The city of Yelm, the Thurston Economic Development Council and the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce will host a free workshop titled “Laying the Groundwork: Basics of Government Contracting” to help local businesses solicit and procure services

The workshop will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Yelm City Hall, according to information from the Thurston Economic Development Council. 

Kate Hoy, a government contracting specialist with Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will be the evening’s instructor. 

She will cover the basics on government agencies small businesses can sell to and much more, according to the development council. 

For more information, contact Rural Program Manager George Sharp at 360-464-6043. 

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