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July 2023 Newsletter

Client Highlight: Singing Trees Recovery Center, Call for nominations: Equity Council, Leadership Redwood Coast's 4th Session, State of the Redwood Coast Region early bird tickets on sale now.

May 2023 Newsletter

Client Highlight: Humboldt Hand Wash, Wecome James 'JB' Cisneros, ARPA Board of Supervisors Presentation, CERF Job Opportunities: Project Coordinators Wanted!, Announcements: Register for the 3rd Annual Regional Economic Development Summit! 

April 2023 Newsletter

State of the Redwood Coast Region - Our Elemental Economy Early Bird Registration is OPEN!, Meet our new Loan Support Specialist: Michael Machado, Have You Completed Our Research Survey?, Announcements

March 2023 Newsletter

Leadership Redwood Coast Launches, Client Highlight: Fringe & Folly Salon, Child Care Stabilization Fund Launches Two Addtional Programs, CERF's Up! Training in Sacramento

February 2023 Newsletter

Redwood Region RISE is Launching, Child Care Loan Workshop, Building a Child Care Business (Hoopa Workshop), 

January 2023 Newsletter

Customer Highlight: The Saw Shop Public House, CERF is launching, Jayne Lovig retirement, Leadership Redwood Coast, Announcements

November 2022 Newsletter

Customer Highlight: Pile High Deli, Lemonade Day update, Grant funds still available: Bonus Retention Program, AEDC Marketing RFP

October 2022 Newsletter

Customer Highlight: Whales Tail Candy & Gifts, Child Care Fund: Provider & Employee Retention Bonuses, $5 Million Economic Development Planning Grant

July 2022 Newsletter

Get to know Jade Hoff - our new Admin for the Child Care Resilience Fund, Community Economic Resilience Fund, Announcements

June 2022 Newsletter

Get to know our new Finance Director Tracy Taylor, Client Highlight: 707 Jimenez Insurance Services, Leadershp Trip & Advisory Board Forming

May 2022 Newsletter

ARPA Funds for an Economy where all families can succeed, Meet our new PIIP Director Ursula Bischoff, PhD, Humboldt Rising

April 2022 Newsletter

McKinleyville Chamber honors AEDC client as 2022 Small Business of the Year, 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, 2nd Annual Redwood Coast Region Economic Summit Save the Date

March 2022 Newsletter

Welcome new AEDC employee Hannah Joy, Opening Del Nort Office with SBDC, Finance Director - Job Opening, Lemonade Day 2022 Cancelled

January 2022 Newsletter

From the Program Director, We have masks, Now hiring Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator, Seeking Planning Proposals Redwood Region Leadership

December 2021 Newsletter

$500K CDFI Grant, Keep Eureka Beautiful, From our Family to Yours recipes

AEDC Holiday Newsletter

Welcome New Board Member Terry Supahan, Guide to shopping local this holiday season

October 2021 Newsletter

AEDC Annual Membership Meeting invite

September 2021 Newsletter

Future Forward, Register Future Fwd & Redwood Coast Region Economic Develoment Summit, SBA COVID-Loan Fee Waivers

August 2021 Newsletter

Redwood Coast Region Economic Development Summit, Free PPE Distribution

July 2021 Newsletter

Support local festivals, Lemonade Day Canceled, Crescent City Economic Development Recipe Book

May 2021

Client Profile: Dick Taylor Craft Chocolates; Fire Season: Are you Prepared; Getting Started in Business on the Right Financial Footing

June 2021

AEDC receives $1.8M CDFI Grant; Life after COVID, Lemoande Day Opens

April 2021 Newsletter

Strategic Plan; Partner: Prosperity Network; Lemonade Day; Eureka Chamber State of the Economy

March 2021 Newsletter

A Year In Review, Client Spotlight: Iron River Coffee & Espresso, Digital Marketing Updates

February 2021 Newsletter

Chambers Offer Beacon of Support, Assistance Above and Beyond CA Relief Grants, SBA 504 Loan At Historically Low-Interest Rate At 2.37%, Announcements.

January 2021 Newsletter

Client Spotlight: Eureka Grocery Delivery, AEDC Receives $1.1 Million Grant to serve Del Norte, When Life Hands You Pineapple Guava, CA Relief Grant Support and Webinars.

