New Department of Commerce Grant Available!

2020-04-07T15:58:56-07:00

Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grants Open on April 7 at 1 p.m. to Small Businesses in Thurston County Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis Lacey, WA -  The Thurston EDC will prioritize applications based on the severity of the impact the business is facing due to COVID-19, including from being forced to close by the [...]

New Department of Commerce Grant Available!2020-04-07T15:58:56-07:00

The Farmer’s Basket Buyer’s Guide for the South Puget Sound Region is Now Live

2020-03-26T13:27:56-07:00

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 [...]

The Farmer’s Basket Buyer’s Guide for the South Puget Sound Region is Now Live2020-03-26T13:27:56-07:00

SEAP PROGRAM CAN SERVE AS JOB SEARCH REQUIREMENT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

2020-03-13T12:23:33-07:00

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 [...]

SEAP PROGRAM CAN SERVE AS JOB SEARCH REQUIREMENT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS2020-03-13T12:23:33-07:00

Investor Spotlight: Q&A with Heather Burgess of Phillips Burgess Law

2020-03-11T14:30:21-07:00

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 [...]

Investor Spotlight: Q&A with Heather Burgess of Phillips Burgess Law2020-03-11T14:30:21-07:00

Thurston Investment Network (ThINk) Local Business Pitch Session Open to New Investors

2020-02-06T12:18:19-08:00

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 Investment Network (ThINk) Local Business Pitch Session Open to New Investors2020-02-06T12:18:19-08:00

Business Operation Fundamentals

2020-02-26T15:37:37-08:00

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 [...]

Business Operation Fundamentals2020-02-26T15:37:37-08:00

Lacey and Olympia offer ScaleUp Full-Ride Scholarships to City-Based Businesses

2019-12-23T14:17:07-08:00

Lacey and Olympia offer ScaleUp Full-Ride Scholarships to City-Based Businesses Beginning February 7, 2020, the Thurston Economic Development Council’s Center for Business & Innovation will once again offer the ScaleUp Training Series. The Thurston EDC designed ScaleUp for very busy people who wonder how they can possibly fit a training course into their [...]

Lacey and Olympia offer ScaleUp Full-Ride Scholarships to City-Based Businesses2019-12-23T14:17:07-08:00

Investor News: SCJ Alliance transitions to 100% employee-owned company

2019-12-13T09:02:20-08:00

SCJ Alliance transitions to 100% employee-owned company SCJ employees now earn stock annually, providing them an additional long-term retirement benefit LACEY, WASH., December 12, 2019 – October was a month filled with excitement for SCJ Alliance employees and President/CEO Jean Carr. “I was privileged to announce to our employees that SCJ is now a [...]

Investor News: SCJ Alliance transitions to 100% employee-owned company2019-12-13T09:02:20-08:00

Investor Spotlight: MJR Development

2020-01-07T20:39:54-08:00

Investor Spotlight: MJR Development We recently had the chance to learn more about Thurston EDC Investor, MJR Development when we spoke with partner, Mike McClure. Here's some of our conversation. Enjoy! Thurston EDC: How long have you been in business? Mike: MJR has been in business since 1991. Thurston EDC: What is your product and who [...]

Investor Spotlight: MJR Development2020-01-07T20:39:54-08:00
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