Posts Tagged ‘Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce’

Wenatchee Valley Chamber Adds Communications Specialist To ‘Spread The Word’

The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-based organization whose mission is to champion our community’s quality of life and economic vitality through collaborative leadership and sound business advocacy. As business needs have grown in the Wenatchee Valley, so has the chamber’s staff. They’ve added a new position – Communications Specialist – and…

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Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Update

Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about Apple Blossom Festival, Careers After School and potential local impacts to the business community following this year’s legislative session.

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2018 Tourism Report: Sporting Events Brought $10 Million Boost To Local Economy

The 2018 Annual Tourism Report is out from the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce. It breaks down how sports events, outdoor recreation and more impact the local economy, with big events alone bringing in $10 million to the Valley last year. Tourism remains the fourth-largest industry in the Wenatchee Valley, said Jerri Barkley, the Chamber’s…

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2019 Legislative Preview For Local Businesses With Wenatchee Valley Chamber

With this year’s legislative session around the corner, KOHO turns to Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, to get the business perspective on happenings on Olympia. Burgess said two changes took effect January 1 – a higher minimum wage ($12/hour) and collections for the new paid family leave program. During…

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Wenatchee Valley Business Community: 2018 Accomplishments, 2019 Challenges

Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, swings by the KOHO studios to talk put a bow on 2018 from the local business perspective. She talks about some of the positive movements this year – low unemployment, tourism up – and problems like tariffs and a sluggish retail sector. Burgess also…

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Chelan County Commissioners, 12th Dist. State Reps. Candidate Forums This Week

With primary election Tues., Aug. 7, the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting two candidate forums this week, both at Pybus Market at 7:30 a.m. Candidates for Chelan County commissioner – Bob Bugert, Lee Duncan, Zachary Miller, Robert Moelder and Shon Smith – will be at Pybus this Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 a.m. The…

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Entire Wenatchee Valley Invited To 4th Of July At Walla Walla Point Park

With Independence Day next Wednesday, organizers with the Wenatchee Valley Fourth Celebration are asking local residents to get involved. Whether it’s donating to the professional fireworks show or volunteering time at Walla Walla Point Park, Kelley Kennedy of Impact! Events says there are lots of ways to get involved. Kennedy and Shiloh Schauer, Executive Director…

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Wenatchee Valley 4th Of July Preparations, Fundraising Underway Now

With Independence Day around the corner, organizers with the Wenatchee Valley Fourth Celebration are asking local residents to get involved. Whether it’s donating to the professional fireworks show or volunteering time at Walla Walla Point Park, Kelley Kennedy of Impact! Events says there are lots of ways to get involved. Kennedy and Shiloh Schauer, Executive…

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