Photos by Tag: chamber

December 16th, 2019

Chairman of the Board completes term

Kudos to Dennis Richards, who with the end of the year completes a 14-month term as Chairman of the Board, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. This volunteer position calls for a major commitment of time and energy, from monthly board meetings to events such as membership luncheons, “After Hours” events and the annual Community Christmas tree […]

December 14th, 2019

Anacortes merchants host Shop Local campaign

Shop local and qualify for weekly and grand prizes as a participant in the “Keep the Cheer Here” Christmas shopping campaign sponsored by the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and local merchants. Click on link for details: https://anacortes.org/keepthecheerhere/

September 12th, 2011

Mayor Strom

Among speakers at the recent Chamber of Commerce Centennial event was Dr. Bud Strom, an Anacortes native with a lifetime of civic involvement including a stint as mayor. Strom noted that he and numerous other World War II veterans went to college and returned to their hometown intent on making the community a better place […]

September 9th, 2011

Centennial cry

Sharing a good cry with his Chamber of Commerce audience is Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell. Also on stage for Thursday’s Chamber Centennial celebration was Secretary of State Sam Reed (right) and a group of past Chamber board presidents. See Activities section for more photographs.

June 7th, 2011

Student art

This is just one example of student art featured on Commercial Avenue banners welcoming guests to our community. The banners are posted under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce.

January 14th, 2011

Chamber promotion

After weeks of a process that drew applications from all over the country, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce Board President Mark Bunzel announced Friday the selection of long-time Skagitonian Stephanie Hamilton as Executive Director. Hamilton, who until today’s announcement served the Chamber as marketing director, succeeds past director Mitch Everton. She is pictured here (far right) […]

December 3rd, 2010

Downtown celebration

Christmas season 2010 kicked off today with a series of holiday events, culminating Friday evening with the Chamber’s Community Christmas Tree lighting event. This event, complete with live entertainment and holiday treats, rolled right into the Christmas Art Walk through Historic Downtown galleries. Tomorrow’s Christmas parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., also in […]

November 15th, 2010

Port conversation

It was “intimate informal” Monday night at the city library when Port of Anacortes commissioners met with district residents responding to an invitation by the Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President Mark Bunzel (at podium) acted as moderator during the 90-minute session, which featured a conversational format. Commissioners, who fielded questions from those in attendance, expressed […]

October 18th, 2010

Everton resigns

It was announced at 1 p.m. Monday that Anacortes Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mitch Everton (pictured, orange tie) has resigned. A statement from the Chamber noted that Everton was hired into the executive position “during a challenging period for the Chamber four and half years ago.” The statement went on to say that the […]

October 9th, 2010

Oktoberfest a hit

Christine White of Anacortes got into the mood early by dressing up for the Oktoberfest event held Saturday at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. White was among about 700 guests who gathered for the Chamber of Commerce event. In addition to almost three dozen beer vendors, the event featured food, merchandise and […]

December 9th, 2009

Volunteers honored

In partnership with Bellissima Ristorante, the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday honored its Visitor Information Center (VIC) volunteers with a luncheon. More than three dozen city residents commit on a regular basis to staffing the Chamber’s VIC, located on Commercial Avenue on the lower level of the Chamber building. On hand to thank the volunteers were […]

December 4th, 2009

Christmas crowd

Anacortes kicked off the Christmas season in traditional fashion Friday night with the lighting of a community tree at the downtown Chamber of Commerce building. Participants ranged from school choirs to town crier, with refreshments by the American Red Cross … and of course a special visit by Santa Claus. Following the tree lighting, crowds […]

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