Lacey MakerSpace Awarded $1M Federal Grant 

2021-10-01T10:03:29-07:00

Lacey MakerSpace Awarded $1M Federal Grant  Lacey MakerSpace (LMS) will receive a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration, thanks, in part, to support from U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. In partnership with the Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business [...]

Lacey MakerSpace Awarded $1M Federal Grant 2021-10-01T10:03:29-07:00

Thurston EDC Staff Tour Island Enterprises

2021-10-05T11:47:06-07:00

Thurston EDC Staff Tour Island Enterprises In early September, Thurston EDC staff had the opportunity to tour several Island Enterprises Inc. (I.E.I.) enterprises, the economic development arm of the Squaxin Island Tribe. The tour helped the EDC get to know Island Enterprises Inc.’s business lines and staff, to develop a stronger relationship/partnership, look [...]

Thurston EDC Staff Tour Island Enterprises2021-10-05T11:47:06-07:00

PacMtn Workforce Development Council CEO Announces Retirement

2021-08-17T12:09:35-07:00

PacMtn Workforce Development Council CEO Announces Retirement Cheryl B. Fambles has announced her retirement as CEO of the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council after nearly 10 years in the agency’s top job.  “Cheryl has truly been a transformational leader for PacMtn. She has expanded the reach and deepened partnerships with the business [...]

PacMtn Workforce Development Council CEO Announces Retirement2021-08-17T12:09:35-07:00

Electric Boat Completes 1,400 Mile Voyage to Alaska under 100% Solar Power

2021-08-25T10:30:43-07:00

Electric Boat Designed by Olympia's Devlin Designing Boat Builders Completes 1,400 Mile Voyage to Alaska under 100% Solar Power “Is this a trip of brave Adventurers or just the first of an inevitable trend into a bright future for boating?” Two men and a dream of almost two decades have resulted in an [...]

Electric Boat Completes 1,400 Mile Voyage to Alaska under 100% Solar Power2021-08-25T10:30:43-07:00

Three Magnets Brewing Co. Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:35:39-07:00

Three Magnets Brewing Co. Nominated for Economic Courage Award  Economic courage could be defined as a leader, a business, nonprofit and or organization that, while facing economic uncertainty and a radical retraction of “business as usual,” took extraordinary steps to provide a service, a product, and [...]

Three Magnets Brewing Co. Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:35:39-07:00

Dirty Dave’s Pizza Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:36:35-07:00

Dirty Dave's Pizza Parlor Nominated for Economic Courage Award Economic courage could be defined as a leader, a business, nonprofit and or organization that, while facing economic uncertainty and a radical retraction of “business as usual,” took extraordinary steps to provide a service, a product, and or a [...]

Dirty Dave’s Pizza Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:36:35-07:00

SnowShoe and Olympia Downtown Alliance Team Up to Make Shopping More Fun

2021-07-20T12:24:27-07:00

SnowShoe and Olympia Downtown Alliance Team Up to Make Shopping More Fun SnowShoe, a local customer loyalty company, announces the pilot launch of a new technology to connect customers with businesses in downtown Olympia. The new Go Downtown mobile app pairs with the company’s unique SparkTM check-in device to create an immersive downtown shopping experience. [...]

SnowShoe and Olympia Downtown Alliance Team Up to Make Shopping More Fun2021-07-20T12:24:27-07:00

Thurston EDC Helps Shiplap Shop of Yelm Open New Location

2021-07-20T11:03:46-07:00

Thurston EDC Helps Shiplap Shop of Yelm Open New Location The Yelm Shiplap Shop & Coffee House owners announced they will be opening The Shiplap Quilt Shop and Coffee House in downtown Tenino. “We are excited for our new project in Tenino and appreciate the assistance of the Thurston Economic Development Council in securing [...]

Thurston EDC Helps Shiplap Shop of Yelm Open New Location2021-07-20T11:03:46-07:00

Taylor Shellfish Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-20T16:57:38-07:00

Taylor Shellfish Nominated for Economic Courage Award  At the Thurston EDC, we define ‘Economic Courage’ as a leader, a business, nonprofit or organization that, while facing economic uncertainty and a radical retraction of “business as usual,” took extraordinary steps to provide a service, a product, and [...]

Taylor Shellfish Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-20T16:57:38-07:00
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