September 13, 2017

September 2017 Briefs

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American Job Center Opens at JBLM

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (center) and Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier (left of Inslee) helped celebrate the July 2017 opening of JBLM’s American Job Center.

In early July, the first American Job Center located on a military installation opened its doors at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, providing a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof.

JBLM’s American Job Center, operated through the Hawk Transition Center, is a great option for companies seeking to connect with a highly skilled workforce.

Grant expands Spaceworks business accelerator program

With the help of a $10,000 grant from South Sound TogetherSpaceworks Tacoma will be able to support creative entrepreneurs through its Creative Enterprise business accelerator program.
This is the second year South Sound Together — a coalition of area businesses committed to improving Tacoma and its surrounding communities — has awarded funds to the program. The program was developed in 2016 for Spaceworks’ Creative Enterprise alumni businesses poised to grow.
Recognizing that these businesses make Tacoma economically strong and culturally vibrant, Spaceworks offers expert coaching and small-business micro-grants to support participants on the next steps of their journey.


EDB Annual Meeting
March 8, 2018
Greater Tacoma Convention Center

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