Photos by Tag: chamber

April 25th, 2007

Chamber directory

The list of benefits for Chamber of Commerce members in Anacortes just grew longer with publication this week of the 2007 Membership Directory. The 104-page booklet, published in partnership between the Chamber and the Anacortes American weekly newspaper, features business information ranging from telephone numbers and business owner names to email addresses and websites. There […]

February 8th, 2007

State of the City

Mayor Dean Maxwell delivered his annual “State of the City” report Thursday to a crowd of almost 100 Chamber of Commerce members. Among highlights of Maxwell’s report was a tribute to city employees who responded in dramatic fashion to weather challenges posed in the past several months. The mayor’s tribute to city employees drew applause […]

December 2nd, 2006

Seasonal parade

It was a wonderful morning for a parade, as evidenced in this photo. Hundreds lined the avenue in downtown Anacortes as Christmas parade entries moved up the street toward Causland Park. Entries included Scouts, a church, horses, a couple of elected officials, Santa, classic cars, firetrucks and other emergency response vehicles, service organizations and more. […]

December 1st, 2006

Christmas lights

After a week that found many hunkered down due to snow and ice, hundreds of Anacortesans gathered downtown Friday for the annual Christmas tree lighting sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Following the tree lighting festivities, folks spilled onto Commercial Avenue. Many businesses including shops, galleries and restaurants were open for the annual Holiday Art […]

July 21st, 2006

Chef Robert

Executive chef Robert Atterberry delighted guests at the Chamber of Commerce “After Hours” event Thursday at the Depot Arts Center. Delicious selections included Caesar salad, salmon, barbecued ribs and sourdough bread. The Depot is home to the Anacortes Farmers Market each weekend. Atterberry, who owns Avenue Catering, is at the Farmers Market each Saturday with […]

April 14th, 2006

Terminal project

State ferry officials delivered an update on plans to improve the Anacortes terminal, reporting to a Chamber of Commerce audience details including retail opportunities when a new terminal building is complete in 2008. At the Thursday President

February 9th, 2006

Mayor draws crowd

Anacortes Mayor Dean Maxwell’s reputation for drawing a crowd at Chamber of Commerce events remained intact Thursday. Maxwell, whose presentation included accolades to local business people for their community contributions, touched on a wide range of subjects during his presentation. He told his audience “I’m very passionate about government and the services we provide, and […]

January 20th, 2006

Changing of guard

Outgoing Chamber of Commerce President Pam Allen made things official Thursday night, passing off the ceremonial gavel to 2006 President Bill Berry. A celebration of 2005 accomplishments, as well as a peek ahead to 2006 goals, took place at Tesoro Refinery on March’s Point.

January 12th, 2006

State AG visits

Just back from a visit to Washington, D.C., state Attorney General Rob McKenna visited Anacortes Friday. McKenna met with about 10 business people at the Chamber of Commerce, and then headed for lunch with Mayor Dean Maxwell. Washington state attorneys Wednesday argued a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding union dues and […]

December 17th, 2005

Banner day

Chamber of Commerce executive Michael Broome “took it to the streets” Friday, operating a borrowed boom truck to hang Christmas banners along Commercial Avenue, the city’s retail business corridor. In addition to white lights in the downtown area, many merchants have decorated office and shop windows. Also, the Chamber offers free horse and carriage rides […]

December 3rd, 2005

The tree is lit

It was a beautiful night for a family outing. Dozens of families did just that, bundling up to participate in the annual Chamber of Commerce Community Christmas Tree Lighting. Entertainment included two elementary school choirs and the Anacortes High School Jazz Band. It was a no-cost event, with holiday goodies including hot cocoa, candy canes […]

August 25th, 2005

It’s official

Mayor Dean Maxwell and the Chamber of Commerce “made it official” Thursday evening at a Grand Re-opening ribbon-cutting event hosted by owners of the Majestic Inn and Spa. About 200 people gathered for the “Business After Hours” event held in the courtyard of the downtown business. Also on the agenda for the evening event was […]

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