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Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila
Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila
New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Left to right: Scott Sanders

New members at Federal Way Chamber | April

New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Pictured left to right: Scott Sanders, Best Buy;… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2009
New members of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce were announced April 1 at the monthly luncheon. Left to right: Scott Sanders
Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila

The possibilities are almost limitless when it comes to covering hard surfaces with stone, said Lorna Chirila, who owns Federal Way’s ctmgranite with her spouse,… Continue reading

Ctmgranite co-owner Lorna Chirila

Social networking keeps Federal Way businesses connected

Online social networking is gaining popularity as a business tool, but good old-fashioned hobnobbing still serves a purpose.Web-based networking empowers business owners and potential customers… Continue reading

Networking group for young professionals in Federal Way

A networking group for Federal Way area young professionals held its first meeting April 1.The group is for young professionals ages 21-40 who have an… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

Federal Way mortgage broker arrested in $47 million fraud case

A Federal Way mortgage broker and five others were arrested March 26 following a grand jury indictment that they allegedly defrauded bank and mortgage lenders… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2009
Best of Federal Way 2009 winners were announced March 17 at The Commons mall.

Best Of Federal Way 2009: List of winners

Want to know who the best waiters and waitresses are, the best school and teacher, and where to get your tires replaced or car repaired?Below,… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2009
Best of Federal Way 2009 winners were announced March 17 at The Commons mall.

Surviving the bear market: Free workshops March 19 and 21

Free workshops on how Middle Americans can survive this bear market will be held 6:30 p.m. March 19 as well as 9:30 a.m. March 21… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2009

Housing market: Is opportunity knocking? | Tricia Ackerman

To quote Warren Buffett: "A simple rule dictates my buying. Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful."While Mr. Buffett… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2009
Hill’s Hallmark assistant manager

Hill’s Hallmark forges military connection | Federal Way Business Buzz

Whimsical stuffed “Gotta Hop” bunnies are perched about the warm, cream-colored interior of Hill’s Hallmark Gold Crown as customers enter the newly relocated store at… Continue reading

Hill’s Hallmark assistant manager

Certificate of deposit (CD): Creating a sound strategy | Money Matters

Some things, like fine wines, get better with age.But a certificate of deposit (CD) is not one of them. If you have a maturing CD,… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2009

Doyon Government Group and Affiliated Computer Services come to Federal Way

From the City of Federal Way:• Affiliated Computer Services, headquartered in Dallas, has opened a call center that will serve clients nationwide.ACS provides business process… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009

Travel to China with the Federal Way Chamber

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce and Citlinc International are partnering up to offer a nine-day tour of China from Oct. 31 through Nov. 9,… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009
From left: Terri Kester of Tacoma Weekly; Tia Hunsperger of Impressions Group; Brent Meisner of Doyon Government Group; Kevin and Melinda Berg of CompuPane; Victoria Siverson of YourTravelBiz.com; Nicole Ngonevolalath of Key Bank.; In back is Dan Altmayer; chair of the Federal Way Chamber.

Federal Way Chamber announces new members

Newest members of the Federal Way Chamber Commerce, announced March 4 during the membership luncheon at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club:Terri Kester of Tacoma… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2009
From left: Terri Kester of Tacoma Weekly; Tia Hunsperger of Impressions Group; Brent Meisner of Doyon Government Group; Kevin and Melinda Berg of CompuPane; Victoria Siverson of YourTravelBiz.com; Nicole Ngonevolalath of Key Bank.; In back is Dan Altmayer; chair of the Federal Way Chamber.

Words of wisdom for Federal Way businesses

A panel of business professionals offered advice to local small-business owners during the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon held March 4.Panel members included… Continue reading

$1 invested in 1801 would be worth $4.6 million today

The following was provided by Jarvis Financial in Federal Way:• $1 invested on Oct. 16, 1987, would today be worth $3.98. This is despite five… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2009

New directions in laundry | Federal Way Business Buzz

The new Dash Point Laundry, located in the Dash Point Shopping Center, has gone high-tech with a laundry card system that tracks machine usage, according… Continue reading

Today’s real estate market: Two sides of the fence

I have been approached many times with the suggestion that it's probably not a good market to be in today.I tend to disagree depending on… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2009

Operation Christmas Child ambassador

Life Care Centers of America recently announced the five winners of a drawing of company associates who will travel to Panama from March 2-6 as… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2009
Secoma Lanes owner Rocky Rockwell

Secoma Lanes rolls into Federal Way history book

After nearly 50 years in business, entrepreneur Elroy "Rocky" Rockwell has made a name for himself with his family-owned bowling alley, Secoma Lanes — and… Continue reading

Secoma Lanes owner Rocky Rockwell