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Thursday, October 11, 2018
West Seattle Chamber of CommercePete Spalding, Chair Board of Directors    Lynn Dennis Resigns as CEO of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Seattle, WA, September 24, 2018 – The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce announced today that Lynn Dennis has officially resigned from her nearly 6 years as the CEO of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerceeffective at the end of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, October 04, 2018
The West Seattle Chamber has received this notice from the Seattle Office of Labor Standards. We are forwarding the information accordingly:     The Seattle Office of Labor Standards Announces 2019 Minimum Wage Increases for All EmployersThe Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) announces that the 2019 minimum wage for all large employers (employing more than 500 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, October 04, 2018
All Seattle business license tax certificates expire on December 31 and must be renewed annually. In 2016, City Council adopted Ordinance 125083, creating a new fee structure for the Seattle business license tax certificate. You will note that the first link below outlines the fee increases for 2017-2019, but fails to mention the fees for 2020 and beyond. The provided ordinance link below ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Pretax Commuter Benefit Program Must be in place by no later than July 1, 2019  - This legislation was passed by full council on 10/1/18.  Legislation Title:   AN ORDINANCE relating to employment in Seattle; requiring certain employers to offer employees the opportunity to use pre-tax earnings to purchase commuter benefits, other than parking, in accordance with federal law; adding a new Chapter ...read more
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM WSDOTDear community partners,Mark your calendars – the longest major highway closure to ever hit the Puget Sound Region is scheduled to begin on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.WSDOT is closing SR 99 through Seattle for approximately three weeks so crews can complete building the highway and the eight ramps that will allow travelers to enter and exit the new SR 99 tunnel. When the work is ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Seattle Met Names Local West Seattle Chamber Chiropractor a Top Doc   Seattle Met Magazine named West Seattle Chamber Member, Dr. Ryan Schoeb of Schoeb Chiropractic, as a Top Doc 2018.  Professional Research Services survey company and Seattle Met worked together to poll health care practitioners throughout King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties. All practitioners are licensed by the State of ...read more
Categories: News from WS Chamber Member
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
New member, STAPLES @ Westwood Village, is the first WA location to offer TSA Pre✓® Enrollment. It's just one more way that STAPLES wants to help businesses succeed, including making it easy for them to travel. Start the enrollment process on the link provided, then set up your appointment. The store also accepts walk-ins. Just be sure you have your required documents before you head in. ...read more
Categories: Biz Tips
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  West Seattle businesses who want to ensure their establishment is found easily by customers, shoppers, and tourists *must* have accurate information about their business listed in as many places as possible. ...Click here for a tip to ''Get Your Business on the Map''.
Categories: Biz Tips
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
​Small Business Advocacy​Joe Fugere - Introduced at ​2018 Annual Westside Awards Breakfast ​Keynote Speaker, Joe Fugere, drew on his experiences as a small business owner and shared meaningful lessons he learned as he grew his business.  He strongly believes his role as Co-Chair of the Mayor's Small Business Advisory Committee can make a positive impact on the business community.  Joe ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
ADVOCACY  ​West Seattle Chamber of Commerce Proposal on ST3  On May 16, 2018, the WSCC respectfully requested Sound Transit, KC Executive - Dow Constantine, KC Council Chair - Joe McDermott and the ST3 Advisory Committee consider the Chamber's proposal on the West Seattle link for ST3.  See below. ​A special thank you to the members of the WSCC's Government Advocacy Committee for facilitating ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
  Show your appreciation with a visit to these sponsors of the ​2018 Annual Westside Awards Business Spotlights Quail Park Memory Care Residences of West Seattle Port of Seattle Live Oak Audio Visual Verity Credit Union Salty's Nucor Steel Seattle Duos Providence Mount St. Vincent    
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Saturday, April 21, 2018
                                                                   Forum on Homelessness​hosted by the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce  Recognizing education is key to solving a problem, the Government Advocacy Committee of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce invited the public to a "Forum on Homelessness" on April 21, 2018.  The speakers at the forum focused on identifying what is currently ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Review the Results of the 2018 January Membership Survey
Categories: Chamber News
Saturday, April 14, 2018
 WS Chamber Holds Open Discussion on Employee Head Tax with Councilmembers   April 19th, Councilmembers Herbold and Gonzalez met with Chamber Members and their fellow West Seattle business owners and managers to discuss the legislation Herbold and Gonzalez are writing on Employee Head Tax.  It is important that all West Seattle businesses are aware of this issue.     Westside Seattle (aka ...read more
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Press Release:  March 1, 2018   New study on challenges to West Seattle businesses identifies parking, rising costs, and relationship to City of SeattleExtensive interviews with business owners throughout West SeattleRecommendations include peninsula-wide marketing effort        West Seattle, WA: A new study directed by West Seattle Chamber of Commerce and West Seattle Junction Association, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, News from WS Chamber Member
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Welcome (new WSCC member) MOD Pizza to West Seattle!    Join Pete Spalding (Board Chair) for Ribbon Cutting at 11am  Doors open at 12:00 noon - Friday, 2/9!-- FREE pizza or salad for first 52 customers!-- Awesome MOD giveaways-- 100% of pizza sales all day will be donated to FareStart (yes, it is a gift given for every customer) ​
Categories: Chamber News, News from WS Chamber Member
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Categories: Business Spotlight, Chamber News
Friday, December 01, 2017
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Southwest Youth and Family Services (a WSCC member)  Gala honors ‘genuine, giving, caring’ volunteers Jim Guenther & Sandy Adams (WSCC members) - Article by West Seattle BlogClick here
Categories: Chamber News, News from WS Chamber Member
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
November 7, 2017 To:  All Members of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce   On October 23rd, the West Seattle Chamber alerted members to a hearing scheduled to discuss a head-tax proposal.  This proposal continues to move forward at City Hall.  This proposed new tax would impact any business doing over $5 million gross a year and would cost those employers $100 per employee.  One concern is ...read more
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Verity Credit Union Announces West Seattle Branch(Click here for Press Release)
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce welcomes WebCami. The digital age is all about first impressions so make the right one. Treat yourself to a digital face lift with the help of Cami at Webcami. Web design is her passion and creating successful websites is her forte.
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce welcomes Necessitea! Seattle may be known for it's coffee, but West Seattle's Necessitea is here to remind us our tea game is strong too. A specialty tea room & shop, Necessitea is a hidden oasis for local tea lovers. Find them on SW Orleans street next time you need a cuppa.
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chris McCune of The Warmack Group. When you're looking to buy the perfect home or sell one, partnering with the right Real Estate agent is a must. For Chris, helping people buy and sell property is more than a transaction. It’s about the story—whether it’s a first home purchase, an upgrade due a life change, or someone won the lottery and needs a ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
I was interviewd by Inman on my thoughts as the owner of a smaller Indie Real Estate Brokerage, here in Seattle, where the Real Estate industry is directly impacted by Zillows decision to no longer allow the manual input of house listings to Zillow. Check out the article here - http://www.inman.com/2017/05/10/zillow-group-listing-policy-change-is-shaking-up-the-industry/ (If a login is ...read more
Categories: News from WS Chamber Member
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The following notice was received by the West Seattle Chamber on 4/13/2018.   Final Administrative Rules posted forCity of Seattle Secure Scheduling OrdinanceSecure Scheduling Ordinance to go into effect on July 1, 2017; soft launch until December 31The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) announces the final Administrative Rules for Seattle’s Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SMC 14.22). The ...read more