Congratulations to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, the winner of the Auburn Area CONNECT Diversity & Equity-Centered Business of the Year SPOTLIGHT Award. The 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year Award was sponsored by the City of Auburn. Read more.
Congratulations to the Auburn Examiner, the winner of the Auburn Area CONNECT Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which recognizes an entrepreneur whose business is less than five-years-old and has made a significant impact in their industry and/or the Auburn Area. The 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year Award was sponsored by Cornerstone Benefits Consulting Group. Read more.
Join the Auburn Area CONNECT Chamber of Commerce in congratulating new CONNECT business member Dhotsons on their Grand Opening event. Read more.
Sound Transit is currently seeking input from community members on the proposed 2021 Service Plan. Read more.
Skills Inc., nonprofit social enterprise program that supports employment for those with disabilities in the aerospace industry, technical services and business solutions, recently celebrated the 2020 graduation of 42 high school students from the organization's Aerospace Internship Program.
In response to the global, COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of the pandemic on operating funds, Sound Transit has launched a realignment process to determine the extent to which the plans and timelines for voter-approved projects will need to be changed due to lower revenue projections, absent receiving additional alternative revenue. Continue reading.
The Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board provided an update on recent news and upcoming events as of April 30, 2020.
The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray.
South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – Final Legislative Report 2020
This is the first weekly newsletter provided by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray. The newsletter will provide news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently launched the "Save Small Businesses Fund" to provide economic assistance and support to small businesses in the U.S. financially impacted by COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.
As a provider of an essential service, Puget Sound Energy is taking measurable actions to help customers and communities during the Coronavirus situation. Read more about the steps being taken by PSE in this Press Release dated March 13, 2020.
On the heels of offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet and raising the speed of that program's service to 25/3 Mbps, Comcast today announced additional steps to help ensure people stay connected to the internet as more schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home due to the Coronavirus. Read more.
South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 3/9/2020
The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Wesley Lea Hill Senior Living as the March 2020 Auburn Area CONNECT Business of the Month. Auburn Area Chamber CEO Kacie Bray and Communications Connector Whitney Stohr presented a certificate of recognition on March 3rd and toured the campus with Executive Director Greg Byrge. Read more...