Small Business Committee Hearing to Focus on Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs

Several businesswomen, including the EDC’s own Washington Center for Women in Business Program Manager, Victoria Wortberg, have been invited to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in Washington, D.C. to discuss barriers they faced on the way to success when starting or growing a business. At the hearing, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), chairwoman…

2014 Women of Achievement Nomination

The YWCA of Olympia will once again celebrate amazing women during our 20th Annual Women of Achievement Gala on November 6, 2014.  Nominees will be considered based how she models her life in accordance with the YWCA of Olympia’s mission to empower women and eliminate racism through education, advocacy, service and leadership opportunities. This year a special category…

Experienced Planner, Kell McAboy, Joins SCJ Alliance

Kell McAboy, AICP has joined SCJ Alliance as a Senior Planner. SCJ is a consulting firm specializing in transportation planning and design, civil engineering, and land use/environmental planning. “Kell thrives in working through complex regulatory environments, finding solutions that benefit both the community and individuals and that are legally defensible,” said SCJ Senior Vice President…

Dream Becomes Reality: Nearing Total Health Celebrated Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting on July 11

From the time Jessie Nearing began her practice in 2005, she dreamed of opening a full-service health and wellness center.  With support from friends, family, and loyal enthusiastic clients, the dream became a reality. On July 11, Nearing celebrated the opening of Nearing Total Health with a ribbon cutting attended by Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder.…