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Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership on Tuesday (April 26) with the intent “to better promote the regional... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce holding Mixer March 29

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce holding Mixer March 29

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce (we’re members) will be holding its next Mixer on Tuesday, March 29 at the Red Lion Hotel in SeaTac, from 3:30–5 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the first... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ Tuesday morning

REMINDER: Learn how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ Tuesday morning

REMINDER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer will be sharing secrets of writing effective Press Releases at a morning coffee event with the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce this Tuesday, March... [Read more]

BTB Publisher will teach how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ March 8

BTB Publisher will teach how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ March 8

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer will be sharing secrets of writing effective Press Releases at a morning coffee event with the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 8, starting... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber welcomes new CEO to the Northwest

Southwest King County Chamber welcomes new CEO to the Northwest

The following letter was sent out by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce (we’re members): Welcome to the Northwest! Dena Guttridge brings ten years of Chamber experience from the Cortez... [Read more]

Dena Guttridge is the new Pres./CEO for SW King County Chamber of Commerce

Dena Guttridge is the new Pres./CEO for SW King County Chamber of Commerce

Dena Guttridge is the new President/CEO of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, where she replaces Carol Kolson, who will be exiting and relocating with her family to another state. The Board... [Read more]

Recent ‘Speed Networking’ event big success for Highline students

Recent ‘Speed Networking’ event big success for Highline students

Story by Pam Fernald Photos by Pam Fernald, Michelle Thomassian & Julie Burr Recently I participated in a ‘Speed Networking’ event for 60 Highline School District 10th, 11th and... [Read more]

REMINDER: SW King County Chamber’s ‘Meet the Candidates’ is Wednesday

REMINDER: SW King County Chamber’s ‘Meet the Candidates’ is Wednesday

REMINDER: The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s “Meet the Candidates” reception will be this Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton... [Read more]

UPDATE: SW Chamber’s Sept. 23 ‘Meet the Candidates’ now open to the public

UPDATE: SW Chamber’s Sept. 23 ‘Meet the Candidates’ now open to the public

UPDATE: The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, will now be open to the public, and *not* just chamber members as previously announced. The... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Carol Kolson, President/CEO of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, announced on Monday (Aug. 3) that she will be leaving her position at the end of the year. Kolson cited as her reason that... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Ribbon cut at new LA Fitness Thursday

B-TOWN BIZ: Ribbon cut at new LA Fitness Thursday

Photo courtesy City of Burien.   A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce at the new LA Fitness in Burien on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 15. Burien City Councilmember... [Read more]

(2014) REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

(2014) REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

REMINDER: Burien’s 93rd Annual Independence Day Parade will start at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 4th (we’re Media Sponsors), and the weather peeps are calling for “mostly cloudy, with a high... [Read more]

LETTER: SW King County Chamber of Commerce supports Ex-Im Bank

LETTER: SW King County Chamber of Commerce supports Ex-Im Bank

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce... [Read more]

Local boy/King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg to Emcee 4th of July Parade

Local boy/King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg to Emcee 4th of July Parade

Photo of Dan Satterberg by Michael Brunk. The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced Friday (June 6) that local boy turned King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg will serve as the official... [Read more]

Deadline to apply to be in the Burien Independence Day Parade is June 5

Deadline to apply to be in the Burien Independence Day Parade is June 5

The deadline to apply to be in Burien’s annual Independence Day Parade – sponsored by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce – is Thursday, June 5. The Burien Independence Day Parade... [Read more]

Want to be in the 4th of July Parade in Burien? Here’s how you can join in…

Want to be in the 4th of July Parade in Burien? Here’s how you can join in…

The City of Burien and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the 93rd Annual Burien Independence Day Parade on Friday, July 4, 2014. And they’re inviting all local Burien... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Membership Luncheon this Friday, April 11, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The Mayors of Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac... [Read more]

El Dorado West hosting Business After Hours on Wednesday, Feb. 19

El Dorado West hosting Business After Hours on Wednesday, Feb. 19

Burien’s El Dorado West Retirement Community will be hosting the Southwest King County Business After Hours on Wednesday, Feb 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m…

SW King County Chamber holding ‘Speed Candidating Forum’ Tuesday, Oct. 8

SW King County Chamber holding ‘Speed Candidating Forum’ Tuesday, Oct. 8

Tuesday, Oct. 8 will be a busy day for local candidates – in addition to our own B-Town Blog Candidate Forum, which will start at 7:30 p.m. – the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting... [Read more]

92nd Annual Independence Day Parade coming to Burien July 4th!

92nd Annual Independence Day Parade coming to Burien July 4th!

The City of Burien and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the 92nd Annual Burien Independence Day Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2013! The Burien Independence Day Parade has... [Read more]