SLU Review
June 2, 2015
In This Issue
Join the SLU Chamber
Get Involved.
My Future 401k
Our Premium Members
SLU Art Walk
Small Business Loans Lunch
Small Business Loans Lunch
Welcome Danah!
SLU Art Walk
SLU Art Walk
SLU Community Council
SLU Community Council
#2HoursinSLU - MOHAI
Event Recap
Member Tip
Retailer of the Month:
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. 


Our Premium Members


Vulcan Inc.
SLU Chamber News and Events
Networking Happy Hour
Thursday, June 4
5:00-7:00 pm
Art Marble 21
731 Westlake Ave N

Join us for a Networking Happy Hour! Mingle with SLU friends and colleagues. We'll provide appetizers, pool and fun facilitated networking so you can get to know everyone. A cash bar will be available with drink specials and specialty cocktails!

Get Social!

Once you register, join the Facebook event and share it with your friends!  


SLU Chamber Summer Celebration
Wednesday, June 17
5:00-7:00 pm
Dockside aboard the Virginia V
860 Terry Ave N

Come kick-off the Summer at this networking social dockside celebration. Join your SLU friends and colleagues for a fun evening aboard the historical Steamer Virginia V. There will be easy networking games to help you get to know others along with delicious appetizers and drinks. Cheers to Summer and connecting with SLU Chamber guests!

Get Social!

Once you register, join the Facebook event and share it with your friends!


Catering by:  


Welcome Danah Abarr, the SLU Chamber's New Executive Director

After a thorough search, we are pleased to announce that Danah Abarr has accepted the position of Executive Director for the South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce.

SLU Block Party is coming!

This year we are excited to announce a partnership between the SLU Chamber and Vulcan in organizing this event. 


The SLU Block Party will be taking the place of the Chamber's previous annual event: Sample SLU. The SLU Chamber and the Low Income Housing Institute are this year's non-profit beneficiaries.


Now in its 11th year, the event includes interactive elements and demonstrations that shine a spotlight on the unique organizations that are in South Lake Union. The event will host a beer garden, a full day of live music programming, fun and games for the whole family, food sampling booths, a burger grilling competition, and more!


There are still opportunities to participate as a sponsor, food sampler, or exhibitor. Space is limited! Sign up today. Join the Facebook event here. 

Community Events  
Terry Avenue Saturday Market
Saturday, June 6
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
225 Terry Ave N

Seattle's newest Saturday street market debuts along the historic Terry Avenue in the heart of South Lake Union. Join the opening day celebration on Facebook. Then come back weekly for more local farm produce, processors, hand crafts and street food.

Art on the Fly
Saturday, June 13
4:00 - 10:00 pm
Lawn Behind the SLU Discovery Center
101 Westlake Ave N

ART ON THE FLY, the Seattle International Dance Festival Kickoff event partners with The Mobile Food Rodeo melding food and art in a smorgasbord for the senses - presenting a street fair celebrating dance, music and the arts. Join the Facebook event here.

Celebrate Small Business
Wednesday, June 24
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Melrose Market Studios
1532 Minor Ave

Come learn what it means to have a content marketing strategy including: how to create valuable content, how to write in a compelling way, how to curate and repurpose content to save time, and how to make the most of your online marketing. Presented by Constant Contact. More info here. Register here.

Ride Transit Month

Ride Transit Month is a month long celebration of transit riders, whether you ride a bus, train, light rail, ferry, water taxi, or van pool, we are in this together! Just keep track of your trips to trips work, school, the museum, farmer's market, and everywhere in between. Learn more.  

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. 

Lake Union Courtyard Marriott-Game Changer
Break away from travel and meetings as usual at the NEW Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Lake Union hotel. We've reinvented our lobby, restaurant and meeting space with a sophisticated new design palette inspired by the Pacific Northwest.

Earn TRIPLE Marriott Rewards points plus one of the following if your event actualizes at least $5,000 in total meeting & group room revenue.
-5% off the total master account charges
-$250 American Express gift card
Actualize more than $10,000 in total meeting and group guest room revenue and you receive both rewards.

For more information:
phone:  (206) 213-0100
email: [email protected]
Valid: Through December 31, 2015 
#2HoursinSLU - Immanuel Community Services

Patty Turnberg, Executive Director at Immanuel Community Services supports small pubs, cafes, and other organizations making a difference in the neighborhood when she spends #2HoursinSLU.  Read all about it here. 
Event Recap

Thank you to the SLU Discovery Center for hosting our May lunch, sponsored by Seattle Goodwill. The food from SpringHill Suites was delicious! 

We learned from Calvin Goings about loans the US Small Business Administration offers to support expansion, growing to new locations and keeping pace with customer demand!
Member Tip: Events


Do you have an upcoming event? Are you trying to generate additional traffic to your place of business? Are you holding a fundraiser or a charitable drive? Promote your event on the SLU Chamber website! It's free, easy, and included in your membership! 

Retailer of the Month:  Chandler's Crabhouse

Chandler's final

Established in 1988 and located on historic South Lake Union, Chandler's Crabhouse is an iconic Seattle restaurant focused on and delivering the premiere Seattle crab experience. Chandler's is famous for serving Dungeness Crab, found locally in Washington waters, celebrated for being the sweetest crabmeat. They serve eight varieties of crab seasonally with 20 different crab dishes on the menus.


Chandler's has a one of a kind waterfront location, with service that is gracious, professional and knowledgeable.  Add lunch and dinner seven nights a week, a weekend brunch, happy hour daily, a private dining room, and an award winning wine list, you can see why Chandler's is a premier Seattle dining experience.

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