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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 23, 2017
Anne Larsen, Communication Engagement Specialist, (360)786-5440 x4272, or email at larsena@co.thurston.wa.us 

District Court Staff, Veterans Court Participants to Sponsor Meal at Drexel House

OLYMPIA – Thurston County District Court staff and Veteran’s Court participants are sponsoring an Italian Dinner Night at Drexel House, an emergency and low-income housing development for 102 people, 50 of whom are veterans, at 6:00 p.m. for Drexel House residents. 

What: Italian Dinner Night
When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Drexel House, 604 Devoe St. SE Olympia, WA 98501

Many volunteers will be veterans themselves, participating in Thurston County’s Veterans Court, a program that began in 2009.

The program is available to veterans and active duty service members who have committed nonviolent crimes associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, brain injury, or another type of mental illness related to military service. Veterans who successfully complete the program have their current charges dismissed or get a reduced sentence.  


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3