Last Wednesday, May 18th, at the Fremont Abbey, the Fremont Chamber of Commerce welcomed nearly 50 businesses and non-profits to shamelessly self-promote their cause, service and needs.
Rob Bradley of Frame-Up talks about their new offerings for printing digital photos, at the Fremont Chamber lunch. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16
In addition to traditional businesses, like Sovereign Legal, Habitude, Ray’s Boathouse & Catering, and Juniper Flowers, the Fremont Chamber hosted a selection of slightly more creative enterprises like Ninja Escape, My NextU business services, Simply Placed organizational services, and Fremont Sunday Market vendor Sunwink Seattle.
Posy Gering of My NextU talks about business and tech services offered by her company, at the Fremont Chamber lunch. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16
Non-profits made a good showing, including pitches from the Fremont Arts Council for volunteers, and donors, for their upcoming Solstice Parade. Moisture Festival asked for support, as did Solid Ground and the Seattle Art Car Blowout. Matt Gano of the Fremont Abbey promoted their leadership building Next Step program. Karen Ko of the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods reminded everyone of the Fremont community clean-up on May 28th.
Karen Ko, of the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, reminded everyone of the upcoming community clean-up. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16
Businesses, and non-profits, brought hand-outs to share, including Frame-Up Studios, People’s Bank, Union Bank, Shepherd Family Chiropractic, and Sherry Jaqua representing The Juice Plus+ Company and Tower Gardens. Several businesses also gave away delightful door prizes, including Chinook Book and NalandaWest.
Cheryl Angle of Moisture Festival talked about ways we can all support and share this incredible showcase, to keep it thriving in Fremont. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16
Overall, it was a fast trip through a great swath of outstanding area businesses and organizations. The Fremont Chamber seeks to support and strengthen our community, and the Shameless Self-Promotion gatherings always provide a positive platform for networking, sharing and growing our connections and awareness. For more information on the Chamber, and upcoming gatherings (including Picnic-In-The-Park on June 15th and the next Shameless in November,) plus membership, visit the Chamber website at Fremont.com Or contact Trisha Rarey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lydia Minehan at email@example.com