Congratulations to SPSCC Class of 2020

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates at the 2020 commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 20, at 10 a.m. in a virtual ceremony. For its 55th commencement ceremony, the college will award 1,498 associate degrees and certificates to the 2020 graduating class. Additionally, the college will award 308 GED® awards,…

Weather the Storm with Financial Mastery Training Program at Thurston EDC

Beginning June 26, the Thurston Economic Development Council’s (EDC) Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) will offer Financial Mastery as part of our ScaleUp Training Series. Scholarships for Businesses Located in Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater make the classes free or very low cost Do you know if your business is really making money?  Are you always short of cash…

Talking Cedar is Hiring 80 People for High-End Restaurant Serving Handcrafted Food, Beer & Spirits in Rochester, Washington

Talking Cedar plans to hire close to 80 people to fill positions at their new facility that is expected to open in July 2020. Talking Cedar is projected to be a rapidly growing destination for handcrafted food, beer and spirits. Talking Cedar will provide a high-quality restaurant experience for guests by executing a carefully prepared…

Southwest Washington Agricultural Business Park Breaks Ground in Tenino

On June 2, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., The Southwest Washington Agricultural Business Park broke ground in Tenino, Washington. The Southwest Washington Agricultural Business Park will establish a value-added food manufacturing, processing, storage, and packaging facility within the City of Tenino on a 13-acre, city-owned parcel. It will also house a business center to provide regional…

Washington Retail Association President & CEO Renée Sunde Releases Statement on Protests

Washington Retail Association President & CEO Renée Sunde issues the following statement: Washington Retail, with its diverse membership serving communities across the state, is shocked and deeply saddened by the senseless actions that led to the death of George Floyd just one week ago. Just as important, we share the frustration of many protestors that…