SHASTA COUNTY BUSINESS NEWS

Community focuses on future of Shasta County’s economy

Community focuses on future of Shasta County’s economy

REDDING, Calif. — The future of Shasta County’s economy was the focus of an event on Wednesday, organized by E.D.C., known as Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County.

A luncheon was held with over 70 attendees at the Holiday Inn in Redding, including Redding City Manager Barry Tippin and Redding Mayor Kristen Schreder.

Guest speaker Robert Eyler, Ph.D., a professor of economics at Sonoma State University, has 20 years of experience in regional economics. He discussed what types of industries he viewed as a potential for Shasta County.

SHASTA COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE IS LOOKING FOR AMAZING MAKERS LIKE YOU!

SHASTA COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE IS LOOKING FOR AMAZING MAKERS LIKE YOU!

Over 100 Makers from across the North State will be providing hands-on activities at the Shasta County Mini Maker Faire on September 15!

What do crafters, tech enthusiasts, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, science clubs, authors, designers, engineers, artists, students, performers, farmers, woodworkers, mathematicians entrepreneurs, and chefs have in common?

Chico State University offers a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration here in Redding!

Chico State University offers a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration here in Redding!

This is a two-year program for juniors and seniors. It is perfect for those who have attended Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous who cannot see their way to complete their degree in Chico. The Redding-based classes are held in the evenings from 5:30 pm to 9:45 pm. We need ten (10) new students to apply for the Fall 2018 Semester to ensure the vitality of this offering. Please help us get there!

PROJECT HOMETOWN IS IN FULL SWING, WITH HELP FROM THE SHASTA EDC.

PROJECT HOMETOWN IS IN FULL SWING, WITH HELP FROM THE SHASTA EDC.

Project Hometown has kicked-off, and it is off to a great start. To date, Cloud Wise Academy has completed two classes teaching local high school students how to develop WordPress websites. Once the students are proficient at these skills, they will be partnered with a local technology company and assigned a local business to create a WordPress website for. The local company then has an affordable, expandable website they can use to grow their business from.

Project Hometown Debuts in Shasta County

Project Hometown Debuts in Shasta County

Today, the Shasta EDC announced along with other founding members, Cloud Wise Academy and Pacific Sky, the launching of Project Hometown. There is a long list of supporters for this program which include economic development organizations, educational institutions, community support partners, and the technical community.