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Elma Family Dental awarded November Business of the Month

December 2017 - The November Business of the Month award was presented by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) to Elma Family Dental.

3 Pieces of Critical Content You Need for Your Business

December 2017 - Content marketing provides the kind of quality content your audience is looking for.

5 Tips on How You Can Start Using Video for Your Business

November 2017 - Video content has exploded as a marketing tool and if you’re on the sidelines wondering why, it may help to know that according to eMarketer, daily time dedicated to digital video watching (for adults) has increased exponentially over the past 5 years.

Mill 109 named October Business of the Month

November 2017 - Mill 109 was the first restaurant in the ever-growing Seabrook community in Pacific Beach.

Anatomy of a Great Blog Post

October 2017 - Want a sure-fire way to get more traction on your business blog posts? Make sure each post contains these important pieces.

CaKecaKes Gourmet Treats named September Business of the Month

October 2017 - The September Business of the Month award was presented by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) to CaKecaKes Gourmet Treats.

From the CEO – What the experts say about site selection in Grays Harbor

October 2017 - Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum in Seattle.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. Year in Review

September 2017 - A review of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.’s activities in the past year.

6 Reasons Solopreneurs Need a Chamber Membership

September 2017 - If you’re a solopreneur, you’re likely putting in some long hours building your business. Anything that helps you be more productive for little money is a necessary investment for you at this point.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. has awarded Durney Insurance with the honor of business of the month.

September 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. – The August Business of the Month award has been given by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) to Durney Insurance.

Dare to be Different: 5 Ways to Recreate Your Business for Greater Revenue

August 2017 - Most people come up with an idea, or they have a passion, and they decide to turn it into a business. The savvy among them create a business plan around their idea or passion. Many get so excited about their venture that they create the product or service first and then try and find the market.

Vacations by the Sea named July Business of the Month

August 2017 - Vacations by the Sea, located on the scenic Washington Coast, is the perfect place for a relaxing beach getaway. With 18-miles of pristine coastline, visitors can explore popular surf breaks, visit the marina, and enjoy shopping and dining in Westport.

Jill Warne with Century 21 Real Estate named June Business of the Month

July 2017 - The June Business of the Month award was presented by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. to Jill Warne with Century 21 Real Estate.

10 Social Media Actions to Stop Doing Immediately

July 2017 - Social media is about building relationships and allowing your customers, and potential customers, to get to know you better as you get to know them (and their preferences) better as well.

Tourism Website Request For Proposals

June 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is seeking the professional services of a qualified agency to design, develop, and host a customized destination tourism website.

Waugh's Men’s and Women’s Apparel named May Business of the Month

June 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. – The May Business of the Month Award recipient is Waugh's Men’s and Women’s Apparel.

How Much Do You Spend on Professional Development?

June 2017 - There are likely professional development pieces you must keep up with for your business. Items like certifications, licenses, and other must haves. But what about the secondary training you need to learn to keep your business relevant in today’s changing marketplace?

April Business of the Month – Timberland Bank

May 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor (GGHI) has named Timberland Bank as Business of the Month for April 2017. Timberland serves residents in 22 locations throughout Western Washington, and has six branches in Grays Harbor, including the headquarters in Hoquiam.

Master LinkedIn with These 5 Quick Steps

May 2017 - Too many people think LinkedIn is solely for finding a job. Since small business owners have jobs, they often overlook the site’s potential.

What does emotional intelligence have to do with Business?

April 2017 - There are trends in business that seem like they are dreamed up by coaches selling services.

From the CEO – Trade mission to China and back again

April 2017 - Last week, I returned from a 10-day trade mission to China with a delegation from our region. It was comprised of Economic Development Council (EDC) Directors from Thurston, Mason, and Grays Harbor County; representatives from St. Martin’s University and Evergreen State College, and local government including the City of Aberdeen.

