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2022 Enterprise Challenge Contestants Announced



ELLENSBURG, WA – January 10, 2022 - Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association are excited to announce the contestants for 2022 Enterprise Challenge business plan competition:

Arts and Drafts (Yakima County) - A craft bar where patrons can come and choose a craft to create while enjoying adult beverages
Delra Products LLC (Yakima County) - Manufacturing
Gallivant Chocolate Company (Kittitas County) - High quality hand-made chocolates and confections
Garage Studio Fitness LLC (Kittitas County) - Personal training & group class studio
Ike's Creamery (Yakima County) - A boutique craft made ice cream shop
Inversion Architects (Yakima County) - Design, build and sell Garden Houses (Accessory Dwelling Units)
Make Music Ellensburg (Kittitas County) - A community music school for all ages offering in-person & virtual lessons, classes, workshops, and events
Mountain Mobile Urgent Care (Kittitas County) - In home medical care provider
Northwest Health Collective LLC (Kittitas County) - Personal training and health and wellness coaching
Sunny Family Medicine (Yakima County) - A primary care physicians office using an innovative business model to reduce costs and hassles to patients while delivering excellent care
Savage Mountain Mustard (Yakima County) - Specialty foods selling three 3 different types of mustar
The Art Box, LLC (Kittitas County) - Event planning, balloons and party supply rental, custom orders for crafts and activitie
The Botany Shop (Kittitas County) - Retail store in downtown Ellensburg offering a variety of houseplants and botanical goods for sale
Top Fly Guide Service LLC (Kittitas County) - Provide fly fishing trips for trout and bass on the Yakima River and steelhead trips on the Klickitat River
Vista Moralez (Yakima County) - General merchandise sales by website and drop-shipping
Yakima Beta (Yakima County) - Retail store carrying gear and apparel for outdoor recreation

The Enterprise Challenge is an annual business plan competition for new and emerging companies in the Yakima and Kittitas Counties. More than 250 entrepreneurs have competed since its inception and many of them have gone on to have successful businesses in our communities. The 2022 competition runs from January 6, 2022, through March 15, 2022. These business owners/entrepreneurs will receive:

-Instruction on business planning, marketing, financing, technology, and related topic

-Individual help session with experts in finance, marketing, law, and other business topics

-Feedback from business professionals who have practical business experience

-Opportunities to network and collaborate with other great entrepreneurs

For more information about the 2022 Enterprise Challenge, schedule and scoring criteria, please go to

About the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce: The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business support and development organization in Kittitas County, and one of the largest in Central Washington. With over 500 members representing every business sector, the Chamber and its committees oversee county-wide tourism promotion and economic development initiatives and a range of business support tools including publications, web services, seminars and even leadership development for a new generation.

About Yakima County Development Association: Yakima County Development Association is a private non-profit economic development organization committed to enhancing the income, quality of life, and employment stability of Yakima County residents. Since 1985, the Yakima County Development Association has served over 100 businesses annually, created 5,750 new jobs at over 150 businesses, and facilitated more than $490 million in investments in Yakima County businesses.


Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

Darby Grimes, Director of Chamber Outreach & Economic Advancement, 509-925-2002

Yakima County Development Association 

Carmela Solorzano, Communications and Events Manager, 509-575-1140