BUSINESS MATTERS A publication of the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce
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Connect. Convene. Champion. Last week a colleague said, “I didn’t know the Chamber did that. I thought you just did events.” This statement struck me. As much as I enjoy the networking socials, luncheons, and festivals that we organize and support it’s only one small piece of what we do at the Chamber. That got me thinking: are we telling our story? Do people know what we do and who we are?
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The Chamber is a business organization that people pay membership dues to be a part of. We aren’t part of the city or the county. While we are a non-profit, we aren’t a charity. As the oldest and largest business association in Mason County, we work to connect our businesses with our community through advocacy, education, and promotion. Sometimes that’s through networking socials and parties, other times it’s sitting down with city hall and talking through different scenarios. One of our strengths is convening leaders. By the time this issue is published, the Chamber will have hosted a listening session with local tradesmen and the City of Shelton. With the current city manager’s background in planning, we took the initiative to offer a format for those who regularly navigate the permitting process to provide honest, constructive feedback. This is especially important now, as the city begins looking at updating codes and fee schedules. In further advocacy efforts, we follow rulemaking and frequently provide feedback on proposed labor and state issues. In a recent issue, you likely saw the article discussing the Executive, Administrative, and Professional rulemaking underway at Department of Labor & Industries which is considering increasing the minimum salary for exempt employees. One method being considered is a multiplier of the average weekly wage, which could be as much as $74,880 annually. During the legislative session, we notified our members and shared information with our state association about bills like HB1491/SB5717, commonly referred to as ‘restrictive scheduling’ that would have further regulated scheduling and adversely affected owners and employees, alike. Too often, there are proposals that would affect Mason County and other rural workforces far more than our neighbors in the greater King County area. We strive to be a voice for the 400 Cover Photo: Hood Canal Communications hangs flower baskets as part of the Chamber’s beautification efforts. Business Matters is produced in Mason County by the Shelton-Mason County Journal for the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce
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businesses and the 6,000+ employees in Shelton and Mason County that we represent. The Chamber recognizes the role that local elected officials play in shaping our community. While we often take positions on issues and policy that will affect our businesses, we do not endorse individual candidates. We work diligently with all of our elected officials to help them understand the plight of local businesses and employees. Over the next several months, the Chamber is hosting small roundtables and business visits for Congressmen, State Representatives, County Commissioners, and City Council Members. I hope that our candid conversations and these real-life experiences will inform their decision making, encourage effective policies, and open dialogue about common concerns. Mason County is poised for great things. I, for one, am proud to help play a small part in that success and ensure that the Chamber continues to be a champion of our community. So, whether you are a business eager to learn more about benefits available through the Chamber or a community member looking for an answer to (nearly!) any question, my staff and I are always happy to help. 215 W Railroad Avenue PO Box 2389, Shelton, WA 98584 (360) 426-2021 n (800) 576-2021 sheltonchamber.org
President Lisa Perry Sierra Pacific Industries v Past President Will Johnson Cogent Construction v President Elect/ TREASURER Marty Crow Habitat for Humanity of Mason County v Trustees Melanie Bakala State Farm Insurance v Justin Baze Black Star v Tom Beben Smoking Mo’s v Ray Frederick Garage Sale Maniacs v Ashley Brady Brady Trucking Co., Inc. v Jan Morris The Hardware Distillery v Jeff Selby Awnaroll Painting v Andy Conklin Conklin Team at Windermere v Lisa Woodard Columbia Bank
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Lisa Perry 2019 Chamber Board President Sierra Pacific Industries
While I realize that the official start of summer is still a few weeks away, Memorial Day weekend always feels like the start of my summer. It is so much easier to have a sunny disposition when the rain clouds part more often, and the sun stays out later in the evening.
multitude of outdoor adventures in this area, take advantage of the opportunities. Being more active outdoors, not only gives us excuses to visit family and friends, but also serves as a reminder to support all of those local businesses that keep our economy humming.
It’s hard not to feel blessed if one is lucky enough to live in Western Washington in the summer. Our warm, temperate days invite us to stay outside more and more, all while still surrounded by the beautiful green landscape. It reminds us to be thankful for the rain when it happens also. This weather also gets us out and about more; more time doing all fun things that are featured in this issue.
There are so many positive things happening: school construction and road repair spring to mind. Some of these bring short-term hardships and sometimes it is simply easier to focus on the inconvenience and wallow in our own frustration. Instead of letting the gray cloud follow us, let’s find the silver lining! Rather than using negative energy to complain about the problem, call a friend and make a stop at those businesses affected by the road closures… truly support them and help brighten the
Whether it’s the Blues & Brews Festival, Expo & Bite, patio dining, or any of the
situation. Volunteer on one of the many committees or non-profits that are helping solve some of our other issues, i.e. Saints Pantry, Community Lifeline, United Way. Stop by the city and county offices and offer constructive criticism (or praise!), rather than just complaints. The chamber can help you come up with ideas if you need any. Join me in spreading that sunny disposition around the area... we deserve it!
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Chamber Beautification Program Blooms Flower baskets go up around Shelton The Chamber saw that flower baskets were hung with care just in time for Forest Festival weekend, thanks to the help and hard work of Hood Canal Communications and City of Shelton.
The Chamber and its partners collaborate to make our community more beautiful in the summer with a flowery, cheerful welcome and by displaying the Christmas street light ornaments in the winter. There is a tremendous cost associated with these projects which are funded entirely by community donations. No tax dollars are allocated towards the cost or maintenance and all donations go directly to the beautification program. You can help! Gifts made to the beautification program provide for the upkeep of the flower baskets, streetlight banners, and Christmas decorations. Summer flower baskets may be sponsored for $225 each; this offsets the cost of purchasing and maintaining one flower basket for the season. You may choose to sponsor a basket in the name of a business, in honor of an individual, or in memoriam of a loved one. You can even choose which basket you’d like to sponsor. Looking ahead, the Chamber is also planning to begin replacing the Christmas decorations. The festive, lighted décor is now 65 years old and, while lovingly maintained, has surpassed the life expectancy by
decades. There will be a significant expense to replace all of the decorations and will likely be phased in, area-by-area, over the next few years. The Chamber is relying on the community’s sense of pride and its Christmas spirit to help raise funds for the nearly $60,000 expected to fully light up Christmas Town, USA during the winter months. Gifts of any amount are appreciated! You may drop by monetary contributions at the Chamber Office located at 215 W Railroad Ave, mail to SMCCC, PO Box 2389, Shelton, WA 98584, or use PayPal. If you would like more information on this valuable community project, please call (360) 426-2021 or visit sheltonchamber.org/beautification.
Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club Alta Forest Products ASC Security & Investigations City of Shelton El Puerto de Angeles Falcon Financial, Inc. Fred Meyer Heritage Bank Island Enterprises, Inc. Lucky Dog Casino Mason County PUD#3 Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Shelton Dental Excellence Squaxin Island Tribe Tourism Department Taylor Shellfish Farms The Shopper Walmart
Silver members Alderbrook Resort & Spa Bakala State Farm Insurance Bavarian Window Cleaning Builders FirstSource Consejo Counseling and Referral Service Diamond Touch Landscaping Edward Jones - Karen Schade, FA Gillis Auto Center Great Bend Center for Music
Mason Transit Authority Patriot Fence, LLC Seattle Shellfish, LLC Senior Services for South Sound Shelton-Mason County Journal Shelton Dental Center Shelton School District Sierra Pacific Industries Tractor Supply Company Tygart Media
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Ridge Motorsports Park Performance Center Coming Soon New complex, opening this summer, offers event space Revving engines, cheering crowds, and unparalleled excitement are part of the new Ridge Motorsports Park Performance Center opening this summer, but they’re not the only things to expect. While the 9,585 sq. ft. complex will serve as motorsports and event venue, it also serves as a community resource, training, and career center; as well as a corporate destination for meetings, seminars, trade-shows, and retreats to be enjoyed by everyone in the nation. “Ridge Motorsports Park owners Joe Manke and Rusty Gill have poured their passion into making this a phenomenal place not only for racers, but for the local community as well,” said Ridge general manager Tracie Schmitt. “By supporting additional jobs for our region and serving as a training platform for young adults, this complex creates beneficial opportunities not only from a job and career standpoint, but from an economic standpoint… that lets everyone see what an amazing community we have.” Opening in 2012, the Ridge Motorsports Park experienced wild popularity and community support that rapidly brought on momentous growth. The park grew from 176 events in 2016 to more than 400 events in 2018, presenting the need for the new Performance Center. The building’s versatile design provides a professional environment in a private space, but with a Pacific Northwest twist. It has an open layout and two roll up doors to further enjoy the spectacular view; it also has areas that can be closed off as needed for private events. The first floor features the training center, performance shop, Grand Prix track registration and café. The second floor is home to the main greeting area, the banquet hall, private restrooms and a pair of event suites. Food service in the suites is handled by Ridge Catering, and each suit also has access to the Ridge Café. Like the existing facility, the new Performance Center has been built entirely with private funding. For more information visit ridgemotorsportspark.com, email info@ridgemp. com, or call (360) 427-RACE.
Maple Glen Cares for Mason County Relationships at heart of independent living Nearly two decades ago, Maple Glen Senior Living began caring for the Mason County Community. “It doesn’t seem like that long ago,” says Monica Decicio, the organization’s executive director, who has been there almost since the beginning. “I always knew I’d be in caregiving, I just didn’t realize I’d get to do it all here.” In her position now for 3 years, she began 18 years ago as a caregiver. Since then, she’s also served as a medical technician and Resident Service Director before serving at the helm. Maple Glen has a track record of recognizing good employees and promoting from within. Her predecessor, Kelley Crabtree, began working in the kitchen and now serves as the Regional Director for Maple Glen’s parent company, Artegan. “We like to recognize talent and reward it with opportunity and more responsibility,” says Monica. She goes on to share that the expectation is that there is no job too small for anyone at the organization, be it assisting in bathing or helping out in the kitchen. “It’s all based on relationships,” she says. “I can’t ask my staff to do something I wouldn’t do.” And it really is about the relationships. When asked what she’s most proud of, Monica immediately gushes about her residents. “It’s a simple thing, but helping someone FaceTime family members; it’s just so important. It’s emotional, but it’s such a good feeling to help families connect.” She then talks about how she’s proud when families tell her they are comfortable going on vacations or leaving town, because they know their loved ones are in good hands.
She’s quick to point out that Maple Glen is not a nursing home, it’s assisted living. “There are no open doors along long hallways; these are people’s apartments,” she says. Staff assists in housekeeping, showering, administering medication, and even transporting the residents to medical appointments; but it’s more of an adult community than anything else. She flips through the monthly calendar showing in-house activities like crafting and even margarita mixers, but there are also day trips and outside excursions.
pointment in advance, you may do also by calling (360) 427-0300. Maple Glen Senior Living is committed to providing independence to its residents.
For nearly 20 years their caring team has provided a vibrant lifestyle to the generations that built this community and it’s sure they will continue to do so for many, many years more.
