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Mark your calendars! Ferndale Chamber of Commerce is hosting John Michener, Economic Development Project Manager with the Port of Bellingham on June 8th. John’s presentation will cover why the Port of Bellingham is involved in economic development and what it looks like here in Whatcom County. John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics… [ Read More ]

Dear leaders, providers, and concerned citizens, The opposite of addiction is not just sobriety – it’s community.   As the opioid epidemic continues and the devastating consequences of Fentanyl spread, our community must come together to expand prevention, support healing, and cultivate a community of care. All Hands invites you to join the first annual All Hands… [ Read More ]

Reminder: Downtown Bellingham Partnership Storefront Grant Applications Open The Downtown Bellingham Partnership (DBP) is accepting applications for a matching grant program to assist up to three Downtown businesses with improvements to their building facades, signage, and/or surroundings. This program, managed by the DBP, is made possible by funding from community partner, BECU. After an application… [ Read More ]

Grant funding for Whatcom County small businesses impacted by last November’s historic flooding is now available. Funding comes from the Whatcom Community Foundation (Foundation) in partnership with Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Port of Bellingham (Port) and in coordination with the Whatcom Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG). Qualified businesses can… [ Read More ]

Per the January 12, 2022 FEMA news release: Residents of Clallam, Skagit and Whatcom counties and members of the Lummi Nation, Nooksack Indian Tribe or the Quileute Tribe who were affected by the Nov. 13-15, 2021 floods and mudslides can apply to FEMA for help with temporary housing expenses, basic home repairs or other essential… [ Read More ]

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