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The Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce and the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present a special Lunch & Learn: Tech Tools For Serious Self Care. Sponsorship is from Denise Christofferson & Associates. In part 2 of our tech series Beth Z, Your Nerdy Best Friend will share her take on self care. In the insanity…Read More
Volunteers are needed for a great opportunity through Mountain View Community Center. Mountain View Community Center offers so much to our community and they are eager to make their Camp Community Explorers program a success for 1st-5th graders. But their support for the community doesn’t end there. They offer programs such as senior programs food…Read More
The state is offering an incentive program to encourage everyone to get your shot so we can fully reopen the state by June 30. Businesses know that fully reopening their doors is the key to growth and you can help if you get your shot. The state’s goal to remove restrictions by the end of…Read More
More information about the WA Cares Act is starting to trickle out. The chamber first told you about it last fall. Washington is the first state to sign a Long Term Care Act into law. Governor Inslee has signed the LTC Trust Act into law, following approval in the House (55-41) and Senate (26-22). While there are…Read More
As we look forward to moving into a full reopening in June, we are hearing about hiring woes from small businesses. Finding qualified, reliable candidates for open positions is a challenge. World’s fastest interview: A recent event in my personal life illustrated this to me very clearly. My daughter was home visiting me from college…Read More
If you missed our virtual luncheon, check out the State of the Cities recording. Elizabeth Thompson of the Law Office of Elizabeth Thompson, chamber member, and board member sponsored the event. We heard from each of the mayors in FME. We heard from Kim Roscoe, Fife mayor who talked about pandemic responses, Chats with the…Read More
Our colleagues at the Tacoma Pierce Chamber of Commerce shared their Operation Control Our Own Destiny event with the FME Chamber. We received the following information from an email and wanted to share it with you. We know that Pierce County needs to get vaccinated. This is an important step so we can actually move…Read More
Gov. Inslee has announced that the entire state is moving toward a June 30 reopening. That means all counties in Washington will move to Phase 3 of the Healthy WA: Roadmap to Recovery. These dates are effective May 18 through June 30. This is welcome news to businesses in Pierce County who have been stuck…Read More
If you’re wondering about programs that benefit summer youth programs check out Mountain View Community Center. This chamber member is such a great supporter of our community. The following is a perfect example. All proceeds benefit our summer youth programs serving FME students. Join your family, co-workers, or friends to walk or run at a…Read More
With rules for pay for salaried employees changing last July, understanding salaried overtime rules is a challenge. Fortunately, L&I has some tools to help. Beginning July 1, 2020, salaried employees minimum pay must have met the threshold of 1.25 times the state minimum wage. The multiplier rate varies each year by the size of the…Read More
The FME Chamber exists to be the CATALYST for business growth,
The CONVENER of Leaders & Influencers,
And the CHAMPION for a stronger community.