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Leadership Kittitas County Completes 2020 Program ELLENSBURG, WA – April 7, 2021 – Leadership Kittitas County (formerly Leadership Ellensburg) completed its 25th year on Friday, April 9, 2021. During the previous 7 months, the class spent days on the topics of law and justice, history, economics and business, government, social services, education, arts, recreation, and…

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2021 Enterprise Challenge Winners Announced Contact: Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Darby Grimes, Business Development Coordinator darby@kittitascountychamber.com, (509) 833-4734   Yakima County Development Association Jessica Camacho, Communication and Events Manager jess@ycda.com, (206) 947-5647   Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association are excited to officially announce the winners of the 2021…

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Micro-Grants Available for Promotion of Small and/or New Events ELLENSBURG, WA – March 3, 2021 – The Kittitas County Lodging Tax Committee is pleased to announce the availability of micro-grants for 2021. Grants are available for nonprofit organizations with plans to coordinate and produce an event within Kittitas County. Organizations applying should support projects with…

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Kittitas County Tourism Continues to Support Businesses and Nonprofits ELLENSBURG, WA – February 24, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce oversees the three tourism campaigns in the county; My Ellensburg, Discover Cle Elum and Central Washington Outdoor. Over the last year, the tourism department has worked with over 250 tourism-related business partners, including…

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Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Final Round CONTACT Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Darby Grimes, Business Development Coordinator darby@kittitascountychamber.com, 509-833-4734  Yakima County Development Association Jessica Camacho, Communication and Events Manager jess@ycda.com, 206-947-5647   ELLENSBURG, WA – February 16, 2021 – Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association are excited to…

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Volunteers Commit to Helping at Kittitas County Vaccine Clinic ELLENSBURG, WA – February 12, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Kittitas County Incident Management Team would like to thank Kittitas County COVID-19 vaccination clinic volunteers. Many agencies have committed personnel to helping at the Kittitas County vaccine clinics at both the…

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Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Trade Show YAKIMA, WA – February 3, 2021 – Yakima County Development Association and the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce officially announce the Enterprise Challenge contestants that are moving on to the Trade Show, the second round of the business plan competition. Contestants completed extensive workshops in business finance,…

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Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and its Government Affairs Committee Introduce Industry Nights ELLENSBURG, WA – February 2, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and its Government Affairs Committee are introducing a new virtual event series called Industry Nights. Industry Nights will allow specific industries in Kittitas County to speak with their Legislators,…

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Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Offers Free PPE to Local Businesses ELLENSBURG, WA – January 14, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce received $48,000 from the Kittitas County Public Health Care’s Act Funding to provide PPE for local businesses. These funds given to the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce helped purchase cloth masks,…

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The 2021 Enterprise Challenge: A Business Plan Competition ELLENSBURG, WA – December 10, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association have opened registration for the 2021 Enterprise Challenge until Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 at 5 p.m. The Enterprise Challenge is an annual business plan competition for new and…

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