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Who could have predicted that a global pandemic would mean a complete overhaul of how students are educated? To this end, who thought twice about the massive implications of what this new “home schooling” would bring? The Fife superintendent, Kevin Alfano, spent an hour with the Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber to answer many of the…Read More
We continue to update this page as information comes into the Governor’s Reopening Guidance Page. The most recent updates are in bold text. Original Post: 5/12 Updates: 5/13, 5/14, 5/18, 5/19, 5/20, 5/28, 6/2, 6/5, 6/9, 6/12, 6/20, 6/26, 7/7, 7/15, 7/24, 7/28, 7/30, 8/3, 8/6, 8/10 The governor’s office continues to issue guidance on…Read More
You’ve installed acrylic shields at the cash registers and given all staff a week’s worth of washable masks. Every staff member will take their temperature as they enter the building. You’ve posted all the signs reminding people to wear masks and wash their hands. Disposable masks and gallons of hand sanitizer are strategically placed around…Read More
Anyone who has a loved one in long term care knows the challenges of not spending time with that person. While it may be hard on visitors, the emotional strain on the resident is tremendous. Though social isolation leads to a mental health issue for many, health and safety has to be a priority. With…Read More
While educators and students are wondering what school will look like this year, the entire community wonders as well. What will happen with the schools? Previously, the Chamber brought Dr. Chen to a Zoom call after his recommendation that Pierce County schools operate remotely. Now Governor Inslee has his recommendations for the state as a…Read More
When you think of our Port, do you just think of the cargo that moves in and out of Tacoma, gigantic cranes, and the large shipping containers that you see on the back of trucks on I-5? The Port of Tacoma is so much more than that. They invest in: Real estate, and that strengthens…Read More
No one seems particularly excited about the idea of remote, virtual learning for students this fall. But the rise in Covid cases has resulted in Dr. Chen, Director of Public Health in Pierce County, recommending that no school open for in-person classes in Sept. In a recorded Zoom call with him yesterday, Dr. Chen discussed…Read More
In today’s world, many businesses are really starting to recognize the importance of their digital presence. Customers are either unwilling or unable to come into our stores like they did in February. But some businesses are still having success are achieving that through their online platforms. One of the first steps, of course, is for…Read More
Mountain View Community Center is an organization that consistently strives to support our FME community. One way that they support students is through an backpack drive. Each year, they help ensure that kids head back to school with needed supplies each fall. This school year will look very different than any other back-to-school season. But…Read More
The original Safe Start Plan indicated that a county would stay in every phase for a minimum of three weeks. However Governor Inslee implemented a pause on July 2. It was scheduled to end this week. However, due to the spike in the Covid numbers, on July 28, the governor extended the pause indefinitely on…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.