Facebook0Tweet0Pin0OLYMPIA – The Port of Olympia will hold a surplus property sale from Feb. 16 to Feb. 29, 2012. Photos of most items are online at www.portolympia.com, along with the bid form, terms and conditions, and a list of the items. View and inspect items on weekdays Feb. 23-24, 2012 and Feb. 27-28, 2012, 9:00 AM to noon and 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at the Port, 915 Washington St. NE, Olympia WA 98501.Bids will be accepted by mail or on weekdays at the Port Offices (same address listed) until 3:00 PM, Feb. 29, 2012, when the bids will be opened. Bid forms are available online and at the Port.Items for sale include heavy equipment, vehicles, computer equipment, and office furnishings and office equipment.NOTE: To enter the Port of Olympia, visitors must show valid identification (such as a driver’s license) at the Security Gate, according to U.S. Homeland Security requirements.For further information: www.portolympia.com or 360-528-8000.About the Port of OlympiaThe southernmost deepwater port on Puget Sound, the Port of Olympia owns and operates an international shipping terminal that handles a range of breakbulk and project cargoes. The Port also owns and operates Swantown Marina & Boatworks, a 733-slip recreational marina and boat haulout/repair facility, a regional airport and a real estate division. A community port, it generates an estimated7,249 total direct, induced and indirect jobs as documented by Martin Associates in the 2009 data study, The Economic Impact of the Port of Olympia, January 2011, available at www.portolympia.com.
Facebook1Tweet0Pin0Olympia – Concern for Animals has received a $5,000 grant award from the Washington Federation of Animal Care and Control Agencies, which will enable the completion of the spay/neuter procedures for 42 dogs and 138 cats for low-income, senior citizens, unemployed and military pet owners. CFA is pleased to be able to partner with the Federation to provide these vital surgeries and improve the quality of life for animals and their guardians in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties.The funds for this grant award are made possible by the sale of Washington State “We Love our Pets” license plates. In an effort to be proactive regarding the pet overpopulation problem, revenue from the sale of these license plates have been earmarked through an agreement with the State of Washington for actual spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats in Washington State. Since 2007, the Federation has awarded over $278,693 in license plate grant funds to qualifying animal welfare organizations throughout Washington State, enabling the completion of nearly 10, 243 spay/neuter surgeries.The mission of Concern for Animals is to promote the welfare of all animals by subsidizing spay/neuter procedures, medical care, and vaccinations. In addition, CFA offers a free pet food bank, rescue and adoption. If you need a cat or dog spay/neutered, please contact the Office Manager for more information at 360.456.8176, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Thursday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.