March Business of the Month - Harrison Family Mortuary

April 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is excited to announce Harrison Family Mortuary as the recipient of the 2017 March Business of the Month award.

Accelerate your company’s growth with the ScaleUp

April 2017 - Now’s the time to apply for ScaleUp, a program designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion.

7 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Business Over Your Lunch Hour

March 2017 - Major overhauls of a business take time, buy-in, and frankly, they can be a little frightening. Not so of these mini tweaks. These seven things can help you move the meter in your business in less time than it takes to wolf down a sandwich and check your voice mails.

Greater Grays Harbor Inc. Announces February Business of the Month - Performance Chemicals LLC

March 2017 - Vertellus Performance Chemicals LLC, formerly known as Ventron, has been providing jobs in Grays Harbor since 1975.

8 Ways to Get Noticed on Social Media Today

February 2017 - 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.

Congratulations to Deidra’s Deli – January Business of the Month

February 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor Inc. is excited to announce Deidra’s Deli located at 1958 Riverside Ave. Hoquiam WA, as the recipient of the January 2017 Business of the Month award.

Welcome Western Washington Public Adjusters

January 2017 - Please give a warm welcome to new member Western Washington Public Adjusters.

7 of the Best TED Talks for Small Business

January 2017 - One of the hardest things about running a business is finding the resources you need – be it human resources, financial resources, or educational resources.

Congratulations to the Vaughan Company

January 2017 - Greater Grays Harbor Inc. is excited to announce Vaughan Company, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 December Business of the Month award.

5 County Regional Economic Forecast and Innovation Expo on December 8

December 2016 - Highlighting innovation and the economy in Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, pacific and Thurston Counties

Congratulations to the Beehive Restaurant

December 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor Inc. is excited to announce that the Beehive Restaurant is the recipient of the 2016 November Business of the Month award.

Holiday Mansion Spectacular Tours

December 2016 - Celebrate the Holidays in style at the Aberdeen Mansion.

Accelerate your company’s growth!

November 2016 - Now’s the time to apply for ScaleUp, a program designed to accelerate companies to significant growth and expansion.

Congratulations to Mark Rossetti – State Farm Insurance Agent

November 2016 - The Ambassador team presented Mark Rossetti – State Farm Insurance Agent located at 613 Oak Street, Aberdeen, WA with Business of the Month for October 2016.

New Business Retention and Expansion survey sheds light on area business climate

October 2016 - As part of its ongoing mission to serve the needs of its members, partners, and the Grays Harbor region as a whole, Greater Grays Harbor Inc. (GGHI) developed a survey of regional businesses to inform community improvement efforts.

Three ways to grow your business with the global economy

October 2016 - Small businesses constantly seek ways to grow their customer base. However, many do not realize approximately 95 percent of their potential new customers live outside the United States.

A new tool to grow you Business: “Economic Gardening”

October 2016 - What is Economic Gardening? A method of supporting second stage growth companies by identifying and implementing customized development and expansion strategies.

Congratulations to Westport, L.L.C.

October 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce Westport, LLC. as the Business of the Month for September 2016.

10 Easy Ways to Increase Sales

October 2016 - One of the most obvious ways to boost revenue in your business is to make more sales. Here are ten ways you can start doing that today.

Greater Grays Harbor to host two legislative district forums

September 2016 - Grays Harbor residents will have a chance to meet the candidates running for the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts at one of two legislative forums in September.

Is online learning right for you?

September 2016 - One of the many challenges for business owners is keeping up with constantly changing systems and best practices. You might consider online learning.

Congratulations to Marni’s Petal Pusher

September 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce Marni’s Petal Pushers – in Montesano – as the Business of the Month for August 2016.

Wrapping up the Aberdeen Walking Tours

September 2016 - The two Aberdeen Walking Tours are concluding Labor Day weekend after a successful first year running.

