Kitsap Bank names semi-finalists in small business competition

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Eight Kitsap Companies were among the 16 semi-finalists announced in Kitsap Bank’s inaugural edg3 FUND competition.

The contest recognizes small businesses that benefit their communities economically, socially or environmentally. The winner will receive $20,000.

These were the semi-finalists, selected from nearly 70 applicants from areas served by the bank, with Kitsap companies in bold:

  • Cape Cleare Fishery, Port Townsend
  • Eleven Winery, Bainbridge Island (Kitsap Sun story)
  • F.R.O.G. Soap, Bremerton (Kitsap Sun story)
  • Finnriver Cidery, Chimacum
  • Force 10 Sailmaking and Rigging, Nordland
  • GoXpedition, Sequim
  • Monica’s Waterfront Bakery and Café, Silverdale (Kitsap Sun story)
  • Moonlight Farm, Quilcene
  • North Kitsap Metal Recycling, LLC, Kingston
  • OlyKraut, LLC, Olympia
  • Olympic Organics, LLC, Kingston (Kitsap Sun story)
  • Pawzii, Inc., Bremerton
  • Projected Talent, Inc., Issaquah
  • Propolis Brewing, LLC, Port Townsend
  • The Food Shed, Kingston (Kitsap Sun story)
  • With Respect, Port Orchard

A public vote will be used to pick the finalists (profiles will be posted here Aug. 1). The finalists will enter a live competition and a winner will be selected by a panel of judges.

Photo of Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe. MEEGAN REID / KITSAP SUN

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