“The hardest thing is to get your parent(s) to come visit in the first place, but once they do, the building sells itself,” Monica says. “Our residents are our family and we take pride in those relationships.” Maple Glen is also the only place in town to offer Medicaid after two years of private pay, so residents don’t have to move on to a nursing home. They can offer hospice and end of life care in-house where it is familiar and they know the staff. VA Assistance programs are also in place at Maple Glen for veterans and their spouses. Some residents qualify for substantial monthly deposits into their personal spending accounts. Maple Glen is able to help them with the paperwork and get them into these programs. If you have a loved one who may need some living assistance but is hesitant to consider it, pop by and get a tour. “You should never be required to make an appointment to visit,” Monica says. “We want people to see how it really is on a day to day basis.” If you are more comfortable making an ap-
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The 70th anniversary of Pancakes in the Park is on July 28 from 7:00 AM â€“ 1:00 PM. This tradition was begun by the Shelton Kiwanis Club in 1949 and has grown to nearly 1,000 guests at this familyfriendly annual event. On the last Sunday of July, the community turns out in droves at Kneeland Park to attend the all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, and breakfast meats along with coffee service. There is even a book van there offering free childrenâ€™s books and live entertainment. Proceeds from Pancakes in the Park benefit local youth leadership programs such as Key Club and Cub Scouts, recreational sports and extracurricular activities, student recognition programs in local schools, scholarships for graduating SHS seniors, support of City parks, the Catalyst Park Community & Food Bank Garden, and much more. General admission tickets are $9 each and are good for one adult or two children under ten. A $25 family pass covers two adults and two kids aged 10 and under. Advance ticket purchases are available from a Kiwanian, online, or you can simply pay admission at the gate. For event details, ticket packages, and sponsorship information, contact sheltonkiwanis. weebly.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (360) 426-0512.
The official ribbon cutting on May 20 was only part of the fun at Joe’s Market! All day guests received an assortment of freebies including corn dogs, coffee, pastries, meat snacks, soda, Red Bull, and Monster Energy drinks. The event also showcased the Shell NASCAR and Red Bull Mini Cooper.
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The Kara Lynn Foundation is a non-profit whose mission is to impact and inspire others to be true to themselves while raising awareness and offering support for youth effected by Epilepsy. The foundation is well known for its events and specialty line of clothing, encouraging people to “be kind, be true, be strong, be you.”
large portions, delicious specials, and friendly service. Stop by today for a sub, salad, soup, or a sweet treat.
Oakland Bay Marina, LLC is operated by the Shelton Yacht Club and has become privately owned just recently. They provide recreational and commercial moorage, offer community access to the waterway, and organize events like the lighted boat parade.
WashingTone’s Junk Removal is more than just junk removal. Owner Tony Salano also picks-up scrap metal, will make dump or recycling runs, and deliver materials from local landscape supplies. Call today for more information or to request a quote.
Paulie’s Place is a family owned and operated sub shop that is quickly becoming well known for their
Smart Staffing Solutions/Tech Temps offers temp jobs in tech, administrative, and trades as well as payroll services and training solutions throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Island Johnny, LLC has been servicing Shelton and the surrounding counties for 26 years. This local business offers clean, sanitized portable restrooms
and hand wash stations for special events, weddings, or construction that will prove to be welcoming to your guests. Joe’s Market & Shell Gas Station recently reopened with a new brand and is excited to share their newly renovated store with the Shelton community. They offer all the amenities from gas, soda and water, and quick snacks to coffee, hot food, and gyros made fresh daily. Open to the public, Lake Limerick Golf Club is a beautiful nine hole golf course with tree lined fairways and tricky greens of medium size. Facilities also include a restaurant and pro shop. The Great Hall overlooking the lake is available to rent for receptions, parties, and meetings.
Standing below beautiful new signage, in Mariano Plaza, a crowd gathered at Paulie’s Place on May 2. Locals filled the restaurants to sample their menu items, enter drawings for great prizes, and enjoy festive cookies with Paulie, Trish, Michael, and Ashley.
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Big Project at the Little Caboose The light pole outside the red caboose was recently moved westbound in order to allow for new railings to be installed at the entry of the visitor information center.
accessibility on the sidewalk while the railings were replaced with decorative wrought iron, procured by Builders FirstSource, providing charming and sturdy access to the historic structure.
This plan was several years in the making. Mason County PUD#3 provided engineering and pole relocation while City of Shelton took on demolition, wiring, and concrete work. The smooth, widened surface provided the space need for ADA
A destination in and of itself, Caboose #700 serves as the Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor Information Center. It was built in the 1920s in Shelton by the Peninsula Railway Company. It is a side-door caboose, which is unique in that it was used to
haul less-than-carload freight bound for the various camps. The caboose was also used to carry passengers to and from logging camps where the railroads were often the only means of transportation available. Simpson’s Camp #5 was the last of the Simpson camps to be accessible by automobile as it did not have a road connecting it with the outside world until 1935. Number 700 remained in Snoqualmie until May 26, 1983, when it was loaded by a
stacker on two low-boys, brought to Shelton, and set in place behind “Tollie” by a large crane. Caboose #700 worked behind Shay for many years, traveling over this location on Railroad Avenue. It is probably one of the last surviving examples of this historic style of caboose. To learn more about Caboose #700 and the areas logging heritage, visit the Mason County Historical Museum.
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Chamber Spreads Joy Through Chalk the Walks It’s pretty simple. On Tuesday, August 20, people across Mason County will head outside to spend some time writing uplifting messages and creating chalk artwork on sidewalks, driveways, and even parking lots. It is amazing how these small designs make our community more cheerful for everyone to enjoy. For the sixth year running, the Chamber joined Chalk the Walks, a project of The Joy Team, to host a community-wide sidewalk chalking event. All you need is a box of chalk to get the fun started. Just remember to follow some basic rules of etiquette:
• Be respectful: consider your neighbors and others who will see your chalked walks. • Remember the mission: the goal here is to spread joy, optimism and inspiration; if what you’re writing doesn’t accomplish that in a pure and simple way, please reconsider. • Keep it clean: it’s very difficult to spread joy if your content is offensive; if an 8-year-old shouldn’t read it, don’t write it. • Have fun: play is important to our mental and emotional health; connect with your inner child, be playful, have fun.
Artists can share their handiwork using #chalkthewalksmasoncounty posting photos of positive chalk messages. By the end of the day, there will be an inspiring collection of images from all over Mason County (and even the world!) spreading joy, optimism, and encouragement through the playful power of sidewalk chalk. Stop by the Chamber office at 215 W Railroad Ave to pick up a complimentary box of chalk! Limit one per group until supplies run out.
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Community Events Recurring Weekly
Summer Movie Mondays Mondays, June 24-Aug 26 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Shelton Cinemas 517 W Franklin St, Shelton
Kristmas Town Kiwanis Club Meeting Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 AM Sisters Restaurant 116 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Super Wednesdays (K-5) Wednesdays, July 3-24, 6:30-8:30 PM Gateway Christian Fellowship 405 S Seventh St, Shelton
Explore the Fjord Fridays, July 12 – Aug 29 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM The Salmon Center 600 NE Roessel Rd, Belfair Live Music Fridays, 9:00 – 11:55 PM Alderbrook Resort & Spa 10 E Alderbrook Dr, Union
Shelton Rotary Club Meeting Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:00 PM The Magnolia Room at Smoking Mo’s 109 S Second St, Shelton
Live Music Fridays & Saturdays 7:00 PM – 1:00 AM Little Creek Casino Resort Starlight Lounge and Skookum Cigar & Wine Lounge 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
Mason County Commission Meeting Tuesdays, 9:00 AM Mason County Building 1 411 N Fifth St, Shelton
Trivia Night Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 N US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation
Shelton Farmers’ Market Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Evergreen Square 300 Block, Railroad Ave, Shelton
Shelton Kiwanis Club Meeting Tuesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM The Magnolia Room at Smoking Mo’s 109 S Second St, Shelton
Pool Tournament Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 PM El Sarape Cantina 324 W Railroad Ave, Shelton
Wine Tasting Saturdays, 1:00 - 4:00 PM Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop 6871 E State Route 106, Union
Industry Night Tuesdays, 7:00 – 11:00 PM Little Creek Casino Resort Starlight Lounge 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
Skookum Rotary’s Music in the Park Thursdays, July 11 – Aug 15, 7:00 – 8:30 PM Kneeland Park 100 Turner Ave, Shelton
Karaoke Saturdays, 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM El Sarape Cantina 324 W Railroad Ave, Shelton
Tribute Night Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Little Creek Casino Resort Starlight Lounge 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
Game Night Mondays, 6:00 – 10:00 PM Little Creek Casino Resort Starlight Lounge 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
Skookum Rotary Club Meeting Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 AM St. Edward Catholic Church 601 W C St, Shelton
Sunday Brunch Second Sunday, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Maple Glen Senior Living 1700 N Thirteenth Loop Rd, Shelton
Maple Glen Community Bingo Third Sunday, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Maple Glen Senior Living 1700 N Thirteenth Loop Rd, Shelton Port of Shelton Commission Meeting First and Third Tuesday, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Port of Shelton Administrative Offices 21 W Sanderson Way, Shelton City of Shelton Council Meeting First and Third Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Shelton Civic Center 525 W Cota St, Shelton Mason General Hospital Commission Meeting Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:30 AM MGH Ellinor Room 901 Mountain View Dr, Shelton Trivia Night with Timberland Regional Library Second Tuesday, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Smoking Mo’s 203 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Shelton School District Board Meeting Second and Fourth Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:00 PM Shelton High School Library 3737 N Shelton Springs Rd, Shelton Chamber Board Meeting Last Tuesday, 7:30 – 9:30 AM Chamber Board Room 215 W Railroad Ave, Shelton
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Cancer Wellness Workshop Second Wednesday, 4:00 – 6:30 PM Mason General Hospital, Pershing Meeting Room 901 Mt View Dr, Shelton Shelton School District Community Forum Third Thursday, 6:00 - 7:00 PM Shelton School District Office 700 S First St, Shelton Memory Café Fourth Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30 PM Sisters Restaurant 116 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Mason County Republican Women’s Club Meeting First Friday, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Sisters Restaurant 116 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Craft Book Club First Friday, 5:30 – 6:30 PM Craft Pie & Art Bar 118 S Third St, Shelton Friday Fun Night Second Friday, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Mason County Senior Activities Center 190 W Sentry Dr, Shelton
Find Work Friday Third Friday, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM WorkSource Mason County 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 420, Shelton Bingo Karaoke Last Friday, 7:00 - 10:00 PM Mason County Senior Activities Center 190 W Sentry Dr, Shelton Drop-In Genealogy Café Second Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Shelton Timberland Library 710 W Alder St, Shelton
Spring Craft Fair Saturday, June 15, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club 330 E Country Club Dr, Union Blues & Brews Festival Saturday, June 15, 12:00 – 5:00 PM Evergreen Square 300 Block, Railroad Ave, Shelton
Turkey Vulture Visit Saturday, June 15, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101
Relay For Life Shelton Saturday, June 22, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Kneeland Park 100 Turner Ave, Shelton
Father’s Day Sunday, June 16
Music on the Estuary (MOTE) Saturday, June 22, 1:00 – 8:00 PM The Salmon Center 600 NE Roessel Rd, Belfair
Father’s Day Brunch Sunday, June 16, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Alderbrook Resort & Spa 10 E Alderbrook Dr, Union Handcrafted Soap Making for Beginners Tuesday, June 18, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Maple Glen Senior Living 1700 N 13th Loop Rd, Shelton Habitat for Humanity 3rd Annual Upcycled Block Party Saturday, June 22, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1826 N Olympic Hwy, Shelton Community Shred Event Saturday, June 22, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Our Community Credit Union Downtown Branch 526 W Cedar St, Shelton
