There are only 13 professional gem cutters in the world. Bill Matheson is one of them.
Members of the local business scene are being invited to an economic summit that will seek to identify problems and brainstorm possible solutions to Enumclaw’s current doldrums.
At our chamber-sponsored February Business Breakfast we discussed how to make it through these tough economic times. According to Jeff Perlot, business management faculty member and small business adviser at Green River Community College, the first key is to keep moving. He compared it with a rock climber who sees a storm coming. If the climber stays frozen and tries to wait out the storm, they may never make if off the rock. You need to keep climbing. Stay disciplined. Pick a few key things you want to accomplish each day and do them. That’s the only way to get to the top.
Sharon Hinman can recite several reasons why she moved her photographic studio from her garage on the outskirts of Enumclaw to Griffin Avenue – like the location is more visible and the amenities are more appealing – but the top reason for the move is because of her dog.
Washington consumers filed 25,197 written complaints with the Attorney General’s Office in 2008 – the greatest number since 2002. Gripes about health care businesses and commercial banks moved into the top 10 and telecommunications maintained its stronghold as the industry to generate the most criticism.
The booming Seattle Sun Tan operation has made inroads to Enumclaw.
A pair of longtime Enumclaw businessmen have joined forces and are busily cutting hair in a home-based shop.
Buckley Veterinary Clinic is under new ownership, now that Dr. Dennette Wood has taken over the established practice along state Route 410.
Anita Carlson’s neighbor recommended Reiki, a Japanese stress reduction and relaxation technique, to the Enumclaw real estate agent a couple of years ago.
Artists are typically a curious lot, serving as trendsetters and the creative force of this world.
It may be time to clarify how the nonprofit Enumclaw Area Chamber of Commerce operates. The Chamber of Commerce office consists of two entities. One, of course, is the chamber and the other is the visitor center. The chamber is totally self sufficient while the visitor center is partially funded by the city of Enumclaw. The chamber is not in any way a division of the city of Enumclaw but is committed to a full partnership with the city. One of our many goals is to promote the welfare of the business community and the city.
When Dr. Aaron Molen was a young boy he wanted to grow up to be just like his dad.
A new Enumclaw business association has hit the ground running, dedicated to the proposition that “buying local” will benefit the entire community.