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We went to high school and wound up in a zoo

October Investor Briefing focuses on workforce of tomorrow Several times each year the EDB invites its Investors to attend an update on our recruitment, retention, and outreach efforts. But the…
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TEAMWORK: Aerospace Summit on October 10

AFA Governor’s Aerospace Summit offers bold agenda Pierce County is home to thousands of jobs in the global aerospace industry. To ensure the State of Washington remains a leader in…
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TEAMWORK: Downtown Lakewood has a plan

Where’s downtown Lakewood? That’s a question City of Lakewood officials have pondered for a while now, which is why they’ve set course to develop a true urban core. Approaching its 23rd year…
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Board of directors meeting, 9-2018

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda 9-2018 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 Location: Gordon Thomas Honeywell, Tacoma WA, 1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100, Tacoma, WA 98402 September…
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TEAMWORK: September briefs

Port of Tacoma celebrates 100 years This year marks a big birthday for the Port of Tacoma, and celebrating is definitely in order. The port grew from a vision (and 1918…
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TEAMWORK: Welcome TPU Director Jackie Flowers

Jackie Flowers takes the helm at TPU The EDB welcomes Jackie Flowers, new director of Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU). Flowers took the helm Aug. 1. She’s the first woman to be permanently appointed…
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TEAMWORK: The new MIC promotes shared values

Manufacturing Industrial Council: A voice for the South Sound   With the aim to create a voice for the region’s manufacturing,industrial and maritime communities, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber recently launched the Manufacturing Industrial Council…
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TEAMWORK: JBLM pumps $9b into South Sound economy

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is comprised of more than 52,000 active-duty military and Department of Defense civilians. Add in 45,000 military dependents and 32,000 retirees, and the population serviced at JBLM is…
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