Chamber News

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Monday, December 10, 2018
The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2019 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: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, December 06, 2018
WASHINGTON STATE FERRIES IGNORES VASHON Be Heard! Ferries Are Vashon’s Only HighwayThe new schedule proposed by Washington State Ferries damages Vashon. The schedule hurts Vashon’s lifelines to Seattle, King County and Kitsap County. It limits our access to health care, jobs, and commerce.WSF ignored solutions that serve all three triangle route communities and reduce our ferry line waits. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Political
Monday, November 26, 2018
The Vashon Board of Directors unanimously voted Samantha Weigand, owner of Vashon Island Baking Company and Glass Bottle Creamery, to fulfill one of two vacant Board positions during the November Board Meeting. Samantha will be serving for the rest of term left by departing Board Member Richard Brown. The Chamber Board of Directors consists of up to 13 members and are elected either by ballot at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Vahon Thriftway is now carrying our wine!  Look for the 2015 Siegerrebe, the 2016 Siegerrebe, and the 2017 Siegerrebe.  Each vintage is slightly different; notably, the 2015 Siegerrebe was produced by fermenting the juice on the skins for a period of time to produce an "orange" wine (with the brightly colored Jellyfish Relfections label). Alli Lanphear Vinyards is a small family farm, Vineyard, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
WHAT MAKES VASHON SPECIAL? IT'S HOW WE HELP BUILD THE COMMUNITY.   When my husband and I were deciding where to live 15 years ago, we looked at neighborhoods in Seattle and Tacoma, but we didn't just want a neighborhood, we wanted to be part of something bigger, a place that was truly special. We wanted to feel connected and be able to contribute to a vibrant community. Vashon charmed us, we ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, September 28, 2018
Informational Flyer Regarding Service Animals Released by the Washington State Attorney General's Office September 29th, 2018 The Attorney General’s Office released a one-page flyer to inform Washingtonians about the law regarding service animals. The flyer, available in both English and Spanish, sets out the rights of and responsibilities for both handlers and businesses in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, General News Article