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Resignation of President & CEO Michael Manchak

Nov 23, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. - (November 23, 2020) — President and CEO of the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) Michael Manchak announced his departure from the regional non-profit organization.
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CMTC's California's Manufacturing Network Welcomes 16 New Partners to Help Support CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

Nov 19, 2020
Torrance, CA – November 19, 2020 – California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) announced today a significant expansion of California’s Manufacturing Network to help small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) across the state survive, recover, and thrive as they navigate through the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Growing the EVC Team to Help Grow SLO County’s Economy

Sep 01, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. – (September 1, 2020) – The Economic Vitality Corporation continues its work in San Luis Obispo County with the announcement staff updates. We are pleased to welcome Maria Kelly, Interim Executive Director, and Jill LeMieux, Director of Business Strategy.
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Economic Vitality Corporation Launches Resource to Connect Businesses with Talent

Apr 29, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. – (April 29, 2020) – The Economic Vitality Corporation has launched a new online resource to connect businesses with talent. Called the Employer-Talent Connection Resource, this website will help organizations on the central coast to retain and attract employees from inside and outside of San Luis Obispo County.
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Economic Vitality Corporation Relaunches Economic Dashboard

Oct 30, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – October 30, 2019 – ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION (EVC), a nonprofit economic development organization announces a relaunch of its ECONOMIC DASHBOARD, an internet‐based resource designed to help all persons have a better understanding of the local economy.
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Economic Vitality Corporation Celebrates 25 years of Serving San Luis Obispo County Businesses and Community

Oct 07, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – October 7, 2019 – ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION (EVC), a non-profit economic development organization serving San Luis Obispo County, celebrated its 25th year. The EVC, a public-private partnership, works to stimulate the economic vitality of the county by increasing investment in the community, promoting job creation and fostering the start-up, growth and attraction of businesses.
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Economic Vitality Corporation assists Canada-based Technology company move to Atascadero, California

Apr 23, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA – April 23, 2019 –ADVANCED OZONE INTEGRATION, INC., a Canada-based technology company specializing in cost effective sanitation solutions in the food industry announces plans to open its main office in Atascadero, California. The Economic Vitality Corporation of San Luis Obispo County (EVC) connected the business to capital, a central office location and to business leaders in the community making Atascadero the ideal location for this new business.
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Economic Vitality Corporation to take action on Economic Planning Project of Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure

Jan 11, 2018
The ECONOMIC VITALITY CORPORATION of San Luis Obispo County (EVC) announces that following today’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission, the EVC will initiate an effort to collaborate with partner organizations, the business community, and local government to secure funding to initiate an economic analysis and planning project to inform a regional economic strategy to help mitigate the impacts of Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s (DCPP) closure.
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