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Gunpo, South Korea Delegation Visits Grant County

Grant County’s Sister City, Gunpo, South Korea, visited the Pacific Northwest from August 11-19, 2018. The delegation started their visit with a tour of Seattle. While there, they toured Pike Place Market and met with the City of Seattle. The delegation then continued onto Grant County where they met with Allan Peterson and Vern Jenkins, […]

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Wendy’s Breaks Ground on Yonezawa Blvd.

In 2012 community members, the Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce, Retailers and the Grant County EDC formed a group called the Retail Task Force. The group’s objective was to assess Grant County’s current retail establishments and help to recruit companies into the county. That year it was decided to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada for […]

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5-Year Capital Campaign Survey Summary

The Grant County Economic Development Council is coming to the close of the first five year capital campaign, Building Prosperity. During the five years, the EDC has been able to assist with creating new jobs, working to retain new businesses, improving infrastructure and much more. (Clink on these links to read about outcomes or for […]

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5-Year Capital Campaign Assessment

The Grant County Economic Development Council has sent out a survey to the investors of the council to gather feedback on the Building Prosperity Campaign. 2018 marks the fifth year of the campaign and the Grant County EDC has been able to reach many of the goals originally set by the investors in 2014. Initiative […]

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Grant County All Ports Meeting August 3rd

The Grant County All Ports meeting will be held on August 3, 2018 at the Port of Ephrata. The Grant County Economic Development Council has been hosting this annual meeting since 2015. The goal is to bring together all ten of the county’s port districts to be able to talk and learn about the needs […]

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Microsoft Brings TechSpark to Rural Counties across the US

On a recent trip back to his home town in Wisconsin, Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, experienced the reality of rural life and emerging technologies. He was blown away that over 50% of his home town didn’t have access to broadband. When he returned home to Seattle he started to research […]

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Half Day Export Workshop in Mattawa

The Grant County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) held a half day Export Workshop in Mattawa. The Port of Mattawa hosted the  event on March 22, 2018 . Allan Peterson and Washington SBDC International Trade Specialist Vern Jenkins lead the workshop. The attendees were value added agriculture businesses. Topics included […]

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GCEDC Launches New Website

The Grant County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) engaged Hagadon Digital to help relaunch the website. It can be found at www.grantedc.com. The goal for the new website is to provide an easy to navigate, one stop location for our community and potential industry to come and explore the benefits of Grant County, WA. The new […]

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City of George Benefits from Microsoft Donation

The City of George, WA will be able to have high speed fiber thanks in part to the generous donation from Microsoft of $200,000 to the Grant County PUD. George is located directly on Interstate 90, but is the only incorporated community in Grant County that currently does not have access to the fiber-optics network. […]

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