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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The Chamber received a letter about Fife FBLA from Laura Ramos, teacher at Fife High School. We wanted to share it with our members. Congratulations to these local Future Business Leaders! The Fife High FBLA Community Service Project (CSP) Team (Trojan Heart) started off the 2020 school year with a project that really set out to…

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The Governor has announced that all students, K-12 must begin receiving at least some in person learning. The deadline for schools implementing a hybrid model depends on the age of the student. The model must include both on campus and remote learning options. All elementary schools (kindergarten thru 5th or 6th grade, depending on the…

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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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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,…

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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…

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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…

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The Fife Fountain Memorial is looking for nominations. Do you know someone who’s contributions to the Fife community should be remembered? The City of Fife is accepting nominations for names for the Fountain Memorial Park plaque. Fife residents who have passed away leaving a memorable contribution to the City of Fife may be nominated. The…

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Our Chamber Board Member, Matt Perry, of PSE has shared some exciting news with us. Puget Sound Energy has set a bold aspirational goal to be a Beyond Net Zero* utility by 2045. Their commitments and aspirational goals to reach Beyond Net Zero Carbon by 2045 are outlined on their website. But here’s a quick…

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A new dashboard has been released and with it, we are finally getting some better news. As of Monday, our community gets to move into Phase 2. The chamber let you know about the roadmap to recovery at the beginning of the month. Changes included moving from a county based plan to a regional plan.…

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A traffic shift is coming to Fife. If you live, work, or travel through the area, the WSDOT wants you to know about these changes. Northbound SR 99 in Fife could move into the new roundabout as early as January 30. WSDOT has multiple links to help you understand the project. This includes The Full…

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