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EDASC Weekly Update December 12

Economic Forecast Night: Sponsorship Opportunity

On February 8, 500+ guests come together at McIntyre Hall for a panel review of the economic trends shaping Skagit County and the world’s economy today and tomorrow.

Sponsorships start at $1,500 and include VIP seating and tickets to the VIP “Meet and Greet” with the speakers before the event.

Visit out website to learn more about sponsorship opportunities

General ticket sales will start on January 2, 2018, and signature investors will be contacted soon to receive their ticket benefits.

 

2018 Skagit Business Guide and EDASC Investor Directory

The 2018 Skagit Business Guide and EDASC Investor Directory will be published in February.  The guides are distributed to Skagit County businesses, chambers of commerce, local colleges, libraries and schools, as well as at business events throughout the region.  If you are interested in becoming an EDASC Investor and advertising in the Guide, please visit our website at www.skagit.org for more information or contact us at office@skagit.org or (360) 336-6114.

 

Leadership Skagit Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

On December 5, Leadership Skagit held its annual alumni holiday gathering, which included a raffle to raise money for future participants’ scholarships.

If you weren’t able to make it and want to donate to the Leadership Skagit Scholarship Fund, or just want to learn more about the program, click here!

EDASC Events & Workshops

 

Jan 10 – Communication: The Key to Being a Great Lead, Supervisor or Manager with Darlene Mindrum
Jan 17 – Laying the Groundwork: An Introduction to Government Procurement
Jan 18 –  NextTech Tech Talk Monthly Meetup: Economic Forecast
Feb 8 – Economic Forecast Night 2018
Feb 15 – NextTech Tech Talk Monthly Meetup: Open Source Projects
Feb 18 – Contracting and Marketing Government Essentials

 

Community Announcements

To have your announcement included in the next newsletter, send details to office@skagit.org.

Dec 13 – Mount Vernon Chamber’s Annual Holiday Awards Luncheon

Dec 14 – Multi-Chamber Office Hours, 4-6pm @ Community Action in Mount Vernon

March 26-28 – Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit (Seattle): Export Vouchers Available

 

Skagit County in the News

Skagit County has passed its 2018 budget. See what’s inside!

Skagit Valley Malting is helping a local distiller reach back to whisky tradition by using Washington peat to smoke their malted barley.

Skagit County has approved a permit, the third of eighteen required, for Andeavor Anacortes Refinery’s plan to upgrade its facilities and produce Xylene.  

Interested in hiking through Skagit County? This podcast talks about the Pacific Northwest Trail.

Port of Anacortes’ dual mission: Creating jobs, bettering community
 

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