November 2020 Newsletter

Meet AEDC's new board member Larry Oetker, The Power of Microloans, $100K Grant for COVID relief, Announcements

October 2020 Newletter

Client Highlight: Willow Creek Laundry, Annual Meeting Summary with recorded link, Meet our HSU Intern - Isabelle!, 504 Current rate 2.43%, Announcements

September 2020 Newsletter

COVID-19 Relief:SMART Resource Center Grant,Broadband Testing, League of Women Voters of Humboldt are helping make Democracy happen, Announcements

August 2020 Newsletter

Client Highlight: Steelhead Cottages & Bigfoot Rafting, PPE Follow-up, Changing Lemonade Day

July 2020 Newsletter

PPE Distributed to Businesses

June 2020

Client Highlight: Transitional Residential Treatment Facility; Black Humboldt Sponsorship; Regional Economic Recovery Efforts; Eureka Friday Night Market; SBDC Webinars

May 2020

Redwood Coast Resilience Consortium; Client Highlight: The Bigfoot Taproom; Prepare to operate safely in Humboldt (Thriving together series); COVID-19 Industry guidances for dine-in restaurants

April 2020

Overview of COVID related Funding Programs; Intentional Markeing Strategies for Resilient Businesses; Get the resources you need

AEDC Not all COVID-19 March Newsletter

Meet AEDC's new Office Manager; 10th Annual Lemonade Day; COVID-19 and your business

COVID 19 Update
March 2020

Meet new Board Member Fawn Scheer; Lemonade Day registration events; Economic Development Grant Forum great success; Kidney Care Services of Humboldt; SBA 504 rate 4.9%

February 2020

Client Profile: Making Headway Center for Brain Injury Recovery, Partner Profile: Headwaters Fund; AEDC Receives PRI Funds from California Wellness Foundation, Workforce Development Survey

January 2020

Celebrating Kelli Sterling's 20 years at AEDC, Meet our new Controller Deborah Downs, SBDC Opens a Lead Center in Old Town Eureka, Meet the new Lemonade Day Director

October 2019

Client Profile: Richard's Goat, Annual Meeting Follow Up, Prepare for the Next Power Outage

September 2019

AEDC Receives RMAP Funds, Business and Education Workforce Forum, Save the Date: AEDC Annual Meeting, Prosperity: Arts & Culture in the Economy 

August 2019

Goodbye to Keif, Lemonade Day Bike Giveaway, CALED Rural Exchange Follow Up, Project Trellis, Education Work

July 2019

Lemonade Entrepreneurs Donate to CR, CALED Rural Exchange, Compass Grand Opening, EPIC Symposium Follow Up, Nordic Aquafarms 

June 2019

Lemonade Day Results, What You Need to Know When You Apply for a Loan, Go Biz Conference, Supporting Black Humboldt 

May 2019

Lemonade Day is Coming, Client Profile: North Coast Event Charters; Go-Biz Comes to Humboldt, Studen Profiles: Mary Elise Conzelmann and Collin McKune, Mayor's Children & Families Initiative

April 2019

State of the Economy -- Unincorporated Areas, Larger Cities, Local Tribes, Health Care, Harbor, Cannabis, Arts & Culture and Transportation

March 2019

Save the Date: Humboldt Economic Development Conference, Program Director becomes a California Stewardship Network Fellow, Mendocino Economic Development Summit Looks at Challenges, Thank you to Lemonade Day sponsors. 

January 2019

Lemonade Day Reception, AEDC Receives $10,000 from US Bank, Profile: Scott Adair, Humboldt County Office of Economic Development, CA Roadmap to Prosperity 2019, Prosperity Meeting Announcement, Help Wanted at the County Office of Economic Development 

November 2018

Client Profile: Little Learners Preschools, California Economic Development Conference, AEDC Program Director becomes Eureka Mayor, Housing Humboldt  

October 2018

Annual Meeting Review, Employers Survey, Get Ready Humboldt, Workforce Weekend Launched, Food Fair at Arts Alive 

September 2018

Savage Henry gets new loan, AEDC Annual Meeting, Housing in Humboldt Meeting, ADU Fair, Northcoast Procurement Expo

