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As of 2020, you are now able to read the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce press releases below. The Chamber also offers a weekly newsletter. Sign up for our Chamber Newsletter now!

Kittitas County Tourism Continues to Support Businesses and Nonprofits

By Emily Masseth | February 24, 2021

Kittitas County Tourism Continues to Support Businesses and Nonprofits ELLENSBURG, WA – February 24, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce oversees the three tourism campaigns in the county; My Ellensburg, Discover Cle Elum and Central Washington Outdoor. Over the last year, the tourism department has worked with over 250 tourism-related business partners, including…

Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Final Round

By Emily Masseth | February 16, 2021

Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Final Round   ELLENSBURG, WA – February 16, 2021 – Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association are excited to officially announce the Enterprise Challenge contestants that are moving on to the third and final round of the business plan competition. Contestants participated in the…

Volunteers Commit to Helping at Kittitas County Vaccine Clinic

By Emily Masseth | February 12, 2021

Volunteers Commit to Helping at Kittitas County Vaccine Clinic ELLENSBURG, WA – February 12, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Kittitas County Incident Management Team would like to thank Kittitas County COVID-19 vaccination clinic volunteers. Many agencies have committed personnel to helping at the Kittitas County vaccine clinics at both the…

Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Trade Show

By Emily Masseth | February 4, 2021

Enterprise Challenge Contestants Moving on to Trade Show YAKIMA, WA – February 3, 2021 – Yakima County Development Association and the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce officially announce the Enterprise Challenge contestants that are moving on to the Trade Show, the second round of the business plan competition. Contestants completed extensive workshops in business finance,…

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and its Government Affairs Committee Introduce Industry Nights

By Emily Masseth | February 2, 2021

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and its Government Affairs Committee Introduce Industry Nights ELLENSBURG, WA – February 2, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and its Government Affairs Committee are introducing a new virtual event series called Industry Nights. Industry Nights will allow specific industries in Kittitas County to speak with their Legislators,…

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Offers Free PPE to Local Businesses

By Emily Masseth | January 14, 2021

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Offers Free PPE to Local Businesses ELLENSBURG, WA – January 14, 2021 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce received $48,000 from the Kittitas County Public Health Care’s Act Funding to provide PPE for local businesses. These funds given to the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce helped purchase cloth masks,…

The 2021 Enterprise Challenge: A Business Plan Competition

By Emily Masseth | January 13, 2021

The 2021 Enterprise Challenge: A Business Plan Competition ELLENSBURG, WA – December 10, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima County Development Association have opened registration for the 2021 Enterprise Challenge until Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 at 5 p.m. The Enterprise Challenge is an annual business plan competition for new and…

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Holds Legislative Day

By Emily Masseth | January 13, 2021

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Holds Legislative Day ELLENSBURG, WA – December 2, 2020 – Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the 2020 Legislative Day on December 10, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the 13th District Representatives; Representative Tom Dent, Representative Alex Ybarra and Senator Judy Warnick. Public questions for…

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Christmas in Cle Elum Reverse Parade

By Emily Masseth | January 13, 2021

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Christmas in Cle Elum Reverse Parade ELLENSBURG, WA – November 23, 2020 – Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the Christmas in Cle Elum Reverse Parade on December 5 at 6 p.m. This year’s “Reverse Parade” will include non-moving floats lining up on Railroad Avenue between Pennsylvania Avenue…

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Kittitas County Board of Commissioners Release Kittitas County Strong Small Business Grant

By Emily Masseth | January 13, 2021

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Kittitas County Board of Commissioners Release Kittitas County Strong Small Business Grant ELLENSBURG, WA – November 24, 2020 – As of November 19, 2020, the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce will be opening the Kittitas County Strong Small Business Grant, allowing small businesses to use the awarded funds…