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YWCA Olympia offers training program for young women

Enrollment is now open in Grays Harbor County for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Program (EEP), a partnership between YWCA Olympia, the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council and the Thurston Chamber of Commerce. Transportation will be available for women in Grays Harbor County who are attending the program.

Girard Wood Products wins award

Last month, Morningside presented Girard Wood Products with an Outstanding Employer Award. Morningside is a local nonprofit providing employment support for individuals with disabilities. Their client, Codey Winkler, has worked at Girard Wood Products since 2013 doing janitorial and production work. Pictured, from left to right, are Anthony Hubbs, plant manager; Jim Larson, Morningside president; Codey Winkler, Girard employee; Stan Henry, operations manager, and Carmen Noguer, assistant operations manager and Codey’s main support.