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march 2013 


From Chamber member Century Ballroom and Oddfellows Cafe + Bar:


Join us at Oddfellows Café + Bar Today (March 11th). Together We Can Help Keep Century Ballroom Open!


On Monday, March 11th Oddfellows Café + Bar will donate 5% of our sales from the entire day to Century Ballroom's "Opportunity to Dance" Relief Fund.  More




Capitol Hill business women are getting all sorts of headlines lately...


Nerdwallet named Seattle the #2 city (out of 10) for entrepreneurial women, and they specifically call out our very own CHEW as a reason. 


CHEW founder and president, Laura Culberg co-owner of Sweatbox Yoga Studios, and Capitol Hill Chamber board member and CHEW member Dani Cone, owner ofFuel Coffee and High 5 Pie, will be honored guests at this month's City Business Casual event. Put on every month by the Office of Economic Development, the theme this month is, fortuitously, Women Entrepreneurs... More


Artwork Credit: artist Richard Olmsted @ Frame Central, 901 E Pike


The listing for this month's Blitz Art Walk (Thursday, March 14) is now posted on the Blitz website. The majority of the businesses/organizations listed are Capitol Hill Chamber member and inclusion in the art walk comes with membership. Go out and support them. They're a main reason we were named one of America's ArtPlaces this year!


Want to be included next month? More


Photo Credit:
Stunning Seattle is a large scale mural event produced by Seattle's Dept. of Neighborhoods, Urban Artworks and Graffiti Defense Coalition. Stunning Seattle is poised to be a major art event and is currently sponsored by The City of Seattle, and The Stranger Newspaper. Beginning summer of 2013, Stunning Seattle will produce four gigantic, high quality, world class street art inspired murals in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. More 
Photo Credit: Broadway Farmers Market


Seattle Mag Names Cap Hill Top Neighborhood


Well, we already know it, but Seattle Magazine has named Capitol Hill a top neighborhood in the city. According to a note we got from Chris Curtis, Director of the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance... More

Chamber Events

Rival Fitness

510 E Pine

Thursday, March 28

5:00 - 6:30 PM


This month's member networking event is being hosted by Rival Fitness. Come enjoy food, drink and conversation at the latest conditioning club on the Hill. Whether you are a health-related biz or not, these mixers are an opportunity to meet other neighborhood owners and managers and to find out more of what is going on in the Chamber and on the Hill. Join us! Please RSVP to give the host a good indication of how much food and drink to provide. These are Member Only events, but we welcome business owners who want to come and get a look and feel of the Chamber. 


Member/Community Events

We are bringing back our Member Spotlight feature to the newsletter with this issue. If you'd like to be featured, please contact Michelle.


Tell us about your organization:  

Mayor's Arts Award and Genius Award winner Velocity Dance Center is Seattle's forward-thinking laboratory and essential incubator for dance and emerging ideas. With artist-driven, community-centered programs, Velocity is instrumental in making Seattle a destination city for world-class dance with one of the most active dance communities in the nation.


With artist-led classes and workshops every day, performances every week, ongoing humanities programs that activate thoughtful conversations, as well as weekly community events from social dances to family-style dinners, Velocity is a portal for those new to dance and an important community resource. Home to hundreds of independent dance artists and renowned for producing innovative, cutting-edge work, Velocity is Seattle's only dedicated contemporary dance venue where groundbreaking work, disciplined practice and community participation coexist. 


Read more about Velocity and why they're on the Hill.



Thursday: April 18, 2013

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Held at JFS, 1601 16th Avenue, Seattle

$15/person, $25/couple;

scholarships are available.

Advance registration is required, as space is limited.


The arrival of a new family member can be both exciting and stressful. What are some ways to balance joys and responsibilities of the parenting journey? Psychotherapist and Certified Gottman Educator, Larry Nicholas, MA will offer insight into LGBTQ parenthood and strategies for coping and staying connected. More


Contact Leonid Orlov, (206) 861-8784 or




March Meeting

Monday, March 18

Electric Tea Garden 

1402 E Pike 

6:30 pm Potluck Book Swap Social


From the organizer:


Time for a little fun! Let's get together, swap books and make friends. We'll have an acoustic jam session, too, so bring your instruments and your dancing shoes! (And don't worry if you don't have any books to swap, all are welcome to attend.) More

French Cooking Classes and Wine Tastings @ Paris Eastside

Sex Ed Almost Every Night of the Week @ Babeland. More

March Events @ Elliiott Bay. More

Spring Catalog is out @ Richard Hugo House More


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