Our committees are bustling and SWDA projects are moving right along, but we still need volunteers, members and professionals to join us in revitalizing Sedro-Woolley! Please consider Volunteering today!
Sideshow & Woodfest this weekend! April 26/27th!
Ladies & Gentleman, Boys & Girls...Step right up to see the Greatest Sideshow in Sedro-Woolley! You'll be Shocked & Amazed at the Shops, The Food and the Fun you'll have when you come Downtown! You'll Marvel at the Magicians, Musicians & Aerial Acts popping up throughout downtown on Saturday April 27th! Come see the Wonders of Woolley! More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/605066969953658/
An annual celebration of achievement in the area, the theme for this year’s Woodfest is Timber to Tech! Join us as we host Thomas Vrba, the Pacific Northwest’s Premier Chainsaw Artist, as he designs and carves full-sized chainsaw art in our outdoor pavilion. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/628272754298291/
The Sideshow is for the Family...The Freakshow is for Friday Night! Come out the night before Sedro-Woolley's Downtown Sideshow and be Wow'd, Wined and Dined to benefit the Sedro-Woolley Downtown Association. This fundraiser, in conjuction with the performers from the Bellingham Circus Guild & Beyond and our friends at Iron Mountain Bar and Grill is a great opportunity to support the ongoing cleanup, revitalization and innovative ideas the SWDA is working on. Get Tickets
StartUp Sedro-Woolley is a pilot program for aspiring entrepreneurs featuring free business training and support, cash prizes and the chance for participants to launch a pop-up business at a new business park.
Up to 20 emerging entrepreneurs, including up to three high school students, will have the opportunity to participate in CIE’s First Steps to Business course, a 16-hour course that will be held twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6pm) starting May 6 through May 30 at the Skagit Connection Hub. Participants will learn how to apply business fundamentals to assess the feasibility of their business goals to reach a quick “go-no go” decision. Participants will have access to individualized coaching and mentorship from the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, GroWashington, the SBDC, and local volunteer business and economic development professionals.
Expanding our Brownfields Knowledge in May! Cleaning up and redeveloping brownfields is key to local economic development efforts, turning perceived problems into community assets, such as affordable housing. The goal of this conference is to bring together public and private sector stakeholders and tribes in Washington and the Inland Northwest to share information on brownfields redevelopment successes and future opportunities. This event is being coordinated in partnership with the Northwest Environmental Business Council and is funded in part by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Wednesday, May 29, 12 – 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 , 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Spokane City Center
322 North Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, WA