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The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced their largest fundraising event, Taste Edmonds, has been canceled for the first time in 38 years. “As phased openings have stalled and Governor Inslee has banned all live music performances, it is just not possible to hold the event.” said Greg Urban, President & CEO of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. “Taste Edmonds is first and foremost a fundraiser that directly funds our non-profit operations and free community events we produced, including: An Edmonds Kind of 4th, the Edmonds Classic Car Show, Halloween Trick-or-Treat, and the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Additionally, over $25,000 each year goes to local [...]
Local Edmonds law firm and Edmonds Chamber of Commerce member, Beresford Booth PLLC, has challenged the community and is offering a $2,500 matching grant for the “An Edmonds Kind of Hero” fundraising campaign. "My partners and I thank everyone in the Edmonds community for supporting the Chamber.” said Bill Kessler, partner at Beresford Booth PLLC. “We believe the Edmonds Chamber a vital part of the fabric of this amazing community." This generous grant from Beresford Booth will match dollar for dollar all sustainable donations over $50 to the “An Edmonds Kind of Hero” campaign, up to $2,500. Donors can make their gift [...]
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors wants to publicly celebrate the work of the volunteer Task Force who created and launched the “An Edmonds Kind of Hero” campaign. Generous donors in the community and our Board members have already raised a third of the $100,000 required to save the Edmonds Chamber. In support of our Chamber and the whole Edmonds community, the members of the Board commit to raising the next third ($35,000) of the Edmonds Chamber goal of $100,000. “A great Chamber of Commerce is one of the pillars of a great community and I want [...]
Another beloved Edmonds community event announces cancelation due to COVID restrictions and the uncertainty around the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s ability to survive into 2021 is still in question. “Each of the community event we produce for our community are important to the viability of the Edmonds Chamber.” said Greg Urban, President & CEO of the Edmonds Chamber. “As each event is canceled, we lose important revenues to keep our small nonprofit going.” The Edmonds Classic Car Show was set to celebrate the 20th anniversary but it looks like that will have to wait until 2021. Each year the event brings [...]
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced that the 38th annual “Taste Edmonds” slated for August 14-16 will be moved to September, due to COVID. “Given where our state is in the phased reopening plan it will be impossible to have Taste Edmonds this August, the first time in the festival’s history,” said Greg Urban, President & CEO of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. “We are holding out hope and moving Taste Edmonds to the last weekend of September. Looking forward to seeing everyone this September 25-27.” The date change doesn’t guarantee that Taste Edmonds will happen this year, everything still depends on [...]