Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update

May 23 Chamber Luncheon to recognize Edmonds Citizen of the Year — nominations due this Friday

The Kiwanis are looking for the Edmonds Citizen of the Year. Nominate a civic-minded person (or persons) who has contributed community service for the people of Edmonds and deserves to receive our thanks. Hardcopy forms are available in the Edmonds Beacon, the Edmonds Library and the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce or download the nomination form here.

The honor is presented at the Edmonds Chamber May luncheon annually. This year the luncheon is on Thursday, May 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edmonds Yacht Club. Make your reservation here.

This Week

Wednesday Networking Breakfast 7:30 to 9 a.m., Fairwinds – Brighton Court, 6520 196th St. S.W. Please park in the Monroe Hall parking lot west of Brighton Court. Promote your business and network with other business owners. Continental breakfast is provided or a full breakfast can be ordered for $8.
Featured Speaker:
Jesse Roach on Technology (Educational Session)
Upcoming Speakers:
May 15 Ken Knuckey of ADT Security Services
May 22 Lillyan Hendershot of Naked by Design
May 29 Jounil Paavola of Acreage Land Surveying

Garden Market presented by Edmonds Historical Society & Museum
Saturdays, May 11 through June 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 5th Avenue North and Bell

Kids Plant for Mom’s Day fundraiser presented by Edmonds in Bloom
Sat, May 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Garden Market at 5th Ave N and Bell

Perfect Your Pitch seminar with Improv-able Results
Sat, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon, see www.improv-ableresults.com for details.

Upcoming Events

Young Professionals Network with Guest Strom Peterson
Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Cheesemonger’s Table, 203 Fifth Ave. S.

Third Thursday Art Walk
Thursday, May 16, 5 to 8 p.m., Downtown Edmonds

Conquer the Hill 5K
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m., Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St.
See Chamber online Events Calendar for more information on this community activity.

Health & Fitness Expo
Saturday, May 18, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School Stadium.

Ribbon Cutting: SeaWolves Soccer Club
Sat, May 18, 12:30 p.m., Edmonds-Woodway High School field

425 Launch Entrepreneur Forum – Featuring Ace Internet Services on ‘Cloud Computing’
Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., City Hall – Brackett Room, free and open to the public

Business Expo 2013
Saturday June 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edmonds Conference Center
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce presents a one day showcase of local service businesses. The event is open to the public to attend free of charge. Thank you to our sponsors: Port of Edmonds, City of Edmonds, Edmonds Community College, Edmonds Conference Center, MyEdmondsNews.com and Rusty Pelican Cafe. Click here to register for an exhibitor space. Only 5 spots remain! $75 for single space, $150 for a double. Already signed up? Rusty Pelican Cafe is offering a special Boxed Lunch for Business Expo 2013 exhibitors for just $11 (delivered).

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