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By Peter Abbarno20th District Rep. R. Centralia School is out. Summer has begun. The days are longer, and the weather is warmer! On the third Thursday of June and the first day of summer, my law firm, Althauser Rayan Abbarno, hosted the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of...

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 The People have spoken; What’s Next? 

 The People have spoken; What’s Next? 

By Peter Abbarno 20th District Rep. R-Centralia The Washington State Legislature just completed the first month of its 60-day legislative session that began on January 8th. Soon after the House of Representatives ‘gaveled in’ the session started with a flurry of...

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January BizzBuzz

January BizzBuzz

New Format for The Monthly Chamber Forum! Starting in January, the monthly Chamber Forum is now a morning event with networking at 7:30 am and the program starting at 8. The event takes place at The Station in Centralia, offering a more casual experience. The program...

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies 

How to Schedule a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony The Chamber offers Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies as a free service to members and non-members. It is our way of acknowledging the hard work and investment of time and money to opening, expanding, moving, or re-branding a business....

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2023 Chamber Highlights 

2023 Chamber Highlights 

2023 celebrated thirty-three ribbon-cutting ceremonies and welcomed forty-eight new members to the Chamber! We now have 480 active Chamber members representing among the best businesses and non-profits in the county. In 2023 the Chamber launched its first 3-on-3...

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 Short Session Update 

 Short Session Update 

Every even numbered year the Legislature convenes for what is called the “short session”; a 60-day legislative session to approve supplemental budgets and pass legislation. This year, the legislative session begins on January 8, 2024. For the 2024 Legislative Session,...

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 LC Coffee Embraces Their Roots 

 LC Coffee Embraces Their Roots 

Seven years ago Samantha and Spike Magnuson cautiously opened their first coffee stand on State Avenue with their daughter Angie Twining. “We wanted to wait a year before expanding to make sure we knew what we were doing,” explained Samantha. Yet, only four months...

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December BizzBuzz

December BizzBuzz

Full Service With Baker All Phase! Baker All Phase is a full-service residential remodel outfit serving Lewis/Thurston/Cowlitz & Mason counties. We have been operating here in the Pacific Northwest since 2018. “Full service” means every trade, every aspect of...

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