2022 Enterprise Challenge Winners Announced
ELLENSBURG, WA – March 15, 2022 - The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association are excited to officially announce the winners of the 2022 Enterprise Challenge.
In the final round of the competition, contestants gave a final presentation on their business plan to local community leaders at the Great Yakima Chamber of Commerce. Their business plans were judged and scored to determine the top three businesses
Enterprise Challenge winners include...
First Place, winning $10,000: 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.
Second Place, winning $5,000: Gallivant Chocolate Company (Kittitas County) – High quality hand-made chocolates and confections.
Third Place, winning $2,500: Make Music Ellensburg (Kittitas County) – A community music school for all ages offering in-person & virtual lessons, classes, workshops, and events.
Winners also receive one-year full subscriptions to LivePlan, a one-year membership to the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, and a one-year membership to the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce. The top four in the competition also receive complimentary consulting hours from Baker Boyer, this includes The Botany Shop from Kittitas County. For more information about the 2022 Enterprise Challenge, please go to kittitascountychamber.com/enterprisechallenge/.
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.