Washington PTAC’s Tiffany Scroggs Receives Prestigious Fellow Award The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) announced last week that it recognized Tiffany Scroggs, Washington State's PTAC Program Director, with the Association's prestigious Fellow Award. APTAC's Fellow Award is a special award bestowed on someone who has gone above and beyond in service to [...]
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Tenino Creative District Thank you Dan Warn and the Chronicle for the nice article about the Tenino Creative District. I also want to recognize and thank the Tenino Creative District key partners in everything we do: Tenino Arts and Tenino Area Chamber of Commerce specifically Donna Mayo, Jenny Walton Hall of Tenino [...]
Applications for Target Zone Small Business Startup Grants Open March 1, 2022 Thurston Strong will soon announce a call for applications for grants under the topical heading of Target Zone Small Business Startup Grants. The formal announcement will be made on March 1, with applications being accepted between that date and May 1, 2022. [...]
City of Lacey offers Business Startup Training through the Center for Business & Innovation The City of Lacey offers Business Startup Training through the Center for Business & Innovation The City of Lacey in partnership with the Thurston EDC Center for Business & Innovation is offering scholarships for Business Startup Training. The [...]
Alliance Northwest – the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific NW, is scheduled for March 10, 2022Natasha Ashenhurst2022-01-11T18:24:54-08:00
Alliance Northwest – the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific NW, is scheduled for March 10, 2022 Alliance Northwest – the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific NW, is scheduled for March 10, 2022 Lacey, WA – Alliance Northwest, the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest, is celebrating its 36th year of [...]
Long Beach Merchants Association Honored with Nancie Payne Award at Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation EXPONatasha Ashenhurst2021-12-08T09:25:04-08:00
Long Beach Merchants Association Honored with Nancie Payne Award at Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation EXPO Photo by Shanna Paxton Photography for the Thurston EDC. From left to right: Sue Yirku, Executive Director, Pacific County Economic Development Council, Sue Svendsen, Long Beach Merchants Association Board Member, and Long Beach City Councilmember, Karla [...]
NTPS Completes Second Round of Municipal Bond Financing North Thurston Public Schools entered the next phase of its long-term capital facilities plan with the sale of $23.78 million of municipal bonds on October 13, 2021 (expected to close on November 13, 2021). The district completed the first-round sale of $99.44 million of bonds in June 2020. Proceeds from [...]
Nancie Payne was a longstanding Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn) board member, business owner, and advocate for workers of all abilities. On December 2, 2021, at the Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo, PacMtn will award the 6th Annual Nancie Payne Workplace Excellence Award. Nominations are now open for the award. Click here [...]
Supporting Growth of Natural Product Businesses: Holy Lamb Organics In recent years, people have become attracted to more sustainable products that are free of unnecessary chemicals and harmful fillers. Turns out, our community is full of these amazing businesses that provide an array of products using natural ingredients and materials. The Thurston Economic [...]
Congratulations, Program Graduates! Quick Startup is a new training and e-commerce platform design program with TheWMarketplace. Learn business startup basics, design your brand, and set up an online shop in TheWMarketplace! Quick Startup: HER-Commerce edition is available to all Women-Identified Owned businesses that have a product or service that can be sold online. [...]