Yakima County Development Association - Enterprise Challenge Finalists Announced

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Jean publishes a blog called the Enterprise Corner.  It features articles on entrepreneurship, local industry trends, manufacturing news and periodic ‘toolbox’ articles showcasing assistance, incentives and other resources for local businesses.



Enterprise Challenge Finalists Announced

Enterprise Challenge Finalists Announced

January 04, 2016

The Yakima County Development Association and Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that eight emerging businesses are advancing to the final round of the Enterprise Challenge business plan contest. These top finalists were chosen from 26 community members who served as judges in the competitions Entrepreneur Trade Show held in December. 

This is the last phase of the contest.  These finalists will now present their business plans to our final round of judges who will determine our winners. 

Meet our finalists:

 Mama Hogue's Kitchen offers full course meals to go for busy families.


Rent Ready Property Management provides services to property owners that best match their rental needs.


Site Savvy offers websites and online marketing to small businesses with a pricing structure to fit their budget.

Pearl Street Optical is a pharmacy for your eyes with full adjustment and repair services.

Madd Hatters Haunt and Amusement:is a seasonal event center that offers fundraising opportunities for local clubs and non profits.

Future Fab offers specialized machining of precision components and assemblies for manufacturers.

Yakima Hop Candy produces LolliHops a hop infusied lollypop sold in retail shops and customized for events..

Floating Barn creates sour beer like those produced in Europe for hundreds of years using ingredients from Yakima Valley.


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