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Thurston Climate Action Team (TCAT) is a local non-profit dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for Thurston County by encouraging action, coordinating action and taking action on climate change.
Thurston County League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. We register voters, provide unbiased information about elections, the voting process and issues. In addition, after study we use our positions to advocate about policies in the public interest. The League advocates to promote an environment beneficial to life through protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest.
Thurston Environmental Voters works to support and elect environmentally responsible candidates for public office to ensure Thurston County is a healthy and safe place to live.
The South Sound Sierra Club Group serves approximately 1,500 members and supporters in Thurston, Mason, Lewis and Grays Harbor counties. The group holds regular monthly meetings, usually on the first Tuesday of the month at the Mekong Restaurant in downtown Olympia. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. We’re America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
Climate Solutions' mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment, and bridging divides. The organization has pioneered the vision and cultivated powerful partnerships for the proposition that by cutting global warming pollution we can accelerate the transition to clean energy and build broadly shared economic prosperity. For close to 20 years, they have been an active catalyst and advocate, building a powerful constituency for local, regional, national, and international action on climate and clean energy.
Citizens Climate Lobby, Olympia Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. In order to generate the political will necessary for passage of our Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal we train and support volunteers to engage elected officials, the media and the public. The Olympia chapter meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30-11:30 am, at the Olympia Center.
South Puget Sound Environmental Education Clearinghouse (SPEECH) publishes South Sound Green Pages, a web-based, one-stop source of information, ideas and dialogue regarding sustainable living in the Pacific Northwest. SPEECH also hosts community events and panel discussions, as well as Envirotalk, an on-line forum for sharing news, promoting events and discussing pressing topics related to preserving, protecting and restoring the South Puget Sound environment.
Washington Environmental Council is a nonprofit, statewide advocacy organization that has been driving positive change to solve Washington’s most critical environmental challenges since 1967. WEC’s mission is to protect, restore, and sustain Washington’s environment for all.
The Olympia Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation works for a nonviolent world, a healthy environment, social justice, economic justice, and peace. We bring together people of diverse ages, races, and faiths who are committed to active nonviolence as a transformative way of life and as a means of profound social change. We model these principles by personal example. We collaborate and dialogue with the larger community for mutual education and to engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions.
Sustainable South Sound’s work helps hold the vision about what a sustainable community can look like. Our Buy Local Program serves to strengthen our local economy by keeping money circulating in our local economy. Our Local Food Systems Program provides everyone with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience of growing food in their own front and backyards. Our research for the Indicator Project is used by city planners and policy makers to help shape the development and management of our communities.
South Sound Solar is a local, full service Solar Installer, based in Olympia, Washington. Under the leadership of president and owner Kirk Haffner, South Sound Solar has become the local leader in the sales, engineering, design and installation of solar electric and solar hot water systems, both commercial and residential. As a local business, South Sound Solar take pride in applying its expertise to realize the South Puget Sound's solar potential.
Batdorf & Bronson - In 1988, before the Pacific Northwest became home to the coffeehouse boom, Larry and Cherie Challain opened the first Dancing Goats® Coffee Bar in Olympia. A passion for serving great coffee grew into a passion for roasting the world’s finest coffees as they went on to develop Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters, one of the most well-regarded specialty coffee companies in America. Our coffees are now served in coffeehouses and fine restaurants around the country in addition to our own locations where the exquisite quality of Batdorf & Bronson’s coffees combines with knowledgeable and skilled barista in delightful settings.
Small Planet Supply is a company dedicated to the supply, education, and training in the use of energy-efficient building materials and practices. Small Planet Supply believes that it's possible to create comfortable Low Energy Buildings with non-toxic, low embodied-energy building materials that are safe to source, and safe to use.
Dillinger's Cocktails and Kitchen is catering the event. Dillinger's Cocktails and Kitchen is a prohibition themed craft bar and restaurant housed within one of Olympia's oldest buildings, The Security Building (built in 1927). You truly will feel like you stepped in a time machine, but that is only the beginning. When you walk into Dillinger's you are not only walking into another era you are exposed to a world of enjoyment, education, and excitement. Quality and craftsmanship are exemplified by our knowledgeable and approachable staff, our open kitchen and our love for crafting the perfect cocktail for you. We love to indulge your interests in cocktails and spirits of past and present. Chat us up!