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Export Workshop February 27 & 28, 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

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

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

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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Project Pink Floyd chooses the Port of Quincy for Secondary Location

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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Board Member Profile: GCEDC President Dr. Leas

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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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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