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Jul 31

Chamber Admin

The committee assisting in the CEO search includes Tahoma School Board member Mary Jane Glaser, Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety Chief Brad Doerflinger, Johnson's Home and Garden co-owner J. Johnson, and Chamber board members Jim Flynn and Bryan Kelley ; Gary Habenicht is facilitating the process. read more

Feb 10

In my role as the Executive Director of the Greater Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber, I served as the chamber's representative on the Citizen's Advisory Committee for the Legacy Site. From January 2001 until the CAC's final report to council in June of 2005, we were supported by the expertise of consultants, engineers, development professionals, regional leaders, and actively solictied input from the residents of Maple Valley. read more

Sep 18

Chamber Admin

What is Han Mu Do? It's a comprehensive martial arts system comprised for the study of empty hand techniques, the study of weapons and philosophy powered by ergonomic movement, physical strength and ki power, and the techniques of the left and right side of the body. And there is only one school that teaches it west of the Mississippi and that is Washington Han Mu Do right here in Maple Valley, owned by Eric VanderWaal and Rocky Johnson. read more

Sep 12


Dr. Bob Neal and his wife, Abbie, greeted family, friends, neighbors, business associates and clients to their brand new eye care center located just in front of Johnsons Home & Garden and Grocery Outlet in Four Corners Square. Chamber members, city councilors and staff were on hand to help with the ribbon cutting festivities and congratulate them on their fabulous new location. read more

Sep 04


Here's some good news for chamber member businesses regarding health insurance: the Washington Business Association & Chamber of Commerce Trust has joined with Affiliated Associations of America to launch "The Portfolio," a new Affordable Care Act compliant private marketplace that is designed to serve the healthcare insurance needs of our member businesses. read more

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