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Lacey City Council Seeks Planning Commission Member

The Lacey City Council is currently recruiting for one vacancy on the Planning Commission. Applicants for this vacancy must reside within the City of Lacey. The 9-member Lacey Planning Commission develops recommendations for long-range comprehensive planning goals and policies in the City of Lacey and areas outside of the city that may seek annexation. The…
February 12, 2022

And the Lacey Business Award Winner is…

The Lacey South Sound Chamber of Commerce announced seven winners of its annual business awards on Feb. 2 at the Indian Summer Golf & Country Club. “The business community has been through a lot during this pandemic and we think it’s more important than ever to show appreciation and recognition of that,” said Executive Director…
February 10, 2022

Lacey’s Business Startup Training

The City, in partnering with the Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business and Innovation, is offering scholarships for Business Startup Training. The five-week training includes instructor-led webinars, access to online course content, one-on-one business coaching, business mentorship, and no-cost access to business plan writing software for six months. More Info 
January 18, 2022

Hiring event for local warehouse employers

From the Olympia News – Thurston County WorkSource, which operates the area’s unemployment office, is the setting this Friday for what it calls the “Warehousing and Logistics Hiring Event.” The in-person event will be held outdoors from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. Friday at 1570 Irving St. SW, Tumwater. The event does not require registration;…
August 25, 2021

RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES

RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES Through the City of Lacey’s partnership with Thurston Strong, a FREE initial supply of PPE is available to businesses restarting.  Here is a link to that information.  To order PPE, please follow this link. One of the City of Lacey’s economic development community partners, Enterprise for Equity is offering free classes to…
June 18, 2020

SCALE-UP SURVIVING COVID-19–MAKE YOUR BUSINESS PANDEMIC-PROOF

In this unprecedented time, customers are wary of taking any unnecessary trips outside of their homes. As a result, many businesses are finding their revenue streams dried up, and many business owners worry about the long-term sustainability of their businesses.   Fortunately, there are several cost-free steps that business owners can take to stabilize their…
April 28, 2020

The next Business TuneUp Course begins September 12, 2019

The next Business TuneUp Course begins September 12, 2019 Does this sound like you? Your business has grown and you now have more work than you can handle, but also more problems to deal with. You work hard to get things under control only to have new issues develop. Your revenues have plateaued, but you…
August 19, 2019

Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo

Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo Attend this exciting one-day event focused on setting the 2018 economic stage for our five-county region. The Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo, in its ninth year, draws upwards of 350 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region.   Keynote speaker Dr. Bill…
November 6, 2017

Build the talent pipelines you need

Are you having a challenging time finding the skilled talent your business needs? Interested in sharing best practices or learning how you can influence and build the talent pipelines you need? Join the Thurston Economic Development Council and the Pathway to Prosperity Planning Partners October 12th from 9am-1pm at the Pathways to Prosperity Conference to…
October 3, 2017
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