Center for Economic Vitality helps local companies save or create hundreds of jobs in 2011-12

Submitted by gallagm7 on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 4:20pm

Western's Center for Economic Vitality provides free, confidential counseling and technical assistance combined with business intelligence research to business owners and managers throughout Whatcom County.

Some highlights from 2011-12:

  • The staff counseled 479 businesses to save or create 674 jobs and obtain more than $8.9 million in new investments.
  • The staff provided more than 3,741 hours of in-depth counseling and research, about 8 hours per client.

 

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