Sofie’s Scoops Gelato Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:39:10-07:00

Sofie's Scoops Gelato Nominated for Economic Courage Award July 23, 2021 update: The Thurston EDC awarded Economic Courage Awards at the Hootenanny on Thursday, July 22. Learn more here: https://thurstonedc.com/hootenanny/. At the Thurston EDC, we define ‘Economic Courage’ as a leader, a business, nonprofit or organization [...]

Sofie’s Scoops Gelato Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:39:10-07:00

Harbor Food Group Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:40:02-07:00

Harbor Food Group Nominated for Economic Courage Award  July 23, 2021 update: The Thurston EDC awarded Economic Courage Awards at the Hootenanny on Thursday, July 22. Learn more here: https://thurstonedc.com/hootenanny/. At the Thurston EDC, we define ‘Economic Courage’ as a leader, a business, nonprofit or organization that, [...]

Harbor Food Group Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:40:02-07:00

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:42:09-07:00

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Economic Courage Award July 23, 2021 update: The Thurston EDC awarded Economic Courage Awards at the Hootenanny on Thursday, July 22. Learn more here: https://thurstonedc.com/hootenanny/. At the Thurston EDC, we define ‘Economic Courage’ as a leader, a business, nonprofit or organization that, while facing economic uncertainty and [...]

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:42:09-07:00

TVW Nominated for Economic Courage Award

2021-07-27T16:43:02-07:00

TVW Nominated for Economic Courage Award July 23, 2021 update: The Thurston EDC awarded Economic Courage Awards at the Hootenanny on Thursday, July 22. Learn more here: https://thurstonedc.com/hootenanny/. *Photo Courtesy TVW At the Thurston EDC, we define ‘Economic Courage’ as a leader, a business, nonprofit or organization that, while facing economic uncertainty [...]

TVW Nominated for Economic Courage Award2021-07-27T16:43:02-07:00

Investor Spotlight: Express Employment Professionals

2021-06-21T12:16:14-07:00

Investor Spotlight: Express Employment Professionals We recently sat down with Reid Bates, owner of Express Employment Professionals. Enjoy our conversation below! Thurston EDC Investor Spotlight Q&A:  Express Employment Professionals EDC: How long have you been in business? RB: Express Employment Professionals first opened their doors in Olympia in 1983, but I purchased the business [...]

Investor Spotlight: Express Employment Professionals2021-06-21T12:16:14-07:00

Local Investing Opportunities Networks (LIONs)

2021-04-13T11:05:31-07:00

Local Investing Opportunities Networks (LIONs) A growing number of people are forming local investment groups to invest in local businesses. The groups tend to fall into two types: Investment Clubs and LIONs. A local investing network is a community-based investment group such as angel investors or micro-lenders with a hyper-local focus. The concept was [...]

Local Investing Opportunities Networks (LIONs)2021-04-13T11:05:31-07:00

Investor Spotlight: A Conversation with Matthew Mauer of Puget Sound Energy

2021-04-08T10:27:29-07:00

Investor Spotlight: A Conversation with Matthew Mauer of Puget Sound Energy We recently had the chance to speak with Matthew Mauer, Senior Government Affairs Representative with Puget Sound Energy. Enjoy our conversation below: EDC: Where were you before you joined PSE? MM: Before joining PSE, I was the Director of External Affairs [...]

Investor Spotlight: A Conversation with Matthew Mauer of Puget Sound Energy2021-04-08T10:27:29-07:00

Spotlight: Windfall Architectural Products

2021-10-05T11:49:11-07:00

Business Spotlight: Windfall Architectural Products We recently sat down with Scott Royer of Windfall Architectural Products. Windfall manufactures products from sustainably-sourced materials, including salvaged wood. Learn more in our conversation below! Thurston EDC: Tell us a little about your company and what you make? Scott: Windfall Architectural Products is [...]

Spotlight: Windfall Architectural Products2021-10-05T11:49:11-07:00

PTAC Spotlight: J. Linder Painting LLC

2021-03-23T13:17:00-07:00

Thurston EDC: Tell us about your business. Renee Linder: We are a painting and general contractor providing high-performance coatings, pigment sealers, water\anti-graffiti repellents, and exterior and interior painting services. Our customers are large general contractors – such as Turner Construction Company, and we currently hold painting contracts for various state agencies. Thirty years ago, [...]

PTAC Spotlight: J. Linder Painting LLC2021-03-23T13:17:00-07:00

The Economic Impact of Manufacturing

2021-03-16T15:16:08-07:00

The Economic Impact of Manufacturing A strong economic development strategy that incorporates long-range thinking is acutely aware of the role those different sectors have upon the local economy – in terms of both workforce and employment, wages, supply chain, and local fiscal impact of local taxes and municipal revenues. Thurston County is a unique economic region in [...]

The Economic Impact of Manufacturing2021-03-16T15:16:08-07:00
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