Extreme Midget Wrestling Sunday, June 23, 7:00 - 9:00 PM The Cabin Tavern 1749 S Olympic Hwy, Shelton 25th Annual Quality Care Open Golf Tournament Friday, June 28, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club 330 E Country Club Dr, Union Comedian Rio Hillman Friday, June 28, 7:00 – 8:15 PM The Cabin Tavern 1749 S Olympic Hwy, Shelton Comedian Tyler Boeh Saturday, June 29, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation
FjordinCrossin & Paddle the Canal Saturday, June 29, 1:00 – 4:00 PM The Hardware Distillery 24210 N US Hwy 101, Hoodsport
Business After Hours Wednesday, July 10, 5:30 -7:00 PM Beko’s Tree Service & Wood Carving 2253 E Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton
Mason County Historical Society Car Show Sunday, June 30, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Railroad Ave, Shelton
Molly Hatchet Live Thursday, July 11, 8:00 – 9:30 PM Skookum Creek Event Center 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
Thunder on the Canal Wednesday, July 3, 12:00 PM Alderbrook Resort & Spa 10 E Alderbrook Dr, Union Summer Funk Friday, July 5, 5:00 – 8:00 PM Smoking Mo’s 203 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Tahuya Day Parade & Celebration Saturday, July 6, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Downtown Tahuya Animals of the Night Saturday, July 6, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton
Candidates in the Park with Mason County Republic Women’s Club Friday, July 12, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Kneeland Park 100 Turner Ave, Shelton Magician & Hypnotist Joe Black Saturday, July 13, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation “Golf Balls from Heaven” Ball Drop Monday, July 15, 5:15 – 6:15 PM Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club, Hole 18 330 E Country Club Dr, Union BUSINESS MATTERS - Page 13
Comedian Morgan Preston Saturday, June 15, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation
2nd Annual Shelton Show-n-Shine Car Show Saturday, July 20, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Third Street Between Franklin and Cedar St, Shelton
Expo & Bite of Mason County Community Street Fair Friday, July 19, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM Railroad Ave, Shelton (See more on page 17)
The History of Potlatch State Park Saturday, July 20, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton
Allyn Days & Geoduck Festival Friday, July 19, 5:30 PM to Sunday, July 21, 7:30 PM Allyn Waterfront Park 18560 State Route 3, Grapeview
4-H Summer Camp Sunday, July 21 Thursday, July 25 Panhandle Lake 370 W Panhandle Lk Rd, Shelton
7th Annual Cruise at the Creek Saturday, July 20, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Little Creek Casino Resort Skookum Event Center 91 W State Route 108, Shelton
4-H Summer Day Camp Session #1 Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 1:00 – 4:00 PM Transit-Community Center 601 W Franklin St, Shelton Big-Way Belly Jump Weekend Saturday-Sunday, July 27-28 Skydive Kapowsin 141 W Airview Way, Shelton
Grapeview Art & Water Festival Saturday, July 27, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Fair Harbor Marina 5052 Grapeview Lp Rd, Grapeview
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4-H Summer Day Camp Session #2 Monday, July 29 Friday, Aug. 2 Transit-Community Center, 601 W. Franklin St, Shelton
Identifying Trees of Potlatch Saturday, August 3, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton
Business After Hours with Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop Thursday, August 8, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop 6871 State Route 106, Union PopCon Friday, August 9, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Shelton Timberland Library 710 W Alder St, Shelton Taste of Hood Canal Saturday, August 10, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Belfair State Park 3151 NE State Route 300, Belfair Edible Plants of Potlatch Saturday, August 10, 12:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton HOODSTOCK Music Festival Friday, August 16 Sunday, August 18 11:00 AM – 11:55 PM Skokomish Valley Grange 2320 W Skokomish Valley Rd, Shelton Yesteryear Car Club Car Show Saturday, August 17, 11:00 AM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation Virginia Opossum Visit Saturday, August 17, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton
Chalk the Walks Tuesday, August 20 Downtown, Shelton (See more on page 11) Chamber Golf Tournament Friday, August 23, 9:00 AM Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club 330 E Country Club Dr, Union Make Your Own Rescue Bracelet Saturday, August 24, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton Comedian Kris Shaw Saturday, August 24, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation Free Entrance Day in State Parks Sunday, August 25 All State Parks Brew & Que Block Party Saturday, August 31, 12:00 – 6:00 PM Smoking Mo’s 203 W Railroad Ave, Shelton Things that Sting Saturday, August 31, 8:00 -10:00 PM Potlatch State Park 21020 N US Hwy 101, Shelton Danny Vernon’s “Illusion of Elvis Show” Saturday, August 31, 8:00 – 10:00 PM Lucky Dog Casino 19330 N US Hwy 101, Skokomish Nation
Chamber Partners on Workforce Housing Solutions We are missing millions of homes in the United For more information, including the full report, go States, according to Congressman Denny Heck’s ac- to pcfcu.org/workforcehousingsummit or call the count. The law of supply and demand is pretty sim- Chamber at (360) 426-2021. ple. A product in great supply with weak demand can yield low prices. But couple strong demand with low supply, and the reverse happens.
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In the case of housing during a time of scarcity, prices can hit stratospheric levels. That focus on housing supply is a key argument made in a national report on housing and homelessness released mid-2018 by a coalition of Democrats in the U.S. House. “We simply cannot build enough units in this country,” U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia. Heck is a co-author and says he got the ball rolling on this timely topic. But hard work lies ahead: finding recommendations by year’s end that might help ease the home affordability crisis and persuade Congress to act. The “Missing Millions of Homes” suggests 5 million housing units are needed across the country. This report prompted action by Peninsula Credit Union. In January of this year, PCU and the Chamber, along with other organizations and stakeholders, created an opportunity for business, government, and housing organizations to discuss workforce housing in Mason County for a one-day Workforce Housing Summit. More than 100 people attended and a 72-page report resulted from the day’s speakers, breakout sessions, and attendees. A summary of recommendations prioritizes eight outcomes: • Build & Expand • Flexibility & Efficiency •Partnership & Incentives •Comprehensive Local Policy • Education & Training • Research & Community Action • Environmental & Social Impacts Partnerships & Incentives focuses on public-private partnerships to create solutions with state, county, and municipal efforts, calling for the creation of the Mason County Workforce Housing Collaborative. This team, comprised of local business, real estate professionals, and government organizations is focused on implementing the recommendations from the January Summit and is meeting on a monthly basis. As with the Summit itself, the Chamber continues to have a strong voice at the table and is participating to bring solutions to the workforce housing shortage.
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From Little League to Fighting for Clients When Jeff McHargue’s photo was snapped in 1973, proudly wearing Arnold Smith’s name on his Little League uniform, there was no way to know that it was foreshadowing his future. The insurance agency’s co-owner says that community values and involvement are among the things he’s most proud of his agency being known for, and also part of the reason why he now owns the company along with his business partner Chris Ladner. Both have been in the industry for more than 30 years and at Arnold Smith since 1995 and 1994, respectively. The pair became partial owners in 2002, taking full ownership of the company in 2006. Since that time, they’ve opened an office in Belfair and increased their employee count. “All of our staff are licensed agents,” McHargue says. “That way anyone can help our clients; be it the person who answers the phone or whomever is at the front desk when someone comes in.”
The company is a full-scale insurance agency. McHargue focuses on Life & Health Insurance, while Ladner is an expert in Commercial & Casualty Insurance. The office as a whole also offers auto, commercial liability, boat, motorcycle, employee benefits, disability, and more.
“Industry standard is that Life & Health Insurance is a fairly insignificant percentage of an office, regularly 10-15%. Here we’ve grown it to average around 41-42%,” McHargue says. He goes on to share that part of what drew him to the industry was because it is largely performance-based pay. “The harder I work, the better the profits, but if I want some time off, I’m in the place where I can do that,” he says. When asked what he is most proud of, he doesn’t hesitate with his answer. “Getting denied claims paid,” he states. When asked to share what experience with claims stands out most,
he shares a story about a client who was denied for stem cell transplant. “I fought with them every day for three months before they finally approved it. But they did approve it,” he says. “It gave him years more with his family. He was just looking at months without that surgery.”
they’ve fought for over the years, the youth sports that the company has supported, to the events that they have sponsored and continue to support, it is clear that Arnold Smith Insurance Agency will continue to care for Mason County in the years to come.
He shares a few more stories, leaving no doubt of his and Ladner’s commitment to the Mason County community. From the clients that
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Chamber’s Expo & Bite is a Can’t-Miss Event Have you always wanted to try out that corner restaurant? Want to talk to a roofer about doing a job? How about discussing insurance and investment options with a neighbor? And what about the fashions from that darling boutique?
You will find all that and more at the Expo & Bite of Mason County’s Community Street Fair! On Friday, July 19, Railroad Avenue will transform and play stage to a day-long street fair highlighting the best of Mason County. This will
run from 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM so stop by for an early lunch, meander in the afternoon, or drop by after work with the family to check it out.
This event is the largest business & restaurant event in Mason County, attended by thousands of community members each year. It has the feeling of a high energy block party with businesses and community organizations drawing on showmanship and flair to get your attention while sharing what makes
their business so dynamic. Best known for its interactive activities, affordable food bites from local restaurants and caterers, and its showcase of retailers, it also features professional services, non-profits, community organizations and more. This year we’ve also scheduled a special performance by The Varmints!
awards. Voting will take place on site and, if last year was any indication, the competition will be fierce. Last year, Smoking Mo’s won the Golden Fork award and Best Booth was awarded to Maple Glen Senior Living.
Vendor registration is now open online and at the Chamber office. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information follow the event on Facebook, visit sheltonchamber.org/expo, or call (360) 426-2021.
As always, the community is called to vote for their favorites to receive the coveted Golden Fork and Best Booth
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d r a e H d n a e Scen Largely due to the support of Rep. Drew MacEwen and Rep. Dan Griffey, the State of Washington appropriated $933,000 in funding for improvement projects in the City of Shelton, bringting the total Mason County contribution to $18.5 million.
The Squaxin Island Tribe and Shelton School District developed and signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work toward closing the opportunity gap and increasing graduation levels for Native American Students.
Alderbrook Resort and Spa was awarded Best Waterfront Resort by the Best Northwest Escapes Contest at King 5 News.
Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club was showcased in Cascade Golfer Magazine “relishing the solitude afforded by the towering evergreens [and golfing] while catching occasional glimpses of the Hood Canal below.”
President and CEO of The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound, Norma Schuiteman, announced her retirement for September 2019.
Treasures Thrift Store and Treasures Book Store merged into one store located at 318 W Railroad Ave.
Mason County PUD #3 earned first place in the Northwest Public Power Association’s 2018 Safety Contest. The organization also received the 2018 American Public Power Associations Safety Award of Excellence and were presented with its fourteenth consecutive international recognition for the quality and completeness of its financial reporting.
The Ridge Motorsports Park announced the grand opening of a new Pacific Northwest Performance Center.
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County celebrated the completion of House #29.
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NW Real Estate Shelton imade the 2018 Honor Society for outstanding sales. The City of Shelton and Our Community Credit Union partnered to #fillatruck with toiletries and non-perishable food items for local nonprofits including Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center. Page 18 - BUSINESS MATTERS
The 75th Mason County Forest Festival royalty was crowned and Patti Tupper was named Grand Marshall of the Paul Bunyan Grand Parade.
