Request Your Small Business Safe Start Kit!
Chambers and business organizations all around the region have come together in partnership with King County to provide cloth face coverings, disposable masks, and hand sanitizer to businesses in King County to help keep employees healthy and safe. We’re offering two choices for businesses to get face coverings, masks and hand sanitizer. Order your Small Business Safe Start Supplies Kit here online and choose to either Contact-Less Pickup or Shipping.
Option 1: In-Person Contact-Less Pick Up
Contact-less pickups will happen until July 24th across King County.
Option 2: Have Your Kit Shipped
Businesses can also order kits online
and just pay $20 for shipping. Products can only be shipped to King County business addresses and ordered. Kits will be shipped out next week. Please note that hand sanitizer will not be available for shipping.
Is Your Business’ Offer on Saving Local King County?
Saving Local is an initiative of the City of Tukwila to help support local businesses through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides an opportunity for stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues across King County to promote special offers and generate cash flow while their businesses remain closed or restricted due to public health guidelines.
Find amazing deals from stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues across King County. You can take advantage of some of these offers right away or make future plans to go out and have fun with family and friends when businesses begin to reopen. The list of deals continues to grow, so check back often and follow us on social media to find new offers.
Chamber Members, Is Your Business Hiring?
Looking for your next great employee? Fremont Chamber members can add job openings to our new job board! Post a Listing or View Job Listings.
The Center of the Universe is OPEN!
Open Retail Establishments:
Restaurants open for Dining-In:
Is your Fremont retail or restaurant business open but not listed? Let us know!
Keep Fremont Open, Wear a Mask
A statewide order requires individuals to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces such as stores, offices and restaurants. The order also requires face coverings outdoors when you can’t stay 6 feet apart from others. There are exemptions, including people with certain disabilities or health conditions, people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and children under the age of 2. Read the full order and list of exemptions here
To make reopening as safe as possible, King County has created posters, materials and resources:
Looking for Locally Produced Masks?
Zoo’s Jungle Party Fundraiser Goes Virtual
Live Auctions Through July 10th
Woodland Park Zoo’s 44th annual Jungle Party, chaired by Stacey Campbell, Effie Gleason and Stephanie True, is going virtual this year and coming to you! While the community can’t physically gather together this year, participants can celebrate with and support the zoo from the comfort of their homes virtually and in spirit!
The zoo extends a roaring thanks to Brown Bear Car Wash and Western Towboat Company for their title sponsorship support of virtual Jungle Party.
Jungle Party is the zoo’s signature fundraiser, raising more than $1.7 million each year for the zoo. This year’s Jungle Party funds will go directly toward providing the best possible day-to-day care and welfare for the nearly 1,000 animals that call the zoo home, supporting day-to-day operations to keep the zoo running, and continuing important and memorable programs and experiences for guests and the community. Registration for virtual Jungle Party is free.
SBA Accepting New PPP Applications Again
s of July 6th at 6 a.m. the SBA is accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Applications again. The new deadline is Aug. 8, 2020. There is still $130 billion available. As before, businesses must work directly with lenders to apply for PPP. SBA’s Lender Match
has been reverted to a CDFI and small lender finder for PPP.
PPP materials are available in 17 other languages
including Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese – Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
PPP Webinar: Thursday, July 9th from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Thank you to our Premier Members!
Spotlight on a Milky Way Member: Hashtag Supply Co.!
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!
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