The Fall Issue of The Channel is Here!
The September 2016 issue of The Channel,
our Bainbridge Island Chamber newsletter, is available online, with the
print edition out soon. In this issue:
- Oktoberfest in September? This Old World festival comes to the island for one day
Announcing the Winner of the 2016 Grant Old 4th Parade Humor Award
Creperies of Paris Firsthand -- for fun and inspiration
Attention Employers!: Are You Ready for the Changes to Wage & Hour Laws?
New Member Profiles - personal assistants, banking, real estate, dentistry
Featured Non-profit: PAWS--Cats, Cats, Cats and A Whole Lot More
City Update - COBI Announces "Bainbridge Prepares"
Then & Now - Winslow Way in the 1920s and today
Exploring Our Own Backyard - Autumn on the Island: quilts, beer, pumpkins, spirits AND spirits.
New & Renewing Members
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 2:00 - 10:00 PM
A one-day Old World festival presented by the Bainbridge
Island Chamber of Commerce featuring regional and local beers, food, raffle
prizes, live music and entertainment at the Treehouse Café, 4569
Lynwood Center Rd, on Bainbridge Island. Details at BainbridgeIslandOktoberfest.com.
The first 200 tickets purchased online will receive a free 12 oz. commemorative glass beer stein at the event! Sign up now and reserve yours!
September Chamber After Hours
Thurs., Sept. 22, 5:30-7:00 PM
OfficeXpats hosts our After Hours this month at 430 Madison Av N, Suite 240 (upstairs in the Pavilion).
Join us for networking, refreshments and help them celebrate FIVE YEARS
of co-working, classes, workshops and events. No cost to attend. Non-members are welcome to attend. Map and more...
HAVE YOU USED THE FREE WI-FI IN WINSLOW DOWNTOWN CORE?
Thanks to a collaboration between the Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce and Kitsap Public Utility District, businesses, residents and visitors can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi network along parts of Winslow Way and Madison. Warning - this is not a secure network, so take the same precautions you would in a coffee shop or airport - no private information or financial transactions. Look for a network called "community-wifi" to access the signal on your computer or mobile device. See our coverage map for more info.
B.I. RIDE Mid-day Bus Service - It's Not Just For the Summer!!!
A combination of scheduled stops and Dial-A-Ride runs during weekday non-commuter times and on Saturdays. Leave your car at home and get on board. Details here...
Bainbridge Business Connection
Meets every Friday morning at OfficeXpats Upstairs in the Pavilion. More...