The Professional Photographers of Washington’s Spring Conference awarded Cooper Studios the highest honor of Portrait Photographer of the Year among an assortment of other awards.
Shelton School District grades are reconfiguring in the fall. The elementary schools will house grades K – 4th, Olympic Middle School will transition to grades 5th – 6th, Oakland Bay Junior High will have grades 7th – 8th, while the Shelton High School will be grades 9th – 12th. Construction on the schools will be completed in time for the 2019-2020 school year. Duncan & Associates Insurance Brokers has moved from Olympic Hwy N to 1051 SE State Route 3, Ste G, Shelton near Hackney Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Edward Jones – Karen Schade, Financial Advisor, and Tupper’s Floor Coverings. Edward Jones was ranked as one of the top 2018 workplaces for women and one of the top 100 companies to work for in 2019 by Fortune Magazine.
After over 20 years of volunteer service, Mary Anne Munson retired from Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics’ information desk.
Chamber members make up over half of the top 50 employers for 2019 as designated by the Economic Development Council of Mason County.
United Way of Mason County partnered with Mason County Public Works, and Republic Services to bring Free Dump Day to Mason County residents.
Thank you to Our Community Credit Union, Squaxin Island Tribe, Sierra Pacific Industries, and Green Diamond Resource Company for their donations to help Mason Fire District #4 to purchase and install a new reader board on State Route 3 near Cole Road. Bavarian Window Cleaning and State Farm Insurance – Melanie Bakala donated a portion of their sales to help with the needs of the children and families at Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center.
George Blevins at Advanced Chiropractic made KING 5 news for his video of the “Flower Basket Bandit.” After he got his baskets back, he quickly began a fundraising site to replace the 90-year-old woman’s baskets so she would not have to go without.
Stottle Winery’s 2014 Tempranillo won platinum in Wine Press Northwest’s recent awards.
Walmart raised over $1 million to help fight hunger in Washington State. Donations earned from each store were donated directly to local food banks.
Little Creek Casino Resort was highlighted in the 2019 Spring Edition of Showcase Magazine as a Weekend Stay and Play Destination. Peninsula Credit Union welcomed new Shelton Branch Manager Desiree Bates to their team.
Smoking Mo’s reopened patio seating for the summer. Bowman Financial Group, Inc moved their office from Railroad Ave to the 1600 block of Olympic Hwy N with The Optical Shop of WA, Inc and Skipworth’s, LLC.
Shout out to Steph’s Espresso for coordinating the Community Easter Egg Hunt. With support from Fred Meyer, Domino’s, and other community members it was a huge success!
Hood Canal Communication’s VP and GM, Mike Oblizalo, traveled to Washington D.C. to testify as to the importance of rural broadband mapping to members of congress.
Debra Moffitt with Blue Oasis Spa & Massage moved her practice from Cota Street to the 1912 Building on Railroad Ave.
Shelton Dental Excellence provided oral cancer screenings during regular dental checkups as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
Welcome Katie Diamond, the new Communications Specialist for Shelton School District.
Taylor Shellfish Farms was featured on King 5 Evening News with Tom Stocks teaching the proper way to eat oysters—RAW!
My Painted Heart is merging with The Shopper on June 1. Nicole will join the team and provide a wider range of clothing and promotional products with no minimum order and faster turn-around times.
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Summer Fun Heats Up
Find unique experiences across Mason County this summer Pedal the rails on the former Simpson Logging rail line for a 12-mile round trip excursion with Vance Creek Railriders! As you pedal the multi-seat railrider along the track you will have the opportunity to see wildlife, old growth and new forests as well as diverse meadows teeming with wild flowers, moss, and ferns. You will pedal down across the winding Goldsborough Creek and return back up the gradual grade. This gentle, but vigorous ride is suitable for all ages. If you tire on the adventure there is a motorized cart to give an extra push up the hills. Open Thursday-Monday, seasonally, reservations and directions are available at vcrailriders.com or call (541) 519-4200. Looking for more of a spectator sport? Skydive Kapowsin holds their Big Way Belly Jump on July 27-
28. While these jumps are exclusive to experienced belly formation skydivers, you can’t believe how much fun it is to watch. Skydivers will start with single-point formation jumps and may progress to multi-point sequential skydives. If watching gives you an itch to try it yourself, schedule a tandem jump: they provide training, preparation, aircraft ride, jump, and a dubbed video to capture the experience! The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group’s Music on the Estuary (MOTE) is an annual festival to raise funds to build a Fishbowl Amphitheater to serve as an educational and recreational resource for the entire community. The June 22 all-ages event will kick off at 1:00 PM and run until 8:00 PM. The musical lineup features The Varmints, Hopkins Switch, Banjo Lacey,
Shannon and Tim, and The Old Time Fiddlers. Beer, food, vendors, and games will also be on site for guests to enjoy. Tickets are available online at pnwsalmoncenter.org. Mason Transit Authority is also providing special event routes throughout the day, departing from Shelton Civic Center and stopping at Pickering Park & Ride, Port of Allyn, Roy Boad Park & Ride, along the way to the Salmon Center; return routes also available. Live at the Shellpile is back for Volume 3 at Hama Hama Oyster Company. Grab some friends, slurp some of the world’s best oysters, and enjoy a great view along with live music throughout the summer. Music is 1:00 – 4:00 pm (mostly) weekends, 4th of July until Labor Day at the Oyster Saloon. While you’re there, pick-
up some fresh local seafood or a pint of Olympic Mountain Ice Cream. To see the lineup of bands and current schedule, visit hamahamaoysters.com. Rounding out the music scene is HOODSTOCK in Skokomish Valley, August 16-18. Dubbed ‘Hood Canal’s own Music & Arts Festival’ this 21+ community event is where music, art, and nature connect. If you’re into creativity, expression, and community, you will find it in spades! This three-day festival is packed with live musical performances by local talent, artisan vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, and camping. For more information, including tickets and camping passes, go to hoodstock.org. Looking for more ideas? Check out explorehoodcanal.com or give the Chamber a call at (360) 426-2021.
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Hardware Distillery Revives Norwegian Tradition Join The Hardware Distillery and Hood Canal Events as they race a barrel of aquavit across the Hood Canal at the 3rd annual FjordinCrossin in Hoodsport. Traditional Norwegian style Linie Aquavit has been produced for over 200 years, its distinct flavor caused by crossing the equator twice. In 1805, Linie Aquavit crossed the Equator from Norway bound for the East Indies to be sold, but returned to Norway in 1807 as it was unsold. It turned out that the sea voyage had a positive effect on the taste of the Aquavit. Today, the old sailing ships have vanished but the liquor still crosses the Equator on the deck of a ship and returns via Australia. It has become a celebrated Aquavit tradition; the Hardware Distillery makes its version of aquavit by crossing the canal. On June 29, The Hardware Distillery will launch a barrel of aged Dill Aquavit, cross the Hood Canal from
12:00 pm • Check in for Paddle the Canal begins • The Lady Alderbrook departs from the dock at the Alderbrook Resort • Food vendors at the Hoodsport dock open. Local oysters and Scandinavian specialties are on the menu • The Aquavit Grotto begins serving cocktails • The barrel of Aquavit makes its way to the Hoodsport dock the Port of Hoodsport to Tahuya, and then make its return voyage. Hood Canal Events has organized this year’s Paddle the Canal, a professionally timed 3-mile course that is open to any non-motorized vessel. When the horn sounds, participants will race to their boats and paddle the span of the Hood Canal and return in an effort to beat the barrel of aquavit back to the marina. Participants and spectators alike are
then invited to a post-race celebration of aquavit tasting, traditional Norwegian food and beverages, and local vendors along the Hoodsport waterfront. The Salmon Center sponsored Aquavit Grotto will serve Aquavit cocktails, cook oysters, and serve Scandinavian specialties on the beach beneath the Hoodsport Dock. For more information visit fjordincrossin.com or register for Paddle the Canal at hoodcanalevents.com.
1:00 pm • At the Hoodsport dock, the barrel of Aquavit will set sail on the Twanoh • Paddle the Canal participants begin the course • Those aboard the Lady Alderbrook toast the festivities 2:30 – 5:00 pm • Post-party in Hoodsport • Bottling Aquavit at the distillery • Cooking demos at Olympic Stove & Spa • Shopping at the local shops
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A perfect location to host family gatherings, baby and wedding showers, birthday parties, company holiday parties, employee luncheons and business classes in a charming historic space in downtown Shelton.
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Chamber Events Chamber Golf Socials Mondays, June-September 5:30 PM Tee Time Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club 330 E Country Club Dr, Union Blues & Brews Festival Saturday, June 15 12:00 – 5:00 PM Evergreen Square 300 block of Railroad Ave, Shelton Meet the City Council Candidates Tuesday, July 9 5:30 – 6:30 PM Shelton Civic Center 525 W Cota St, Shelton Beko’s Trees Business After Hours Wednesday, July 10 5:30 – 7:00 PM 2253 E Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton Expo & Bite of Mason County Community Street Fair Friday, July 19 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM Railroad Ave, Shelton
Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop Business After Hours with the North Mason Chamber Thursday, August 8 5:00 – 7:00 PM 300 E Dalby Rd, Union Membership Dinner at the Lake hosted by Green Diamond Resource Co. Thursday, August 15 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Mason Lake Recreation Area 1052 E Mason Lk Dr W, Grapeview Chamber Golf Tournament Friday, August 23 9:00 AM Shotgun Start Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club 330 E Country Club Dr, Union
For information on Chamber committees and other ways to get involved, check out our online calendar at sheltonchamber.org.
Chamber Members Hone Skills, Network on the Greens
Setting the Standard in Working Forests
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Summer in Mason County boasts beautiful scenery and an abundance of recreational opportunities. On Monday nights throughout the summer, the Chamber offers an opportunity to take advantage of both at Alderbrook Golf Course while hitting the links and connecting with fellow business leaders and friends.
a Chamber member to participate), this is a great way to support the Chamber and its continued mission to maintain a vibrant business community, promote tourism, and maintain a healthy economy. The funds raised at this event underwrite the costs associated with various partnerships and educational opportunities.
Summer Golf Socials begin June 10 and run to the end of September on Monday nights at 5:30 PM. Special pricing will be afforded to Chamber members. The cost is just $15 for nine holes with a cart. No need to book a tee time, just drop by the Pro Shop upon arrival.
For Chamber members, there are a variety of ways to participate. You can sponsor a team of potential clients, valued customers, or stand-out employees and take the day to build stronger professional relationships through a little friendly competition on the fairway. You can also register as a sponsor for maximum exposure.
On Friday, August 23, the Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament will also be held at the same course. Mason County residents are invited to participate in the scramble tournament. For community members (you need not be
More information and registration is available at sheltonchamber.org/golf. Want to practice your swing? Check out our member golf courses on page 29.
March 13 hosted by Maple Glen Senior Living
Business After Hours Chamber connects businesses, builds relationships The Chamber’s Business After Hours open the doors to local businesses and offer an opportunity to strengthen relationships.
This popular networking social is open to Chamber members, Friends of the Chamber, and their guests.
May 8 hosted by Our Community Credit Union
Business After Hours are typically on the second Wednesday of the month and are hosted at Chamber members’ businesses.
Our next event will be hosted by Beko’s Tree Service on Wednesday, July 10 and Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop on Thursday, August 8.
