Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and Axiom Technologies have scheduled a free training for businesses and nonprofits interested in learning how to use Google Tools to better manage their organizations. The session, which is offered as part of a grant to boost digital literacy in Washington County, is… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and Lora Whelan, assistant editor/publisher of The Quoddy Tides have teamed up to offer a press release writing workshop for area nonprofits, businesspeople and community groups. The 2.5 hour workshop will take place Thursday, March 6 (snow date April 3) from 2:30-5pm at… Read More
    “There’s nothing to do around here!” How many times have you heard that in response to the question “What is there to do around here, anyway?” Want to learn how to keep Washington County guests in the neighborhood longer, leaving behind more of their vacation funds (maybe even… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and Axiom Technologies are offering a Social Media Overview workshop Wednesday, February 19 from 9AM – 12 noon at the Machias CareerCenter (53 Prescott Drive) Conference Room. Are you familiar with Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Skype, and blogs? If not, this program is for… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at CEI have teamed up to offer a marketing workshop to area businesses as part of the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative (MWTTI). The workshop, titled “Marketing Essentials” is slated for Thursday, February 13 at the Machias… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council’s Board of Directors has appointed longtime Assistant Director Jennifer Peters as the Council’s interim Executive Director beginning December 21. Peters, who has been with SCEC for 17 years, will serve until the Council’s search committee identifies a new executive. Earlier this month, current SCEC… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and an anonymous donor from the local farming community have teamed up to offer Washington County food producers increased access to capital through a new revolving loan fund. The Sunrise Ag Microloan fund (SAM) offers $500-$10,000 loans to eligible businesses looking to boost… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) has launched a free tool for area employers looking for local training opportunities. The email bulletin, which reaches an estimated 600 Washington County businesses and individuals per week, features free and low-cost trainings that the Council and its partners offer as part of… Read More
    Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and Washington County Community College (WCCC) are offering a two-day ServSafe (food protection manager) certification class at WCCC’s St. Croix Hall May 15-16. Who should attend? Any establishment that meets the State of Maine’s criteria requiring that that a certified food… Read More