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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South Sound Business Summit

May 3, 2021 – May 7, 2021Businesses need help, that is why this year, it’s FREEwww.southsoundbusinesssummit.com SIGN UP FOR FREE HERE   6th Annual Event Hear from five amazing local leaders by email…FREE WHAT IS THE EVENT? Created in 2015, The South Sound Business Summit’s purpose is to support the South Puget Sound’s (South King, Pierce and Thurston County)…

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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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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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Park in Edgewood- Groundbreaking Ceremony

Edgewood has been planning a new park at 36th and Meridian and the groundbreaking ceremony was on Oct. 17th. Of course, Mayor Eidinger was on hand to speak to the crowd. Then after a few words, he stepped up to put his shovel in the dirt! The weather was nice – no sun, but neither…

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ScaleUp: The Covid Edition

Previously, in April, the Chamber introduced you to ScaleUp. ScaleUp: the Covid Edition is a program teaching proven strategies to small businesses. In fact, multiple solid agencies participate. It is a partnership between the Washington State Department of Commerce, Thurston EDC Center for Business Innovation and local economic development organizations. In light of Covid, they…

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Updated Guidance for Venues

Inslee issued updated guidance for venues on Sept 21. The governor has announced guidance so that miscellaneous venues can be a part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan.  This includes spaces such as convention/conference centers, designated meeting spaces in hotels, events centers and other similar venues. The guidance allows business meetings, professionaldevelopment training and testing,…

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Free Covid Testing

Pierce County is bringing COVID-19 mobile testing to Fife on Tuesday, Sept 2. The testing is free and identification is not required. While on-site staff can help you register, filling out this form ahead of time can make things go faster. The free covid testing will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday …

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I-5 Total Lane Closure Fife

I-5 lane closure in Fife

The city of Fife has asked the Chamber to help spread the news. Plan a detour ahead of time so you can avoid the complete I-5 lane closure in Fife this weekend. While closed lanes, both north and southbound are not likely to make motorists happy, notable progress will be completed on the State Route…

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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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Ribbon Tying Event

Ribbon tying celebrates the reopening of several Edgewood Businesses.

We are celebrating the reopening of several Edgewood businesses in Edgewood with a ribbon tying event! Businesses Charlene’s Baskets and Bows Goldenrod Jewelers Moose Canyon Winery D’Nails & Spa The Sewing Project Join us in-person for the ribbon tying (in the parking lot with social distancing). As much as we’d love to see you in…

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Wine Tasting & Ribbon Cutting

Come show your support for one of our newest members, Moose Canyon Winery. They are expanding their space and want you to see their new TASTING ROOM! There will be wine for tasting, wine for purchase (with a special case pricing option throughout the day.) And if you buy a bottle, you will receive a…

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Food Drive, Pie Day, and Blood Drive

Shawn Boyer, with Edward Jones is partnering with a couple of our members to help make our community a better place to live, work and play. In celebrating the anniversary of his office opening in Edgewood, Shawn is encouraging the community to help with a food drive that benefits kids in our community. Foods that…

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C3 Spotlight – Shawn Boyer, Edward Jones advisor

On Feb 11, we will be spotlighting one of our board members: Shawn Boyer with Edward Jones. Shawn is a 25 year Army veteran that successfully transitioned from serving his country to serving the Fife, Milton, Edgewood community as a local Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in beautiful Edgewood.  Why did you choose this career…

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