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Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce Newsletter - August, 2011
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Saturday, September 10, 2011
Downtown Poulsbo at Muriel Iverson Williams Iverson Waterfront Park!
Noon until 7 p.m.
Calendar of Events:
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - Board of Directors Meeting, 7:30 a.m. @ Liberty Shores, Bay Room.
Wednesday, August 4, 2011 - All Chamber After-Hours at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort , 5 p.m.
Thursday, August , 2011 - Americana Music Festival Committee Meeting, August 4, 11, 18 & 25th at GPCC Office at 9:45 a.m.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011- Chamber Luncheon at Kiana Lodge. Speakers are Sherry Appleton and Becky Erickson.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - Community Street Dance, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - Ambassador meeting at Jak's Cafe beginning at 9:30 a.m. All chamber members wishing to join the Ambassador group are encouraged to come to the meeting.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - Military Affairs Committee, 11:30 a.m. at the Chamber Office.
Monday, August 15, 2011 - Golf Committee Meeting, 8:30 a.m. at the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce office.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - Chamber After-Hours at 1st Security Bank, 21650 Market Place, Poulsbo, WA 98370.
Monday, August 22, 2011 - Marketing Committee meeting at 1 p.m. at the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce office.
Thursday, August 25, 2011- Ribbon Cutting for Bath Junkie, 18830 A Front Street, 5:30 p.m.
Message from President Tom Taylor, August, 2011
Velkommen to our Poulsbo business community and potential visitors to our area. We kicked off our month with our annual 3rd of July celebration as only Poulsbo can do. Our downtown business's have been a flurry of activity with all the tourist and visitors that have come to our area. Business has been going well with only two store front's available at last count and both with potential tenants. We continue to have some of the top cuisine in Kitsap county with a full array of taste encounters to choose from and top it all off at one of our bakeries with delicious pastries done Norwegian style.
To complete our July we had the chamber of commerce golf classic on July 28th at the Port Ludlow Golf Club. August promises to be a joyful time in Poulsbo with our HDPA putting on the Annual street dance that is always popular and delicious. Festivities for this event will be on August 13th beginning at 3:00 p.m. when the street closes and dancing and bands will stop at 11:00 p.m. It's always a great time, so come out and join us.
On any Saturday you can enjoy the Farmers Market located at The Doctors Clinic parking lot on 7th Avenue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There's lots of food, produce, crafts, and vender booths as well as music to enjoy.
Our up coming chamber luncheon will be on August 10th at 11:30 a.m. at the Kiana Lodge off Hwy 305 on Sandy Hook Road. Our speakers this month are Sherry Appleton and our own Mayor Becky Erickson. Reporting on our state and local budget and economic outlook for the remainder of 2011. I know that if we continue to work together as a community, support our city, chamber, and local business's, we will continue to grow and thrive to beat this economic slump. Take advantage of your local community and surrounding area and enjoy life with your friends and new acquaintances. Let's all welcome visitors and tourist to the area as well as potential new business's and residents. We are experiencing good growth to our community and look forward to a continued good outlook for the months and years to come. Follow our Weekly E-blasts for after hours and ribbon cutting's to come. I look forward to seeing you somewhere sometime this next month.
Tom Taylor, President
|GPCC Patron Members:
1st Security Bank; Margaret Bradshaw
Bank of America Home Loans; Ryan Christian
Bluewater Artworks & Gallery
Central Market; Tom Hall
Columbia Bank; Gwen Hannon
Craig Benson Chiropractic Clinic; Dr. Craig Benson
Edgren, Hecker & Lemmon Insurance; Brian Edgren
Edward Jones; Todd Tidball and Glenn Anderson
Fusion Creative Works; Shiloh Schroeder
Hare & Hounds; Tammy Mattson
Harrison Medical Center; Rhonda Brown
Hill Moving Services, Inc.; Kay Hill Cook
InHealth Imaging; Manfred Henne, MD
John L. Scott Real Estate; Frank Wilson
Kirsopp Consulting; Gale Kirsopp
Kitsap Bank; Mary Lou Agnon
Kitsap Physical Therapy and Sports Clinic; Claudette Wheeler
Kitsap Sun Newspaper; Mike Stevens
Liberty Bay Auto; Kevin Hogan
Martha and Mary; Chad Solvie
North Kitsap Herald; Donna Etchey
Paladin Data Systems Corportion; Michelle Dvorak
Poulsbo Inn and Suites; Terri Douglas
Prowse & Company; Brenda Prowse
Puget Sound Energy; Tom Brobst
Quadrant Homes, Celeste Murphy
Sentinel Construction and Consulting, Inc.; David Godbolt
Sons of Norway Lodge #44; Shirl Nadeau
Sounds Like Music, Inc.; Naveen Chaudhary
Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort; Russell Steele
The Copper Works; Jack Archer
Tim Ryan Construction; Tim Ryan
Timberland Bank; Linda Lincoln
Union Bank; Deena Poole
Viking Bank; Pam Whitt
Viva Publishing; John Vitale
Wells Fargo; Jennifer Crosset
What a fun time of the year. Two great speakers at our next luncheon: Sherry Appleton and Mayor Becky Erickson. Bring your questions about the current state of affairs as they will be happy to answer them.
In addition, Saturday, August 13th is the Poulsbo Street Dance in downtown on Front Street. Events start at 3 p.m. and go until 11 a.m. when the ball stops spinning in the middle of Front Street.
Add to your September calendar the Americana Music Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2011. Bands, beer garden, fun kids activities, vendor booths at at Muriel Williams Iverson Waterfront Park. The event begins at noon and goes through 7 p.m.
Adele Heinrich, Executive Director
Membership Renewals since our last newsletter:
Aroy dy Thai Food
Bremerton Bottling Co., Inc.
Cook Family Funeral Home
Edward Jones, Pat McFadden
EK Riley, Ed Stern
First Luthern Church
Hypnotherapy for Your Health
Liberty Bay Internal Medicine
Port of Poulsbo
Poulsbo Book Stop
Poulsbo Community Church
Poulsbo Red Apple
St. Olaf's Catholic Church
Sawing High Construction
Wesley L. Hanson, DDS, MSD
New Members since our last newsletter:
Pro-Guard Heated Storage
The Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce:
Staff: Adele T. Heinrich, Executive Director
Sandi Hunter, Administrative Assistant
Our Volunteers: Bobbie Fahy, Donna Green, Pat Dibert, Matthew Olson, Robynn Rother, Marlene LaFave, Marlene Nilsson, Sue Daniels, and Bob Heinrich.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1063, Poulsbo, WA 98370
Physical Address: 19351 - 8th Avenue, Suite 108, Poulsbo, WA 98370
|New Member Invitation:
Please feel free to bring a new member to any Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce Event and invite them to join.
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