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at our Visitor's Center
located at:
320 Main Street
Sultan, WA 98294

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 46 
Sultan, WA 98294
Hours:
10-4 Mon-Fri, 10-1 Sat
Phone: 360-793-0983
Fax: 360-793-3241
E-mail: 
debbie@skyvalleyvic.net

Chamber Membership:

The Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is not a tax supported organization. We spend everything we generate on keeping the Visitor Center open and to support our business community. Our amazing group of volunteers make this possible! Please help us work to build a stronger business community and to become a liaison representing the Sky ValleyThanks to everyone who has renewed! We appreciate your support! We would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone else to join the Sky Valley Chamber and Visitor Center. We pledge to promote your business and the entire Sky Valley to the best of our abilities!

Sky Valley Chamber Weekly Newsletter 

December 1, 2017


Next Chamber Meeting Dec 6. 11:45 am at Sultan City Hall Community Meeting Room

The Next Sky Valley Chamber meeting will be a very interesting and important one for nearly every business in the Sky Valley. We are facing completely new rules regarding paid sick leave, family leave, minimum wage law and more. Tuyen Manikhoth, Dept. of Labor & Industries will be here to get us all up to speed before the new rules take effect in January.

Sahara Pizza will be providing lunch. Please RSVP so that we’ll know how many servings we need. $10 payable at the meeting. The meeting will be Wednesday December 6, 11:45 am at Sultan City Hall Community Meeting Room.

We will also be confirming our new slate of officers. We have a wonderful group of people to lead the Chamber in 2018.

2017 Sky Valley Chamber Ballot (Confirmation Vote will be in December)

President: Henry Sladek, The Cascadia Inn & Cafe
Vice President: Brenda White, Snohomish County PUD 
Secretary: Davi Marten, Tupperware Lady
Treasurer: Laura Koenig, City of Sultan
Board Members: Dr. Dominika Neary, Sky River Natural Health (2 year term); Marc Vick, Vick’s Burger Shack (2 year term); Bill Corson, Outdoor Adventures (1 year term); Dr. Brian Copple, Sultan Chiropractic and Massage (1 year term); Nancy Breuer, Coastal Community Bank (1 year term).


Fresh Christmas Trees available at North Cascades Nursery!

Jake’s selection of super fresh trees begin at only $13.50 per tree. Plenty of sizes and variety of trees to choose from. Bring the official sights and smells of Christmas into your home to create amazing holiday memories that will last a lifetime. 

North Cascades Nursery is located at: 38511 SR 2 just West of Gold Bar. Look for the Ski Fence! Hours: M-F 4pm to 8pm  Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm

For those who want the experience of cutting your own tree you may stop by the Visitor Center to purchase a tree permit to cut you own in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest. 


Sky Valley Historical Society Holiday Party—Honoring Volunteers!
Everyone’s invited to attend the party on December 7, 1 pm at the Galway Bay Apartment’s Party Room, 507 8th St, Sultan. Bring: A Friend, A Finger Food, A “White Elephant” Gift… and a plan to have fun!


New Business Location for Embroidery for the Soul. 18600 State Route 2  Unit A, Monroe, WA 98272.
You are invited to stop by and check out their new location. They will still be offering the same excellent work to the entire Sky Valley.


Great Opportunity to Earn Some Extra Christmas Money!
Responsible person to secure business from 10 pm to 8 am. Must be prompt, responsible and able to do light lifting and have a car. References and background check required. This is a temporary 5-day position from Dec 26th thru Dec.30th w/excellent wages. Hiring now! For more info contact Kathy at Majestic Fireworks 425-422-8013.


Rushkarski Insurance Agency Inc. is seeking a friendly, sharp, self-motivated, goal oriented sales person with a positive attitude to represent and sell Farmers Insurance products and services in our agency.

The right candidate must be coachable, a people person, a team player, enjoy sales, and maintain positive attitude. The Insurance Sales Representative role includes inputting new sales leads into our database, contacting potential clients, following up with new contacts on regular basis and using a needs based sales approach, ultimately selling insurance products to potential clients. Finally, providing prompt, accurate and friendly client support is a must each and every day.

Requirements
– Friendly – our clients are our greatest resource
– Trustworthy – must be trustworthy, dependable, and ethical
– Detail Oriented – details matter!
– Computer experience – should be above average
– Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and listening
– Able to learn quickly and devoted to continual skill development
– Insurance experience is not required but would be helpful

Compensation
– Commission with bonus based on Agency sales
– Flexible hours
– Paid training and continuing education provided
– Our agency will pay for all your licensing expenses if you are unlicensed
– Excellent work environment – we value our team and work to create a positive culture.

If you are interested in this position and would like to work with a growing Farmers Insurance Agency, please send your resume along with a cover letter or e-mail briefly explaining why you are interested and why you would work well with our team.

This career path with long-term opportunities and great compensation could be an excellent fit for you. No insurance experience required, but candidates will be required to obtain Washington State Insurance licenses for property/casualty before starting and pass background check.

Please submit your applications to:
Rushkarski Insurance Agency Inc.
Attn: Martin Rushkarski
403 W Stevens Avenue, Suite 5, Sultan, WA 98294

Or via e-mail: mrushkarski@farmersagent.com


At The Library

For more information on any of these events contact the Sultan Library at 360-793-1695 Ext 4301

 

Children & Families

Very Cool Dry Ice Science
Dry ice – so very cool! No really, it is! Explore the wonders, mist and mystique of dry ice! In this hands-on class students will learn what sublimation is, launch a rocket, witness a bubble growing by itself before their very eyes, hold a bubble and then watch it turn to smoke. For ages 4-12. Preregistration is required.
Friday, Dec. 15, 1 pm


All Ages

Kids Winter Craft Day: Drop-in
Stop by for our winter craft day to make some delightful winter-themed crafts. All ages welcome.
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 10 am – 2 pm

Local Inspiration Art Exhibition!
The Sultan Library would like to invite you to an exhibition of artwork submitted by teens (grades 6-12) for the 2017 Sultan Library Teen Art Contest that took place during the month of November. The artwork will be displayed in the teen area during the month of December. We would like to give special thanks to Kevin Pettelle from the Sky Valley Arts Council and Christina Sivewright for being judges for the contest.  The contest winners received Kiss the Sky Books gift certificate, sponsored by the Friends of the Sultan Library. 
All month

Lego Club
Come build to your heart’s content using Lego, Roylco straws, K’NEX, and more! This program promotes discovery and self-directed learning. For families.
Saturday, Dec. 30, 10 am


Adults

Drop-in Job Help, Every Wednesday, 2-4 pm – Where support for most job-match sites stops at the keyboard, WorkSource and Sno-Isle Libraries offer you access to career specialists who can help you with your job hunt. Let the WorkSource Team help you with answers to your job search, resume, career coaching and other questions you may have concerning getting back to work, finding a better job or advancing your career. Drop in and see a WorkSource specialist right here.

English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Acquisition (ELA) Conversation Café – Come, meet new friends, practice English conversation, and improve your speaking skills – it’s free! All sessions are facilitated by trained volunteers. All Adult English language learners are welcome! Open to the public. Conversation Cafe is sponsored by the BRIDGES Program, Everett Community College. Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30 pm