Bloedel Reserve Beats Out White House for Greatest American
Grass Seed USA, a national coalition of grass seed farmers
and agricultural educators ran the contest which was determined by public
voting. Other nominees were the lawn at Central Park in NYC, The Lawn at the
University of Virginia, and the White House Lawn. More at InsideBainbridge.com
2014 Membership Awards Announced!
Click here to find out who won Small, Medium,
Large and Sustainable Businesses of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year,
Chairman's Choice, and the Chamber's Citizen of the Year, who will be
the parade grand marshal in our 2015 Grand Old Fourth celebration.
HAVE YOU USED THE FREE WI-FI IN WINSLOW DOWNTOWN CORE?
Thanks to a collaboration between the Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce and Kitsap Public Utility District, businesses, residents and visitors can take advantage of the new Wi-Fi network along parts of Winslow Way and Madison. Warning - this is not a secure network, so take the same precautions you would in a coffee shop or airport - no private information or financial transactions. Look for a network called "community-wifi" to access the signal on your computer or mobile device. See our coverage map for more info.
April Chamber After Hours
Thu., Apr. 23, 5:30- 7:00 PM
Bloedel Reserve is our host this month. April has got to be the perfect month to visit the Reserve! Join us in the Japanese Garden and Guest House for networking, wine and appetizers. Free event, no reservations necessary. The public is welcome. Map and more...
April Chamber Breakfast
Fri., Apr. 24, 7:30-9:00 AM at IslandWood.
Two presentations this month - Chad Pearson from Washington State Employment Security Department will present information about the "Shared Work Program," designed to help employers avoid laying off employees in difficult times. And representatives from the Suquamish Clearwater Casino will update us on their expansion project including the soon-to-open new hotel. Network while you enjoy a full breakfast provided by the IslandWood kitchen. The public is welcome. Sign up online before 9 PM Wed., Apr. 22 and save $5.00.
B.I. RIDE Mid-day Bus Service - It's Not Just For the Summer!!!
A combination of scheduled stops and Dial-A-Ride fills runs during weekday non-commuter times and on Saturdays. Leave your car at home and get on board. Details here...
Bainbridge Business Connection
Meets every Friday morning at OfficeXpats Upstairs in the Pavilion. More...