Welcome to the Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce
You are invited to check out news, information, and events in our region and with the Fife Milton Edgewood (FME) Chamber. If you are a current FME Chamber member then you are encouraged to log on and update your member profile. Are you interested in becoming a member? Joining is easy, just click on Join Now. If you are a visitor to the area, check out Visitor Info.
Hosted by Anytime Fitness in Milton Here’s some more info about the event! Our next event is a Health Fair Monday, February 27th from 5pm- 6:30pm. This event is free to the community. For those interested in marketing themselves for free at the Health Fair we ask them to email a request to club manager Lexi…Read More
Puget Sound Transit Mobile Options!
Pierce Transit Launches Improved Mobile Ticketing Options in Transit App Any remaining products in customers’ Pass Wallets must be used before the end of the year Changes have arrived for Pierce Transit customers who use mobile tickets and passes to pay for their rides. Pierce Transit has launched a new mobile ticketing solution to replace…Read More
Puget Sound FBLA Looking for Judges!
Hello The Puget Sound (PS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Winter Regional Conference (WRC) is on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU). This will be the first opportunity this year for members to demonstrate their skills, abilities, and knowledge in their chosen competitive events. The Top Six winners at the Puget…Read More
Collecting Payroll Tax? (Updated)
Should I be collecting the payroll tax for WA Cares starting next week? That’s a question many employers are pondering. This is an important status update on Washington’s new long-term care program known as WA Cares from AWB (Association of Washington Business). Two weeks ago, Gov. Inslee and state legislative leaders released a statement saying they…Read More
Minimum Wage and Salaries
The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced increases in minimum wage for Washington. The current minimum wage of $13.69 will increase by 80 cents, making the state minimum wage $14.49 per hour, effective as of January 1, 2022. This is a 5.8% increase, and is more than 4 times the increase in 2021, when…Read More
Chamber Connections Cohort
Every Tuesday, join us for Chamber Connections Cohort (C3,) a networking benefit of chamber membership. Through the pandemic, we met virtually, but Edgewood City Hall has invited us back for in person meetings! While we are so excited to be back in person, regular attendees have found quite a bit of convenience in the virtual…Read More
Pause on Roadmap to Recovery
While we expected a new evaluation of movement between phases, the governor announced a pause on the roadmap to recovery. On April 16, Pierce County moved backwards into phase 2. This meant reduced capacity for retail stores, indoor dining, gyms, salons, and more. The capacity limit dropped from 50% capacity permitted in Phase 3 to…Read More
Restaurant Revitalization Fund
The SBA is offering a Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide emergency assistance to qualifying businesses. Qualifying food establishments who have experienced revenue loss due to the pandemic are eligible to apply for grant funds. Awards range from a minimum of $1000 to a maximum of $5 million per location ($10 million max per business.) The…Read More
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The FME Chamber exists to be the CATALYST for business growth,
The CONVENER of Leaders & Influencers,
And the CHAMPION for a stronger community.