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10/21/2020 - SBDC Planning, Assessing & Expanding Your Website

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-19 20:00
In these crazy times, many businesses are relying on their websites and on ecommerce more than ever. This is a virtual class for business owners, to talk through the specifics of preparing to build your site and/or evaluating your existing site. We’ll talk about what to look for in a web designer and in your design contract, and how to put together all of the materials for your site.

Registration Link: https://wsu.zoom.us/.../tJMtcuiurjkvE9xQ7uE4t-NQ-DPVBB9qy7mL

10/22/2020 - Kittitas County Government Contracting Virtual Workshop Fall Series

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-19 20:00
Workshop #1 of a series of 5: Laying the Groundwork - The Basics of Government Contracting Agenda: ​​- Laying the Groundwork: An Introduction to Government Contracting, presented by PTAC -Clarifying Your Ideal Profile and Your Messaging, presented by SBDC  Intended Audience:  Small business owners who are unfamiliar with government contracting, prime contractors or the no-cost resources of the SBDC and PTAC. Sign up: https://washingtonptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/852294 Presenters: Liz Jamieson, Kittitas Small Business Development Center (SBDC), liz.jamieson@wsbdc.org
Kate Hoy, Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), khoy@thurstonedc.com

10/23/2020 - SBDC Loan Prep Class

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-19 20:00
In this class, we'll talk about what you need to do be fully prepared for loan conversations and presentations, so that you can actually be considered for a small business loan. You'll also receive a checklist of items and tasks so that you know what to do in order to prepare the best loan package possible, and you’ll come to understand how bankers screen potential loan candidates.

Registration Link: https://wsu.zoom.us/.../tJYodOisqTosHtwafWVOhHW4teWUh6Q2rpZ8 

10/29/2020 - Kittitas County Government Contracting Virtual Workshop Fall Series

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-19 20:00
Workshop #2 of a Series of 5: Marketing to Public Entities & Large Prime Contractors The Agenda:
-Marketing to the Government: Building Your Capabilities Statement, Presented by PTAC
-1 Min Pitches, Networking Guidelines & Using Your Website as a Credibility Piece, Presented by SBDC Intended Audience: Small business owners who are unfamiliar with government contracting, prime contractors or the no-cost resources of the SBDC and PTAC. Sign up: 
https://washingtonptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/852295 Presenters:
Liz Jamieson, Kittitas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) , liz.jamieson@wsbdc.org Kate Hoy, Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), khoy@thurstonedc.com

11/11/2020 - Flag Dedication

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-19 20:00
This Flag is being dedicated by Saini Family at Shree's Travel Plaza in Thorp /Ellensburg on Veteran’s Day Wednesday, 11/11 at 11:11 am.
 
This Flag is Saini family’s salute back to the greatest nation on earth and to all those who have served our nation in any capacity. This Flag will remain here as a symbol of our Family’s appreciation to America, even long after we will be gone.
 
People from all political parties, all faiths, and all cultures are warmly invited. This massive flag is a symbol of our gratefulness to the “UNITED” States of America.

You are requested to follow social distancing. Masks are mandated by health officials. Here is a helpful link healthy guideline:
 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/considerations-for-events-gatherings.html
 
If you would prefer not to leave your car. You may view the dedication from your car as a "Drive-in" or "Drive-through" experience. 
  
The Flag dedication ceremony will start with:
-Prayer Invocation
-Pledge of Allegiance
 -Star-Spangled Banner
 -Speeches
 -Meet and Greet with Dignitaries and Community Leaders 
 
We will have State’s Representatives, Senators, Mayors, Sheriff Department, School Board heads, Nonprofit Organization leaders and YOU, our beloved friends! 
 
This event is open to ALL public. 
 
Refreshments will be served.
 
Please RSVP: ekta@shreeinvestmentsinc.com

11/19/2020 - Business After Hours

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2020-10-18 02:02
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking event, Business After Hours!
Enjoy food and drink, and raffle prizes! 

Be there to get a look at the brand new Medical Arts Center, and help them celebrate with a ribbon cutting! 

12/02/2020 - WorkSource & WIOA Program Outreach for Upper County

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2020-10-18 02:02
WorkSource will be at the Kittitas County Chamber Business Development Center every first and third Wednesday for the rest of 2020 to help will professional development opportunities for those seeking work or training in Upper Kittitas County. 

WorkSource Contract: Laura Chouinard, lchouinard@pfp.org

10/17/2020 - LWV Candidate Forum - Congressional District 8

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-12 14:02
Congressional District 8 candidates Kim Schrier and Jesse Jensen will participate in a virtual candidate forum on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. The forum is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters’ of Kittitas County, Seattle-King County, and Tacoma-Pierce County. Candidate forums provide an opportunity for citizens to learn about candidates in a nonpartisan format. Questions for the candidates may be submitted to lwvtacomapierce@gmail.com. Residents may join the event by registering at http://bit.ly/3d2ICpo. The forum will also be livestreamed at www.TVW.org.

10/24/2020 - Free Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-12 14:02
This is your best "shot" at beating the flu, without even leaving your car! Drive up to KVH Urgent Care on Billings Ave from West 2nd Street for your FREE Flu Shot. Shots are available for adults and children over 6 months, while supplies last. No insurance needed. We will also have pediatric Tdap, HPV and meningococcal boosters available as well. Sponsored by Kittitas County Public Hospital District No. 2, Kittitas Valley Healthcare and a grant from Capture Cares.

10/31/2020 - Ellensburg Kids Halloween Parade

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-12 14:02
Enjoy the festivities as kids parade their Halloween costumes for this socially distant event!

Kids will walk through a designated safe area where they can show off their outfits and wave to residents!

We'll give out candy and treat bags.

11/05/2020 - Communication and Conflict Resolution for the Workplace

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2020-10-12 14:02
The Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas Counties will offer a 1.5 day Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills for the Workplace Training on Thursday and Friday November 5-7, 2020. Trainees will receive 12 hours of instruction in communication and conflict resolution skills to address workplace problems and disputes, including hands-on experience in communication, negotiation, and listening tools that can help in every aspect of their work and home lives.  The skills learned in this training will be useful in all settings where people interact with one another, such as between co-workers, with customers, between human resource staff or supervisors and employees, and in personal relationships, as well.  Participants will leave with concrete methods of addressing the conflict in their workplaces and in their lives.

 

11/06/2020 - First Friday Coffee Club

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2020-10-04 02:02
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for November's First Friday Coffee Club at Evergreen Home Loans in their new space!

Don't forget your business cards! 

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