Road to GAMSA

Written by: Taylor Castillo, Public Relations Coordinator

The Great American Main Street Award has always been a topic of conversation in the EDA office. Not only is the award a nationally recognized one, but to even apply takes years of preparation within your Main Street program and your community. Even if you’re a certified Main Street program, that might not mean you’re qualified to apply for this award. Not yet, away.

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

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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.