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Canna-Hub Breaks Ground On 2nd Marijuana Business Park in California

A California marijuana-based real estate development and property management company for the cannabis industry called Canna-Hub has recently broken ground on a first-of-its-kind cannabis-only business park in Mendota, California. “While so many have doubted us, I knew we could pull this off,” Canna-Hub CEO and Founder Tim McGraw told ABC30.

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The Mendota location held a groundbreaking ceremony on July 26, and local officials say they look forward to the positive economic impact the project will have on the city. It is one of two Canna-Hub cannabis business park locations; in addition to Mendota, Canna-Hub has a site in Williams, California.

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Heritage Bank Collecting Food for Children in August

Heritage Bank Collecting Food for Children in August

Heritage Bank Sets Great Example for All Financial Institutions Olympia-based Heritage Bank has kicked off a month-long food collection in an effort to end childhood hunger. In partnership with Washington and Oregon based food banks like Northwest Harvest, Oregon Food Bank and Emergency Food Network, the goal is to provide 60,000 meals to children in… Continue Reading

Dallas-based TRIPBAM Offers New Hotel Benchmarking Tool

TRIPBAM Offers Innovative new tool revolutionizing the way travel managers manage their corporate hotel program TRIPBAM, a hotel rate shopping and analytics service innovator, today announced the release of its new tool, TRIPBAM Benchmarking. TRIPBAM Benchmarking is a first of its kind solution designed with extensive input from clients, and is the only tool in… Continue Reading

Lance Tyson Shares 5 Ways To Coach Your Sales Staff  Like A Winning Sports Team

Lance Tyson Shares 5 Ways To Coach Your Sales Staff Like A Winning Sports Team

Lance Tyson Sales Coach Shares Some Sales Tools According to Lance Tyson, Sales is a highly competitive field. People who sell for a living often face many rejections before receiving a “yes.  Coaching can be helpful to struggling salespeople, as shown by a recent Forbes article that reported many salespeople who quit cited a lack… Continue Reading

NEW Coffee Table Book Focused on the Historical Olympia Brewing Company of Tumwater, Washington

The Olympia Brewing Company was a Westcoast icon, once one of the nations largest brewers. It’s story has never been told, this book will tell the story connecting todays “craft beer connoisseurs” and the “Old Time” classic beer drinkers with their origins rooted in generations of brewing in the Seattle area.  This is the 5thbrewery focused book… Continue Reading

Ramez Baassiri 4 Ways Businesses Can Survive Disruptions

Ramez Baassiri 4 Ways Businesses Can Survive Disruptions

Interrupted Entrepreneurship by Ramez Baassiri According to Ramez Baassiri Business plans – like all plans – can go awry when events beyond the control of the business owner disrupt the everyday routine. Such disruptions could be because of a dip in the economy, a natural disaster that creates havoc, a shift in the public’s buying… Continue Reading

Debra Montgomery joins Union Bank Private Mortgage Division as Pacific Northwest Region Manager

Debra Montgomery joins Union Bank Private Mortgage Division as Pacific Northwest Region Manager

Debra Montgomery Joins Union Bank as Managing Director SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 – Union Bank today announced that Debra Montgomery has joined the bank as Managing Director, Pacific Northwest Region Manager for the Private Mortgage Division of Union Bank Home Loans. Montgomery will manage the team of Private Mortgage consultants who specialize in offering home… Continue Reading

When Stymied By Corporate World, Women Soar As Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurship on The Rise! When corporate America’s legendary glass ceiling blocks their road to success, some women decide to take a different route. Their solution: Become their own boss.  Women in Business rule the world.  “In so many cases when women start out in the corporate world, they find their talents and insights are… Continue Reading

Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance and Seguin Moreau Cooperage Team Up to Fight Hunger

The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is excited to announce a new partnership for the local Barrel Full of Money fundraising campaign. Seguin Moreau, famed French barrel manufacturer, will be joining the efforts to raise money for the Blue Mountain Action Council Food Bank by donating a portion of money from barrels purchased by Walla… Continue Reading

394 Fallen Law Enforcement Officers to be Honored During 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13

  Today the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund released the roll call of names of 394 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. These names will be engraved this month and formally dedicated at the 29th annual Candlelight Vigil held on the National Mall, between 4th and 7th streets… Continue Reading