Author: Molly Jones

Hardly a Set-Back

Written by:

Breanne Durham, Washington Main Street State Coordinator

I have been a regular attendee at the National Main Street Conference since 2011. Each year, I sit in a beautiful auditorium and hear the short, prestigious list of semi-finalists announced during the Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA). In 2019, for my first time, I’ll have the distinct privilege of hearing a Washington community announced.

Misconceptions About Non-Profits

Written by: Molly Jones, Director

Photos by: Hayley Harrell 

Throughout my nearly 3 years working for a non-profit, I have noticed that there can be some confusion about how we function. Often times, when I explain to a new friend that I work for a non-profit it is followed by a mini question and answer session so we can be on the same page. Below are four misconceptions regarding non-profits that I have come across and would like to set straight.

Meet the Intern: Katie

Written by: 

Katie, EDA Intern

My name is Katie, and I am a Senior at Central Washington University currently pursuing my degree in Public Relations. Originally from Kent, WA, I transferred from Green River Community College as a junior to complete my degree. At first, I was unsure of my decision to live in such a small town, but the people and charm turned my views around, and I am pleased to say I have fallen in love with the town of Ellensburg.