The Neely Mansion Association welcomed Alice Miller, local historian and collector of period attire, to the historic farmhouse property (build 1894) on January 25th. Several pieces from Miller's collection of women's work and military uniforms were on display as Miller shared stories of the women who wore the uniforms, charged bravely into battle, and challenged prevailing gender norms.

Martin Luther King Jr. once said: "Everybody can be great because anybody can serve." Today, on MLK Day, members of our communities re-invested their day off of work and school into volunteer and service work. How did you spend your day?

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – Week One – 1/19/2020

A legislative report from Olympia on proposed legislation impacting business in Washington state and the Auburn Area.

The Department of Labor & Industries will host a series of workshops for business owners on L&I regulatory requirements in Washington State. Don't miss this opportunity!

The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce recognized HBT Insurance/Leavitt Group Northwest as the January 2020 Auburn Area Business of the Month. Bill Cowart, the company's Managing Partner, spoke about the business and the staff's service and involvement in the Auburn Area in a recent interview with Whitney Stohr, Auburn Area Chamber "Communications Connector."

Each year, the Auburn Adventist Academy Church hosts thousands of guests over four days with a Christmas themed production: "Journey to Bethlehem." In production since 2006, Journey to Bethlehem has raised over $50,000 for the Auburn Food Bank.

The Auburn Downtown Association has partnered with local businesses to host "Giving Wreaths" benefiting senior citizens in need.

Merrill Gardens was recognized by the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce as "Business of the Month" for the month of December 2019 for their exemplary customer service and business success in the Auburn Area.

Join the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, December 3rd, as we celebrate and find ways to give back to the many community organizations and charities that work hard providing necessary programs and services in our communities. Giving Tuesday is a time to give back by donating our time and money to these valuable organizations.

There's something for everyone on your list right here in the Auburn Area!

The regional, leadership training program will begin in early February 2020. George Frasier, Vice President for Green River College Advancement and Executive Director of Green River College Foundation, will serve as the program's Faculty Director.

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has proposed new Clean Fuel Standards that may impact area businesses, residents and consumers.

Waste Management was recognized by the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce as "Business of the Month" for the month of November 2019 for their exemplary customer service and engagement in Auburn Area communities.

On November 30th, the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce will join communities across the country in celebrating Small Business Saturday by showing our support for locally owned businesses and restaurants. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the annual shopping day, and the Auburn Area Chamber is pleased to be recognized this year as your Small Business Saturday "Neighborhood Champion."