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March 2019 Briefs

FREE Educational Forum: Prepare Your Business for Disaster Recovery April 9, 2019  7:30 am registration 8-11 am program 11 am-noon workshop Lakewood City Hall Is your business ready for disaster recovery? An April 9…
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Our 2018 Annual Report

2018 results: Jobs for Pierce County citizens The EDB unveiled its 2018 results at its annual meeting on March 7. You want good jobs? Our clients got ’em. With support…
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Frederickson, the manufacturing boom town

A manufacturing boom town in the heart of Pierce County Things are booming in Pierce County’s Frederickson Industrial Center, one of the largest industrial development sites in the Puget Sound area.…
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November 2018 Briefs – event announcements

Register today: Recruiting Resources During Times of Low Unemployment FREE event 8:30-10 a.m., Dec. 4, 2018 Lakewood City Council Chamber As local unemployment rates drop to historic lows, how do businesses…
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October 2018 briefs

Have 50 or more employees? Let us know soon There’s still time to be included in the EDB’s 2018 Major Employers List. The list includes companies with 100 or more full-time…
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Port of Tacoma seeks to deepen waterways

Port of Tacoma looks to dig deep Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recently took the critical first step to usher in some of the biggest ships in North America to the Port of…
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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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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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