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Brain Drain and Retaining Valley Youth

TwispWorks is hosting a series of conversations open to the public about the real cost of living in the Methow Valley. Topics include: housing, childcare, benefits and retaining local youth. Each meeting will have a short presentation, followed by facilitated dialogue. Beer, wine and snacks will be served, please come!

Join us for the final topic in our series of Business Conversations – “Brain Drain and Retaining Valley Youth” held in YourSpace on the TwispWorks Campus in Twisp on November 6th.

Please contact Julie Tate-Libby jtate-libby@twispworks.orgwith any questions.

Making Business Work In The Methow: Covid, The Childcare Crisis, & What We Can Do

TwispWorks, Little Star School and Room One are happy to bring you a virtual discussion as part of our series on “Making Business Work in the Methow: Covid, the Childcare Crises and What We Can Do,”.Join us for an evening of presentations from childcare workers and state officials on the true cost of childcare, the impacts of Covid-19, and what you can do to help.

This workshop will be held Wednesday, September 23rd from 5-7PM.

Get the Zoom link here!
Meeting ID: 863 0661 9834 • Password: 601351• Dial-In: 253 215 8782

Application Process For Small Business Emergency Grant Funding Opens

The Small Business Emergency Grant is pleased to announce a 4th round of funding, opening September 8th, 2020. In partnership with the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery Organization and Okanogan County’s Economic Alliance, TwispWorks launched the Small Business Emergency Grant in May this year to give $1500 to those businesses most impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Over the past four months we have raised $91,600 and given a total of 37 grants to local businesses.

In this Fourth Round of funding, we invite businesses and nonprofits who employ more than 2-3 employees, and who have had substantial losses due to cancelled events or loss of revenue from the Coronavirus pandemic. If you have not applied yet, please do so by September 25th, 2020. Applications will be reviewed after the 25th, and awards distributed the following week.

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Dinner@TwispWorks – A Cultivated Evening

Are you coming to dinner?

The fifth annual Dinner at TwispWorks: A Cultivated Evening is happening September 6th, from 4 – 7pm. Once again the TwispWorks campus will be the place to be to catch-up with friends, dine on amazing food highlighting the bounty of the Methow Valley and celebrate 11 years of TwispWorks!

Details and tickets will be available later this summer. The dinner is 21+.

Benefits: Creative Solutions for Your Employees

TwispWorks is hosting a series of conversations open to the public about the real cost of living in the Methow Valley. Topics include: housing, childcare, benefits and retaining local youth. Each meeting will have a short presentation, followed by facilitated dialogue. Beer, wine and snacks will be served, please come!

Join us for the third in our series of Business Conversations – “Benefits: Creative Solutions for Your Employees” held in YourSpace on the TwispWorks Campus in Twisp on August 4th.

Please contact Julie Tate-Libby jtate-libby@twispworks.orgwith any questions.