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Shoreline Community College Accounting and Business Departments to Hold "The Big Event" May 14th

The Accounting and Business Departments of Shoreline Community College are holding "The Big Event" on Tuesday, May 14th. The event is designed for those that ready to take a big step forward in their career or are ready to start a new one.

For details and information, click the image below:

Shoreline Farmers Market Announces New Season and GiveBIG 2024 Fundraiser

The Shoreline Farmers Market (SFM) has been a cornerstone of our community for twelve seasons, connecting neighbors, supporting local farmers and businesses, and providing access to fresh, nutritious food for all.

The Shoreline Farmers Market, located at the BikeLink Park & Ride (corner of 192nd & Aurora, across from Sky Nursery) begins Season 13 on Saturday, June 1st, from 10am - 2pm and continues every Saturday through October 5th.  SFM has also partnered with local leaders for their second annual PRIDE celebration on June 15th.

Also announced is the SFM GiveBIG 2024 fundraising effort. 

Your donation to the Shoreline Farmers Market directly fuels  programs like SNAP Match, Senior Food Delivery, and the Power of Produce Kids Club. These initiatives not only combat food insecurity in our community but also champion local businesses and sustainable agriculture.

Many of our Shoreline neighbors rely on SNAP funds to purchase food from vendors each market Saturday? With our SNAP Market Match Program*, your donation can double the impact of their purchasing power, significantly increasing access and decreasing hunger.

Please consider pledging a gift for SFM during GiveBIG 2024 to ensure the continuation of these vital community programs.

Nurture Wellness Center Has Space For Rent

Chamber Member Nurture Wellness Center (Margaret Towolawi, MD) has a quiet, private work environment available for rent in it's facility at 1207 North 200th Street Suite 102 in Shoreline, across from the Costco at the Aurora Village Medical and Professional Center.

The space is perfect for medical providers, therapists, massage therapists, or a health coach, with a great location, parking and easy access to I-5 and Highway 99.

The room can be furnished as shown or unfurnished. Rent is $1,000 per month including utilities.

To lean more, email or text 206-408-1893.

Support the Shoreliners - Walk for Water 2024

Chamber Member Gina Cantara is captaining the Shoreliners team for the Walk for Water 2024, taking place on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 10:00 AM PDT. The walk supports Path From Poverty, a non-profit organization (and Chamber Member) that supports women's group projects in Kenya providing:

  • Business and leadership training
  • Clean, safe water, in the form of 10,000L rainwater catchment tanks
  • Solar power, including panels, chargers, and utility packs
  • Education scholarships

Cantara is excited to join the walk, stating, "I can think of no better way to support women/mothers that live without easy access to clean, drinkable water." Adding, "Our walking route is approx. 5 km/3 mi. This is the average women and their daughters walk daily just to retrieve water they must carry back to their village and then boil to make it safe to ingest."

Cantara invites all Chamber Members and Shoreline community members to join the walk or pledge to support the Shoreliner team in their efforts. 

Community News

Shoreline Retail Space Available Through West Coast Commercial Realty

132 NE 145th Street (FLYER)

Coming soon to this fast-growing prime corridor in Shoreline— The LINE, an elevated 241 unit mixed use apartment building located near the new light rail station at 145th St, across the street from Lakeside High School and Middle School, and surrounded by new transit- orientated upscale residential. The LINE will offer Shoreline residents a grand seven-story home, savvy amenities, and 1,866 SF of prominent ground floor retail, all with the promise of future light-rail connectivity at the 145th Street Station, connecting Shoreline to Seattle and beyond for work and play. Join over 6,278 units either already built or planned in the immediate area.

17732 15th Avenue NE (FLYER)

New mixed-use apartment complex coming soon to the city of Shoreline with 228 residential units. The available retail spaces range from 775 SF to 3,250 SF, providing a wide variety of potential uses. The city of Shoreline is growing rapidly with a pipeline of over 12,000 units either built or planned for future housing development in the area. Ready for tenant improvement buildout in Q1 2025.

