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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!

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…

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

By Emily Masseth | November 4, 2020

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Kittitas County Board of Commissioners Release Kittitas County Strong Nonprofit Grant ELLENSBURG, WA – November 4, 2020 – As of November 4, 2020, the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce will be distributing the Kittitas County Strong Nonprofit Grant, allowing nonprofits to use the awarded funds towards rent or…

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is Pleased to Hold the 17th Annual Virtual Winterhop Brewfest

By Emily Masseth | November 3, 2020

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is Pleased to Hold the 17th Annual Virtual Winterhop Brewfest ELLENSBURG, WA – November 2 – Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the 17th Annual virtual EllensburgWinterhop Brewfest on January 16, 2021. With a hyper local showcase of some of Kittitas County’s partners through a virtual platform;…

Chamber Cares Small Business Grant Received by 22 Businesses

By Emily Masseth | October 28, 2020

Chamber Cares Small Business Grant: 22 Businesses Receive Funding ELLENSBURG, WA – October 28, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce, 22 Kittitas County businesses have received the Chamber Cares Small Business Grant. 16 of the 22 businesses came from Ellensburg, while 2 came from Roslyn, 2 came from Kittitas,…

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Update

By Emily Masseth | October 15, 2020

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Update ELLENSBURG, WA – October 15, 2020 – Due to complications with candidate availability, the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is cancelling the Candidate Forum with the candidates running for 13th District Representative and 8th Congressional District Representative. This forum was set to show tonight, October 15, 2020…

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is Holding Candidate Forums for the Upcoming General Election

By Emily Masseth | September 29, 2020

The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is Holding Candidate Forums for the Upcoming General Election ELLENSBURG, WA – September 29, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce will be holding three candidate forums for the upcoming Kittitas County general election. The public can tune into these Candidate Forums via Zoom and/or Facebook live. The…

Message from the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce CEO, Amy McGuffin

By Emily Masseth | July 22, 2020

Message from the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce CEO, Amy McGuffin ELLENSBURG, WA – July 20 –  The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce remains dedicated to not only its member businesses, but advocating for small businesses in Kittitas County as a whole. We have faced many challenges throughout this year, but by aligning with our partners…

2020 Ellensburg Rodeo Cancellation

By Emily Masseth | July 2, 2020

2020 Ellensburg Rodeo Cancellation ELLENSBURG, WA – July 2, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce has helped pave the way for event planners in the county before and throughout the rise of COVID-19. Event planners from Kittitas County have been meeting with the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce on a weekly basis via…

No Touch Thermometers Available at the Kittitas County Chamber Office

By Emily Masseth | June 29, 2020

No Touch Thermometers Available at the Kittitas County Chamber Office ELLENSBURG, WA – June 29, 2020 – The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce received no touch infrared thermometers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for businesses in Kittitas County. Having employees take their temperature regularly will help decrease the risk of the spread of…

Yakima County Development Association and Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Announce Enterprise Challenge Winners

By Emily Masseth | June 18, 2020

Yakima County Development Association and Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Announce Enterprise Challenge Winners ELLENSBURG, WA – June 18, 2020 – The 2020 Enterprise Challenge Winners are Jacob Castillo with Junk-Bros, a junk removal business with the first-place prize of $10,000, Wendy King with The Little Hopper, a Yakima beer tour-bus with the second-place prize…