Student Accomplishments:
Yelm Food Co-op & Yelm Bootcamp featured in local news

The weekly Nisqually Valley News (NVN) covered these local businesses run by RSE students in their November 16, 2012 edition –

– “Inaugural year plants seed for growth”
“But the farmers market was more than a place to buy food, she said after showing the council a slideshow of people young and old having fun at the market.

The farmers market is “a place to bring our community together and I feel that it really was a community effort,” she said [Yelm Food Co-op Market Manager Geana Henkes].

In its first year, the market averaged between 300-400 people in attendance each week, representing people from Yelm, Rainier, Roy, McKenna and Eatonville,” quoting the NVN’s Steven Wyble.
Read more from Wyble’s full report.
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File photo 2012/Nisqually Valley News –
Andrea Levanti demonstrates how to make homemade salad dressing during Yelm Farmers Market’s opening day in May.
This was the market’s first year of operation.

– “Boot camp-style training provides results”
““Dedication + commitment = RESULTS,” says a motivation tool at Yelm Bootcamp & Personal Training Studio.

‘Did you show up? Did you sweat? Did you practice your form?’

Nationally certified trainers Todd McGrady and Amy Honey opened the workout facility ­— located at 106 Prairie Park St. near Yelm Cinemas — on Sept. 6. They have about 65 clients who exercise with cardio kick boxing and boot camp-style training, such as flipping large tires, pushups and squats,” quoting the NVN’s Tyler Huey.
Read more from Huey’s full report.
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