April 10 hosted by Lucky Dog Casino
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Chamber Enhances Visitor Services at Hoodsport Nearly 20,000 people were served last year at the Chamber’s Visitor Information Center in Hoodsport.
For that, we have more than 20 volunteers to thank for their service. This knowledgeable team is led by husband and wife dynamic duo, Mark and Sam Franklin. Sam’s face lights up as she speaks of the volunteers, “I just love the way our local people find ways to personalize visitors’ experiences in our beautiful
Take charge of your health
area.” After decades of providing tourists, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts with information about the beautiful Lake Cushman, Hood Canal, Olympic National Park and Forest, our beloved Hoodsport Visitor Information Center received a few long-awaited renovations. Recently the interior received new paint, historic photographs were hung, and visitors will likely soon
We have a new look!
The new virtual clinic is designed to make it faster and simpler to access high quality care. There are no changes to the price of a visit and you can still access care 24/7 every day of the year.
New features include:
• Choose the provider you want to see. • Wait times of less than 10 minutes. • Fewer forms to fill out, making your experience easier. • Visits on your mobile device using the patient-friendly app. • TRICARE is now accepted. • Enter Service Key Code “MG” when registering for virtual care.
www.MasonGeneral.com • 901 Mountain View Drive, Shelton, WA 98584 • (360) 426-1611, from Allyn (360) 275-8614, Toll free (855) 880-3201, TTY/TDD (360) 427-9593. Equal Opportunity Provider • Free Translation Services Provided/Se habla español • MGH&FC complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation.
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see additions of inclusive welcome signage, landscaping, a roadside board indicating the status of Cushman boat launch access, and a dedicated WiFi hotspot.
The visitor information center provides a welcome to travelers and locals, alike. This year, the Chamber secured funding from the County’s lodging tax funds to enhance visitor services, City of Shelton, and the National Park Service.
The Hoodsport Visitor Information Center is located at the base of Lake Cushman Road in the old Ranger Station office. May through September, their hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Sunday. National Park Service Rangers are on site Thursday – Sunday to assist visitors with Wilderness Permits. For more information call (360) 877-2021.
Prepare for Boating Adventures The summer boating season is approaching. Are you ready? While you’re probably ready to relax, enjoy, and spend endless days on the water, you might not be prepared quite yet. Boat activities can make your summer memorable and ohso-fun and pre-summer prep is the perfect time to stock up on the new gadgets you’ve been eyeing, like galley tools or waterproof cameras. Machinery failure, which can include breakdowns and battery problems, is among the top causes of boat accidents. While the need for repairs is inevitable, maintenance work can save money spent on repairs and, more importantly, it keeps you and your passengers safe as you navigate seas, lakes, and rivers this summer season. In addition to the above, if you typically haul your boat on a
trailer, ensure that the wheel bearings are properly greased, tires are not rotted and are in good shape, and that break and signal lights are working. Verle’s is one of South Puget Sound’s largest and oldest Marine and Sporting Goods businesses since 1948. If you are in need of maintenance, propeller repair, de-winterizing, or a full rebuild, the Verle’s team of Certified Marine Technicians will keep your boat motor running smoothly for a worry-free experience. Verle’s also carries a wide selection of new boats, motors, and trailers which are in stock for a quick delivery. They also offer pre-owned boats and motors and consignment boat packages. Visit verles. com or stop by today at 741 W Golden Pheasant Rd, Shelton.
For simplicity’s sake, use this Vessel Seasonal Checklist* before embarking on your first trip of the season. • Change/charge battery • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors • Check fluid levels: engine oil, power steering, coolant • Change engine oil if it was not done prior to winterizing • Inspect electrical connections for corrosion • Inspect fuel systems for leaks or damages • Check safety gear to ensure they are in good condition • Check onboard fire extinguishers and stow in the proper places • Inspect propellers for dings, pitting, cracks and distortion • Inspect hull for blisters and cracks • Flush water tank • Check lines to ensure they’ve not become brittle *checklist provided as an information tool only; always consult your mechanic.
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CHAMBER MEMBERS LOCAL SERVICES DIRECTORY Accountants/CPA’s
D.R. Gardner, CPA, CFP pacificasset.com (360) 426-8262 601 Railroad Ave PO Box 1760 Shelton, WA 98584 Richard D. Thornbrue CPA (360) 426-5667 424 N Fourth St PO Box 1156 Shelton, WA 98584 Vander Wegen & Associates, Inc., PS vanderwegencpa.com (360) 426-1681 911 W Railroad Ave PO Box 789 Shelton, WA 98584 Wittenberg CPA, PS wittenbergcpa.com (360) 426-0230 329 W Railroad Ave, Ste 200 PO Box 1783 Shelton, WA 98584
Green Diamond Resource Company greendiamond.com (360) 426-3381 215 N Third St Shelton, WA 98584
South Sound Appliance southsoundappliance.com (360) 427-1202 1717 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 102 Shelton, WA 98584
Harstine Island Community Choir harstinechoir.org (360) 432-9940 PO Box 2243 Shelton, WA 98584 Mason County Concert Association mccca.com (360) 426-1842 SHS Performing Arts Center 3737 N Shelton Springs Rd PO Box 1602 Shelton, WA 98584
Attorneys & Legal Services George A. Steele, LLC steeleattorney.com (360) 426-2928 122 E D St PO Box 2370 Shelton, WA 98584
Hoss & Wilson-Hoss, LLP hossandwilson-hoss.com (360) 426-2999 236 W Birch St Shelton, WA 98584 Lifetime Legal, PLLC lifetime.legal (360) 426-9100 125 N Fifth St Shelton, WA 98584 Robert W. Johnson, PLLC Shelton, WA 98584 (360) 426-9728 PO Box 1400 South Sound Private Investigations southsoundpi.com (360) 970-0504 Olympia, WA 98501
Foster & Williams Architects fosterwilliams.com (360) 426-0511 601 W Railroad Ave, Ste 100 PO Box 102 Shelton, WA 98584
Whitehouse & Nichols, LLP whitehousenichols.com (360) 426-5885 601 W Railroad Ave, Ste 300 PO Box 1273 Shelton, WA 98584
Arts & Culture Organizations
Anna’s Bay Center for Music annasbaychorale.org (360) 545-3826 PO Box 913 Shelton, WA 98584 Great Bend Center for Music greatbendmusic.org (360) 322-4626 PO Box 501 Union, WA 98592
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Gillis Auto Center gillisautocenter.com (360) 426-5585 180 W Hulbert Rd PO Box 10 Shelton, WA 98584
Automobile Maintenance & Repair
D & L Automotive and Repair dandlautorepair.com (360) 426-1467 2033 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584
Denny’s Auto Service dennysauto.com (360) 426-2271 123 N Front Street Shelton, WA 98584 Gillis Auto Center gillisautocenter.com (360) 426-5585 180 W Hulbert Rd PO Box 10 Shelton, WA 98584 Les Schwab Tire Centers lesschwab.com (360) 426-3333 2505 Olympic Hwy N #300 PO Box 1277 Shelton, WA 98584
Key Bank key.com (360) 432-3380 410 W Railroad Ave PO Box 610 Shelton, WA 98584
Island Enterprises, Inc. islandenterprisesinc.com (360) 426-3442 3591 SE Old Olympic Hwy Shelton, WA 98584
Clipperz Barber Shop clipperzbarber.com (360) 427-4335 120 S Third St Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Master Builders omb.org (360) 754-0912 1211 State Ave NE Olympia, WA 98506
Cali Cutz (360) 463-6498 1400 Olympic Hwy S, Ste E Shelton, WA 98584
Our Community Credit Union ourcu.com (360) 426-9701 Downtown Branch 526 W Cedar St PO Box 1670 Shelton, WA 98584
Vander Wal’s Garage, Inc (360) 426-8208 321 S Second St Shelton, WA 98584
Our Community Credit Union ourcu.com (360) 426-9701 Mt. View Branch 2948 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1670 Shelton, WA 98584
Watson Diesel Repair, LLC watsondieselrepair.com (360) 426-5255 641 W Golden Pheasant Rd PO Box 2478 Shelton, WA 98584
Peninsula Credit Union pcfcu.org (360) 426-1601 521 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2150 Shelton, WA 98584
Verle’s Sporting Goods & Marine verles.com (360) 426-0933 741 W Golden Pheasant Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Economic Development Council of Mason County choosemason.com (360) 426-2276 310 W Cota St PO Box 472 Shelton, WA 98584
Automotive Retail & Wholesale
American Turbo Service americanturboservice.com (360) 968-9197 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 200 Shelton, WA 98584 Cut Rate Auto Parts cutrateautoparts.com (360) 426-2800 128 S First St Shelton, WA 98584
Banks & Credit Unions
Columbia Bank Hoodsport columbiabank.com (360) 877-5272 24341 N US Hwy 101 PO Box 38 Hoodsport, WA 98548 Columbia Bank Shelton columbiabank.com (360) 426-5581 2307 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1128 Shelton, WA 98584 Heritage Bank heritagebankwa.com (360) 426-4431 301 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd, Ste 115 Shelton, WA 98584
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Lucky Dog Casino myluckydogcasino.com (360) 877-5656 19330 N US Hwy 101 Skokomish Nation, WA 98584
Olympic Mountain Millwork ommco.net (360) 432-2992 822 E Hiawatha Blvd Shelton, WA 98584
Cannabis Growers & Retailers
Elevation high-elevation.com (360) 426-3442 3591 SE Old Olympic Hwy Shelton, WA 98584
Little Creek Casino Resort little-creek.com (360) 427-7711 91 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584
Advanced Chiropractic Rehabilitation (360) 426-6325 422 N First St Shelton, WA 98584
Gateway Christian Fellowship gatewaycf.com (360) 426-2758 405 S Seventh St PO Box 190 Shelton, WA 98584 Mt. Olive Lutheran Church mtoliveshelton.org (360) 426-6353 206 E Wyandotte Ave Shelton, WA 98584 New Community Church of Union thenccu.org (360) 898-7855 951 E Dalby Rd PO Box 232 Union, WA 98592
Cleaning & Handyman Services
Bavarian Window Cleaning bavarianwindowcleaning.com (360) 701-0644 Shelton, WA 98584 Bella Casa Service Management, LLC bccswa.com (360) 427-3548 1650 E Shelton Springs Rd, Ste A Shelton, WA 98584 Holly’s Housekeeping (360) 701-0082 Shelton, WA 98584 Robert E’s Carpet Cleaning robertes.net (360) 427-6744 PO Box 1603 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton House Cleaning (360) 463-2884 PO Box 697 Shelton, WA 98584 So Clean & Green, LLC socleanandgreen.com (360) 358-5252 1729 Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
WashingTone’s Junk Removal (360) 810-7719 Shelton, WA 98584
SoundPLAN International soundplan.eu (360) 432-9840 Shelton, WA 98584
Dewhill Homes, LLC dewhillhomes.com (360) 490-1353 Union, WA 98592
Zeppelin Shipping & Technology Center zeppelinshipping.com (360) 545-3301 625 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
EI. Kristyn & Son Construction, Inc. eikconstruction.com (360) 432-3147 Shelton, WA 98584
Steph’s Espresso (360) 427-1290 2230 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584
Urraco Coffee Company urracocoffee.com (360) 462-5282 628 W Cota St PO Box 1214 Shelton, WA 98584
Computers & Technology
Hood Canal Communications hcc.net (360) 898-2481 300 E Dalby Rd PO Box 249 Union, WA 98592 MetroPCS metropcs.com (360) 868-2159 413 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
Construction & Contractors Allen Homes & Construction, LLC (360) 701-4006 PO Box 2163 Shelton, WA 98584
