Virtual business training available
“ScaleUp: The Online COVID-19 Edition for Rural Counties” is open for registration to businesses throughout the state.
The free training will take place on 10 consecutive Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon starting Sept. 30.
The program will include virtual classroom training, roundtables, best practices and access to mentors to help businesses become more resilient and sustainable in the face of the pandemic.
The course is aimed at business owners or executives of businesses that have been in operation for two years with annual gross revenue of more than $100,000.
“ScaleUp” is a partnership between the state Department of Commerce, Thurston Economic Development Council, The Center for Business Innovation, and local economic development organizations.
Registration can be done at startup.choosewashingtonstate.com/programs/scaleup/
Virtual benefit concert to support local farms
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