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Lacey’s Startup Received Grant

Five Lacey businesses each received a $100,000 grant from the Thurston County Target Zone Business Startup Grant (Startup Grant) program, an important component of the Thurston Strong Economic Response, Recovery, and Reset Plan. Read More.
October 10, 2022

Working WA Grants for Small Businesses

The Washington State Legislature has allocated a new round of grant funding for small businesses affected by the pandemic. $70 million was appropriated by the legislature for the next round of Working Washington Grants: Round 5.  Read More
August 23, 2022

Make energy efficiency your business’s best asset

Are you looking to bump up your business’s bottom line through energy efficiency improvements? PSE offers commercial incentives to help you save on energy-efficient equipment and waste-reducing services. Read More
July 13, 2022

Secrets of Success: 2022

South Sound Business Magazine provided a look into the success and failure of 20 individuals. You will read about the myriad wins in the lives of several prominent South Sound businesspeople, alongside testaments of failure and how they were transcended. Read More
June 7, 2022

Statewide indoor mask mandates to ease March 12

Governor Jay Inslee announced indoor mask mandates in Washington State will be lifted on March 12. Businesses and restaurants can still have their own mask and vaccination guidelines if they wish to do so, but no longer mandated. The CDC now recommends that only areas with high transmissibility or high case rates wear masks. Most…
March 1, 2022

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

Community Input Requested on Homelessness in Lacey

The City of Lacey’s Community Workgroup on Homelessness invites the public to participate in a second virtual open house from Friday, December 10 – Monday, December 20. Participants can visit the online open house any time during the 10-day period to provide input. Read More
December 7, 2021
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