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2017’s Best Places for Business Travelers – Wenatchee is on the list!

U.S. employees take more than 488 million business trips every year – an average of 1.3 million trips every day. And they’re traveling all over – from major hubs like New York and San Francisco to smaller cities and towns across the country. Projected spending on business travel for 2016 was $318.9 billion. Traveling for work can be stressful – you’re in a new city where you might not know…

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Mark Anderson’s 2017 Predictions

GWATA partners with Tech Alliance in Bellingham to bring Tech Predictions to local community January 13th  GWATA will live stream Mark Anderson's 2017 Predictions from Bellingham. This is GWATA’s third year partnering with TAG to broadcast this event to our local community. Mark Anderson is the publisher of the SNS Global Report, a 20 year running predictive report on technology and the global economy with a 94.7 % independently scored…

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Business, Community, Tourism

Johnson named race director of Tour de Bloom

Wenatchee Valley Velo Club has hired Kari Johnson as race director of the annual Tour de Bloom cycling race. Johnson was previously development director of the Mission Ridge Ski Education Foundation. She replaces former race director Ace Bollinger, who will now coordinate Tour de Bloom's Leavenworth Stage Race. "It's an honor to be chosen for this position and to become integrally involved in such a longtime Wenatchee Valley event," Johnson…

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Community, Enrich, Explore

Robotics Team Advances to State Finals

Wenatchee, WA – The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s Holographic Cats FIRST Robotics Team came home on Saturday, December 10th, with hardware and the chance to compete again. The team of first-year competitors won a “Strategy and Innovation” award for their coding and earned enough points to compete in the Eastern Washington State Championship on January 21st in Spokane. The team formed in February and includes nine students ages…

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Business, Community, Enrich

Grants Make Programming Possible

Museum thankful for multiple awards  Wenatchee, WA – As Americans gather to count their blessings next week, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center finds itself especially grateful. In the last two weeks, the museum has been awarded seven grants and one very special opportunity. The Forest Classroom Project –The forest classroom project brings students to the forest for a field experience designed to give future policy leaders and decision…

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2017 SBA Washington State Small Business Awards

Nominate a business for the SBA 2017 Washington State Small Business Awards Preliminary nomination deadline is Thursday, December 1 Know a small business, entrepreneur or business advocate with an amazing story to tell? If so, submit your nomination today for the SBA 2017 Washington State and National Small Business Week Awards. A company or owner may self-nominate. To read more about the categories and criteria or to complete a brief…

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WHAT IS GIVE NCW?

WHAT IS GIVE NCW?             Give NCW is a crowdfunding campaign hosted by the Community Foundation of NCW to support 25 selected NCW nonprofits. From Thanksgiving Day through December 31st, donations of $10 or more can be given through www.GiveNCW.org to support a nonprofit project in your community. Each nonprofit will have a listing on GiveNCW.org that describes the project they are raising funds for…

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SCJ Artist Scores Big with Seahawks Art

WENATCHEE, Wash. October 26, 2016 – Sunday night’s history-making game will be one Seahawks fans will remember for a very, very long time. For SCJ’s Kevin McCoy, it’ll be one he never forgets. Kevin, SCJ Alliance marketing coordinator by day and digital artist and illustrator by night, has been drawing since he was a kid, and this past weekend had his work on display for millions of football fans online.…

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66th ANNUAL WEED CONFERENCE COMING to WENATCHEE

The Washington State Weed Conference, one of the largest meetings of its kind in the United States, celebrates its 66th Anniversary November 2-4 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The 2½ day event includes over 40 speakers, workshops, general and concurrent break-out sessions, a large trade show, luncheon, and social. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 14 pesticide license re certification credits for Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. There…

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US Figure Skating Regionals at Town Toyota Center

This week, for the 2nd time in 3 years, the Wenatchee Valley will be host to the United States Figure Skating Northwest Pacific Regionals. This prestigious event is hosted by the Wenatchee Figure Skating Club, and will take place at Town Toyota Center Thursday thru Saturday. A total of 279 skaters representing 6 western states are entered to compete. Qualifiers will advance to the Pacific Coast Sectional Championships to be…

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