Boat Tour of Fremont's Maritime History August 16 5:30-7 PM

Historical talk by PNW Historian Feliks Banel

Join us for a 1.5 hour boat tour of Fremont's Maritime History on Lake Union and the Ship Canal on the MV Fremont Avenue. Historian Feliks Banel provides fascinating guidance on the history and industry of the area. Includes drinks and heavy apps. 

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 16, 5:00-7:00 pm.

Location: Fisherman's Terminal, Dock 9

The boat departs the dock at 5:30 pm Sharp!

Plan to arrive a half hour early to facilitate an on-time departure!

Cost: $49/person with a maximum capacity of 42 people.

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Construction Art along Stone Way

Volunteer At Fremont Oktoberfest

How in the world do we manage to pour thousands of beverage samples over three days?

With the help of our 700+ volunteers of course!

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Breakout your sunglasses, and we'll see you at the Fremont Sunday Market

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Fred Hutch Obliteride is a summer bike ride and 5K that empowers people to help cure cancer faster by raising funds for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Join us to have fun and take action to improve and save lives.

August 12, 2023


Thank you, Locurio Escape Room,

 for renewing.

You Power the Fremont Chamber!

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Award Winning Escape Room in Seattle & Team Building | Locurio

Join Our State of Mind!

Become part of a fun business network of almost 250 members strengthening the business climate and improving the quality of life in the Fremont community!

Check out the member benefits here.

Join the Chamber

Starting September 1, 2023, Fremont Chamber dues will be increasing.

Read the Dues Letter Here

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Mark your calendars— now in its ninth year, Seattle Made Week will take place from

August 12th - 20th! 

Join us for a weeklong celebration of awesome products made right here in Seattle and the talented people behind them. 

Events will include: 

  • Taste of Seattle Made, a food and beverage tasting event highlighting over 30 vendors 
  • Crossroads of Seattle Made, a happy hour event for members and prospective members to connect and learn about Seattle Made programming 
  • Seattle Design Jam, bridging the gap between local manufacturing and design through a fun, fast, and creative day of brainstorming.

Write with Hugo House: Seattle Writes @ Fremont Branch

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 6 – 7:30 pm

Our mission during this time of distraction, artistic fatigue, and social isolation is to create a regular time and space for writers to write and to meet each other. In this group, writers introduce themselves and are provided optional fiction, poetry and nonfiction prompts to work on for 60-70 minutes of sustained silent writing time, though they are more than welcome to work on their own projects instead. Small group breakout sessions at the end of our time together encourage participants to share and respond to work generated during the session, or just get to know the other writers in the group.

About the Facilitator:

Alma García’s short fiction has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Kweli Journal and Bluestem, among others. She holds an MFA from the University of Arizona and has received numerous writing awards. Her novel, "All That Rises," is forthcoming from Camino del Sol in fall of 2023.

Thanks to our partner Hugo House.

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A sincere Thank You to the team of employees from Geocaching who cleaned up trash and debris along the Ship Canal Park this week. It is businesses like Geocaching that make up the beating heart of the Center of the Universe!

Explore Fremont with the Geocaching Adventure Lab app.

It's FREE and FUN!

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Fremont Troll & Stairway work has begun. Work will take 1-2 months. Be prepared for construction in the area.

Burke-Gilman Missing Link Project Information

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is launching a design and public engagement process to study what an alternative “Missing Link” connection using 17th Ave NW, Leary Ave NW, and NW Market St would look like and mean for community members and businesses. This early design will result in an initial concept only (30% Design) at this point, and will be refined with community input. We’ll share this work with the public and take feedback on how to best design this route. You are receiving this email because you have expressed interest in projects in Ballard.


Visit our webpage here for more information about this project and to sign up for our listserv, where we will have updates and opportunities to provide feedback. 

Mudhoney, the Tunneling Machine is Done!

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NERF Grant work continues in Fremont

As part of our NERF Grant that neighborhood Hero, Leo Griffin helped us receive, we continue to refurbish art throughout our community. Three architectural benches installed in the 80s have been gussied up to their original charm.

Thank you to local Fremont business NOVO Painting & Property Services for the work that went into restoring these one-of-a-kind benches.

The NERF Grant has been administered by the Fremont Chamber (Caroline Sherman).

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2024 Parks and Open Space Update

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to participate in the development of the 2024 Parks and Open Space Plan. Please visit the new Engagement Hub and join us at one of the three remaining workshops being held at SPR Community Center locations around Seattle.

The workshops at the community centers will focus on the geographic area. However, we will also accept input on citywide needs. All events are from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Has your small business experienced property damage? Apply to receive a $2,000 grant to help cover storefront repair costs!  

Mayor Harrell, Councilmember Sara Nelson, and the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) announced the launch of the Storefront Repair Fund , which leverages nearly $2 million dollars of federal funding to repair or reimburse damage to small business storefronts. Through the Storefront Repair Fund, small business owners can apply for grants up to $2,000 to repair current property damage or receive reimbursement for costs paid out of pocket for past damages that occurred on or after January 1, 2021. Grants will help cover costs such as broken windows, broken doors, broken locks, and etching on windows.  

OED will accept applications from small businesses on a continuous basis until all funding has been spent. Applications are open now!  

Thank you to our Premier Members!

Center of the Universe Members

Cosmos Members

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