthly to sip some wine, socialize, dine on homemade soup and share dessert, then, most importantly, write checks of $50 to $100 each directed to a South Sound charitable group that can use a helping hand.
7 Things To Do in South Sound This Weekend, June 27-29
The Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Society's annual AMERICA'S CLASSIC JAZZ FESTIVAL continues through the weekend with four venues featuring 14 bands, including the Evergreen Classic Jazz Band, Wolverine Jazz Band, and Miss Ida Blue and the Yerba Buena Stompers.
SMU's Spiritual Life Institute to focus on ancient Judaism and Jesus
Saint Martin's University in Lacey is holding its annual Spiritual Life Institute next week, and community members are invited to register for the entire week, or attend daily classes.
New principal hired for Centennial Elementary School in Olympia
Olympia School District officials have hired Shannon Ritter to replace Alice Drummer who is retiring this year.