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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

New Small Business, Nonprofit and Agriculture Grant Resource Available Now

Thurston Strong (Thurston EDC) announced a new round of grant assistance for small businesses, nonprofit organizations and food system entities impacted by the COVID pandemic. Pandemic challenges persist and many independent enterprises and service organizations have been disproportionately impacted. This round of funding provides an extended bridge to sustain our entrepreneurial and employment tapestry, while…
November 18, 2021

November is Global Entrepreneurship Month

Gov. Jay Inslee this week proclaimed November Global Entrepreneurship Month in Washington, kicking off nearly 50 online webinars and on-demand training sessions throughout November to help people start new businesses and help current business owners pivot, rebuild or safely restart in the age of COVID-19. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, new business starts are up…
November 2, 2021

Lacey receives Governor’s Smart Communities Award

The City of Lacey receives the 2020-21 GOVERNOR’S SMART COMMUNITIES AWARD, The City of Lacey recently received a 2020-21 Governor’s Smart Communities for their Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), Read More
October 21, 2021
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