Don’t get teed off during U.S. Open

DuPont, Wash. — As the Pacific Northwest hosts the second of the four major golf championships next month, Better Business Bureau wants to make sure fans stay on course when it comes to buying tickets and renting homes. The week-long championship will take place at Chambers Bay Golf Course, and 30,000 fans are expected to attend each day from June 15-21. [Read more…]

Comcast commits to 10,000 Military hires over three years

In celebration of Armed Forces Week, Comcast NBCUniversal announced this week that the company is committed to hiring 10,000 reservists, veterans and their spouses or domestic partners between 2015 and 2017. The new employees will work in a variety of positions across all levels of the organization, including network engineering, technology, operations, theme parks and resorts, programming, customer service, marketing, human resources, and other careers. [Read more…]

BBB accepting nominations for 2015 Torch Awards

Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is still accepting entries and nominations for the 2015 Business of the Year Torch Awards—but only for a few more weeks.

Each year, one business in each of our three regions is selected to receive this prestigious award because of its dedication to excellence in the marketplace. [Read more…]

LINC up with SBA

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There’s a hunger among entrepreneurs to find financing to get their business off the ground or take the next big step in their expansion plan. Across the country, thousands of small businesses are searching for term loans, equipment financing, lines of credit, invoice financing and real estate loans to help them start, hire and expand. Too often, they spend time they don’t have, cold-calling and door-knocking their way to a lucky break, to find the money they need. [Read more…]