Chamber Blogs

WA Ranks 7th in Defense Receipts

C-9 Blog | 6 Oct 2015 | 10:11 am PDT
A two-volume DoD report on 2014 military spending reveals Fairfax County, VA, is the top recipient for defense dollars, raking in $19.1 billion on contracts and money earned by uniformed and…

City of Tacoma Offers Employers Information Sessions on Paid Leave

The Live Wire | 30 Sep 2015 | 11:38 am PDT
Tacoma's paid leave ordinance takes effect on Feb. 1, 2016. Employers who want to learn more about this ordinance, and the tools available to them as they work to incorporate paid leave into…

Time to Once Again Brush Up on Tacoma Arts Month

BIA Blog | 30 Sep 2015 | 11:11 am PDT
As many Tacoma locals know, the month of October brings many wonderful things to the downtown area. While most cities are hunkering down for the winter and the end of tourist season, Tacoma is…

Forum on Plan for an Unstable Defense Future

C-9 Blog | 29 Sep 2015 | 11:44 am PDT
MILITARY AFFAIRS FORUMMilitary Affairs CommitteeDate & Time:  Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.Place:  La Quinta Inn | 1425 E. 27th St. | Tacoma 98421Register: Register OnlineEvent…

Vets & Supporters Awarded

C-9 Blog | 28 Sep 2015 | 5:33 pm PDT
The Chamber has focused military and veterans affairs by awarding three local companies at its 2015 Spotlight on Business Awards ceremony.Odd Otter Brewing Company’s Slogan says it all: they…

Art Exhibits, Performances, Awards at the Tacoma Armory

Spaceworks Tacoma | 28 Sep 2015 | 5:07 pm PDT
Photos from the 2014 Arts Month Opening Party & AMOCAT Awards at the Tacoma Post Office Building. 2015 Tacoma Arts Month Opening Party & AMOCAT Arts Awards Thur. Oct. 1 – Opening Party &…

Proposed Vapor Product Regulations

The Live Wire | 28 Sep 2015 | 4:20 pm PDT
Proposed vapor product regulations and supporting documents are now available. Click on the links below to learn more.1. Board of Health Resolution2. Summary of Proposed Regulations• Smoking…

Applications for 2016 Arts Projects Funding Now Available

Spaceworks Tacoma | 21 Sep 2015 | 12:21 pm PDT
Originally posted on Tacoma Arts: Puget Sound Revels presents Abbots Bromliad. Photo provided by Puget Sound Revels. The City of Tacoma is now accepting Arts Projects funding applications…


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