Subscribe to a Local Gourmet Sampler Box Taste your way through the South Sound! Every month starting the first week of April, the Southwest Washington Food Hub is offering a new gourmet sampler food box that will feature different local producers' products, so you can buy and try regionally! The curated subscription box features [...]
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The Economic Impact of Brewery Park Did you know Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls has big plans? The Olympia Tumwater Foundation has hopes to construct a new building that would drive additional tourism to businesses all over Thurston County. The Thurston EDC recently conducted an economic impact assessment of the proposed construction project and estimated the [...]
PTAC Small Business Spotlight: Awodi Drumming How does an organization with an arts-focus find work in government contracting? To find out, we spoke with Javoen Byrd, owner of Awodi Drumming and a PTAC client. Javoen started Awodi Drumming in 2019 as he was working on his Masters's degree at the University of Washington in [...]
Photos by Doug Walker courtesy of Callisons. Investor Spotlight: Callisons Thurston EDC: Tell us a little about your company and what you make. Callisons: Callisons is a family-owned business lead by a fourth-generation member of the Callison family, Jim Burgett. We employ approximately 250 employees in Thurston and Lewis County. Our primary [...]
PTAC Small Business Spotlight: LoVolt Communications, Inc. We recently talked with Dolanna Burnett, Finance Manager at LoVolt Communications, Inc. about how PTAC has helped them navigate the process of government contracting. PTAC:What is your product/who is your customer? Dolanna:Network infrastructure installation, mainly commercial customers (working on building our government contract base.) PTAC: What inspired you – [...]
Chris Knudson, Co-owner of Well 80 Brewhouse and Casa Mia Restaurants, Talks Business During COVID-19Natasha Ashenhurst2021-03-03T08:40:02-08:00
Chris Knudson, Co-owner of Well 80 Brewhouse and Casa Mia Restaurants, Talks Business During COVID-19 Almost one year ago, Governor Inslee signed a Stay Home Stay Healthy order closing all businesses deemed not essential — the order included restaurants. To learn first-hand what the past year has been like for local restaurants, we spoke [...]
Saint Martin’s University was Awarded the Gold Distinction for a Third Consecutive Year as a 2021-22 Military Friendly® School by VIQTORYNatasha Ashenhurst2021-02-26T11:18:18-08:00
Saint Martin’s University was Awarded the Gold Distinction for a Third Consecutive Year as a 2021-22 Military Friendly® School by VIQTORY Saint Martin’s University was awarded the gold distinction for a third consecutive year as a 2021-22 Military Friendly® school by VIQTORY. The Military Friendly® Schools list, which is in its 20th year, has come to [...]
Washington PTAC Presents... Small Business Spotlight with Clyde McDade - Chronic Muscle Pain Therapist and owner of Stress Relief Solutions. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Clyde McDade, a chronic muscle pain therapist and owner of Stress Relief Solutions in Olympia. McDade has owned his business for over three years, and they [...]
Thurston County Agricultural Survey Thurston County is looking to broaden the audience for their Agriculture and Farmland Survey, which will develop the Thurston County Comp Plan. They are seeking participation from anyone interested in agriculture and farmland within Thurston County. Please consider broadcasting the following post to your audience and sharing it on social media [...]
CB&I Partners with WCWB and SPSCC to Provide In-Demand Courses for Business Professionals As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many small businesses still face significant challenges and will need to focus on rebuilding and planning for future stability and growth. To provide resources to small businesses, our Center for Business & Innovation partnered with the Washington Center [...]