Highlights from “Marketing to the Generations” Presentation

August 2016 - If you missed our Monthly Business Forum lunch, check out Karen Larsen’s presentation on “Marketing to the Generations.”

Aberdeen walking tours are in full swing

July 2016 - The Aberdeen Walking Tours are going strong! Regular times and dates are still in place through Labor Day weekend.

Congratulations to Carquest - Business of the Month for July 2016

July 2016 - CARQUEST, formerly a Baileys, then Spoons Auto Parts, became what is now CARQUEST in the late 90’s.

6 Tips to Bring Emails in Line with Customer Needs and Increase Sales

July 2016 - Chances are you get a lot of email over the course of a day. This deluge of electronic communication may even be the reason you avoid sending them to your customers and potential customers. There’s a lot of noise out there.

Congratulations to Tropical Tanning Salon and Boutique - Business of the Month for June 2016

June 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. presented Tropical Tanning Salon and Boutique located at 506 8th Street in Hoquiam, WA. with “June Business of the Month” award.

3 Cheap Marketing Ideas for Businesses on a Budget

June 2016 - Marketing can be one of your largest business expenses, particularly if you’re unknown and just starting off.

We are in charge of our community’s destiny

June 2016 - Recently, I have heard many people in our community say they hope for a large company to swoop into our area and become our community hero. I have been guilty of thinking this myself, “if only we could attract this business or that chain restaurant, more people will come to the Harbor.”

May Organization of the Month – WEfish

May 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce WEfish as May Organization of the Month.

Aberdeen Historical Walking Tours Coming!

June 2016 - Beginning mid-June through Labor Day Weekend, there will be two guided walking tours available to locals and tourists looking to take a glimpse into Aberdeen’s rich history.

Business Forum - The Path Forward – Strategies for Creating the Economy of Tomorrow

May 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor’s Monthly Business Forum Lunch, “The Path Forward – Strategies for Creating the Economy of Tomorrow,” featured Jenna Boyd, Sarah Coffey, and Carrie Stokes, graduate students from the University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy.

2016 State of Grays Harbor and Economic Vitality Index

May 2016 - The 2016 State of Grays Harbor featured presentations on the State of the Local Economy, the Local Governments’ Update, and a keynote address on the State of the Local Forest Products Industry.

6 Ways to Build Lasting Customer Relationships

May 2016 - In this age of consumerism, there's a choice for every product. You alone do not hold a monopoly on your product so you must understand that the customer is king.

GGHI Welcomes New Member: ASAP Business Solutions

April 2016 - ASAP Business Solutions opens their 6th Southwest Washington location in Aberdeen on April 1st.

Welcome New GGHI Board Members Clarinda Underwood, Jon Martin and Penny Eubanks

April 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor would like to welcome Penny Eubanks with Pasha Automotive, Clarinda Underwood with the Quinault Nation and Jon Martin with Martin Bruni Liquor to the Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. Board of Directors.

Connecting With A New Market

April 2016 - No matter what your hobby, there are tools of the trade. If you fish, you match the type of bait you use to the kind of fish you want to land.

March Business of the Month – Umpqua Bank Branch in Montesano

March 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce Umpqua Bank – Montesano Branch as our March Business of the Month.

Letter from the CEO - Grays Harbor Gateway Center

February 2016 - The Grays Harbor Gateway Center Feasibility Study was recently completed and is now available for viewing on our website.

February Organization of the Month – The Domestic Violence Center of Grays Harbor

February 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce The Domestic Violence Center of Grays Harbor as our February Organization of the Month.

Congratulations to David Steinman Insurance Agency, Inc. (State Farm)

February 2016 - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce David Steinman’s State Farm as the Business of the Month for January of 2016.

Customer Engagement in 20 Minutes a Day. Seriously

February 2016 - One of the most frequent complaints about the changes in marketing that have occurred over the last decade is the time required. Yes, you need to engage customers (and employees) but who has the time?

