Double the Fun

The FME Chamber is excited to announce two upcoming ribbon cutting ceremonies. That’s right, not one, but two new businesses will celebrate their grand openings. First up on the calendar is A Little Knitty at 1007 Milton Way, Milton, WA 98354. This wonderful yarn shop moved from Auburn to Milton in June 2024. The ribbon-cutting…

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Linda Disney joins the FME Chamber

Linda Disney has joined the FME Chamber as President/CEO. She brings a wealth of experience as a small business owner and association executive. She has worked in economic development and chambers of commerce and believes that small and medium businesses must thrive to make our communities the best places to live, work, and raise our…

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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…

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Pursuit of Happiness

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…

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Legislative Day & Hill Climb

Legislative Day & Hill Climb with AWB

The FME Chamber invites you to join us on a Legislative Day and Hill Climb with AWB. The event will be held virtually this year. While we are all tired of virtual meetings, this does make it easier to attend the event! Perhaps you have concerns about the climate package introduced by Governor Inslee or…

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US Chamber: State of American Business

US Chamber: State of American Business webinar series

As members of the US Chamber, FME Chamber invites you to an exciting series titled State of American Business. During the 2nd full week of January, the US Chamber has a series of free webinars. Over the past year, our country has been challenged in ways few could have planned for, or even imagined. From…

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Legislative Breakfast

The annual Legislative Breakfast is an event where the chamber gathers information to share with our members. And it is a venue to help us champion for policies that are in the best interests of business. Like so many other events this year, it will be a virtual event and we’d like to invite you…

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National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

The Chamber is here to help support your business. Help us help you on National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day. How Members Can Celebrate: Join other chamber of commerce advocates as they commit to supporting their local organization. On National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day, consider: Consider volunteering with the chamber…

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Strength in Numbers

strength in numbers

As businesses struggle through the Covid pandemic, many recognize that there is strength in numbers. Some businesses are wondering what will help them survive this trying time, while others are actually thriving. At the FME Chamber of Commerce, we understand first-hand the challenges that the entire business community is facing right now. Our team has…

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Community Resource Guide & Directory

The 2020 Directory and Community Resource Guide is finally here. Best of all, it’s available, whether you want it digitally and/or in print! Of course, you’ll find some quick facts about our 3 communities and see information at a glance. Then you’ll find information on employment, education and housing. And even more important, you’ll have…

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Zoom Call with Superintendent of Fife Public Schools

Who could have predicted that a global pandemic would mean a complete overhaul of how students are educated in our schools? 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…

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Save on Monthly Benefit Costs

As we slowly reopen for business and the economy picks back up, people and businesses are going to be looking at ways to save money. To that end, you could possibly save on the monthly costs for benefits for both employers and employees. All things considered, businesses are going to need to cut spending. To…

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Small Business Resiliency Guide

The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) says, “As you all know, the best time to craft a business resiliency plan is before you go into business. The next best time is now. An actionable resiliency plan could mean the difference between business continuity under adverse conditions and business closure.” They have links for Business Resiliency…

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Your Public Statement via Video

The Chamber looks for innovative ways to help keep you visible. That’s true even if Covid severly limits your opportunities to be in the community. Kara will be offering the opportunity for a Facebook Live interview to share with our member community online. And meanwhile, Carlos from Creative24 has a professional video option that is…

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Blood Centers Facing Severe Shortage – Please DONATE!

Bloodworks Northwest issued a press release today and shared it with the Chamber. Cancellations put supply in danger The Pacific Northwest’s blood supply is at risk of collapse in coming days. The accelerating number of blood drive cancellations due to the closure of schools, businesses, and events over coronavirus concerns has put nearly 60% of…

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Community Resources (Courtesy of Mountain View Community Center)

Mountain View Community Center dedicates themselves to supporting our community. For example, today they shared info from their website with the chamber. They asked us to share some resources that our community may be looking for. Click the image above to find info on meal resources, entertainment at home, and the need for community volunteers.…

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