This Week’s Favorite Features – Drummer and Horses

first_imgThurstonTalk aims to be your source for positive information and events happening in Olympia.  If you have a suggestion for a story, send us a note at [email protected]  For more events and to learn what’s happening in Olympia and the surrounding area, click here. Facebook12Tweet0Pin0 It’s Sunday – a day to recuperate, catch up on stacks of paperwork that built up over the week, tidy the house, finish homework, and prepare for Monday.  Sunday finds some families in a restful state and others busily tackling chores before the weekday grind resumes.  Whatever your Sunday task list may include, spend a few minutes with ThurstonTalk, catching up on our editor’s picks for favorite posts this week.Rhythm Comes Easily For Tenino’s Nicholas HoltThis article, about Tenino high school student Nicholas Holt, is a prime example of the stories that ThurstonTalk writers love to tell – the story about someone with a special gift and talent that we can share with our greater community.  The percussionist is mastering his drumming skills alongside UW Marching Band alumni Andrew Bowerly.  It’s a great read about a local kid with exceptional talent.Thurston County 4-H Horse Program: Letting Kids Follow Their Horse PassionThis story profiles another group of high school students, spread across the county, who are passionate about showing horses.  The deep-rooted 4-H program fosters growth through education and evaluation.  Read about a group of young women, recognized for their talents, showing their horses at the Puyallup Fair.HeartStrides Therapeutic Riding Providing Smiles Across Thurston CountyAfter you read about local 4-H super stars, take a minute to learn about HeartStrides.  Physical therapist, Cynthe Slaybaugh, and her team of volunteers are providing hippo-therapy – therapeutic and recreational horseback riding for adults and children with cognitive and physical disabilities.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *