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  • FUNDRAISERS

    Fundraiser calendar for Feb. 24

    A REALLY BIG SHOE 9: ROCKIN’ TO THE JUKEBOX — 1950-1985 is the ninth annual benefit concert for homeless and needy children in Thurston and Mason counties. It starts at 2 p.m. March 8 at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Entertainment Explosion...

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    Volunteer opportunities for Feb. 20

    OLYMPIA SCHOOL DISTRICT needs volunteers to serve on its 2015 Citizens’ Facility Advisory Committee. Over the spring and summer the committee will develop recommendations to the school board on if and when school facilities may need to be remodeled or expanded. Recommendations will be used...

  • FUNDRAISERS

    Fundraiser calendar for Feb. 17

    A REALLY BIG SHOE 9: ROCKIN’ TO THE JUKEBOX - 1950-1985 is the ninth annual benefit concert for homeless and needy children in Thurston and Mason counties. It starts at 2 p.m. March 8 at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Entertainment Explosion...

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    South Sound volunteer opportunities

    OLYMPIA SCHOOL DISTRICT needs volunteers to serve on its 2015 Citizens’ Facility Advisory Committee. Over the spring and summer, the committee will develop recommendations to the school board on if and when school facilities should be remodeled or expanded. Recommendations will be used to...

  • FUNDRAISERS

    Fundraisers

    WINE TASTING FOR A CURE is a Relay For Life fundraiser. Guests will enjoy up to six wine offerings plus appetizers from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Madsen Family Cellars, 2825 Marvin Road NE, Suite D, Olympia. Guests may also bid on silent auction items for Valentine's Day. Tickets are $25 each. Call ...

  • SOUTH SOUND PEOPLE

    Volunteer spotlight: Gil Austin

    When United Way’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) received a request from Pleasant Glade Elementary School in Lacey last year for a male mentor, they called Gil Austin.

  • SOUTH SOUND PEOPLE

    South Sound volunteer opportunities

    WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY LEWIS COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS are looking for volunteers to become Master Gardeners. Training involves online study, a full-day of hands-on training on the third Tuesday of each month, and field experience in plant clinics and demonstration gardens. Monthly evening business...

  • FUNDRAISERS

    Fundraisers

    STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART is a United Way fundraiser offering food, wine and socializing from 5-9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased at unitedway-thurston.org/...

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    South Sound volunteer opportunities

    MERCY HOUSING is a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing communities for low-income families, seniors, and people with special needs, including Evergreen Vista Apartments at 1209 Fern St. SW in Olympia. One of the many programs offered is the Homework Club, where children can ...

  • FUNDRAISERS

    Fundraisers

    STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART is a United Way fundraiser offering food, wine, and socializing from 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of silent auction items, and can participate in a live auction. Tickets are $125 per person, and...

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