More than 200 people recently gathered for the Thurston Economic Development Council Annual Gala to help honor five local businesses that are playing a vital role in supporting the economic health of the region.

The event was held May 30th at the Indian Summer Golf & Country Club.

The five winners are:

  • Agricultural Business of the Year: OlyKraut
  • New Business of the Year: Freshii West Olympia
  • Large Business of the Year: SCJ Alliance
  • Nonprofit of the Year: The Bridge Music Project
  • Small Business of the Year: Gabi’s Olympic Cards and Comics