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When will businesses be able to move to phase 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery? While the governor has announced positive news that there is a pause on moving any county in WA back to phase 1, many wonder, “What’s next?” All counties are in Phase 2. But businesses, especially those like restaurants, wonder when…Read More
Last week we let you know about House Bill 1368 and now it is signed! Today’s press release from the governor outlines an overall picture of the funds in the bill. The bill provides: $714 million in assistance for K-12 schools $618 million for public health’s response to COVID, including testing, investigation and contact tracing;…Read More
Virtual Lunch & Learn The Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce and the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present a special Virtual Lunch & Learn: PURSUIT OF HAPPINESSScientific studies in positive psychology and the science of happiness are on the rise, pointing to specific ways of thinking and acting that can impact…Read More
Do you know about the support that Pierce Transit can give your business? They provides clean, safe and reliable local bus service, and also can help businesses support their employees with commute solutions. If you currently have team members working on site, making sure they can get to work on time is critical. Right now,…Read More
If you intend to get your 1st dose of Covid vaccine this week, you may need to rethink that plan. Two reasons make the availability of the first dose scarce this week. Firstly, in early January, some providers used used doses that were supposed to complete the two dose vaccine series for first doses. As…Read More
Moving to Phase 2 generally happens on Mondays. That would mean that as of February 15, most of the state will be moving to phase 2. However, this week, the change happens on Sunday instead, as many restaurants do a large percentage of their business as customers celebrate Valentine’s Day. Moving the phase reopening by…Read More
Washington State Legislature’s House Bill 1368 proposes offering more needed relief for our small businesses. Of the included $2.2 billion in federal dollars to be distributed by the state, $240 million is expected to go to Washington employers. An individual business could receive up to $75,000. Other money would go to food banks, schools and…Read More
The removal of the freeze on the SR167 Project was welcome news to businesses in our community. Those in transportation were especially concerned. In January, a freeze was put on the project, in addition to 8 other transportation projects. The paused projects did not meet the governor’s directive to focus on fish passage projects. And…Read More
The City of Fife will be doing a drive-thru Easter event this year. The Easter Drive-Thru will be Saturday, April 3 at Dacca Park. Families will get to drive through and collect Easter eggs, treats and prizes in a safe and socially distanced way. The city is accepting donations of individually wrapped candy to put…Read More
The WA state auditor has announced a data breech that could have exposed 1.6 million Washingtonian’s personal information. If you applied for unemployment between Jan 1 and Dec 10 last year, then your info may have been exposed. The ESD struggled with fraud during the pandemic. This breech is in addition to the nearly 400,000…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.