🛍️ Fremont #ShopYourBlock

Join us next month for our Holiday Happy Hour & Annual Meeting!

Wednesday, December 9th | 5pm – 6:30pm | Virtual
Come and celebrate the Center of the Universe at the Fremont Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Virtual Holiday Happy Hour! It will be a fabulous time for networking and electing new board members. This event is open to the public and all members are encouraged to tune in! RSVP here!
City of Seattle and Community Partners Launch ‘Shop Your Block’ Holiday Campaign to Support Small Businesses 
The City of Seattle launched the new Shop Your Block retail map as part of the larger public campaign—Shop Your Block—that aims to  support small businesses throughout the holiday season. Shop Your Block connects consumers to local small retail businesses throughout Seattle using the new retail map and online neighborhood marketplacesShop Your Block celebrates Seattle’s unique character and encourages the public to support local retailers in their neighborhood —in person or online— this holiday shopping season.
#ShopFremont: Support Fremont Retailers
As you do your holiday shopping, whether it’s online, curbside pickup or in-person— consider shopping the unique blend of retailers in the Center of the Universe! Shop Fremont Retail!
Fremont Sunday Market, Open Until December 20th
Currently celebrating our 30th anniversary supporting our small business community.
Shout out to the Fremont Sunday Market! Seattle’s favorite, year round public street market known for brunching and browsing, handcrafts, chef-preneurs, treasure hunting, vintage and one-of-a-kind, amazingly-cool-stuff.
Established in 1990, the Market has evolved into a thriving, diverse European-style, open-air street market that goes year round. During Covid-19, we have a limited the vendor booths to a reduced vendor capacity and restructured to accommodate a safe, socially distanced shopping experience. In addition, there’s a constantly changing bazaar of colorful world imports, new and original designers, artists and craftsmen with heart warming one-of-a-kind offerings. Learn more about the Fremont Sunday Market.
#TasteFremont: Support Fremont Eateries
Seattle Restaurant Week has concluded, but supporting our city’s culinary community never ends. Looking for a Thanksgiving feast to-go? Support your local Fremont restaurants with take out, delivery or patio dining! Support Fremont Restaurants here!
‘Tis the Season for Giving Big!
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday strives to build a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity and equity around the globe. We believe that generosity leads to greater civic participation and other pro-social behaviors. Our mission is to build a more just and generous world. Participate in Give Big WA!
Fremont Nonprofits & Not-For-Profits
Apply for the Small Business Stabilization Fund
Application closes Monday, November 30, 11:59PM.
Seattle Office of Economic Development will invest an additional $4 million to stabilize small businesses and economic opportunity nonprofits. The Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF) provides $10,000 grants to small businesses and economic opportunity nonprofits throughout Seattle who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. APPLY NOW!
Seattle City Light Helping Small Businesses
Are you a Seattle City Light business/commercial customer? City Light is helping small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 with the following services:
  • Bill deferral: We will work with you to make a payment plan
  • Free virtual energy assessment: Find ways to save on your electricity bill and learn about incentives for energy projects
  • Limited time: Free energy efficient equipment installation: Free LED bulbs for customers with incandescent, halogen, or compact fluorescent lighting and free water savers for customers with electric water heating

How to sign up for bill deferral or an energy assessment: Complete City Light Small Business Support Form. You will need your 10-digit Seattle City Light account number—you can find it on your bill. You can also contact our Business Customer Service Advisors for assistance at (206) 256-5200 or SCL_BusinessServices@seattle.gov.

Small Business Support Form

Check Out Barrel Thief’s Virtual Whiskey (or other spirit) Tastings!

The Barrel Thief is offering tasting flights of whiskey or other spirits for you and your friends, family, or colleagues to taste together. Pick up a set of matching tasting flights, and share them virtually. We also offer guided tastings, where our staff will guide you through the tasting via Zoom with an educational workshop on the spirits you’re enjoying. Check our selection of great holiday gifts, too, at bthief.com/store! Check out the virtual tastings here.

Fremont Chamber of Commerce Resource List

Seattle Office of Economic Development Resources

Seattle Good Business Network Support Hub

Seattle City Council COVID-19 Resources

 

Thank you to our Premier Members!

Center of the Universe Members

Cosmos Members

Spotlight on a Milky Way Member: Thank you, Key Bank Fremont!

Join Our State of Mind!

 

Become part of a fun business network of almost 250 members strengthening the business climate and improving the quality of life in the Fremont community! Check out the member benefits here. Join the Chamber, here!