Business

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iLoveKickboxing, a thriving business in Federal Way

Jim Harrer had a business opportunity in the palm of his boxing…

 

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Uber comes to the rescue of Federal Way’s elderly

Iora Primary Care of Federal Way is restoring the humanity of health…

 

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Washington labor market continues to improve

Report: State’s economy adds more jobs in October; unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

  • Nov 30th, 2016

 

Black Friday discounts

With total holiday spending expected to reach $656 billion this year —…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Holiday store hours in Federal Way

Thanksgiving The Commons: Closed Bath & Body Works: Closed Best Buy: 5…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Curves partners with Franciscan for Breast Cancer donation drive

Curves in Twin Lakes named Franciscan Breast Center the recipients of this…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Federal Way Boys and Girls Clubs to receive funds thanks to county budget

Youth in Federal Way will benefit from the unanimously adopted 2017-18 King…

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Federal Way’s Wild Waves sold to EPR Properties

Wild Waves and Enchanted Village has changed ownership – again. CNL Lifestyle…

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Red Canoe Credit Union representatives accepted the Business Impact Award on behalf of the business at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce’s gala at Highline College on Saturday, Nov. 12. Courtesy of Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce

Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce honors three businesses at annual gala

The Greater Federal Way Chamber recognized three businesses with impact awards as…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
Red Canoe Credit Union representatives accepted the Business Impact Award on behalf of the business at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce’s gala at Highline College on Saturday, Nov. 12. Courtesy of Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce
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Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18

Toy drive for foster kids running through Dec. 18 From staff reports…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Berkshire Hathaway earns Green Genius Top Listing Award

The Federal Way Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estateis located at 622 S. 320th St.

  • Nov 14th, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S., Suite 103, Federal Way). The Communicating for Business Network, a business-focused Toastmasters club, will begin meeting here in Keller Williams Puget Sound on Nov. 18. File photo

Business communications group meets Nov. 18

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group geared toward business and…

  • Nov 10th, 2016
9th Avenue Pavilion (33434 8th Ave. S., Suite 103, Federal Way). The Communicating for Business Network, a business-focused Toastmasters club, will begin meeting here in Keller Williams Puget Sound on Nov. 18. File photo
Brown Bear Car Wash, with a Federal Way location at 34007 Hoyt Road SW, will offer free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Contributed image

Free car wash for veterans on Veterans Day

As a way of saying “thank you” to military members, Brown Bear…

  • Nov 10th, 2016
Brown Bear Car Wash, with a Federal Way location at 34007 Hoyt Road SW, will offer free car washes to veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Contributed image
Morgan Kenske, 19, does labeling and stuffs envelopes on Oct. 27 at Caffe D’arté. Photo courtesy of Rick Priest

Federal Way Public Schools program helps students transition to workforce

At Caffe D’arté, coffee-roasting is serious business. From its Federal Way operation,…

Morgan Kenske, 19, does labeling and stuffs envelopes on Oct. 27 at Caffe D’arté. Photo courtesy of Rick Priest
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Federal Way Xerox location adding 150 employees

Over the next month, Xerox in Federal Way will add 150 new customer care associates

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Chamber to host transportation business briefing Oct. 24

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce will hold a business briefing on transportation, addressing State Route 509 and State Route 167 (the Puget Sound Gateway Program), from 2-3 p.m.on Monday, Oct. 24 in the boardroom in the Chamber's offices (31919 1st Ave. S., Suite 202)

  • Oct 24th, 2016
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Port of Seattle Commissioner talks Federal Way to Rotary

With about 10 percent of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport employees living in Federal Way, the Port of Seattle, which runs the airport, and the city of Federal Way have a clear and vested interest in economic development around King County.

  • Oct 10th, 2016

Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway

As of Oct. 1, Washington employers can receive a tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans.

  • Oct 10th, 2016
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Unemployed-veteran hiring program underway

Through 2022, Washington employers can receive a tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Communicating for Business Network meets Sept. 23

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group geared toward business communications development, will meet on Sept. 23.

  • Sep 21st, 2016
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Women’s Club of Federal Way meeting monthly

The Women's Club of Federal Way will begin their monthly luncheons to work on their yearly charitable contributions to FUSION, Federal Way Care Giving Network and Reach Out of Federal Way.

