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.

With concern over Covid-19, Cascade Regional Blood Services wants to assure the community that donating blood is safe during this time and blood donations are still critically needed.

Auburn Area CONNECT's own Whitney Stohr will represent the city of Auburn at the upcoming 2020 Mrs. Washington pageant. Read more about her chosen pageant platform and what drives her to be active and engaged in the community.

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 3/9/2020

New federal appropriations have opened up financial assistance opportunities for small businesses experiencing substantial economic loss due to COVID-19. Funding will be administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read more...

Are you a business owner in the Auburn Area unsure of how to best respond to Coronavirus/Covid-19? Here are some helpful tips to help protect your employees and determine your best response to the virus.

City of Auburn mayor Nancy Backus declared a state of emergency in the city on March 5th, 2020, in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus in King and Snohomish counties. The city will continue to monitor and respond appropriately to the situation.

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...

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 3/2/2020