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Welcome to the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s Member News page. This page will always feature our members’ most recent publications. To view older publications, please see the News Archive.

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Bench & Board expanding into a new space

We are so excited to share the news that our store will be moving and expanding! We have loved our little house in Edmonds, but we are ready to grow into phase two of our business. Where are we going? We are moving across the street from our currently location and will be open by June 11th but hopefully a little earlier! Our new address is 610 Main Street Ste. A, Edmonds, WA. 98020. What are we adding? We are adding a larger home goods [...]

May 19th, 2022|

Support your neighbors through upcoming Maverick Cares charity events

      You are invited to join with us in support of our neighbors. Established in 2019, Maverick Cares is an employee-run non-profit dedicated to serving communities surrounding each Maverick Gaming location. Maverick Cares works year-round to supply thousands of meals during the holidays, provide back-to-school supplies in the fall, and access to local experiences for low-income students and families.   Maverick Cares events are local serving youth and families in Everett, Mill Creek, Kirkland, Mountlake Terrace, Tukwila, SeaTac, Seattle, Yakima, Pasco, Lakewood, and [...]

May 16th, 2022|

Community Transit seeks community feedback on proposed transit network redesign

Community Transit is asking people who live and travel in Snohomish County to provide feedback on a redesigned bus network in anticipation of connecting to light rail in 2024. Based on public input, this proposed network includes: New local and express (fewer stops) routes. More neighborhood bus service, including service in new areas to provide access to schools, jobs, and destinations. More frequent bus service with the new Swift Orange Line and additional local routes, increasing frequent weekday bus service by nearly 50%. More bus [...]

May 6th, 2022|

JOEL PATIENCE’S “THE EYRU’N MAKES FOR OPEN WATER”

Joel Patience The Eyru’n Makes For Open Water Watercolor Private collection A schooner is a type of sailing vessel defined by its rig: fore-and-aft rigged on all of two or more masts and, in the case of a two-masted schooner, the foremast generally being shorter than the mainmast. A common variant, the topsail schooner also has a square topsail on the foremast, to which may be added a topgallant. Differing definitions leave uncertain whether the addition of a fore course would make such a vessel [...]

April 20th, 2022|

Community Transit Virtual Job Fair

What: Community Transit Virtual Job Fair When: Tuesday, May 3 | 11am-1pm or 6pm-8pm Where: Free Online Event Registration and Live Event links:  www.communitytransit.org/jobfair (11am-1pm) www.communitytransit.org/careerfair (6pm-8pm) Approved event copy: Community Transit is hiring for multiple positions! Join our free virtual job fair on May 3. Choose from two available sessions: 11am-1pm or 6 pm-8pm. You can hop on anytime during the event from your desktop or mobile device. Learn more about our open positions and employee benefits, live chat with one of our team members, or join a Q&A discussion [...]

April 18th, 2022|

Employers will soon have to list salary in job postings

Employers will soon have to list salary in job postings Under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee, employers in Washington will need to include salary and benefits information in job postings, rather than waiting until they make a job offer to a prospective employee. The provisions of Senate Bill 5761 apply to employers with 15 or more workers and will take effect Jan. 1, 2023.The new Washington law applies to any solicitation the employer uses to attract new workers, whether through a [...]

April 12th, 2022|

Networking Tips: Local Networking Groups Return to In-Person Meetings. 

Networking Tips: Local Networking Groups Return to In-Person Meetings.  The pandemic has limited in-person interactions, including opportunities to meet new people and develop business relationships. With mask mandates changing, Snohomish County networking groups are starting to or are considering resuming in-person gatherings or are adjusting to a hybrid model of remote in-person meetings. "We're starting to see a combination of remote and in-person events," said Garry Clark, President, and CEO of the Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC). "Understandably, there is still a little bit of [...]

March 28th, 2022|

Coastal Community Bank: Tips for Businesses To Navigate The Inflation Storm

Snohomish County business owners are feeling the effects of price increases. They are adjusting and planning for increased inflationary costs that are an inevitable part of the economic landscape for 2022. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in December 2021, Seattle and Snohomish County area prices were up 0.6 percent in November, and in December were up 7.6 percent over 2020. In 2021, food prices increased 8.4 percent, and energy prices jumped 25.0 percent. As a local business bank, Coastal Community Bank bankers [...]

March 3rd, 2022|
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