August 2018

Lemonade Day Bike Giveaway. Workforce Forum Lunch, Spotlight on Success, ADU Fair, Workforce Weekend, Succession Conference 

July 2018

Spotlight on Success Highlights; Client Profile: Ink People; Lemonade Day Profile; Workforce Weekend; NCSBDC Succession Planning Workshop; Food Safety Modernization Act Workshop 

June 2018

Lemonade Day Results; Profile: Lemon Acres; Client Profile, Mid Century Humboldt; Staff Profile: Tony Rodrigues; SBDC Succession Planning Workshop

April 2018

Eureka Chamber of Commerce Supports Workforce Weekend; Lemonade Day; Humboldt Regional Trades Academy; Young Entrepreneur Summer Incubator; Direct Flights to LA in June

March 2018

Board Profile: Fawn Scheer; Lemonade Day; Economic Development Forum Follow Up; Client Profile: Kidney Care Services of Humboldt 

February 2018

Staff Profile: New Employee James Schaeffer; Prosperity Economic Development Forum; Client Profile: Discovery Museum; Area 1 on Aging NEST Program: Spotlight on Success Date Moving 

January 2018

Board Profile; Ray Litchfield; Consultant Profile: Mary Elise Conzelmann; Economic Development Forum Save the Date; Workforce Weekend Bridges Gap for Employers and Employees. 

November/December 2017

Client Profile: Wolf Dawg; Annual Report Highlights: LemonAid for Fire Victims.

October 2017

USDA Grant for Community Facilities Technical Assistance; International Studies Students; Visitor Center Opens

September 2017

Business Plans; Hiring and Training Survey; Accessing Opportunity Webinar; Broadband Forum; SBDC Tourism Flight

August 2017

Client Profile: Denny's; Board Profile, Peter Jermyn; Broadband Forum; Prosperity Cannabis Tour; Tourism Flight

July 2017

Client Profile: Horvath Plumbing; Lender's Fair; Eureka's New Visitor Center; Eureka Art District Awarded; Webinar: Crowdfunding; Better Staffing Now Workshop 

June 2017

Lemonade Day results; Webinar -- Foresight for Business Strategy Webinar JEDI and NCSBDC; Targets of Opportunity Update; Better Staffing & Retention Workshop; NCSBDC Food Flight

April 2017

Economic Development Week; Housing Program Input Needed; Financing Your Business Arcata Chamber; Register for Lemonade Day; Inn at 2nd & C Grand Opening; Housing and the Economy Luncheon; Owning Your Presence Online; Webinar Social Media JEDI and NCSBDC

March 2017

Spotlight on Success Thank Yous and Photos; Adulting 101; HSU Student Works on Housing Inventory; Lemonade Day at Maker's Fair; North Coast Regional Manufacaturing Directory is Online

February 2017

Spotlight on Success; Client Profile: Trinity Diesel; Coming Events: HSU Start Up Weekend, Humboldt Economic Development Forum; How Women Lead Webinar JEDI and NCSBDC

January 2017

AEDC Receives US Bank Grant; Lemonade Day Coordinator Cameron Widdop; Partner Profile Humboldt Land Title

November 2016

Annual Meeting Highlights; Humboldt County Second Chance Program; California Finance Consortium Collaboration; USDA Grant Speciality Meat Processing Feasibility Study; Job Market Collaboration, Employee Experience Competition; Employee Profile: Susan Seaman  

October 2016

Client Spotlight: Royal Cookie Capers; Annual Meeting Announcement; AEDC Receives $2 Million from USDA Community Facilities Program; Reflections on CALED Conference; Partner News, Debbie Toste, new NCSBDC Biznet Coordinator

September 2016

Client Profile: Sequoia Park Zoo; CALED Conference Engaging and Retaining Young Professionals; Siskiyou County IDA Program Comes to a Close; Meet Your Partner, Leila Roberts NCSBDC Executive Director

August 2016

Client Profile: Advantage Rental; AEDC Finance Committee; Employee Profile, Teri Paterson; CALED Engaging and Retaining Young Professionals Conference; Business Leader Luncheon on Aviation. 

