Olympia Farmers Market Launches Online Market

Adapting to COVID-19 lifestyle changes has been a learning curve for everyone. But many small businesses and organizations are turning to the internet more than ever to get the word—and their product—out into the world. Starting July 1, 2020, the Olympia Farmers Market joins their ranks with the launch of online shopping and speedy, midweek…

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37 SPSCC Nursing Students Graduate During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

The 37 students graduating from the South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) nursing program are group of students who proved their flexibility and desire to persevere. Graduating during a pandemic is stressful for all students, but for those enrolled in hands-on programs—like nursing—restrictions on public gatherings meant requirements for in-person learning had to be approached…

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One Week Left to Access More Than $128 Billion in Available Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Funds

There is one week left for small businesses, nonprofits, independent contractors and other eligible borrowers to access a forgivable loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). June 30, 2020 is the last day the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can approve PPP loan applications. More than $128 billion in PPP funds are still available.   The PPP…

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