Thurston Economic Development Council will be honoring area companies and nonprofits on Thursday, March 31, during its annual Business Recognition Awards.

The event, which the EDC has held since 1986, salutes organizations for the role they play “in creating a healthy and diverse economy throughout Thurston County.

The 2015 finalists are:

New Business

Single Handed Consulting

CrossFit Lacey Training Day

The Lanai Cafe

Small Business

Washington Business Bank

Welch’s Appliances

Derma Medical Spa

GHB Insurance

Corporate Employer

Storman’s Inc. (Bayview & Ralph’s Thriftway)

Capital Medical Center

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters

Non-Profit Organization

South Sound Parent to Parent

Olympia/Thurston Crime Stoppers

KAOS Community Radio

To register for the ceremony, visit this link.