Join the Thurston Economic Development Council on April 17 for a day of inspiration, learning and regional networking to create jobs, improve your economy, add value to your existing rural businesses, encourage new entrepreneurs and engage with a national expert… without leaving your community.
Twenty sites across rural Washington will watch Erik Pages, on a webinar with the opportunity to ask questions. After his presentation, each site will put his ideas into action through organized activities, turning their attention to local issues, resources and project ideas.
The conference is from 8:00 – 2:30 pm and will be held at the City of Yelm Public Safety Building, 206 McKenzie Ave., SE, Yelm, WA. The registration fee is $30 … with a $25 early bird special between March 5 and April 10. For more information, visit waruralprosperity.wsu.edu or call the Thurston Economic Development Council at 360-754-6320. This conference is sponsored by WSU Extension and STEDI (South Thurston Economic Development Initiative).
The 2015 Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference is sponsored by WSU Extension, Washington State Department of Commerce, Association of Washington Cities, USDA-Rural Development, Avista Corporation and the state Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.
Join us for this unique rural conference to help your local economy improve because – small business is everybody’s business!