West Coast Commercial Realty, is a Shoreline Chamber Member offering market-leading real estate consulting, brokerage and transaction services.

Beware: SBA Grant/Loan Scam

America's SBDC CEO Tee Rowe reports a scam that is circulating that is using the SBDC and SBA logos to promote a fraudulent EIDL loan application process or phishing scheme. The email seems to come from the email address:

Free SBA Training for Becoming and 8(a) Certified Business for Federal Contracting

The SBA is offering free Series 1 Online Training – "What is the 8(a) Business Development Program and am I an Eligible Applicant?" on June 13th from 9AM-11AM.

This session will be followed by 

  • Series 2: June 20, 10am - 12pm | How to Become an Eligible 8(a) Applicant 
  • Series 3: June 27, 9am - 11am | Next Steps for Eligible 8(a) Applicants

Registration and details for the Series 1 training can be found HERE.

Certify Your Business as a Washington Veteran Owned Business 

Washington State has a certification for businesses owned by Veterans and Servicemembers.  Certification is free and requires only basic veteran discharge status and business information to complete.

WDVA and WEBS (Washington’s Electronic Business Solution) have teamed up to streamline the registration and certification process for vendors who want to do business with Washington State agencies or municipalities.

For more information, click HERE.

Fix-It Night at the Shoreline Tool Library

The Shoreline Tool Library is hosting monthly Fix-It nights on the the third Wednesday of each month. Bring by your broken household items for a night of fixing and community building at the Shoreline Tool Library!

For details and to register for the April 17th night, click HERE.

Event & Meeting Spaces

CHamber Member Venues

Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis offers multiple venue rental options based on the size of your group and the level of attention associated with your private event.

Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center is a 12,000 foot facility with large parking area. 5 rooms of various sizes available for classes, conferences, seminars, or other special events.

Spin Alley Bowling & Vault 177

From Corporate Events to Birthday Parties, Spin Alley Bowling & Vault 177 offers rental facilities, bowling parties and catered events.

City Venues

Shoreline Athletic Fields

Athletic Fields are OPEN for drop-in use and rentals.

Shoreline Indoor Venue Rentals

Shoreline is accepting rental requests for the Spartan Recreation Center and Richmond Highlands Center.

Shoreline Picnic Shelters and Outdoor Venues

Shoreline Tennis Courts

Tennis courts are open for drop-in use and rentals.

Other Venues

Seattle Scottish Rite

(1207 N 152nd St Shoreline, WA 98133) offers Event/Community rentals for Church Meetings, Celebrations of Life, Weddings, Quincea├▒eras, Business Functions, Medical Services and Birthdays.  Contact Drew at 206-324-3330 or

Innis Arden Club House

Weddings, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Business Meetings, Seminars, Retreats, Reunions, Anniversary & Birthday Celebrations.

Nile Shrine Center

Event Rooms for groups ranging from 20 people to 2000.

Lake Forest Park Civic Club

The Lake Forest Park Civic Park Club House can host up to 150 people at a lakefront setting.  The facility includes kitchen access, tables/chairs, and outdoor access.

ScaleUp Business Training Free to Established Business Owners Through June 30, 2025.

ScaleUp Business Training is an online training program designed to help established businesses increase profitability, build capacity, and spur growth. ScaleUp is currently on a pause, however new sessions of the training will be available in September of 2024.

This program, which normally costs $1,599 is currently provided at no cost to Washington State businesses through June 30, 2025, thanks to ongoing support from the Washington Department of Commerce.

ScaleUp offers a flexible time commitment and is delivered online through the ScaleUp online learning environment, live training sessions with roundtable discussion, and weekly Study Hall mentorship hours. Graduates of the program will also retain continued access to the Alumni resources, which include all of the above and much more!

ScaleUp trainers are highly qualified and come with years of practical experience building and scaling businesses and helping others do the same. 

This program is most beneficial for established business owners, with two or more years’ experience owning and operating a small business, and are currently based in Washington State.

More information is available HERE. The Shoreline Chamber of Commerce is in communication with ScaleUp, so watch this space for more information. 

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