October 26, 2017

Contact: Kevin Decker, Coastal Outreach Specialist

206-685-0864 or

Connect with Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs in Grays Harbor

A new organization for young professionals hosts “First Thursday,” November 2 at the Hoquiam Brewing Company

Harbor Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE) is a new organization that aims to encourage economic growth and sustainability in Grays Harbor by connecting, engaging and empowering young professionals in the region. Come meet the group and other early- to mid-career locals over an evening designed to promote community connections between young professionals in Grays Harbor County and the surrounding area. Professionals of all backgrounds and industries are welcome.

HYPE is targeted toward professionals between the ages of 21 and 40, but young thinkers of age are invited to join. To learn more about HYPE, visit or their Facebook page.

When:  Thursday, November 2, 2017

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hoquiam Brewing Company

526 8th Street

Hoquiam, WA 98550


Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, provides statewide research, outreach, and education services addressing the challenges facing our ocean and coasts. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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