Healthcare jobs boosted with $11 million for training
Workforce Development Council of Seattle – King County
Through a grant announced yesterday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the WDC of Seattle-King County will receive more than $2.2 million a year for five years to provide job training in healthcare.
Local growers upset over grocery store chains using “Farmers Market” name
One can find them in almost any Seattle area neighborhood during the weekend: farmers markets where local growers sell fresh organic produce. Now, some of those farmers are fired up after a major grocery chain is trying to get in on the action.
Washington startups bring in $59 million in August; healthcare, internet and software dominate
Every month Xconomy compiles all of the deals at Washington tech and biotech companies into one story where they watch up and coming trends in local financing. Of the 13 deals Washington companies saw in August, only two were in healthcare, though they were sizable, accounting for $21.8 million of the $59 million total investment across all sectors.
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