2019 World Ag Expo

By Emily Smith | February 25, 2019

The Grant County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) attended the 53rd World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA, February 12-14, 2019. Emily Smith, Business Recruitment Manager attended the show with the Eastern Washington Economic Development Alliance (EWEDA). EWEDA comprises of Grant County, Adams County, Yakima County and the Port of Pasco. “It’s a great relationship to be […]

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Export Workshop February 27 & 28, 2019

By Emily Smith | February 25, 2019

Grant County Economic Development Council and Washington State Small Business Development Center Extend a special invitation for your business to participate in the 2019 TWO-DAY Export Readiness Workshop Learn export business planning and financing, foreign market entry methods and how to get your products in front of foreign buyers. Presenters Include: WSBDC International Trade Specialist […]

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GCEDC Elects New Board of Directors

By Emily Smith | February 25, 2019

On February 20, 2019, the Grant County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) held the 2019 Annual Investor Meeting at Big Bend Community College. During the meeting the investors voted in the 2019-2022 Board of Directors. Gregg Fletcher with Confluence Health and Dr. Terry Leas with Big Bend Community College were elected to service a second term […]

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2019 Annual Banquet Speaker

By Emily Smith | February 25, 2019

Former State Rep. Gary Chandler is AWB’s vice president of government affairs. He is the association’s chief lobbyist and directs its legislative and regulatory programs. As a legislator, Chandler co-chaired the House Agriculture and Ecology Committee and served on the Natural Resources and Transportation committees during the last legislative session. He was first elected to […]

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2019 Wage & Benefit Survey

By Emily Smith | January 10, 2019

The Grant County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) is working with the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to conduct the 2019 Wage and Benefit Survey. Going forward, the GCEDC will be utilizing the Washington SBDC’s Market Intelligence Research Team. The Washington SBDC is hosted state wide by Washington State University. With the new partner, GCEDC […]

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Come see us at the Northwest Food and Beverage World

By Emily Smith | January 10, 2019
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Come see us at the World Ag Expo

By Emily Smith | January 10, 2019
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Project Pink Floyd chooses the Port of Quincy for Secondary Location

By Emily Smith | December 10, 2018

In 2015 the Grant County EDC was naming projects after 80’s rock bands. Board members would chuckle as staff talked about Project Def Leopard and Project Eagles. Project Pink Floyd was talked about for many meetings to come. Project Pink Floyd reached out to the Grant County PUD in October of 2015, from there Business […]

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Happy Holidays from Grant County EDC!

By Emily Smith | December 10, 2018
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Board Member Profile: GCEDC President Dr. Leas

By Emily Smith | December 10, 2018

Dr. Terry Leas has been interested in area economic development as well as workforce education since he arrived in Grant County. Leas became the Grant County Economic Development Counsel’s 2018 president and he brings tremendous value to the EDC with his knowledge of workforce development and education; an important initiative of the 2019-2023 Building Prosperity […]

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