South Thurston Economic Development Initiative (STEDI)

2019 STEDI Meetings- Third Friday of each Month

January 18, 8am, Rainier, Rainier Senior Center

February 15, Canceled because of Snow

March 15, 8am, Yelm, Mr. Doug’s

April 19, 8am, Bucoda, Community Center

May 17, 8am, Rochester, Mill’s Diner

June 21, Canceled

July 19, 8am, Tenino, Sandstone Cafe

August 16, 8am, Rainier, Senior Center

September 20, Yelm, Mr. Doug’s

October 18, Boo-Coda, Community Center

November 15, Rochester, TBA

December 20, Tenino, Sandstone Cafe

(Location subject to change)

STEDI is a consortium focused on long-range economic and community development in the rural areas of the Thurston County with the intent to engage the collective strengths and resources of the communities of Bucoda, Grand Mound, Rainier, Rochester, Tenino and Yelm – along with the organizing strategic community partners of the Experience Olympia & Beyond Visitor & Convention Bureau, Port of Olympia,  Thurston County Government, Thurston Conservation District, Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation, Thurston Regional Planning Council,  and WSU Thurston County Extension Office – to identify and implement strategic efforts that will meet south county’s economic and community development goals.

2019 STEDI Meetings- 8:00am-9:30am, Third Friday of each Month

(location subject to change)

For more in formation please contact George Sharp, Rural Program Manager, [email protected], 360-464-6043.