From the CEO: Recognizing those who dedicate so much time to GGHI

February 2016 - This month, Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) would like to recognize the contributions of two individuals who have devoted numerous hours toward serving the needs of the business community and Grays Harbor.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. Demonstrates a Commitment to Local Businesses with the Launch of Business Retention and Expansion Program

January 2016 - As part an effort to retain and help expand companies in Grays Harbor County, Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) is launching a countywide Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program.

Pacific Mountain Counties - Unemployment Rate Monthly Review (Oct. 2015) and 2015 Taxable Retail Sales (Q2) Summary

The recovery from the 2008 recession is doing relatively well in Thurston County but remains a work in progress in the rest of the region. Download the full article…

GGHI Featured in National Publication

Did you know Grays Harbor was recently featured in a national publication? Dru Garson, CEO of GGHI, was recently interviewed for an article in Business in Focus Magazine titled “Charting a New Course in Economic Development.” Read full article...

Washington Filmworks Hits the Coast

Last month Executive Director Amy Lillard and Program Manager of Production Services Krys Karns went on a three-day tour in Grays Harbor County. Working with our partners at the Greater Grays Harbor, they planned a seventy-two hour location scouting adventure. Read the article...

Time for Congress to get out of the Ditch and Pass a Long-Term Highway Bill

The economy of our region can move forward when products aren’t stuck in park. Businesses in Grays Harbor rely on adequate transportation infrastructure to be able to get their goods to market and to succeed.

Aberdeen wins big at 2015 SkillsUSA National Skills Leadership Conference in Louisville, KY

June 30, 2015 - Jonathon Ball became Aberdeen High School’s first ever SkillsUSA National Champion when he won the gold medal in Automotive Service Technology at the SkillsUSA National Competition held this past week in Louisville, KY.

Connecting with a New Market

On a beautiful summer day in Aberdeen, Greater Grays Harbor Energy launched its first ever networking event for professionals working in the field of energy efficiency and green building.

Our Town Grant opportunity: Deadline for applications is September 21, 2015

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core.

Business Forum Luncheon - Grays Harbor County Commissioners Update

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. and our Grays Harbor County Commissioners for our monthly Business Forum Luncheon on July 28.

Made in Grays Harbor

Do you make or manufacture a product for sale in Grays Harbor County? Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will be offering space in our new "Made in Grays Harbor" display cases that will be coming to our office in June. Find out how to participate...

Business Forum - Safe, Reliable and Affordable, Your Grays Harbor PUD at 75

Join Greater Grays Harbor Inc. for our monthly business forum as General Manager Dave Ward, Communications Director Ian Cope and Commissioner Arie Callaghan discuss the PUD's mission to the community and how it has and continues to fulfill that mission.

State of Grays Harbor Set for May 12

Are you interested in learning more about the Grays Harbor economy and how it fared in 2014? Would you also like an update on the real estate industry and its performance? If so, then please join us from 7:30 am – 9:00 am on May 12th, as Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. hosts the 2015 State of Grays Harbor event at the Aberdeen Rotary Log Pavilion.

Business Forum - Tourism in Grays Harbor, Economic Vitality and Industry

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Kelly Peterson-Lalka, Office Manager/Public Relations Coordinator for Grays Harbor Fair, Events & Tourism.

Business Forum - Marketing through Social Media

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Dan Jones, founder and Chief Research Officer of GraysHarborTalk.

Expo Grays Harbor Is Coming!

EXPO Grays Harbor and the Bite of Grays Harbor, the area’s premier business event and largest locally-produced trade show, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Aberdeen High School. Admission is free to the public.

November 2014 Business of the Month — Journey Travel

Greater Grays Harbor is pleased to announce Journey Travel as our Business of the Month for November, 2014.

Lunch with the Port of Grays Harbor

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for a special event – “Lunch with the Port of Grays Harbor.” Representatives from the Port will discuss the results of their 2013 Economic Impact of the Port of Grays Harbor Report. Job creation, increased business activity, and an expansion of our tax base are just a few of the economic benefits that the Port provides.

