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2017 Fife Milton Edgewater Directory & Community Resource Guide

FIFE | MILTON | EDGEWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2018 54th Avenue East | Front Desk (253) 922-9320 The Fife Milton Edgewood (FME) Chamber of Commerce is a dy- 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS namic organization of professionals and business owners that be- lieve in the importance of developing meaningful relationships and partnerships. There is a synergy in the FME chamber. FME chamber members support one another, and members experience benefits from the partnerships that are formed among regional civic and business leaders. OUR CHAMBER’S FOCUS IS TO: • Connect member businesses and citizens • Promote the Fife, Milton & Edgewood communities • Spearhead a vibrant and prosperous local economy • Represent member businesses to local & state government representatives The Chamber also offers sponsored events that provide members the opportunity to network with other members. These events include: • Business After-Hours Board Chair: Jennifer Reich Katie Flannigan Mill Ridge Village Reservation Outpost • Open House/Ribbon-cuttings 1st Vice Chair: Den Locke Jeremy Robinson • Morning Coffee Connections Locke Systems Comcast Business • Monthly luncheons – second Wednesday of the month 2nd Vice Chair: Denise Christofferson Sharon Streich Keller Williams Realty Puget Sound Streich Bros. Inc BUSINESS ADVOCACY Treasurer: Richard Garchow Noah Bershatsky Adventure Investments Edward Jones Investments The Chamber is involved in powerful advocacy efforts. The Cham- Secretary: Steve Whitaker Matt Perry ber actively represents the voice of the FME business community to Steve’s Light Bulb Moments Puget Sound Energy elected and appointed officials in order to promote policies that Past Chair: Scott Dumas Mark Coleman support Fife, Milton & Edgewood. Sustaining Fife, Milton, & Edge- AlphaGraphics Tacoma Copy Wright Printing wood as vibrant and prosperous communities is one of the Cham- Mike Porter Jim Gillespie ber’s primary goals. The Chamber strives to promote Fife, Milton, & Tacoma Diesel Cobalt Storage Edgewood as a desirable place to live, work and visit. Philip Waldner Fife Service & Towing The FME Chamber endeavors to: • Initiate programs to improve Chamber members’ financial vitality CHAMBER STAFF • Sponsor candidate and issue forums, discussion groups, and legislative updates • Build strategic alliances with other business and economic development organizations and government officials President/CEO Director of Lora Butterfield Membership • Represent member businesses on transportation, education, Development workforce development and other issues April Balsley • Represent and advocate for Chamber members and the business community on city, county and state regulations and issues Regionally the Chamber represents members by active involve- ment in governmental affairs. One way members are represented is through participation in the South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition (SSCCLC). The SSCCLC is involved in such issues as roadway/traffic improvement, legislative actions, etc. FIFE VISITORS INFORMATION CENTER The Chamber understands the critical role visitors play in the local BULK MEAT • BOX LUNCHES • COMBO MEALS • CUSTOMIZEABLE MENUS• economy. Therefore, the Chamber is also responsible for staffing tivity for visitors to the region. The VIC provides information and ma- TAKE OUT - DINE IN- the vital Visitors Information Center (VIC). The VIC is the hub of ac terials to those new to the area or visiting the area. 4921 20TH STREET E CATERING 11811 PACIFIC AVENUE(253) 426-1980(253) 896-5091 FOR MORE INFO GO ONLINE TO WWW.WARTHOGBBQ.COM 3


2017 Fife Milton Edgewater Directory & Community Resource Guide
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