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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The Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber of Commerce and the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present a special Business Breakfast: 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 of…

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The new directory and community resource guide for the FME Community is here! This annual directory has great information on the community. Look to see if you can find the names of our members, prominently displayed in the directory. You can pick up physical copies (grab multiple copies to display and give away at your…

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We are so excited to welcome everyone back to Chamber events. Our August Luncheon is going to be in person! We’ll announce the location soon, but mark your calendar now and save the date! We’ve missed you! This meeting will bring you up to speed on all of the local transportation projects that have been…

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While there’s still a chance that it could happen before June 30, we are now approaching Reopening Week. Inslee has stated, ““Many people, myself included, are eager for our state to fully reopen. I have said repeatedly we are going to do this on June 30 or when we hit 70% of people 16 and…

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President Biden signed a bill that bill that recognizes Juneteenth as a federal holiday. The holiday commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the United States. “Throughout history, Juneteenth has been known by many names: Jubilee Day, Freedom Day, Liberation Day, Emancipation Day, and today, a national holiday,” said Vice President Harris. Juneteenth dates back…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Does your nonprofit qualify for the new nonprofit Community Recovery Grant? The recent Restaurant Revitalization Grants offered relief aimed at a sector of the hospitality industry. And now, The WA State Department of Commerce has partnered with Artfunds to ensure that other nonprofits are included. Recognizing nonprofits play a vital role in helping our community…

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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…

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Do you wonder about the state of our cities in 2021? While you have a good idea of what the pandemic has done to you and your business, do you know how Fife, Milton and Edgewood are faring? Please join us for our Annual State of the Cities report to find out! This year’s meeting…

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Starting Tuesday, April 27, Covid vaccines will be available at the Tacoma Dome for drive thru or walk up service. Pierce County Department of Emergency Management has shared the following information in a press release on the 21st. Tacoma Dome is home for Pierce County’s vaccination effort for six weeks starting April 27. Pierce County…

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What’s your tideflats visioning? What would you like to see in the Tideflats Subarea Plan? How do you think the Tideflats should look and function 20 years from now? Thinking toward the future, what would you like to preserve, create, and change about the Tideflats?  Take this survey! Your answers are anonymous and it only…

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