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[27 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

By far the best golf range in the area,” “the pro shop has a great selection of golf gear, and the prices are on par with major chain stores,” “great place to prefect my swing, especially my short game and putting, “they did a great job on my wife’s grips…she loves them,” “this place has everything,” “the greens are looking great,” “the staff is so friendly.” These are just a few things people are saying about the Airport Golf & Batting Center. It just keeps getting better.
When Jeff Olive purchased …

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[28 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Dance is an exquisite art form – it’s physical and athletic, emotional and balletic, stimulating and challenging, and social and engaging. It requires us to use both body and mind and is not only a great activity for younger children, but adults too!
Hannah Taylor-Kormondy, owner of the new South Sound Dance in Tumwater, believes that people of all ages and abilities should be able to learn and enjoy dance. Growing up in Houston, Texas Hannah started dancing at age nine under Jazz dance legend Steven Boyd. She then attended …

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[22 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

It has been said by many golfers and batters that “the Airport Golf & Batting Center is the new place to be.” With its remarkable transformation in just a few short years, new and repeat customers consistently experience a comfortable, friendly, professional, and athletic environment.
Jeff Olive purchased the Airport Golf & Batting Center (AGBC) as a family business just a few short years ago. At the time of purchase, it was an older business that was run down and on its last leg, so to speak. Many folks referred to …

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

By now I think just about everyone on the planet has heard about “green this, sustainable that”. The fact is, just about every major manufacturer from auto makers and building suppliers have all been developing and improving their products in order to provide us better, cleaner, more energy efficient products. There are many different levels of “sustainable” or “green.” some are quite complex with a large upfront investment and can take years to re-coup the initial up front cost– others are simple, easy and not all that expensive. I want …

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[19 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

What is Deal Pickle?
Deal Pickle can be described quite simply as “The best deal site on the planet.” You can purchase gift certificates to top businesses at incredible discounts (up to 50% off). We pride ourselves in the finished product that lands in your mailbox. Our gift certificates are classy and make perfect gifts, employee rewards, etc. You can even add custom messages to the certificates at checkout for a personal touch.
How does the Deal Pickle  work?
Search the website and buy the gift certificates you want. You can filter the certificates …

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[1 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Portable generators are wonderful things to have for that ocasional power outage, but be careful how you connect it to your home. The simple way to use it safely is to simply connect an extension cord to the generator and then connect the freezer or refigerator to the cord. Obviously this has a lot of limitations and will not work for your furnace or other permanently connected electrical appliances. To run these larger appliances you need to have a transfer switch installed. This is usually not a good thing for …

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[2 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

YWCA of Olympia Seeking Women of Achievement
Annual Effort Honors South Sound Women of Distinction Who Are “Going the Distance”
The YWCA of Olympia is pleased to announce that nominations for their annual Women of Achievement Celebration are now being accepted. Past honorees have included Senator Maria Cantwell, Senator Karen Fraser, Governor Christine Gregoire, Hands On Children’s Museum Executive Director, Patty Belmonte, and Community Foundation of South Puget Sound Executive Director, Norma Schuiteman.
The YWCA of Olympia will honor women throughout the South Sound who have inspired and shaped the community.  Nominees can …

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Provided by Jim Simmons, Mr. Electric
New appliances can make for exciting and valuable addition to your home; however, they use a lot of electricity and can ultimately take a toll on your electrical system. As an electrician, I have seen it time and again—homeowners buy new appliances that use a significant amount of electricity, even when they have an “Energy Star” label. These homeowners are unaware that the new appliances can use more power than their old possibly causing damage to the wiring.
A lot of people seem to have the …

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[2 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

By:  Matt Survis, MBS Computer Consulting
Many people are both worried and confused about how to keep viruses off their home computers. As a consultant I am often asked what can be done to prevent a virus from getting in. “Do I have to avoid certain websites?”, “Is Facebook letting viruses in?”, and the list goes on of possible threats.
Regardless of “trustworthiness” of any website, any time you are logged on to the internet, you are exposed to potential threats. Truly some websites are worse than others for spreading viruses. Most …

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[4 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Provided by: Heidi Audette
Communications Director
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Sometimes coming home from war isn’t as easy as just unpacking the bags and getting on with life. Challenges like Traumatic Brain Injuries caused by repeated explosions, issues with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or complications from battlefield injuries can change life quickly and even lead to homelessness. Providing housing is certainly one of the many ways we help veterans break out of homelessness. But it’s not the only way.
The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) operates a federal grant program …