Arcadia Drilling, Inc. arcadiadrilling.com (360) 426-3395 172 SE Walker Park Rd PO Box 1790 Shelton, WA 98584 Auseth Construction, Inc. (360) 426-7368 Shelton, WA 98584 Chamberland Construction, LLC (360) 490-0143 Shelton, WA 98584
Flippin Awesome Renovations flippinawesome propertysolutions.com (206) 981-0712 PO Box 1399 Shelton, WA 98584 Patriot Fence, LLC (360) 277-4203 Belfair, WA 98528 Simpson Construction (360) 463-0227 Grapeview, WA 98546 South Sound Solar southsoundsolar.com (360) 352-7869 4511 Lemon Rd NE Olympia, WA 98506 The Other Guy Handyman Service (360) 229-6900 PO Box 1964 Shelton, WA 98584
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Consultants & Independent Contractors
Arbaugh & Associates, Inc. (360) 432-3700 726 N First St PO Box 1070 Shelton, WA 98584 Bavarian Window Cleaning bavarianwindowcleaning. com (360) 701-0644 Shelton, WA 98584 Diamond Touch Landscape Services diamond-touchlandscape.com (206) 788-7345 Shelton, WA 98584 Duckabush Communications, Inc. (253) 797-1617 40600 N US Hwy 101 Lilliwaup, WA 98555 Locate Coaching (310) 936-2288 Shelton, WA 98584 Sam Sevier, LLC mktechnology.com (360) 432-9201 Shelton, WA 98584 Sound Business Brokers soundbusinessbrokers.com (360) 352-9191 203 Fourth Ave E, Ste 417 Olympia, WA 98501
Bowers Dental Group bowersdentalgroup.com (360) 426-9711 1525 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 Dr. Steven H. Bowers DDS, LLC bowersdentalgroup.com (360) 426-1664 717 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Hackney Family and Cosmetic Dentistry drhackney.com (360) 426-1676 1051 SE State Route 3 PO Box 398 Shelton, WA 98584
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Shelton Dental Center sheltondentalcenter.com (360) 426-8401 1829 Jefferson St Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Dental Excellence sheltondental.com (360) 426-4712 1626 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1248 Shelton, WA 98584
Hood Canal School District hoodcanal.wednet.edu (360) 877-5463 ext. 117 111 N State Route 106 Shelton, WA 98584 Mason County PUD#3 masonpud3.org (360) 426-8255 2621 E Johns Prairie Rd PO Box 2148 Shelton, WA 98584 Olympic College olympic.edu (360) 432-5400 937 W Alpine Way Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton School District sheltonschools.org (360) 426-1687 700 S First St Shelton, WA 98584 Sound Learning soundlearning.co (360) 426-9733 133 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2529 Shelton, WA 98584 Washington Driver Education Center 101 wadec101.com (360) 462-3103 150 W William White Way Shelton, WA 98584 WSU Extension mason.wsu.edu (360) 427-9670 ext. 680 303 N Fourth St Shelton, WA 98584
Elected Officials & Political Candidates City Council Deputy Mayor Deidre Peterson (360) 545-2556 525 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584
City Council Member Joe Schmit sheltonwa.gov (360) 490-6276 525 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584
City Council Member Kathy McDowell sheltonwa.gov (360) 545-5505 525 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584 County Commissioner Kevin Shutty kevinshutty.com (360) 898-0125 411 N Fifth St Shelton, WA 98584 County Commissioner Sharon Trask co.mason.wa.us (360) 427-9670 ext. 419 411 N Fifth St Shelton, WA 98584 Representative Dan Griffey houserepublicans.wa.gov/ dan-griffey (360) 786-7966 403 John L. O’Brien Building PO Box 40600 Olympia, WA 98504 Representative Drew MacEwen houserepublicans.wa.gov/ drew-macewen (360) 786-7902 434 John L O’Brien Bldg PO Box 40600 Olympia, WA 98504
Daley Electric, LLC (360) 868-2822 PO Box 268 Shelton, WA 98584 RAM Electric electriciansolympia.com (360) 482-0292 Shelton, WA 98584 Simply Controls, Inc. simplycontrolsinc.net (360) 459-9868 6243 Rich Rd SE, Ste A Olympia, WA 98513 The Electrician, A Family Company, LLC theelectricianllc.com (360) 490-1522 1513 Northcliff Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Central Mason Fire & EMS cmfe.org (360) 426-5533 122 W Franklin St PO Box 1910 Shelton, WA 98584 MACECOM 9-1-1 macecom.org (360) 426-4441 525 W Cota St PO Box 209 Shelton, WA 98584
Mason Fire District #4 masonfire4.com (360) 426-7222 2970 SE Arcadia Rd Shelton, WA 98584
American Workforce Group americanworkforcegroup. com (360) 338-6900 4250 Martin Way E, Ste 103 Olympia, WA 98516 Career Quest careerquest.biz (360) 427-7300 2026 Olympic Hwy N #201 Shelton, WA 98584 DSHS Vocational Rehabilitation dshs.wa.gov (360) 664-3077 6639 Capital Blvd SW Olympia, WA 98504
All About Parties allaboutparties-olympia.com (360) 426-8822 Shelton, WA 98584 ASC Security & Investigations ascnw.com (206) 409-7397 PO Box 3157 Shelton, WA 98584 Bella Acres bellaacres.com (360) 790-6700 191 SE Vic King Rd Shelton, WA 98584 El Puerto de Angeles elpuertodeangeles.com (360) 432-1085 2503 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 Island Johnny, LLC islandjohnny.net (360) 426-6697 1871 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Exceptional Foresters, Inc. (EFI) team-efi.org (360) 426-0077 2009 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
The Magnolia Room smokingmos.com (360) 462-0163 109 S Second St Shelton, WA 98584
Express Employment Professionals express-aberdeen.com (360) 580-2889 601 W Wishkah Aberdeen, WA 98520
The Pavilion at Sentry Park mcsac.net/the-pavilion.html (360) 426-7374 190 W Sentry Dr PO Box 1066 Shelton, WA 98584
Smart Staffing Solutions Tech Temps thetechtemps.com (360) 868-2404 221 W Railroad Ave, Ste PO Box 2221 Shelton, WA 98584 WorkSource Mason County worksourcewa.com (360) 427-2174 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 420 PO Box 1850 Shelton, WA 98584
Events/Weddings Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club alderbrookgolf.com (360) 898-2575 330 Country Club Dr Union, WA 98592
Alderbrook Resort & Spa alderbrookresort.com (360) 898-2200 7101 E State Route 106 PO Box 609 Union, WA 98592
The Varmints thevarmints.net (360) 790-9092 Shelton, WA 98584 Transit-Community Center masontransit.org/tccabout (360) 432-5754 601 W Franklin St Shelton, WA 98584
Mt. St. Helens Evergreens, Inc. (360) 427-5544 200 SE Clearwater Rdg Shelton, WA 98584 The Hiawatha Corp. hiawathacorp.com (360) 426-4562 681 E Johns Prairie Rd PO Box 1227 Shelton, WA 98584
Festivals & Community Events Faceplant Events hoodstock.org (206) 779-1071 Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Forest Festival Association masoncountyforestfestival. org (360) 490-6176 PO Box 252 Shelton, WA 98584
Financial Services & Investments Arnold Smith Insurance arnoldsmithins.com (360) 426-3317 1535 Olympic Hwy N PO Box L Shelton, WA 98584
Bowman Financial Group bowmanfgi.com (360) 427-4248 1615 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 910 Shelton, WA 98584 Community Financial Center ourcu.com (360) 432-5201 2948 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1670 Shelton, WA 98584 Edward Jones Armin Baumgartel, FA edwardjones.com (360) 426-0982 821 W Railroad Ave PO Box 1908 Shelton, WA 98584 Edward Jones Eric R. Thompson, FA edwardjones.com (360) 426-8054 421 N Third St PO Box 1186 Shelton, WA 98584 Edward Jones Karen Schade, FA edwardjones.com (360) 426-4590 1051 SE State Route 3, Ste E Shelton, WA 98584 Edward Jones Lori Morgan, FA edwardjones.com (360) 432-8965 1717 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 100 Shelton, WA 98584 Falcon Financial, Inc. (360) 898-1199 320 E Dalby Rd, Ste D PO Box 651 Union, WA 98592 Heritage Bank heritagebankwa.com (360) 426-4431 301 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd, Ste 115 Shelton, WA 98584
State Farm Insurance Melanie Bakala bakalainsurance.com (360) 426-2428 821 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2468 Shelton, WA 98584
Tupper’s Floor Coverings tuppersfloors.com (360) 426-2499 1069 SE State Route 3 Shelton, WA 98584
Forest Products & Timber Companies Alta Forest Products altafp.com (360) 545-6775 780 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584 Beko’s Tree Service & Wood Carving bekostreesllc.com (360) 490-2670 2253 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Belco Forest Products belcofp.com (360) 426-8900 1890 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Green Diamond Resource Company greendiamond.com (360) 426-3381 215 N Third St Shelton, WA 98584 Matthaeis Camco, Inc. camcocedar.com (360) 426-7900 PO Box 495 Shelton, WA 98584 Sierra Pacific Industries spi-ind.com (360) 427-8200 421 S Front St Shelton, WA 98584
Forest Funeral Home forest-funeralhome.com (360) 427-8044 313 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory mccombwagner.com (360) 426-4803 718 W Railroad Ave PO Box 179 Shelton, WA 98584
Gas Stations/ Convenience Stores
Bayshore Texaco & U-Haul (360) 427-0709 3841 E State Route 3 Shelton, WA 98584 Fred Meyer fredmeyer.com (360) 427-2979 301 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd Shelton, WA 98584 Hillcrest Shell (360) 358-8045 1528 Olympic Hwy S Shelton, WA 98584 Joe’s Market & Shell Gas Station (206) 617-6448 108 N First St Shelton, WA 98584 Kamilche Trading Post tradingpostrewards.com (360) 426-5254 61 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584 Steamboat Trading Post tradingpostrewards.com (360) 866-8009 6610 Sexton Rd NW Olympia, WA 98502 Twin Totems Store (360) 427-9099 19390 N US Hwy 101 Skokomish, WA 98584
Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club alderbrookgolf.com (360) 898-2575 330 Country Club Dr Union, WA 98592 Lake Cushman Golf Course lakecushmangolfcourse.com (360) 877-5505 210 N Fairway Dr W Hoodsport, WA 98548 Lake Limerick Golf Club lakelimerickgolf.com (360) 426-6290 811 E Saint Andrews Dr Shelton, WA 98584 Salish Cliffs Golf Course salish-cliffs.com (360) 462-3673 91 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584
City of Shelton sheltonwa.gov (360) 426-4491 525 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584
Port of Hoodsport portofhoodsport.us (360) 877-9350 24113 N US Hwy 101 PO Box 429 Hoodsport, WA 98548 Port of Shelton portofshelton.com (360) 426-1151 21 W Sanderson Way Shelton, WA 98584
Graphic Design & Websites Easy as Pie Design easyaspiedesign.com (360) 477-8102 Shelton, WA 98584
Image in Action Design imageinactiondesign.com (360) 427-5599 Shelton, WA 98584 Joonbug Graphic Design joonbuggraphicdesign.com (360) 556-6205 Shelton, WA 98584
Groceries & Specialty Foods
Fred Meyer fredmeyer.com (360) 427-2979 301 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd Shelton, WA 98584 Seattle Shellfish, LLC seattleshellfish.com (360) 236-0462 1144 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Farmers’ Market sheltonfarmersmarket.com (360) 463-6497 PO Box 1061 Shelton, WA 98584 Taylor Shellfish Farms taylorshellfish.com (360) 426-6178 130 SE Lynch Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Walmart walmart.com (360) 427-6226 100 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd Shelton, WA 98584
Hardware/Building Materials Alta Forest Products altafp.com (360) 545-6775 780 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584 Builders FirstSource bldr.com (360) 426-2611 114 E Cedar St Shelton, WA 98584
Patriot Fence, LLC (360) 277-4203 Belfair, WA 98528 Sierra Pacific Industries spi-ind.com (360) 427-8200 421 S Front St Shelton, WA 98584 Tozier Brothers Ace Hardware tozierbrothers.com (360) 426-2411 110 Mill St PO Box K Shelton, WA 98584
Health & Wellness
Living Well, Inc./Isagenix Marcy Kadoun-Wilson livinwell.isagenix.com (360) 426-7951 PO Box 2445 Shelton, WA 98584 Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics masongeneral.com (360) 426-1611 901 Mountain View Dr PO Box 1668 Shelton, WA 98584
