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Back to School

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT   DATE:  September 12, 2019   CONTACT:  Chandra Mincher, Education and Volunteer Coordinator, 360-352-2510, ext.1009 SUBJECT:  PSA Back-to-School  OLYMPIA,  W…
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EarthTalk: Green School Buses

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses yet? -- JM   Now that school is back in ses…
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NFESH's CEO Honored for Lifetime Achievement

We at NFESH are pleased and proud to announce that 'Enid A. Borden', our Founder and CEO, is the recipient of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award, an honor bestowed annually by ADvancing States (former…
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How much did cutting the middle out of our housing stock cost Olympia in the last forty years?

Or, Olympia's spreading tax-subsidized single-family neighborhoods. I've pointed to this chart oftentimes as an illustration of how we changed directions back in the 1980s.
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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Start a Story - Adopt

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: August 15, 2019   CONTACT: Office Chandra Mincher, Education and Volunteer Coordinator,, 360-352-2510, ext.1009   SUBJECT:  PSA Start a Story - Adopt OLYMP…
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46th Annual Olympia Harbor Days

A Festival full of Tugboats, Arts, Crafts, Food, Music & Fun!Capitol Volkssport Club has partnered with the Olympia Kiwanis Club by planning a kickoff walk Friday afternoon, August 30, for the 46th a…
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Annual Summer Olympia Brew Fest 2019

The Olympia Brew Fest is an annual summer beer festival that takes place at the Port Plaza in Olympia, WA. It features 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries and over 60 different beers. Proceeds from …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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Capital Lakefair Festival 2019

While widely known as Olympia's annual summer festival, Lakefair operates year-round to celebrate and give back to our community in Thurston County.The festival is a volunteer driven organization gov…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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