The honorees have been named for Leadership Thurston County and the Thurston County Chamber Foundation's 2018 Distinguished Leader Award.

Abbot Neal Roth, OSB, Saint Martin’s University; Olowo-n’djo Tchala & Rose Hyde, Alaffia; and Taylor Shellfish Farms will be recognized at the 17th annual Distinguished Leaders Awards celebration. The event is set for Thursday, Feb. 8 at the Hotel RL in Olympia.

The event recognizes leaders who “demonstrate outstanding initiative, inspire others and make a significant impact in our community and beyond.”