Legislative Send-Off

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. on Tuesday, January 6th for our annual Legislative Send-Off event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen.

October 2014 Business of the Month - Express Employment Professionals

Greater Grays Harbor is pleased to announce Express Employment Professionals as our Business of the Month for October, 2014.

Lighthouse Drive In is GGHI’s Business of the Month

Greater Grays Harbor is pleased to announce that Lighthouse Drive-In is our Business of the Month for September, 2014.

Business Development Specialist, Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (Aberdeen, WA)

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. (GGHI) is accepting resumes for the position of Business Development Specialist. This position will assist the CEO and be responsible for coordinating, planning, and organizing economic development opportunities for the region.

Lighthouse Drive In is GGHI’s Business of the Month

Greater Grays Harbor is pleased to announce that Lighthouse Drive-In is our Business of the Month for September, 2014.

GGHI supports Public Hospital District #2

If Grays Harbor Community Hospital does not become a public hospital, our economic health will be in jeopardy. That is why the board of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. has voted to support the formation of Grays Harbor Public Hospital District #2.

Greater Grays Harbor Selects New CEO

Andre “Dru” Garson was offered and has accepted the position of CEO of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

Business Forum - Grays Harbor Community Hospital discusses becoming Public

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speakers Larry Kahl and David Quigg of Grays Harbor Community Hospital. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, Grays Harbor Country Club, 5300 Central Park Drive, Aberdeen.

Business After Hours hosted by Seabrook

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Seabrook.
5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 at Seabrook Town Hall, Pacific Beach.

Business Forum - Legislators discuss Economic Development

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speakers State Senators Maralyn Chase, Brian Hatfield, and State Reps Dean Takko, and Brian Blake, who will discuss Economic Development on the Harbor. - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 24; Grays Harbor Country Club, 5300 Central Park Drive, Aberdeen

Business After Hours hosted by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.
5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10. at 506 Duffy Street, Aberdeen.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. CEO resigns

Tim Gibbs, CEO of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., tendered his resignation to the board at last night's meeting, citing his need to be closer to his family in Kentucky.

Business Forum - Downtown Revitalization

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Cary Bozeman, the consultant to the City of Aberdeen, who will discuss "Downtown Revitalization: Upcoming Projects."

Business After Hours at Half Moon Bay Bar & Grill

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Half Moon Bay Bar & Grill.
5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 421 E Neddie Rose Dr. in the Islander Motel

State of Grays Harbor

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our annual State of Grays Harbor, a look at the year in Grays Harbor's economy in review and in context.

Anchor Banks on Savings With New Lights

When it was built, in 1964, Anchor Bank on Broadway in Aberdeen was ahead of its time. They put in state-of-the-art T-12 fluorescent tubes that ran the length of the ceiling.

Business After Hours Hosted by Liberty Tax Service

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Liberty Tax Service.

Business After Hours at Channel Point Village

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Channel Point Village.

Business After Hours Hosted by Rich Hartman's Five Star Toyota Scion

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours hosted by Rich Hartman's Five Star Toyota Scion.

Expansions at Port Are Projected to Bring Hundreds of Jobs

Oct. 17 - Proposed expansions at the Port of Grays Harbor by Westway Terminal Company LLC and Imperium Renewables will result in $143.3 million in direct private investment and resulting economic output to the community, according to a new study conducted by ECONorthwest and released today by Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

Business After Hours Hosted by The United Way of Grays Harbor

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours with the United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties at the Aberdeen Museum.

Business Forum - Affordable Care Act: What Small Business Needs to Know

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Melanie Forthum of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Business Forum - Paddle To Quinault

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker David Montgomery of the Quinault Indian Nation.

Business After Hours Hosted by Robbins' Air, Inc.

