Employer Survey requests feedback on OC graduate readiness

Olympic College (OC) is conducting an “Employer Survey” during April, May and June.  The objective is to collect information regarding employer opinions and satisfaction with their employees who received their education at OC.  The College is particularly interested in your views regarding the OC graduate and certificate completers’ experience and training. This input is critical to ensuring our programs are relevant and meet your standards. […] Read more »

Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning to Include Bremerton Meeting

Bremerton is one of 27 regions to discuss strategies to help Washington youth gain needed work skills, prepare for high-demand jobs. Local representatives from business and industry, educators, and community leaders are invited to discuss next steps to help young people gain work readiness skills needed to fill high-demand jobs. The local event will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31 at […] Read more »

NUWC Industry Day – Focus on Ship/Craft/Boat Repair Small Business Partnerships

The audience is for ship repair contractors (NAICS 336611) in an effort to get them to apply for a Master Agreement for Repair and Alteration of Vessels (MSRA)/ Agreement for Boat Repair (ABR) which will allow them to bid on government ship repair contracts. (Click here for additional information) Time and Location April 19, 2017 0900-1100 U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Museum, Mary Bonnin Room, 1 […] Read more »

Biz Opps: SKanska/Korsmo Prebuild Conferences – Central Kitsap Schools

Central Kitsap High School and Middle School Replacement Can you help build the Central Kitsap Schools? The Central Kitsap School District has awarded the construction of the High School and Middle School Replacement to Skanska under the GC/CM delivery method. As allowed by the RCW, all subcontract work, equipment and material purchases will be portioned into bid packages and competitively bid with public bid openings. Click […] Read more »

Congratulations to KEDA Economic Development Champion award winners!

  Economic Development Champion Lifetime Achievement Dr. David Mitchell, president of Olympic College, was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his longtime collaboration with business leaders in creating relevant academic programs that prepare young people and those who are changing direction in midlife. His unflagging leadership brought WSU and WWU to Kitsap as part of their 2+2 programs Economic Development Champion – Public Sector Congressman Derek […] Read more »

KEDA Annual Meeting presentations available now!

The 36th Annual Meeting of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance draws record crowd! KEDA Board Chair Ben Anderson, CEO of Art Anderson Associates Naval Architects, welcomed nearly 2oo business and community leaders to hear Congressman Kilmer speak to the intersection of KC & DC, and the dynamics of  The 115th Congress. Executive Director, John Powers and Business Development Director reviewed the KEDA 2016 Annual Report and […] Read more »

Poulsbo cyber range is a first for Washington

Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Think of it as a shooting range for cyber security personnel. By year’s end, the Western Washington University campus at Poulsbo will be home to the first public cyber range in Washington state. Western Washington University made the announcement at the March 15 meeting of the Poulsbo City Council. According to Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern, it will be one […] Read more »

April KBF presents: CREATE YOUR SOCIAL EDGE: Using Social Media To Achieve Business Goals

      April 11, 7:30-9am Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel, Silverdale Social media marketing can impact your entire customer life cycle. Success is built on highly-focused strategies that elevate your customer base, your brand, and your bottom line. Find out how you can gain the social edge and achieve your business goals. In this informative and entertaining session, you will learn to leverage these […] Read more »

Poulsbo approves restaurant complex

Tad Sooter – Kitsap Sun The City of Poulsbo approved site plans in March for a restaurant and co-working complex on Eighth Avenue. The “Work.Eat.Drink” project, proposed by the Crabtree and Ryan families, will create a 28,000-square-foot commercial building and parking garage on 1.33 acres just west of Highway 305. The space will provide a new home for the ChocMo restaurant and High Spirits liquor store, currently located […] Read more »