The Harbor Insider 
February 2017 
Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. News
Congratulations to Deidra's Deli
Deidra's Deli located at 1958 Riverside Ave. Hoquiam WA, as the recipient of the January 2017 Business of the Month award.   Read more »
The Why, What, Who, and How of Nonprofit Finance
Grays Harbor Community Foundation is proud to sponsor a series of 3 FREE trainings facilitated by Washington Nonprofits to our community.   Read more »
8 Ways to Get Noticed on Social Media Today
There's a lot of noise on the social media channels and getting noticed can seem a task akin to pushing a large bolder up an icy slope in gale-force winds blowing down off of the mountain.    Read more »
Member News
GH Woodworkers FCU and Great NorthWest FCU Announce Merger Plans
GH Woodworkers will merge into Great NorthWest under the proposed plan February 1st, 2017.   
New liquor and cigar store opens inside Shoalwater Bay Casino
Willapa Bay Enterprises, a corporation owned by the Shoalwater Bay Tribe, officially opened its new liquor and specialty cigar store.   Read more »  
Anchor Bancorp reports net income of $420,000 for the second fiscal quarter of 2017
For the last six months of 2016, the company reported net income of $993,000, or 41 cents per share.   Read more »  
Timberland's per share earnings increase 19 percent for first fiscal quarter of 2017
"We are pleased with the ongoing strength of the Company's financial metrics, as we continue to grow the balance sheet toward $1 billion in assets," stated Michael R. Sand, President and CEO.     Read more »  
Curtain rises on Grays Harbor College Opera Workshop Friday
The vocal performance entitled "Ain't it a Pretty Night: Opera in English," features arias, choruses and scenes from timeless American and British operas.    Read more »
Elma Winter Wine Fest serves up regional wines, local seafood, homegrown entertainment
Wine makers from across the region and beyond served up samples of their best to the hundreds of people who came to the Elma Winter Wine Festival on Saturday at the Grays Harbor County Fair and Events Center.   Read more »
New Chamber director in Ocean Shores
The Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce has hired a new executive director - Piper Leslie, who most recently helped manage the Olympia Symphony.   Read more »
Community and Business News
Commercial fisheries disaster declaration opens door to federal relief
Commercial fishing communities along the central coast of Washington and some areas of Puget Sound are eligible for federal disaster funding because of poor fishing in 2015 and 2016. 
Summit Pacific Medical Center hosts Wellness Center town hall meeting
Her vision is to, "build the healthiest community in the nation."  Read more » 
Grays Harbor Drops From 3rd To 9th Highest Unemployment In State
Grays Harbor's unemployment rate rose from November (8.3%) to December's 8.8% but it dropped from the third highest in the state down to the ninth highest.  That is the lowest December unemployment rate for Grays Harbor since 2006 when it was 7.5%
Beach Business: 2016 home sales soared in Ocean Shores
Sales of homes have led the way to numbers not seen since before the last recession.   Read more » 
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