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for Business After Hours at Robbins' Air, Inc. in South Aberdeen.

GGHI, as part of PAC 5, wins Commerce award

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., with Economic Development Councils from Lewis, Pacific, Mason and Thurston counties, won an award from the Washington State Department of Commerce for teamwork.

Possible Survey Scam

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. has become aware that some individual or organization is calling members on the pretext of asking for their opinions for a survey our organization has commissioned.

State of Grays Harbor to feature Governor

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gov. Jay Inslee will be the Keynote Speaker at its annual State of Grays Harbor, to be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 30 at the Rotary Log Pavilion.

Expo Grays Harbor Is Coming!

EXPO Grays Harbor and the Bite of Grays Harbor, the area’s premier business event and largest locally-produced trade show, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Aberdeen High School. Admission is free to the public.

GGHI Debuts Energy Program

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is proud to debut a new program that residents and businesses can take advantage of to save money and energy: Greater Grays Harbor Energy.

Legislative Send-Off Jan. 8

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will hold its annual Legislative Send-Off from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen.

Unemployment Liability at Business Forum

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Glenn Horacek, a tax specialist with the Washington State Employment Security Department.

Greater GH, Inc. announces Banquet, Award recipients

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will hold its 121st annual Leaders Banquet and Business Recognition Awards at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino.

Joe Vogel discusses “Building Sustainable, Profitable Exports”

Join Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. for our monthly Business Forum, featuring speaker Joe Vogel of the Washington Small Business Development Centers discussing how your small business can profit from exporting.

Business Forum: Reduce your liability

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. will present a Business Forum featuring speaker John Nacht, risk manager for the state Employment Security Department.

Paper mill purchased, will reopen as Harbor Paper

Harbor Paper LLC today announced the acquisition of the former Grays Harbor Paper Mill located in Hoquiam, Washington. The new owners expect to take possession of the facility immediately and begin producing paper within 45 days.

GGHI to reinstate Business Forum

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is pleased to announce it is restarting its monthly Business Forum series. Every fourth Tuesday of the month, excepting November and December, from 11:30 to 1 p.m., GGHI will present a speaker at the Aberdeen Elks on South Boone Street.

Greater Grays Harbor Debuts New Website

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., is pleased to debut its new website. With new menus designed to help members, visitors, and businesses interested in relocating, find the information they need, new links to help anyone interested in GGHI’s mission connect with social media, and a clean, fresh design, the new website represents a revolution in how GGHI presents Grays Harbor to the world.

Pacific State Industries Acquires Hoquiam Plywood Company

SAN JOSE, CA -- Pacific States Industries, a leading California-based forest products and building materials company, today announced it has acquired the privately-owned Hoquiam Plywood Company of Hoquiam, Washington. The Hoquiam facility is recognized for its premium plywood sheathing. Operations at the western Washington facility will come under the direction of Pacific States Plywood (PSP), headquartered in Springfield, Oregon.

Tony Stark locates Stark Resilient World HQ in Aberdeen

Tony Stark, billionaire industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, noted ladies man and superhero, has chosen to locate his sustainable energy initiative Stark Resilient world headquarters in Aberdeen, Wash., as seen in Invincible Iron Man #517.

GGHI Board donates $1,000 to Skills USA

The Board of Directors of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. voted at its Thursday meeting to donate $1,000 to Skills USA, an Aberdeen High School program that runs out of its Career and Technical Education department.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. announces board, officers

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., the entity formed just this year from the merger of the Grays Harbor Chamber and Economic Development Council, has appointed its first slate of officers at its first-ever meeting on Jan. 4, 2012.

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. to support school levy measures

The board of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. voted unanimously to support all local school district Maintenance and Operations levies at its meeting Thursday night.

Letter of Intent Filed for Grays Harbor Paper

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. is cautiously optimistic to announce that a letter of intent to purchase Grays Harbor Paper has been filed with the courts and is now a matter of public record.