Chamber News

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Thursday, July 13, 2017
The Washington State Ferry System has announced that there will be restricted times for ferry loading of vehicles with less than 12 inches ground clearance - due to very low tides on Strawberry Festival weekend. Vehicles & trailers with low ground clearance, please be prepared to load your vehicle onto the ferry after noon on Friday, July 21st or before 8 AM on Saturday, July 22nd. Please ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Hello Vashon Non-Profits! Windermere Vashon has purchased an extra minute of advertising space at the Vashon Theatre that is available to Island non-profits! This means that you can create a video about your organization, special event, community information, etc. and submit it to the theatre free of charge ! There is 1 extra minute per movie that will be donated ON A SPACE AVAILABLE, FIRST COME ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Rain the Therapy Pony is excited to run for mayor of Vashon in 2017. Though she is new to the Island she has already met many of her neighbors and loves her new island community. Rain is running for Neighborcare Clinic because she feels it is so important for everyone on the island to have access to health care. She's heard stories about how when the old clinic left everyone on Medicare and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Political
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Captain Chlorine & the Swim Squad run for Vashon’s Unofficial Mayor! Cover Our Pool Vashon Seals Swim Team PO Box 1824 Vashon, WA 98070 For more information, please visit coverourpool.org They have been living among us, quietly going about their business taking math exams and waiting in school lunch lines. But Vashonites made the call, and they have answered. Snapping on caps and ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Political
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Glinda of the South, aka Glinda the Good Witch, has thrown her rhinestone-encrusted crown into the ring to become Unofficial Mayor of Vashon. Glinda is supporting Vashon Youth & Family Services in her bid for unofficial officialdom. “Living in Oz,” Glinda said, “I have had direct experience witnessing the need for Heart, Courage and Direction. VYFS has spent 40 years ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 01, 2017
After decades of making jam, sitting atop pies and being Vashon’s quintessential fruit, Strawberry has decided to dust off her roots and throw her crown into the ring for the 2017 Unofficial Mayoral race. The fact that she’s running for the Vashon Maury Community Food Bank makes the deal even sweeter. “Just like the Vashon Food Bank, I’m deeply rooted on this island and I ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Political
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Backpack Pantry founder Nancy Radford has thrown her hat into the ring and is running for Vashon's Unofficial Mayor. Nancy and The Backpack are running to raise funds for Vashon's Backpack Pantry. Nancy founded the program last summer to provide weekend meals to schoolchildren who receive free or reduced lunches at school throughout the weekend. Nancy says that 22% of the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Political
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2017 Strawberry Festival Grand Parade Grand Marshal. Nominate someone special to be Grand Marshal, send us a letter or an email telling us the following things about your nominee: How they have enhanced Island life. In what ways have they given back to the community? What is their involvement in community? Let us know ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Vashon Master Gardeners will host plant clinics from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays outside Vashon Ace Hardware beginning Earth Day (April 22nd) through September 16th. Master Gardeners will be available to answer all your questions with research based, environmentally sound information. Each plant clinic will also offer Gardening Fact Sheets and Tip Sheets on topic of interest to our ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Tinker Bell (aka Colleen Carette) has announced her candidacy for the Unofficial Mayor Vashon position and is raising money for Vashon's Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness (IFCH). Candidates Statement: "Our little island of Vashon has so many incredibly supportive, helpful life changing non profits that assist seniors, young adults, families, animals and victims of domestic ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 20, 2017
BRING HOPE BACK TO ELECTED OFFICIALS BY RUNNING FOR VASHON ISLAND UNOFFICIAL MAYOR! Run for Vashon Island’s Unofficial Mayor & Raise Money for Your Favorite Island Non-Profit Have you dreamed about being an elected official? Here is your chance to become the Official Unofficial Mayor of Vashon Island AND support your favorite Island non-profit organization at the same time! Anyone can ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article