Thurston Conservation District is pleased to announce a new buying resource guide for local residents who would like to support local farms through direct purchase or retail opportunities. This resource was created, in collaboration with WSU Extension, Thurston EDC, and the Community Farm Land Trust, in response to our community seeking a way to [...]
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Before joining the WCWB as a Business Coach, and now Program Manager, Sean Moore spent seven years teaching a wide variety of management and marketing courses at the collegiate level. Additionally, Moore has nine years of retail management experience and has spent a total of eighteen years working in the retail sector with specialized experience [...]
Investor Spotlight: Q&A with Heather Burgess of Phillips Burgess Law Heather Burgess Richard Phillips, Jr. Trevor A. Zandell Thurston EDC: How long have you been in business? Heather Burgess: We started Phillips Burgess in December 2011. Thurston EDC: What [...]
Kickstarting a Successful Business Q&A with Entrepreneur & Inventor Craig Rabin Saint Martin’s University, the Thurston EDC Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) and the Lacey MakerSpace are pleased to announce that Craig Rabin will speak at the Lacey MakerSpace on February 21, 2020. Hear how Craig took his idea for the Airhook [...]
Thurston Economic Development Council Receives USDA Food Hub Grant The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC), the Washington State University (WSU) Thurston County Extension and the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) a Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) Planning Grant to develop a Southwest Washington Food Hub. LFPP offers grant funds to support the development [...]
The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) will host a ThINk pitch on Thursday, February 13, from 2-4pm at the Center for Business & Innovation, 4220 6th Avenue SE, Lacey. Two locally-owned businesses who are seeking capital — one to start up and one scale up — will pitch to Thurston Investment Network (ThINk) Members. ThINk [...]
Thurston EDC: How long have you been in business? Sutter Metals: Sutter Metals has been in business Since July of 2009. Thurston EDC: What is your product and who is your customer? Sutter Metals: We are the “thing” that is the beginning of a product, namely metal commodities. [...]
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) was recently the subject of an economic impact study generated by the Thurston County Economic Development Council. The report highlights SPSCC’s total economic impact to Thurston County, which measures $930 million and 6.9% of the Gross Regional Product. ”We take our 6,000 students and move them into the community [...]
Are you an entrepreneur or small manufacturer who is in the early stages of launch or planning to grow your business? Are you interested in learning how to close the gap between you and your team on basic operation concepts, fundamental quality management systems and lean manufacturing concepts? We invite you to [...]
Local Company Trxstle is a Thurston Investment Network Success Story The Thurston Economic Development Council will be hosting a business pitch event on Thursday, February 13th from 2-4pm at the Center for Business & Innovation, 4220 6th Avenue SE, Lacey. Three locally-owned businesses who are seeking capital to start up or scale [...]