September 7, 2023
This Issues Topics:
2023 • Business Connections • Rob Fuller • Scholarships • September
The board and staff of Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce are dedicated to not only supporting new and existing businesses that help our economy grow, but they are also passionate about supporting the leaders of tomorrow.

In 2011, The Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce established the Rob Fuller Scholarship Fund in honor of long-time community business owner, leader, volunteer, and philanthropist, Rob Fuller. Each year in May the Chamber awards eligible high school seniors up to $1000 in scholarship funds with hopes that recipients will continue Rob Fuller’s legacy of love for community and dedication to volunteering and philanthropic efforts.

In 2022 the Chamber Board established the Rob Fuller Scholarship Fund as its own 501 (c) 3 non-profit. This new designation means that donations to the fund are now tax deductible ensuring the longevity and stability of the scholarships.

Each year the board challenges its members and community to raise $10,000 to award scholarships for eligible high school students. If your business is a member of the Chamber, then your employees’ high school seniors are eligible to apply.

In 2022 the Chamber awarded $1,000 scholarships to ten seniors at the 25 X 25 Rob Fuller Luncheon that honors the top 25 graduating high school seniors from Centralia and Chehalis. In addition to awarding the Rob Fuller Scholarships nine other scholarships are also awarded.

Chamber Member Non-Profits

Adaline Coffman Guild for Seattle Children’s Hospital
(360) 520-1473

Cascade Community Healthcare
(360) 330-9044

Centralia Christian School
(360) 736-7657

Centralia College Foundation
(360) 623-8942

Centralia Downtown Festivals Association
(360) 388-1960

Centralia Providence Hospital
(360) 736-2803

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum
(360) 748-9593

Community Mediation Center
(360) 623-8061

Eagles Nest Community Kitchen
(206) 578-6921

Economic Alliance of Lewis County
(360) 748-0114

Hope Alliance
(360) 748-6601

KACS Christian Radio Network – 90.5 FM
(360) 740-9436

L.C. Renal Alliance
(833) 527-3625

Lewis County Seniors
(360) 748-0061

Lewis County Adventist School
(360) 748-3213

Nature Nurture Farmacy
(360) 996-4387

Pope’s Place
(360) 736-9178

Ragamuffin Ranch
(424) 532-1456

Reliable Enterprises
(360) 736-9558

Rob Fuller Scholarship Fund
(360) 748-8885

Set Free NW
(360) 310-0577

Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Organization
(360) 577-3041

Valley View Health Center
(360) 330-9595

Visiting Nurses Thrift Store – Chehalis
(360) 345-1525

Wolf Haven International
(360) 264-4695

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