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    Sebastian Moraga
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Careers After School™, a program that educates students grades 6-12 about a variety of career paths through hands-on learning, returns later this month for the fourth consecutive year. The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce developed this program in partnership with the Wenatchee School District and this year, it’s being sponsored by Wenatchee Valley College Foundation. Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    ​After three decades, the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce’s ambassador program keeps showing its impact, one relationship at a time. Employing a mixture of warmth and community know-how, a group of chamber members sign up as volunteers to strengthen the tight bonds between the chamber and its members. The ambassadors have become a treasure trove for the chamber, a lineup of knowledgeable experts who champion our community and build meaningful connections with members. Read more
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    Susan Gillin
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    The Mercantile owners are the first downtown renovators to take advantage of multiple rebates, said Scott Stanford, commercial energy adviser for the PUD. Chelan PUD will pay up to 75% of an efficiency project’s cost, based on projected energy savings. Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    With over five decades of experience in providing loans, service, and expertise to homebuyers, Guild Mortgage upholds an enduring presence in the lending community. By strategically meeting the ups and downs of the real estate and financial markets, Guild has remained steadfast in its mission to provide affordable home financing, unsurpassed service, and a dedicated workforce to meet their customers’ needs. Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    If you’re looking for real estate in the Wenatchee area, Premier One Properties can help guide you toward finding the right home or property. Their staff is composed of high-caliber, experienced professionals, with years of knowledge about our local market. Their agents strive to provide the highest quality of service to their clients. Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Two years since its inception TREAD continues carving a path and revolutionizing trail creation and protection in the state of Washington. “There isn’t a group like this in the state,” said Mat Lyons, executive director of the group, whose full name is Trail Recreation Education Advocacy and Development. Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Monday, July 22, 2019
    It’s a passion,” said Nielsen, an expert in small business development with more than 20 years of experience who leads the Wenatchee office of the Washington State University Small Business Development Center since June 10. “Having been a small business owner myself,” said Nielsen, who has owned businesses in Skagit and Okanogan counties and taught in colleges in Arizona, “(I know) it takes a lot. It’s a lot of work and oftentimes we don’t have resources to get the advising we need.” Read more
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    Sebastian Moraga
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    ​At the site of what once was the city’s garbage dump, Wenatchee welcomed one more shiny addition to its reinvigorated riverfront. The new Hilton Garden Inn hotel held a ribbon-cutting ceremony that gathered regional and community leaders and dignitaries both past and present at 25 N. Worthen St. Read more
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    Jenny Rojanasthien
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    The third annual Flywheel Investment Conference was hosted in Wenatchee on April 18. During the event, $185,000 in funding was awarded to two Washington State companies by angel investors in North Central Washington. Beta Hatch received $135,000 in funding and cash prizes, and Prescryptive Health received $50,000 in funding. Read more
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    Jerri Barkley
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    A mock car crash scene will be the center of the Careers After School: First Responders event on Thursday, May 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Eastmont Community Church,783 4th St. NE East Wenatchee. Police, fire, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), dispatchers and other emergency medical services professionals respond to emergency situations such as heart attacks, head injuries, car accidents, fires, and crime scenes. They do what is necessary to stabilize and transport patients via an ambulance or by helicopter to a hospital, if needed, for continued care from a physician. At this unique Careers After School (CAS) event, attendees will find themselves in the center of a mock car crash and will witness these first responders in their element. Read more
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