July 2016

Client Profile: Redwood Coast Cabins - RV& Resort; Community Choice Energy Meeting; Business Leader Luncheon on Aviation; Employee Profile, Jayne Lovig; Lemonade Day Follow Up; CALED Engaging and Retaining Young Professionals Conference; SBA 504 Refinance Program. 

June 2016

Client Profile: Roundman's Smokehouse; AEDC Launches New Web Site; How We Determine Interest Rates; Employee Profile: Tony Rodrigues; Lemonade Day VIP Thanks; 504 Renews Refinance Program 

May 2016

AEDC Ribbon Cutting and Open House; Client Profile: Express Personnel; AEDC/Greenway Partners Landscape Day; Spotlight on Success Thanks; Lemonade Day; CALED Merit Award; Partner workshop, Increasing Business Through Govt. Contracts.

April 2016

IDA Profile: Kim Hermanson, Facilitating Creative Breakthroughs; Carson Block Unveiling; Next Gen Eureka Meeting; Business Leader Luncheon Follow Up; Microloan Info

March 2016

Client Profile: Nilsen Company; AEDC Moves to Eureka; Janet DePace, Interim Director SBDC; Business Leader Luncheon, Branding Cannabis.

February 2016

Client Profile: Salt; AEDC Leverages Funds for Community Projects; Lemonade Day is Coming; Ross Welch on Redwood Parks Association Board; Susan Seaman named CALED Ambassasdor; Partner News: Red Carpet Gala for Film Commission and Next Gen Eureka Meeting

January 2016

Client Profile: Harvest; Meet your Lender, Kelli Sterling; Wing Inflatables; HSU has MBA Openings; Program Director named to the Econ. Dev. Commission; US Bank Grant #2; Youth turn out for the Next Generation Meeting.

December 2015

Jefferson Project; Community Advantage 7A Loans; AEDC receives US Bank Grant; Business Leader Luncheon Research and Cannabis; New board officers; Partner News: NGE and Food Trucks City of Eureka 

November 2015

Client Profile: Cutting Loose; AEDC Receives $25,000 from USDA for their local Food Promotional Program; AEDC receives funding from the SBA for Microlending funding; Tax Credit Workshop; Economic Development Forum; Maker's Space Meeting; Prosperity Network Profile; Mobile Food Facilities Workshop

October 2015

Annual Meeting; USDA Awards $1M; AEDC is Moving; Hu Co Economic Development Forum; Lemonade Day; Cal Fresh

September 2015

Board Profile: Becky Price Hall; Client Profile: Eureka Rescue Mission; Business Leader Luncheon; BOE Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo; SBA Microloans Awarded

August 2015

Board Profile: Kathy Montagne; How to Attract Funders Workshop; Foodworks Open  House; Humboldt Business Competition Finale; Prosperity Forward Reception; Drakes Glenn New Product

July 2015

Client Profile: Humboldt Trails Council; Board Profile: Tina Susmilch; Business Leader Luncheon; City of Eureka Survey

June 2015

Client Profile: Crestmark Architectural Millworks; Lemoande Day; Business Leader Luncheons; Community Shopping Survey; Carson Block Update


May 2015

Client Profile: Miranda Market; Lemonade Day; AEDC Dollars Loaned by Geographic Region; Committee Member Spotlight: Steve O'Meara; Invest in Your Community

April 2015

Client Profile: Beckman Printing, Lemonade Day, Spotlight Follow Up, HR Training Opportunity, Cal Fresh

March 2015

Spotlight on Success; Board Member Profile: Michael Proulx; Lemonande Day; Intern Kathryn Brown; Partner: Humboldt Women in Business Scholarships

February 2015

Board Member Profile, Stan Elcock; Intern, Andrew Cook; Partner, Greenway Partners; Arcata Chamber Dinner

January 2015

Client Profile, Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation; Board News, Strategic Planning; Partner, City of Eureka, Rob Holmlund; Humboldt Connections

December 2014

 Client Profiles, Hamanaka Painting, O'Meara Brewery' Partner News: Humboldt Made, Fly Humboldt

October 2014

 Client Profiles: Hydranga News, Prosperity Showcase, Strategic Planning News, Annual Meeting

September 2014

Client Profile: Poletski's Eel Valley Appliance, Siskiyou IDA Program Begins, Annual Meeting, Partner News: Humboldt Business Challenge and Broadband Forum

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