May Chamber Chat

Posted May 14, 2016 at 7:19 am by

It’s time again for Cham­ber Chat, writ­ten by Lau­ren Cohen, Co-Own­er of San Juan Can­vas & Cham­ber Board President…

Golf Club Staff Left to Right: Michah Reitan, Maria Penwell, Greg Findley, Ben Heflick and Gary Bowman

Golf Club Staff Left to Right: Michah Reitan, Maria Penwell, Greg Findley, Ben Heflick and Steve Bowman - Contributed photo

Here comes sum­mer. Are you ready?

Be sure to let the Cham­ber of Com­merce know if you have any events or spe­cials that you would like us to pro­mote for the quick­ly approach­ing vis­i­tor season.

Also, a note to all of our busi­ness mem­bers that pro­vide goods and ser­vices pri­mar­i­ly to locals. Your busi­ness is equal­ly impor­tant to the Cham­ber of Com­merce and we want to help you in any way we can. It is sur­pris­ing how many ques­tions we get from locals, new island res­i­dents and even tourists about doc­tors, den­tists, hair styl­ists, plumbers, phone ser­vices, elec­tri­cians, painters and many more ser­vice relat­ed businesses.

We also offer relo­ca­tion pack­ets to new island res­i­dents who request one with infor­ma­tion on our mem­ber mer­chants that can help them tran­si­tion their life to the island. We invite our cur­rent ser­vice relat­ed busi­ness­es to make sure we have a rack card or brochure for your business.

Those who are not yet mem­bers, the Cham­ber of Com­merce is com­mit­ted to small busi­ness and wants to see all of our tourist and non-tourist relat­ed mer­chants suc­ceed. Stop by to talk with Bec­ki about join­ing in on our goal of a strong econ­o­my and suc­cess­ful indus­tries on San Juan Island.

May Mem­ber Social -

Thank you to the San Juan Island Golf and Ten­nis Club for host­ing the May social. Locat­ed at 806 Golf Course Road, this beau­ti­ful 9 hole course is a trea­sure to both res­i­dents and vis­i­tors of San Juan Island. A nice turnout of mem­bers were treat­ed to a spec­tac­u­lar evening, great food and infor­ma­tive pre­sen­ta­tions by the staff.

Thanks to Steve Bow­man, pres­i­dent; Greg Find­ley, vice pres­i­dent; Ben Heflick, golf pro; Michah Rei­tan, chef and Maria Pen­well, bev­er­ages. Check out their web­site for all of the great activ­i­ties and spe­cials going on all sea­son at the club. Click here or call 378‑2254

Fea­tured Member -

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Office Sup­plies Plus who was ran­dom­ly select­ed as our Fea­tured Mem­ber of the Month. Some of us know it as Office Cen­ter North­west. Own­ers, Roy and Anne Clau­son have done a great job expand­ing inven­to­ry to make sure that our local office cen­ter has every­thing you might need. Be sure to stop by at 747 Spring Street for your office sup­plies and fur­ni­ture, art and crafts sup­plies, par­ty sup­plies, cards, games, great gifts and much more. Check out their web­site or call 378‑4800

New Mem­bers -

Wel­come to the fol­low­ing new Cham­ber of Com­merce members:

Clip­per Nav­i­ga­tions Inc. aka: The Vic­to­ria Clipper
Pro­vid­ing trav­el to San Juan Island from Seattle
1–800-888‑2535 or info [@] victoriaclipper.com

Gen­try Aes­thet­ics- Teri Gentry
Pro­vides skin care ser­vices such as facials, peels, body scrub & wrap, wax­ing and more
470 C Argyle
378‑8211 or teri [@] terigentryaesthetics.com

Haley’s Sports Bar and Grill- Bob­by Tangney
Open for lunch and din­ner, this sports bar and grill has a wide rang­ing menu with burg­ers, piz­za, sal­ads, seafood and much more. Fun bar area too.
175 Spring Street
378‑4434 or haleys­bait [@] centurytel.net

Heart Light Heal­ing Touch- Hol­li Brown
Treat­ments to restore bal­ance, peace­ful­ness, health and well being. Includes mas­sage and oth­er services
www.heartlighthealingtouch.com
317‑1377 or hol­li [@] heartlighthealingtouch.com

Island Well­ness Cen­ter- Amy Bienvenu
Treats pos­ture issues and back pain through Rolf­ing, a form of mas­sage and ther­a­peu­tic manipulation.
470 Spring Street Suite 103
470‑1356 or aarolfer [@] gmail.com

San Juan Day Sail­ing – Art Lohrey
Offer­ing cus­tom, pri­vate and shared sail­ing char­ters on board a fleet of beau­ti­ful, restored clas­sic sail­boats includ­ing the spec­tac­u­lar Diri­go II.
www.sanjuanclassicdaysailing.com
378‑6700 or infos­jcds [@] gmail.com

San Juan Shindigs – Michelle & Katie Stringer
Event rentals includ­ing table­ware, décor, fur­ni­ture and games.
www.sanjuanshindigs.com
317‑6610 or san­juan­shindigs [@] gmail.com

San Juan Taxi and Tours – Carl Hassell
Taxi ser­vices include, door to door rides, island sight­see­ing, rides to school, fer­ry to air­port, des­ig­nat­ed dri­ver and pri­vate charters.
www.378taxi.com
378-TAXI or carl­has­sell [@] gmail.com

Wolf Hol­low Wildlife and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter – Amy Saxe-Eyler
Non prof­it cen­ter offer­ing reha­bil­i­ta­tion of injured and orphaned wildlife from many sur­round­ing coun­ties includ­ing our own. Pub­lic edu­ca­tion and non-inva­sive research includ­ed in their mis­sion. Large intern train­ing program.
www.wolfhollowwildlife.org
378‑5000

Stay informed on all that is going on around San Juan Island and at the Cham­ber of Com­merce by read­ing your mem­ber mes­sages, check­ing the web­site or even stop­ping by the office to say hi to Bec­ki. She was able to vis­it 30 dif­fer­ent mem­ber busi­ness­es last month dur­ing the Face­book pro­mo­tion and will con­tin­ue to stop in to see how things are going for you dur­ing the busy sum­mer months.

Wish­ing you all a pros­per­ous end of spring.
Cheers until next month.

You can support the San Juan Update by doing business with our loyal advertisers, and by making a one-time contribution or a recurring donation.

No comments yet. Be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

By submitting a comment you grant the San Juan Update a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate, irrelevant and contentious comments may not be published at an admin's discretion. Your email is used for verification purposes only, it will never be shared.

Receive new post updates: Entries (RSS)
Receive followup comments updates: RSS 2.0