TACOMA, Wash. – Spotlight! On Business Awards, presented by the Business Health Trust and Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, honors Chamber member businesses who have set the standard for exemplary business practices in seven categories:
By Margaret Blankers
Three more western credit unions are partnering with CU Realty Services, a leading real estate services CUSO, to offer members the HomeAdvantage Program. The $1.1 billion Sound Credit Union in Tacoma, Wash.; $360 million Alliance Credit Union in San Jose, Calif.; and $264 million First U.S. Community Credit Union in Sacramento, Calif., are among seven credit unions and a mortgage CUSO along the West Coast that have begun offering the program since the start of this year.
Comcast will be opening a new XFINITY™ Store at 5935 6th Avenue in Tacoma on Monday, Aug. 25. The 4,600-square-foot center provides Comcast customers with an opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with the latest XFINITY products and smarthome services. It becomes the seventh XFINITY Store of its kind with the new design in Washington after stores in Federal Way, Factoria, Puyallup, Auburn, Redmond and Spokane.
Brown Bear Car Wash will add sparkle and shine to thousands of cars and trucks August 21 as the Seattle-based, family-owned company offers free washes to celebrate its 57th anniversary. Hours for the special one-day event are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (hours vary by tunnel wash location).
TACOMA, Wash.- The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber will host a Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) night (Aug. 20 , 6pm, at the Chamber offices in downtown Tacoma, 950 Pacific Ave. Suite 300) to inform interested students (currently in grades 6-12) and their families about YEA!, a yearlong program that guides middle and high school students in launching and running their own real businesses or social movements.
Patty Mannie, owner of the marketing firm Patricia and Company in University Place, has assumed the chairmanship of the West Side Branch of the Chamber of Commerce. She is completing the term of LeAnn Riegel, who had to resign her chairmanship due to work obligations. Mannie was scheduled to assume the leadership in October.
DuPont, WA – Whether it’s giving online birthday wishes, connecting with former classmates or gaming with friends, social media has become a powerful networking tool for businesses, consumers and, now more than ever, crooks.
TACOMA – Premier Media Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Gary Rubin as advertising director for its latest publication, 425 Business magazine.
Rubin joins 425 Business with a wealth of experience in media management, corporate development and partnership strategies, as well as a strong history of opening new market segments with a proven ability to forge key customer and industry relationships. Prior to 425 Business, he was director of sales and corporate support for KCTS public television in Seattle and has held similar positions with KEXP public radio and The Seattle Times Company. [Read more...]
The Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce’s August newsletter can be read here.