Chamber Newsletter Archive

The Chamber Newsletter sees our team try to distill down what we have recently learned, heard, or been a part of to create a weekly digest of news you can use when it comes to Bainbridge businesses, and our wider Island Community. You can expect updates/previews of what is under debate at Council Sessions, Planning Commission Meetings, and Special Hearings, alongside the Island’s latest openings, opportunities, events, and notable happenings.

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If your email inbox gets as full as ours, you may have missed one of our weekly editions of the Bainbridge Chamber Newsletter, and so we also provide a direct digital connection to recap our most recent news, updates, and releases in full:

Chamber News: Affordable Housing, Best of Bainbridge, Bainbridge Pride, Grand Old Volunteer Time + Buxton Humor Award, Food & Drink Openings, Concierge Visits, Via Rosa Anniversary

Chamber News: Celebrate Bainbridge Preview, Police Station Groundbreaking, Biz Ambassadors Program Renewed + kitsap comp plan, rotary pickups, work ready bainbridge, after hours @ via rosa

Heads Up: Work Ready Bainbridge Deadline Looms – Employer Applications Must Be Submitted By EOD on Tuesday May 31

Chamber News: Good Food, Great Young Artists, Time To Join The Ferry Debates + island celebrations, hollywood locations, work ready bainbridge, after hours @ via rosa

Chamber News: Affordable Housing Advances, Workforce Shortages & More BRB Ferry Details + hollywood comes calling, work ready bainbridge, after hours @ via rosa

Chamber News: Work Ready Bainbridge, Foot Ferry Idea Floated, History Reframed + business inclusivity training @ BIMA, after hours @ eleven, ribbon cutting @ bloedel

Chamber News: GO4 Parade, 1-Way In Winslow? + new historical exhibition, female power fashion show, after hours @ eleven, ribbon cutting @ bloedel

Chamber News: Affordable Housing, Wireless Coverage, GO4 Car Show + new historical exhibition, female power fashion show, after hours invite

Chamber News: Great Gives, Ferry Hopes, EV Deliveries + police station construction, climate smart challenge, after hours recap

Chamber News: GO4 Sponsors, Bainbridge Brewing Resists, Farmer’s Market Springs + after hours this thursday, haikus on display, skate park visions

Event Update: April After Hours Is A Week Away – RSVP to join us at OfficeXpats on April 14th at 5:30pm

Chamber News: BPA Builds, Safeway Plaza Sells, Best of Kitsap Begins + gsba roundtable, olympic college foundation auction, rsvp for our april after hours

Chamber News: 80 Years of Healing, Street Fair Sponsored, Sales Tax Increase + posters, pickleball, and a great first chamber after hours

Chamber News: Parade Sponsored, Tax Breaks Confirmed, Ferries Back on Schedule + big public hearings for transportation, housing, and education this week

Chamber News: Aid For Ukraine, Winslow Development, Ferries Plan Full Return + GO4 updates, chamber after hours, new member benefits

Chamber News: New Housing & Education Projects, BI RIDE Updates, Restaurant Supporters + chamber announces return of in-person events, spaces for members, GO4 booking open

Chamber News: GO4 Street Fair Call For Vendors + Bainbridge Growth, Groundwater & More + multiple new magazines launch, winslow commercial kitchen available

Urgent Update: National Cybersecurity Alert – US Government warns of potential cyberattacks

Chamber News: Grand Old Grand Marshals, Ferry Terminal Changes, New City Permits + business tax relief requested, updated kitsap economic outlook + covet for sale

Chamber News: Grand Old 4th, Big Ferry Plans, Big Bay Hay News + covet for sale, island transportation & housing considered

Chamber News: Master Plan Begins, Business License Data Breach, Police Request Reforms + meet the mayor, hope glows, wine on the rock

Chamber News: Police Station Approved, Rotary Announced, Wintergreen Appealed + art walk, hope glows, wine on the rock

Chamber News: Station Location, Long-Term Pause, Bridge Work + Pegasus, Ba Sa, That’s A Some in the news + events + island job opps

Chamber News: New Mayor, Free Tests, Supreme Courting + Kilmer at COBI tonight, new business support resources

Chamber News: Wintergreen Approved, Long-Term Care Confused, COVID Tests Freed + state of the state, waste reduction, omicron surge


Chamber News – More Vaccines, Grants, & Assistance Available – Get your shots, COBI Grants, and consider supporting a new Island Foundation

Chamber Update: Island Retail, Food Service Employees Now COVID Vaccine-Eligible – All public-facing employees not able to work remotely now able to book appointments

Chamber News – Restaurant Recovery & More Funding – Recovery Assistance, COBI Presentations, Proposals & New City Manager

Chamber News: COVID Updates – Phase 3, Tier 2, Island Vaccination Location – Progress against Pandemic announced on all fronts…

Chamber News: COBI Business Grants – Ready, Learn, Apply! – Also Shuttered Venue Grants, 20 Under 40 Awards, Hindsight 2020, and much, much more…

Chamber Update: Apply! Apply! Apply! for PPP Funding

Chamber News: COBI Approves Small Business Grants Program – Events, Events, Events! Learn more about recovery funding, business insights + a local discount for coffee

Chamber News: New Opportunities for PPP Loans – Listen up, very small businesses!

Chamber News: Grab Lunch Today With Rep. Kilmer – Of Phase 2, KEDA, Thermometers & more

Chamber Update: Inslee Announces Small Business Tax Relief 

Chamber Update: Verizon Small Biz Grant Application Closes Tonight