Rhonda Matthes has joined Coastal Community Bank as a vice president and business development officer at the bank’s branch at 5415 Evergreen Way after serving both small and large financial institutions for 20 years. Matthes also serves on the board of Lynnwood-based Clothes for Kids and is a former ambassador chair and treasurer for the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County.
Blues, Brats & Brews event planned at refurbished Marysville Opera House
Join the Economic Alliance Snohomish County for Blues, Brats & Brews, a networking after-hours event, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville. This event is free, open to the public and a way to promote yourself and your business. For more information, go to www.economicalliancesc.org or call 425-743-4567.
Sign up for customized emails from Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration now offers locally customized email messages for small business owners. To receive more information about official Small Business Administration training and events in your area, please take a moment to input your ZIP code at www.sba.gov/updates.
Annual agriculture survey begins
Last week, the Washington State Employment Security Department began its annual Agricultural Wage and Practice Survey, covering occupations and activities for which employers have requested H-2A workers. Results of the survey will be posted on the Employment Security website when they are available. Results from prior surveys can be found there as well.