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    The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce and local financial institutions are asking all businesses who have received a PPP loan to be on alert for a scam to defraud business out of sensitive financial information.

    The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $735,725 in grants to several nonprofit organizations through grant programs and community partnerships.

    The Business Community in North Central Washington has worked hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to serve as protectors, not infectors. Our local businesses provided masks to their employees and customers; they changed their business models to serve customers online, at the curb, with take-out and delivery; they rearranged floorplans to create more space for people to be physically distanced; they provided employees sick time and work from home flexibility to allow people to stay as healthy and safe as

    The Community Foundation of NCW has received a $1.7M bequest that will support Methow Valley nonprofits in perpetuity through the Methow Valley Fund.

    Wenatchee, WA – CMI Orchards has been announced as the 2020 Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Volunteer Organization of the Year. Annually, the non-profit WAEF recognizes an organization for their efforts to make a difference through volunteerism. The award was presented during a ceremony at the CMI headquarters on Wednesday.

    At the request of Chelan-Douglas Health District the Pierce County Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management Team (PCAHIMT) has been activated to manage the COVID-19 response for Chelan and Douglas counties. The Incident Management Team (IMT) is made up from local agencies that include fire, police, emergency management, health district, public works, and school district personnel who have extensive training in managing large scale or complex incidents. Washington State Department of Health will be paying for