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Chamber News | March 8 – 14, 2020

.Take a look at what the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is up to this week. Tune in next Monday, March 16, to see what else the Chamber has planned.

Annual Awards Night - March 12, 2020 | 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Hotel Windrow Ballroom

The Annual Awards Gala is now sold out. The Gala is this Thursday, March 12 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in one of the newest additions to Ellensburg’s Main Street, Hotel Windrow. Spiced Rye will also be performing throughout the night.

During the Gala, there will be an auction featuring a variety of items from the community and a few from other parts of the state. All proceeds from this event are going to the Valley Musical Theatre to help them continue making their productions a success. The Valley Musical Theatre offers many productions for the whole family to enjoy. Make sure you look at their website for any upcoming events.

Upcoming Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Event Applications Now Open 

In its second year, the Ellensburg Germanfest is now accepting applications for breweries, food trucks/vendors and performers. Germanfest on June 20, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. providing attendees with German beer, German food and German-styled entertainment. The event is paired with the annual Dachshunds on Parade, bring your Dachshund and enjoy both events in Downtown Ellensburg.

The Pioneer Days Parade and Independence Day Celebration application are also now open. Both events are on July 4. The Parade will be at 10 a.m. running from Railroad Avenue to Peoh Avenue to 1st Street to Oakes Avenue in Downtown Cle Elum. The Celebration will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Wye Park. Stay tuned for more details and a full schedule of the day of activities.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact our Director of Tourism and Events Madison Ford.

Become a Member with the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business support and development organization in Kittitas County, and one of the largest in Central Washington. With just over 500 members representing every business sector, the Chamber and its committees oversee county-wide tourism promotion and economic development initiatives and a range of business support tools including publications, web services, seminars and even leadership development for a new generation.

As a membership based organization, the Chamber is dedicated to providing the best possible resources to the entire county. Some of the benefits to becoming a Chamber member include: network event hosting, directory listing in the Business Directory publication and Chamber website, visitor center referrals, event promotion, business plan guidance, professional grant writing assistance, access to professional development opportunities, access to member mailing lists, health plans and more.

If you would like to sign up to become a member or have any additional questions, please contact our Membership Director Gemma.