The Harbor Insider 
June 2017 
Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. News
2017 State of Grays Harbor and Economic Vitality Index
The 2017 State of Grays Harbor featured presentations on the state of the local economy, updates from the cities, and a keynote address from Kristofer Johnson, President and CEO of the Association of Washington Business (AWB).   Read more »
Waugh's Men's and Women's Apparel named  

May Business of the Month

The May Business of the Month Award recipient is Waugh's Men's and Women's Apparel. Read more » 
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Nominations Open for the 2017 Business Awards
Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is seeking nominations for the 2017 Small, Large, and New Business of the Year as well as Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award.   Read more » 
How much do you spend on professional development?
Regardless of the business that you're in, there are new skills that we all must be learning.   Read more » 
Member News
Quinault Indian Nation economic development agenda
The Quinault Indian Nation's economic development agenda includes these items among two pages of ongoing or future projects.
Discover Twelve Museums With the Passport to Grays Harbor History
Whether you are a Grays Harbor resident or a visitor, this summer you will be able to embark on a journey of discovery with the Passport to Grays Harbor History. 
Greater Grays Harbor Inc. - Going Beyond Business, Investing in our Youth
Dru and his team know that through supporting youth programs and expanding the options and opportunities of area students, they are helping create the productive business owners, workers and the higher ed students of tomorrow.    Read more »
GHC names foundation director
Grays Harbor native Lisa J. Smith has been named the new Executive Director of the Grays Harbor College Foundation, as well as GHC's Director of College Development.   Read more »
Dennis Company: Changing with the Times
More than a hundred years ago the Dennis Company was born. That's saying something.   Read more »
Five Star dealerships collect thousands of pounds of peanut butter
Thousands of pounds of peanut butter were collected by local Five Star Dealerships in the month of May, which was transported to Coastal Harvest on Wednesday to help feed local families in need.   Read more »
Two Day Toyota Kata Workshop
Become acquainted with Toyota Kata and put its discipline into action in this two day practitioner-focused workshop.  
Community and Business News
Infrastructure improvements, trained workforce cited as key to GH economy
A snapshot of the economy of Grays Harbor County and a presentation by Association of Washington Business President and CEO Kris Johnson were served up along with breakfast at Greater Grays Harbor Inc.'s State of Grays Harbor.
Aberdeen has 'all the assets' to create a thriving music scene
"One thing is, you have all the assets here," said Angie Kim from Los Angeles, Calif. "You have the artists, the college, all you need to do to make it happen is decide what you want to happen." call center holds ribbon cutting ceremony
The new call center at Satsop Business Park was ushered in on May 10 with a high profile ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Gov. Jay Inslee.  
Kilmer pushes Ag secretary Perdue on proposed cuts to timber jobs program
Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., pushed Trump Administration officials to explain proposed cuts to rural jobs programs in the Trump budget.   Read more »
Aberdeen High students take on annual Business Week
The week of April 17-21 saw Aberdeen's juniors, and some seniors, interact with one another and professionals from the business community through Rotary Business Week 2017.    Read more » 
Timber high-rise planned in Pearl District gets construction permit
An 11-story timber high-rise planned in Portland's Pearl District has been approved for construction, its developers said Tuesday, a milestone for wood technology that could allow for even taller timber buildings.   Read more »
Governor Inslee signs Tharinger bill to help rural hospitals
Hospitals in remote parts of Washington state will get help from a new law written by Rep. Steve Tharinger.   Read more »
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New businesses are popping up in Westport.
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