Behavioral Health Resources bhr.org (360) 704-7170 110 W K St Shelton, WA 98584 Consejo Counseling & Referral Service consejocounseling.org (206) 461-4880 627 W Franklin St Shelton, WA 98584 Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics masongeneral.com (360) 426-1611 901 Mountain View Dr PO Box 1668 Shelton, WA 98584
Anytime Fitness anytimefitness.com (360) 462-2600 2121 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 106 Shelton, WA 98584 Joonbug Yoga joonbugyoga.com (360) 556-6205 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Athletic Club sheltonathleticclub.com (360) 426-1388 707 S First St PO Box 1658 Shelton, WA 98584
Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning Americool Heating & Air Conditioning americoolonline.com (360) 273-3300 17929 Irwin St SW Rochester, WA 98579
ARCH Mechanical, Inc. archmechanical.com (360) 229-2139 PO Box 2085 Shelton, WA 98584 Bradley Air Company bradleyaircompany.com (360) 426-1284 Shelton, WA 98584 Olympic Heating & Cooling, LLC olympicheatingandcooling. com (360) 426-9945 Shelton, WA 98584 Olympic Stove & Spas olympicstoveandspa.com (360) 877-5200 24202 N US Hwy 101 PO Box 1174 Hoodsport, WA 98548
Hotels & Lodging
Miracle-Ear miracle-ear-shelton.com (360) 427-3187 116 W Railroad Ave, Ste 106 Shelton, WA 98584
Alderbrook Resort & Spa alderbrookresort.com (360) 898-2200 7101 E State Route 106 PO Box 609 Union, WA 98592
Shelton Dental Center sheltondentalcenter.com (360) 426-8401 1829 Jefferson St Shelton, WA 98584
Creekside Inn creeksideinn-wa.com (360) 877-9686 27131 N US Hwy 101 Hoodsport, WA 98548
Shelton Dental Excellence sheltondental.com (360) 426-4712 1626 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1248 Shelton, WA 98584
Little Creek Casino Resort little-creek.com (360) 427-7711 91 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584
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Skokomish Park at Lake Cushman skokomishpark.com (360) 877-5760 7211 N Lake Cushman Rd Hoodsport, WA 98548 Super 8 Shelton super8shelton.com (360) 426-1654 2943 Northview Circle Shelton, WA 98584 The Waterfront at Potlatch thewaterfrontatpotlatch.com (360) 877-9422 21660 N US Hwy 101 Skokomish Nation, WA 98584
Insurance & Investments
Allstate Insurance Company Marcy Johnson allstateagencies.com/marcy (360) 426-6393 2215 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 American Family Insurance Eric Smileuske amfam.com (360) 462-3261 2026 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 102 Shelton, WA 98584 Arnold Smith Insurance arnoldsmithins.com (360) 426-3317 1535 Olympic Hwy N PO Box L Shelton, WA 98584 Duncan & Associates Insurance Brokers, Inc. duncanins.com (360) 426-3357 1051 SE State Route 3, Ste G PO Box 880 Shelton, WA 98584 Edward Jones Karen Schade, FA edwardjones.com (360) 426-4590 1051 SE State Route 3, Ste E Shelton, WA 98584 Falcon Financial, Inc. (360) 898-1199 320 E Dalby Rd, Ste D PO Box 651 Union, WA 98592 Hawks View Insurance hawksviewinsurance.com (360) 308-8008 3647 NW Byron St, Ste 300 Silverdale, WA 98383
State Farm Insurance Melanie Bakala bakalainsurance.com (360) 426-2428 821 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2468 Shelton, WA 98584
Case by Case Jewelers casebycasejewelers.com (360) 427-3130 221 W Railroad Ave, Ste C PO Box 2228 Shelton, WA 98584
Landscaping & Garden Supplies
BCP Landscape Supplies bcplandscapesupplies.com (360) 427-2869 2994 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Brady Trucking & Landscape Supply bradytrucking.com (360) 426-3132 922 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Diamond Touch Landscape Services diamond-touch-landscape. com (206) 788-7345 1131 SE Arcadia Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Hammersley Inlet Farm Nursery hammersleyinletfarm.com (206) 501-8559 3131 SE Arcadia Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Living Earth Grow Supply facebook.com/ livingearthgrowsupply (360) 426-3022 930 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Tractor Supply Company tractorsupply.com (360) 432-5900 12001 US Hwy 101 N Shelton, WA 98584
Mailing & Shipping Services Zeppelin Shipping & Technology Center zeppelinshipping.com (360) 545-3301 625 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
Leath Manufacturing Co. PO Box 1728 Shelton, WA 98584 Lund Custom Machine (360) 432-0310 110 W Metzler Mill Rd Shelton, WA 98584
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Jarrell’s Cove Marina parks.state.wa.us/798/ Jarrells-Cove-Marina (360) 426-8823 220 E Wilson Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Oakland Bay Marina, LLC oaklandbaymarina.com (360) 426-9476 701 E Pine St PO Box 2270 Shelton, WA 98584
Marine Supplies & Products
Verle’s Sporting Goods & Marine verles.com (360) 426-0933 741 W Golden Pheasant Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Marketing & Advertising
Shelton-Mason County Journal masoncounty.com (360) 426-4412 227 W Cota St PO Box 430 Shelton, WA 98584 Tygart Media tygartmedia.com (253) 213-7607 Allyn, WA 98524
iFiber One News Radio ifiberonenewsradio.com (360) 426-1030 210 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584 Mason Web TV masonwebtv.com (360) 229-2234 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton-Mason County Journal masoncounty.com (360) 426-4412 227 W Cota St PO Box 430 Shelton, WA 98584 Tygart Media tygartmedia.com (253) 213-7607 Allyn, WA 98524
Academy Mortgage Vickie Nunez academymortgage.com (360) 358-8563 221 W Railroad Ave, Ste 12 Shelton, WA 98584 Academy Mortgage Brenda Thornbrue academymortgage.com (360) 999-5904 676 Woodland Square Loop SE, Ste 111 Lacey, WA 98503
94.5 ROXY krxy.com (360) 426-9333 PO Box 702 Shelton, WA 98584 96.9 KAYO/KGY Radio kgyradio.com (360) 943-1240 1700 Marine Dr NE PO Box 1249 Olympia, WA 98507
Shelton Cinemas sheltoncinemas.com (360) 426-1000 517 W Franklin St Shelton, WA 98584
Skyline Drive-In Theater skylinedrive-in.com (360) 426-4707 182 SE Brewer Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Historical Museum masoncounty historicalsociety.org (360) 426-1020 427 W Railroad Ave PO Box 1366 Shelton, WA 98584 Squaxin Island Museum Library Research Center squaxinislandmuseum.org (360) 432-3839 150 SE Kwuh-Deegs-Altxw Shelton, WA 98584
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Cedars Bodywork & Massage, LLC cedarsbodyworknmassage. abmp.com (509) 846-6367 2146 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
Non-Profit & Community Organizations
Blue Oasis Spa & Massage (360) 401-9350 221 W Railroad Ave, Ste F Shelton, WA 98584
Kris Rose LMP Bodywork & Massage rosebodywork.com (360) 462-2639 104 E D Street PO Box 1004 Shelton, WA 98584
Peninsula Credit Union pcfcu.org (360) 426-1601 521 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2150 Shelton, WA 98584
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Crossroads Housing crossroads-housing.net (360) 427-6919 71 Sargison Lp PO Box 1777 Shelton, WA 98584 Great Bend Center for Music greatbendmusic.org (360) 322-4626 PO Box 501 Union, WA 98592 Habitat for Humanity of Mason County habitatmasonwa.org (360) 426-8134 1826 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1549 Shelton, WA 98584 Harmony Hill Healing Retreat harmonyhill.org (360) 898-2363 7362 E State Route 106 Union, WA 98592 Homes First homesfirst.org (360) 236-0920 5203 Lacey Blvd SE, Ste A Lacey, WA 98503
Hoodsport Timberland Library trl.org (360) 877-9339 40 N Schoolhouse Hill Rd PO Box 847 Hoodsport, WA 98548 Kara Lynn Foundation karalynnfoundation.com (360) 556-9237 Shelton, WA 98584 Kristmas Town Kiwanis kristmastownkiwanis.com (978) 729-9678 PO Box 777 Shelton, WA 98584 Love INC of Mason County loveincofmasoncounty.org (360) 462-5683 221 W Railroad Ave, Ste 10 Shelton, WA 98584 Mason County Republican Women’s Club mcwomensclub.wixsite.com/ mcwc (425) 358-6883 PO Box 326 Shelton, WA 98584
Mason General Hospital Foundation masongeneral.com (360) 427-3623 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 170 PO Box 1668 Shelton, WA 98584 Peninsular Railway & Lumbermen’s Museum peninsularrailway.org (360) 789-7207 PO Box 1333 Shelton, WA 98584 Senior Services for South Sound southsoundseniors.org (360) 586-6181 222 Columbia St NW Olympia, WA 98501 Shelton Kiwanis Club & Foundation sheltonkiwanis.weebly.com (360) 426-0512 PO Box 477 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Rotary sheltonrotary.org (602) 920-6749 324 W Cedar St PO Box 633 Shelton, WA 98584
Shelton School District sheltonschools.org (360) 426-1687 700 S First St Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Timberland/ William G. Reed Public Library trl.org (360) 426-1362 710 W Alder St Shelton, WA 98584 Skookum Rotary sheltonskookumrotary.org PO Box 849 Shelton, WA 98584 South Sound YMCA southsoundymca.org (206) 390-0461 401 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 St. Andrew’s House saintandrewshouse.org (360) 898-2362 7550 E State Route 106 Union, WA 98592 The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound thecommunityfoundation. com (360) 705-3340 212 Union Ave SE, Ste 102 Olympia, WA 98501
The Salmon Center pnwsalmoncenter.org (360) 275-3575 600 NE Roessel Rd PO Box 2169 Belfair, WA 98528 Toys for Tots Mason shelton-wa.toysfortots.org (360) 873-7107 PO Box 1174 Shelton, WA 98584 Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center turningpointe.org (360) 426-1216 210 Pacific Ct PO Box 2014 Shelton, WA 98584 United Way of Mason County uwmason.org (360) 426-4999 536 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Yesteryear Car Club yesteryearcarclub.com (360) 426-1020 PO Box 345 Shelton, WA 98584
Office Equipment & Supplies Capital Business Machines cbm-wa.com (360) 491-6000 3660 Pacific Avenue SE Olympia, WA 98503
The Optical Shop of WA, Inc. opticalshopofwa.com (360) 427-7553 1635 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 102 Shelton, WA 98584
Painting Contractors Awnaroll Painting, Inc. awnarollpainting.com (360) 427-4268 Shelton, WA 98584 Flying Colors Painting Co. flyingcolorsshelton.com (360) 359-6103 PO Box A Shelton, WA 98584
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Pest Control/ Removal
Mathis Exterminating mathisexterminating.com (360) 427-2411 1001 Cooper Pt Rd SE Olympia, WA 98502
Dogtown K9 & Feline Pet Styling dogtown360.com (360) 401-9261 1912 Olympic Hw N, Ste 106 Shelton, WA 98584 Haigh Veterinary Hospital haighveterinaryhospital.com (360) 426-1840 81 SE Walker Park Rd PO Box 819 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Veterinary Hospital, Inc. sheltonveterinaryhospital. com (360) 426-2616 104 E J St Shelton, WA 98584 Sylvan Pet Lodge sylvanpetlodge.com (360) 426-3052 270 SE Spring Pl Shelton, WA 98584
The Shopper shoppersweekly.com (360) 426-4677 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 220B Shelton, WA 98584
Neil’s Pharmacy mygnp.com (360) 426-3327 512 W Franklin St Shelton, WA 98584
Promotional Materials & Screen Printing
Cooper Studios cooperstudios.net (360) 426-6646 409 W Railroad Ave PO Box 38 Shelton, WA 98584
Candy Wrapper Store candywrapperstore.com (360) 462-0440 Shelton, WA 98584
George Stenberg Photography georgestenberg photography.com (360) 490-6903 Hoodsport, WA 98548
Northwest Custom Tees northwestcustomtees.com (360) 791-3904 Shelton, WA 98584
Jennifer Rutledge Photography jenrutledge.com (360) 789-5404 PO Box 563 Shelton, WA 98584
Printing & Design Services Digital Printing gcdigitalprint.com (360) 426-8628 120 S Seventh St Shelton, WA 98584
SAME GREAT SERVICE
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The Shopper shoppersweekly.com (360) 426-4677 2505 Olympic Hwy N Ste 220B Shelton, WA 98584
Previously Appliance Repair Plus And don’t forget... We Service What We Sell!
