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BUSINESS OPERATION FUNDAMENTALS A workshop series designed for Small Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs and Start Ups

BUSINESS OPERATION FUNDAMENTALS A workshop series designed for Small Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups Are you an entrepreneur or small manufacturer who is in the early stages of launch or planning to grow your business? Are you interested in learning how to close the gap between you and your team on basic operation concepts, fundamental quality…

Thurston Chamber Now Offers Health Insurance to Members

The statewide employee benefits platform Business Health Trust offers large company benefits at competitive prices for small businesses. Through its partnership with Business Health Trust (BHT), Thurston County Chamber now offers comprehensive, affordable employee benefits to small and mid-sized businesses and non-profits in the state. Whether you have two employees or more than 100, BHT…

Honoring Health Care Champions

By Kathryn Millhorn Let’s face it, healthcare workers are amazing. They seldom see us at our best and yet strive to provide calm, competent care while being surrounded by equipment and scenarios that make most people shudder. On Tuesday, June 25, join industry professionals, civic leaders, and community members in honoring these unsung heroes at…

Vanpooling Survey Results are In!

Commuters and employers that engage in vanpool programs in Washington State have built the largest public vanpool fleet in North America, setting a national model for vanpooling. In Thurston County, about 1,500 commuters choose to vanpool regularly through Intercity Transit’s Vanpool Program with the capacity to serve more. “Vanpooling is an economical and customizable commuter…

Thurston Chamber and Intercity Transit Partner to Help Businesses Overcome Transportation Challenges

Reliable transportation is at the top of the list for many businesses when you ask what challenges they and their employees face on a daily basis.  To provide employers options, the Thurston County Chamber and Intercity Transit’s Commuter Services Program have partnered to make it easier for Chamber members to access vanpools for their employees.…