SLU Review
May 6, 2015
In This Issue
Join the SLU Chamber
Get Involved.
My Future 401k
Our Sponsors
Small Business Loans Lunch
Oculus Eyecare: My Future 401k
Small Business Week
SLU Art Walk
Renovation Premier Party
SLU Community Council
#2HoursinSLU - MOHAI
Event Recap
Member Tip
Retailer of the Month: Vida Spa
Join the SLU Chamber:
Get Involved.
Give back. Learn new skills. Get to know fellow Chamber members better. Gain experience for a future board role. Build your resume. Participate!
My Future 401k
The SLU Chamber offers the My Future 401(k) Plan, a Multiple Employer Plan that enables unaffiliated employers (and members) to adopt and offer a retirement plan, built on a model of aggregated shared services. 


Thank you to our Sponsors


Vulcan Inc.
SLU Chamber News and Events
Small Business Loans and Resources: 
How the US Small Business Administration Can Help!
Wednesday, May 20
11:30-1:00 pm
SLU Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N

Join us for an afternoon of networking and a presentation by Calvin Goings, Regional Administrator leading SBA's economic development efforts in the Pacific Northwest. Learn how the US Small Business Administration is already helping local small businesses and how you can harness their capital and resources for your business. Find out about loans they offer to support expansion, growing to new locations and keeping pace with customer demand!  


Sponsored by:


Hosted by:


Get Social!

Once you register, RSVP on Facebook to this event, share the event, and invite friends! 

Taking advantage of SLU Chamber's 401(k) member benefit program

Jeff Woerner, from Oculus Eyecare, is one of the first SLU Chamber members to vet and ultimately adopt our exclusive 401(k) program.  As a business owner in a bustling local economy, he wanted to enhance employee benefits to reward and retain staff while helping them save for retirement. 


Learn more about his experience.

Small Business Week
May 4-8, 2015

Support small businesses in South Lake Union! The US Small Business Administration has ideas on how to celebrate. Check out their great webinar series here
Community Events  
SLU Art Walk
Thursday, May 7
5:00-8:00 pm
Various SLU Locations

The SLU Art Walk enlivens the neighborhood with early-evening pop-up galleries and performances. Celebrate art in our neighborhood this Thursday, May 7. RSVP on Facebook.

South Lake Union Uncorked
Thursday, May 7th
5:00-8:00 pm
Whole Foods - SLU
2210 Westlake

South Lake Union Uncorked on the Whole Foods patio, with signature sips, bites, and live music on the first Thursday of every month this summer! This is the perfect way to start or end your SLU Art Walk.

Taste sips directly from the winemakers accompanied by expert advice from our wine buyer Terry and Chef Hayden's food pairings.

Saturday, May 9
8:00-11:30 am
Denny Playfield / Denny Park
Corner of 9th & John

With your participation and help, the LUNG FORCE Walk will make a difference in lives that desperately need it. Register today, because now is the time to raise our voices against lung cancer-and for lung health.


The walk will start with a .3 mile Lung Heroes Lap around Denny Park. Those who wish to continue will walk to Lake Union Park, with music and fun then return to Denny Playfield for more music, kids' activities, lung health and advocacy information, a chance to visit sponsor and mission tents, and prize drawings!

May 11-16, 2015
Various Restaurants

Eat and drink at your favorite place to support the American Lung Association. Every time you use your Alaska Airlines VISA at participating locations, Alaska Airlines will donate $5.

Go to for a list of participating restaurants.

Renovation Premier Party
Thursday May 14, 2015
5:00-7:00 pm
Courtyard Lake Union
925 Westlake Ave N

The Courtyard Lake Union hotel has been reinvented! You're invited to experience their new lobby, restaurant, and meeting spaces. See the new design, savor delicious hors d'oeuvres, beer and local wines, and amazing grand opening events and entertainment. RSVP to Sassy at 206-403-4335 or via email.

SLU Community Council
First Tuesday of the Month
4:00-6:00 pm
860 Terry Ave N

Join the South Lake Union Community Council for their monthly meeting at MOHAI. The SLU Community Council stewards a livable, vibrant, urban neighborhood supporting a diversity of residents of all ages and incomes while driving an innovative local economy and providing rich, cultural community opportunities. 

Special Appreciation Package-3 hours for $100.
Administrative Assistant Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, Mother's Day! They all love flowers, coffee, and chocolates. What they really need is time. Let them know you appreciate them and value their time by geting them a 3 hour Appreciation Package for $100. They will appreciate having someone do their personal chores and errands so they can relax.

For more information:
phone:  206-228-5768
email: [email protected]
Valid: Through May 31, 2015 
#2HoursinSLU - MOHAI

Amanda McDougal from MOHAI explores the great outdoors when she spends #2HoursinSLU. Read all about it here. 
Event Recap

Thank you to the SLU Discovery Center for hosting our April lunch. The food from Homegrown was delicious! 

We got a sneak peek behind the scenes of the Seattle Sounders FC with their Sporting Director, Chris Henderson
Member Tip: Hot Deals


Do you have a special you'd like to offer to other SLU Chamber members? Hot Deals are free for members to post, and we'll feature them in this newsletter, as well as on our social media channels. 

Retailer of the Month:  Vida Spas
Vida Spa is located in the heart of Seattle at the Pan Pacific hotel. The spa boasts 18 treatment rooms including 3 couples rooms, 3 Ayurvedic cedar steam cabinets, and two manicure stations. Pedicures can be enjoyed in the privacy of your treatment room or as a couples treatment.

Vida Spa specializes in Ayurvedic treatments, which work from the inside out. The philosophy being, everyone is typically dominant in one of three Doshas, which in essence are your personality. Vata for the active mind and body, Pitta organized mind and body or Kapha methodical mind and body. The Vida experience will harmonize your Doshas leaving you rejuvenated and enjoying optimal health inside and out.
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