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SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series Presents Modern Warrior Live

February 19, 2020

SPSCC continues their Artist & Lecture Series this spring with Modern Warrior Live (MWL) on Friday, April 10, 2020. The performance incorporates jazz, blues, and spoken word to tell the story of a combat veteran’s journey.

Co-created by Staff Sergeant Jaymes Poling and artist Dominick Farinacci, MWL is a musical drama about one veteran’s experience when returning to civilian life and his recovery from trauma.

Making Thurston County $930 Million Stronger

February 18, 2020

In December 2019, the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) completed a thorough analysis of SPSCC’s impact on our region’s economy. What did the data how? SPSCC contributed to the existence of nearly 6,200 full-time jobs and impacted regional labor income by $389 million.

Overall, SPSCC makes a tremendous $930 million economic impact and ac-counts for 6.9% of the county’s Gross Regional Product. By comparison, the wholesale trade industry makes up 6.4% of the Thurston County GRP, according to the EDC's 2017 Thurston Economic Vitality Index.