  • Sep 19th, 2016

Back to school brings limits on work hours for teens

Changes to work hours and requirements for teens are here.

  • Sep 17th, 2016
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Curves open house running Sept. 12-24

Curves of Federal Way (2316 SW 336th St.) will host an open house Sept. 12 through Sept. 24, inviting the community to tour the facility and receive a free consultation and special offers.

  • Sep 12th, 2016
Curves of Federal Way (2316 SW 336th St.). KAY MILLER

Business sponsorship continuing with Federal Way schools

Federal Way Public Schools is continuing its program of business sponsorship designed to raise revenue for high school athletic and activity programs.

  • Aug 24th, 2016
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IHOP offering $1 pancakes Aug. 23 to fight childhood hunger

IHOP restaurants nationwide will sell a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for $1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, with all proceeds benefiting No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit that combats childhood hunger. The Federal Way IHOP is located at 178 SW Campus Dr.

  • Aug 22nd, 2016
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Iora Primary Care opening Federal Way doctor’s office in fall

Iora Primary Care, a local primary care doctor's office, has broken ground in Federal Way and will open their doors to new patients in October 2016.

  • Sep 14th, 2016
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A pair of Soviet-era automobiles. Photo courtesy of the Soviet Car Museum

Soviet car show in Federal Way Aug. 19-21

The largest Soviet car show in the U.S. is coming to Saghalie Middle School and Saghalie Park (19th Ave. SW) Aug. 19-21.

  • Aug 15th, 2016
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Federal Way businesses recognized for environmental awareness

Four entities operating in Federal Way were recognized in King County's 10th annual "Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling" list.

  • Aug 9th, 2016
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‘State of the Chamber’ luncheon on Aug. 3

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State of the Chamber luncheon Aug. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club (3583 SW 320th St.).

  • Jul 29th, 2016

Cricket, Salvation Army host school supply drive

Cricket Wireless and The Salvation Army are inviting the Federal Way community to be part of "Stuff the Pack," a school supply drive to help provide kids in Federal Way with the tools they need to be successful this school year.

  • Jul 27th, 2016

Sleep Train holding school supply drive

Sleep Train is holding its annual School Supply Drive from now until Sept. 4.

  • Jul 19th, 2016
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Communicating for Business Network meets July 22

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group geared specifically toward business and career communications development, will hold its next meeting Friday, July 22.

  • Jul 19th, 2016
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Griffin receives master’s

Village Green Director of Resident Services Tasha Griffin recently earned her Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on Nursing Education.

  • Jun 29th, 2016
The Federal Way location of Legendary Doughnuts officially opened on Wednesday

July 13 update: Legendary Doughnuts in Federal Way officially open

UPDATE: After some false starts, Legendary Doughnuts in Federal Way officially opened its doors on Wednesday.

  • Jul 13th, 2016
The Federal Way location of Legendary Doughnuts officially opened on Wednesday
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Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting for Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce is inviting community members to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cafe Rio Mexican Grill.

  • Jun 25th, 2016
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Federal Way’s Fred Meyer offering online-to-curbside grocery shopping

Federal Way's Fred Meyer is now offering "ClickList," a program that allows customers to order groceries online and then pick them up at the store.

  • Jun 24th, 2016
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Toastmasters for business meeting: Diffusing criticism, conflict

The Communicating for Business Network, a Toastmasters group, will host its next meeting Friday, June 17, from 7-8:15 a.m. in the Keller Williams Realty building at 33434 8th Ave. S., Federal Way.

  • Jun 14th, 2016
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Federal Way resident named Harborstone vice president

Wayne Norman, a Federal Way resident, has joined Harborstone Credit Union as a business lending vice president.

  • Jun 9th, 2016
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Toastmasters business group meets May 27

The Communicating for Business Success Network, powered by Toastmasters, is a business communications-focused club that gives members the opportunity to advance their careers and businesses by mastering the art of spoken communications to clearly, confidently and compellingly make their message to grow their business.

  • May 24th, 2016
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Daiso Japan relocating The Commons store to larger space

Daiso Japan at The Commons mall will hold a grand opening Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24, to celebrate its move from its current The Commons location to a larger, 9,000 square-foot space.

  • Apr 19th, 2016
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