Archive of: Thurston County

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Thurston County doctor loses license

The license of physician Sarah S. Reade has been revoked by the state Medical Quality Assurance Commission and the Department of Health, and she can no longer practice medicine in Washington.

The commission suspended Reade's license in January. She waived her right to a hearing to contest the charges. The commission revoked her license March 5.

March 2010

Port expected to approve sale of Maytown property

Commissioners of the Port of Tacoma are to authorize the sale of the port's 745-acre Thurston County property during their meeting Thursday.



The port bought the property near Maytown during 2006 as a potential site for rail system enhancements. After purchasing the site, which once housed an explosives manufacturing plant, the port assumed responsibility for environmental cleanup.


March 2010

South Sound business leaders honored by Milgard

Three outstanding business people will be recognized for their achievements at the Milgard School of Business' Ninth Annual Business Leadership Awards next month.

The awards spotlight business leaders from Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston and South King counties and strengthen the relationship between the business community and UW Tacoma. The honorees were nominated by the community and selected by a panel from the Milgard School of Business advisory board, faculty and staff.

March 2010

People on the Move

Donella S. Adrian PA-C has joined Cascade Eye & Skin Centers. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Puget Sound and her master's degree from Barry University's physician assistant program in North Miami Beach, Fla.  She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Nikki Box joined HomeStreet Bank as a mortgage loan officer at the Lilly Road branch in Olympia.

March 2010

Providence St. Peter recognized for stroke rehab program

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities has awarded a three year endorsement to Providence St. Peter Hospital's Stroke Specialty Program.

This achievement distinguishes Providence St. Peter Hospital's Stroke Specialty Program as the only endorsed stroke treatment services available in the South Puget Sound.

March 2010

Around the Sound

The Thurston County Chamber of Commerce and the Seattle District Small Business Administration are presenting free bi-monthly business loan briefings for anyone interested in knowing how to get a loan to start, expand or buy a small business. The next session, from 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at 809 Legion Way SE, Olympia, will be conducted by Carol Andersen of the Seattle SBA District Office. Topics covered include how the SBA loan program works, the eligibility and credit requirements, what lenders are looking for when approving loans, who can help you with a business plan or a loan proposal, what other financing options are available and the enhancements to the SBA lending programs under the Federal Recovery Act. Space is limited. For more information, call Tammy (360) 357-3362 or  Carol at (206) 553-7315.

Small businesses make up 90 percent of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's membership base. Join other small business owners to brainstorm and have open discussion about issues facing small businesses during the Small Business Committee meeting at noon tomorrow at the Adriatic Grill Italian Cuisine & Wine Bar, near The Tacoma Mall. Lunch cost on your own. For more information or to RSVP, contact Judy Singley at (253) 627.2175.

March 2010

Around the Sound

The Thurston County Chamber of Commerce and the Seattle District Small Business Administration are presenting free bi-monthly business loan briefings for anyone interested in knowing how to get a loan to start, expand or buy a small business. The next session, from 1 to 2 p.m. March 16 at 809 Legion Way SE, Olympia, conducted by Carol Andersen from the Seattle SBA District Office. Topics covered include how the SBA loan program works, the eligibility and credit requirements, what lenders are looking for when approving loans, who can help you with a business plan or a loan proposal, what other financing options are available and  the enhancements to the SBA lending programs under the federal Recovery Act. Space is limited. For more information, call Tammy (360) 357-3362 or  Carol at (206) 553-7315.

Small businesses make up 90 percent of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's membership base. Join other small business owners to brainstorm and have open discussion about issues facing small businesses during the Small Business Committee meeting at noon March 16 at the Adriatic Grill Italian Cuisine & Wine Bar, near The Tacoma Mall. Lunch cost on your own. For more information or to RSVP, contact Judy Singley at (253) 627.2175.

March 2010

Local census jobs still available

Temporary, part-time jobs remain available at numerous census offices in Washington, including Pierce and Thurston counties.

2010 census questionnaires are scheduled to begin arriving in the mail March 15. The U.S. Census Bureau has asked that each household fill out the form and mail it back in the postage-paid envelope as soon as it arrives, ensuring that the nationwide headcount is accurate.

March 2010

Around the Sound

Individual help with foreclosure issues will be available to the public during a free workshop from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 6 at the Evergreen College Tacoma Campus, 1210 6th Ave. Attendees should bring current photo identification and Social Security Number, last two years of W-2s and most current tax return; last two pay stubs and two months worth of bank statements; and complete file for first and/or second mortgage. More information is available at www.makinghomeaffordable.gov and www.mortgagehelpnow.org.

Lift your glasses and toast to a fun-filled evening of jazz and wine at the 7th Annual Old Town Jazz & Wine Festival from 4 to 10 p.m. March 6 at Slavonian Hall,  2306 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Proceeds from the festival and silent auction will support the Tacoma Old Town Park Performance Stage Project, headed by the Old Town Business and Professional Association, with the goal of building a permanent outdoor performance stage in Old Town Park. Click here for more information.

March 2010

Thurston EDC selects recognition award finalists

The Thurston Economic Development Council has selected finalists for its Business Recognition Award.

In the Small Business category are 94.5 Roxy - KRXY FM, Scott Home Inc. and Shea Carr Jewell. The New Business category includes Diamond Technologies Inc. Fosbre Academy of Hair Design and Olympia Systems Inc.

March 2010
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