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Working Washington Emergency Grants Now Open to Small Businesses in Thurston County Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

The Department of Commerce is offering a new Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant (WWSBEG) program to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses who qualify for the grant program and are located within Thurston County must go here: http://startup.choosewashingtonstate.com/covid-grants/ which will link to a Commerce page with complete instructions —  download…

Intercity Transit Moves to Advance Reservation Transit Service

Beginning Monday, April 13, Intercity Transit will temporarily transition to providing essential trips for the public using an advance reservation system consistent with Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” emergency order. “We are absolutely committed to serving our customers and our community throughout this crisis,” said General Manager Ann Freeman-Manzanares. “To do that in…

Business and Community Resources: Information for Workers & Employers

Business and Community Resources Information for Workers & Employers   Attention If you represent a business seeking immediate technical support, please call the Thurston Economic Development Council’s BUSINESS HOTLINE. Professional business counselors and support staff are available to help identify resources, complete forms and provide other guidance as necessary. BUSINESS HOTLINE (360) 754-6320. For additional…

The Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund

The Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund: Seniors & Low-Income Parents Are Fund’s First Recipients by Alison Bailey As our community continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, two organizations have come together to create the Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund in support of vital nonprofits and vulnerable families. United Way of Thurston County (UWTC) and Community…