3rd ANNUAL SLU CHAMBER TRADE SHOW
September 19 at 415 Westlake
2012 SLU Chamber of Commerce Trade Show
FREE Admission, everyone is invited!
Let's celebrate business and community in SLU as we enjoy free swag bags and food samples, fun vendor exhibits, giveaways and prizes. Opportunities still available for members to exhibit, sponsor, donate prizes and contribute swag bag items.
PHOTO GALLERY OF 2012 SLU BLOCK PARTY
SLU partied like a block star!
WANTED: CHAMBER BOARD MEMBER NOMINATIONS
Nominations for SLU Chamber board of directors currently being accepted
Deadline is September 14
Help us determine the future of the SLU Chamber. Calling all members to nominate individuals willing to serve a three-year term beginning January 2013!
Nominees must be active Chamber members in good standing, live and/or work in the South Lake Union neighborhood, with availability to attend board meetings, Chamber events and join at least one Chamber committee. Time commitment is 6-8 hours per month. The Election Committee eagerly awaits nominations of engaged members with history of regular participation at Chamber events and/or committees.
Submit nominations to Jodie King, Executive Director, via email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 14, 2012. Please include name and contact information for the of the nominee, and a brief description of how the nominee's board participation would benefit the Chamber.
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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SELECTS SLU AS HOME FOR NEW GRADUATE CAMPUS
The newest addition to the South Lake Union neighborhood is Northeastern University with its' new graduate campus opening in early 2013 at 401 Terry Avenue North. The University will share the headquarters building of Institute for Systems Biology and will collaborate with ISB in many research partnerships the university plans to develop.
Northeastern University-Seattle will offer 15 graduate degree programs with an emphasis on health, science and technology. The programs are designed to meet the needs of the regions' innovative technology sector, which is anchored by employers such as Microsoft and Amazon.com, and fueled by a vibrant start-up and nonprofit research culture.
The SLU Chamber salutes Northeastern University-Seattle for selecting our dynamic neighborhood for their new graduate campus location!
VULCAN RAISES $18,500 FOR PLYMOUTH HOUSING GROUP
Plymouth Housing Group was the beneficiary of Vulcan's 8th Annual South Lake Union Block Party held on August 10. Plymouth received all proceeds from ticket sales for food and beer, a record-breaking $18,500. Additionally, South Lake Union businesses donated nearly $4,000 in in-kind gifts to Plymouth and Block Party-Goers also gave household
items for the Plymouth Essential Supply Center.
Photo above shows Dave Kolk and Natalie Grant, Promoters of Plymouth (POP) at the Block Party happily excepting donations for formerly homeless residents of Plymouth Housing.
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