Topic: Business

Business Plan Competition

Written on September 26, 2016 at 5:40 am, by

SJC Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Busi­ness Plan Com­peti­ti­tion Entre­pre­neurs, launch your busi­ness idea into prof­itabil­i­ty! Got a busi­ness idea? Bring it to the 2nd annu­al EDC Launch San Juan Islands busi­ness plan com­pe­ti­tion, brought to you by the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil. Fea­tur­ing men­tor­ing, work­shops, busi­ness plan advi­sors, cash prizes, media expo­sure and more! Launch San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Williamson Elected Chairman of CBW

Written on September 22, 2016 at 9:33 am, by

Brad Williamson, Pres­i­dent and CEO of Islanders Bank was elect­ed Chair­man of the Board of the Com­mu­ni­ty Bankers of Wash­ing­ton (CBW) dur­ing the group’s annu­al meet­ing held Sep­tem­ber 16th in Van­cou­ver WA. Mr. Williamson is Pres­i­dent and CEO of Islanders Bank and also serves as a Trustee and Trea­sur­er of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­ater and is  Con­tin­ue Reading

Business Planning & Financing Workshop

Written on September 10, 2016 at 5:40 am, by

EDC offers FREE work­shop on busi­ness plan­ning and financ­ing The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil will present a FREE work­shop for small busi­ness­es and entre­pre­neurs on San Juan Island, on Mon­day, Sep­tem­ber 19th from 11 a.m. ‑2:30 p.m. Advance reg­is­tra­tion is required. The busi­ness and financ­ing work­shop course mate­r­i­al will be pre­sent­ed by Tony  Con­tin­ue Reading

Launch San Juan Islands

Written on September 6, 2016 at 5:51 am, by

EDC invites entre­pre­neurs to par­tic­i­pate in busi­ness plan com­pe­ti­tion, “Launch San Juan Islands” Entre­pre­neurs can bring their busi­ness ideas to the next lev­el in the sec­ond annu­al EDC Launch San Juan Islands busi­ness plan com­pe­ti­tion, cre­at­ed by the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil and spon­sored by local busi­ness­es. Par­tic­i­pants will receive instruc­tion in busi­ness  Con­tin­ue Reading

Workshops on Board Practices

Written on August 22, 2016 at 5:41 am, by

EDC and the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion part­ner with Wash­ing­ton Non­prof­its and the Wash­ing­ton Sec­re­tary of State to offer work­shops on board prac­tices The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil EDC and the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion have part­nered with Wash­ing­ton Non­prof­its and the Wash­ing­ton Sec­re­tary of State to offer work­shops on excel­lent  Con­tin­ue Reading

Orca Friendly Products at Ace!

Written on August 18, 2016 at 11:46 am, by

Pacif­ic Whale Watch Asso­ci­a­tion and Ace Hard­ware stores in Ana­cortes and Fri­day Har­bor, WA Launch “Orca Friend­ly Prod­ucts” Ace is the place for… sav­ing orcas! In a unique part­ner­ship, Ace Hard­ware is part­ner­ing with the Pacif­ic Whale Watch Asso­ci­a­tion (PWWA) in help­ing its cus­tomers find “Orca Friend­ly” prod­ucts in its stores. The pilot project will begin  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chamber Chat

Written on August 18, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

It’s time once again for Cham­ber Chat, this one is for August 2016 and was writ­ten by Lau­ren Cohen, Co-own­er of San Juan Can­vas, LLC and Cham­ber of Com­merce Board Pres­i­dent… It is hard to believe that we are already in the sec­ond half of August and autumn is right around the cor­ner. The Cham­ber Board of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Black Fish Bistro & Martini Bar

Written on August 16, 2016 at 3:43 pm, by

Black Fish Bistro & Mar­ti­ni Bar offi­cial­ly opens Wednes­day, August 17, and will fea­ture farm-to-fork and tide-to-table Pacif­ic North­west cui­sine with a rus­tic French flair. The Bistro seats approx­i­mate­ly 40 cus­tomers upstairs and down­stairs, will be open from 5:00–11:00 p.m. Wednes­day through Sun­day, and is locat­ed in the alley off First Street, oppo­site The Bean.  Con­tin­ue Reading