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Elite Property Management Services elitesheltonrentals.com (360) 898-7368 2026 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 105 Shelton, WA 98584 Gateway Property Management gatewaypropmgmt.com (360) 426-3988 620 W Cota St PO Box 1997 Shelton, WA 98584 Kirk Building (360) 477-9996 Pt. Angeles, WA 98363 Mell Property Management mellpm.com (360) 427-1339 306 W Railroad Ave PO Box 70 Shelton, WA 98584 Shipman Rentals (360) 427-8584 Shelton, WA 98584
Real Estate & Development
Alderbrook Properties alderbrookproperties.com (360) 898-0055 871 E Beach Dr Union, WA 98592 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Shelton kevinc.bhhsshelton.com (360) 426-9748 1781 W Shelton-Matlock Rd PO Box 6 Shelton, WA 98584 John L. Scott Real Estate sheltonoffice.johnlscott.com (360) 426-3319 306 W Railroad Ave PO Box 70 Shelton, WA 98584 John L. Scott Real Estate Dawn Pannell dawnpannell.johnlscott.com (360) 426-0512 PO Box 70 306 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584
John L. Scott Real Estate Kristy Buck kristybuck.com (360) 490-0958 306 W Railroad Ave PO Box 70 Shelton, WA 98584 Keller Williams Realty Jerry Obendorf jerryobendorf.com (360) 463-6386 676 Woodland Square Lp, Ste 122 Lacey, WA 98503 Keller Williams Realty Scotty Mills nwcustomhomes.kwrealty. com (253) 405-2936 PO Box 1195 Shelton, WA 98584 RE/MAX Top Executives remax.com (360) 427-6117 2026 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 105 Shelton, WA 98584 RE/MAX Top Executives Melissa Stearns (360) 789-9683 2026 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 105 Shelton, WA 98584
Richard Beckman Realty Group, LLC richardbeckmangroup.com (360) 426-5521 117 N 8th St PO Box Y Shelton, WA 98584
Windermere Real Estate Himlie, Inc. windermereshelton.com (360) 426-2646 920 W Railroad Ave PO Box 729 Shelton, WA 98584
The Conklin Team at Windermere conklinteam.com (360) 426-2646 920 W Railroad Ave PO Box 729 Shelton, WA 98584
Washington Home Center washhome.com (360) 427-6667 61 SE Ryan Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Blue Horizons Paddlesports kayakolympic.com (253) 256-1887 14008 N Lake Cushman Rd PO Box 1484 Hoodsport, WA 98548 Hood Canal Events hoodcanalevents.com (360) 710-7452 PO Box 438 Union, WA 98592
West Realty, Inc. westrealtyonline.com (360) 877-5236 24113 N Hwy 101 PO Box 27 Hoodsport, WA 98548
Skydive Kapowsin skydive101.com (360) 432-8000 141 W Airview Way PO Box 1247 Shelton, WA 98584
Windermere Real Estate Keith Fuller keithfuller.com (360) 490-3811 920 W Railroad Ave PO Box 714 Shelton, WA 98584
The Ridge Motorsports Park ridgemotorsportspark.com (360) 427-7223 1060 Eells Hill Rd PO Box 2467 Shelton, WA 98584
Vance Creek Railriders vcrailriders.com (541) 519-4200 421 W Hanks Lake Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Dairy Queen dairyqueen.com (360) 426-7277 221 N First St Shelton, WA 98584
Recycling & Garbage Services
Domino’s dominos.com (360) 427-8700 134 N First St Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Garbage & Recycling masoncountygarbage.com (360) 426-8729 81 E Wilburs Wy PO Box 787 Shelton, WA 98584 Republic Services republicservices.com (206) 332-7723 4160 Sixth Ave, Ste 204 Lacey, WA 98503
Restaurants, Food Trucks, & Catering Blondie’s Restaurant (360) 432-2777 628 W Railroad Ave PO Box 717 Shelton, WA 98584 Craft Pie & Art Bar craftartbar.com (360) 868-6331 118 S Third St Shelton, WA 98584
El Puerto de Angeles elpuertodeangeles.com (360) 432-1085 2503 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 El Sarape III & La Cantina elsarape.net (360) 426-4294 318 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Nita’s of Shelton (360) 819-5447 325 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 NorthFork Grill theluckydogcasino.net (360) 877-2300 19330 N US Hwy 101 Skokomish Nation, WA 98584
Olympic Mountain Ice Cream olympicmountainicecream. com (360) 426-0696 Shelton, WA 98584 Paulie’s Place (360) 868-2957 116 W Railroad Ave, Ste 104 Shelton, WA 98584 Radio Fryer Foods, LLC (360) 850-9629 111 E Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Railroad Tap Station facebook.com/ railroadtapstation (360) 868-2500 221 W Railroad Ave PO Box 417 Shelton, WA 98584 Roosters Family Restaurant (360) 426-7224 3001 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 Sisters Restaurant (360) 462-3287 116 W Railroad Ave, Ste 100-102 Shelton, WA 98584
Smoking Mo’s smokingmos.com (360) 462-0163 203 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Taqueria Las Palmas (360) 432-3220 116 E Cota St Shelton, WA 98584 Tempting Eats & Treats (360) 790-0984 Shelton, WA 98584 The Cabin Tavern Bar & Grill (360) 868-2305 1749 Olympic Hwy S Shelton, WA 98584 301 E Wallace Kneeland Blvd, Ste 224-237 The Strip Steak House (360) 432-5844 405 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Wild & Woodsy Catering wildandwoodsy.com (360) 229-1388 Shelton, WA 98584
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Annie’s Quilt Shoppe anniesquiltshoppe.com (360) 427-6164 2505 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 220A Shelton, WA 98584 Brady Trucking & Landscape Supply bradytrucking.com (360) 426-3132 922 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Builders FirstSource bldr.com (360) 426-2611 114 E Cedar St Shelton, WA 98584 Cameo Boutique & Wine Shop cameoboutique.com (360) 898-3200 6871 E State Route 106 Union, WA 98592 Garage Sale Maniacs facebook.com/ GarageSaleManiacs (360) 239-8472 122 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584 Habitat for Humanity ReStore habitatmasonwa.org (360) 426-8134 1826 Olympic Hwy N PO Box 1549 Shelton, WA 98584 J.C.’s Health Foundation (360) 432-1274 206 S Second St Shelton, WA 98584 Lynch Creek Floral lynchcreekfloral.com (360) 426-8615 331 W Railroad Ave PO Box 310 Shelton, WA 98584
Rodan + Fields Meghan Lucas mlucas001.myrandf.com (360) 463-1232 Allyn, WA 98524 Skipworth’s, LLC stihlusa.com (360) 426-0875 1603 Olympic Hwy N Shelton, WA 98584 Tractor Supply Company tractorsupply.com (360) 432-5900 12001 US Hwy 101 N Shelton, WA 98584 Treasures Thrift Store masongeneral.com/ foundation/treasures-thriftstore (360) 427-3858 305 W Railroad Ave PO Box 1585 Shelton, WA 98584 Walmart walmart.com (360) 427-6226 100 E Wallace-Kneeland Blvd Shelton, WA 98584 Wicked Stoner Pottery (360) 463-8463 Shelton, WA 98584
Retirement Communities & Assisted Living
Alpine Way Continuing Care Community alpinewayliving.com (360) 426-2600 900 W Alpine Way Shelton, WA 98584 Christmas Village mhvillage.com (253) 581-9571 2650 N 13th St Shelton, WA 98584
Mary Kay Caryn Salapka marykay.com/csalapka (360) 481-7179 Shelton, WA 98584
Maple Glen Senior Living mapleglensl.com (360) 427-0300 1700 N 13th Loop Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Mary Kay Tamra Ingwaldson marykay.com/tingwaldson (360) 265-1719 Belfair, WA 98528
Shelton Health & Rehabilitation Center sheltonhealthandrehab.com (360) 427-2575 153 Johns Court Shelton, WA 98584
Nifty Thrifty Store mcsac.net/nifty-thrifty.html (360) 427-0858 826 W Railroad Ave Shelton, WA 98584 Northwest Clothing Co. northwestclothingco.com (360) 462-0490 112 W Alder St Shelton, WA 98584 Page 34 - BUSINESS MATTERS
Cogent Construction, Inc. cogentconstructioninc.com (360) 427-3162 202 E Pine St Shelton, WA 98584
Fike’s Roofing & Construction fikesroofing.com (360) 358-8153 321 W D St Shelton, WA 98584 The Roof Doctor, Inc. theroofdoctor.com (360) 427-8611 1131 Kamilche Ln PO Box 851 Shelton, WA 98584
Safety & Security ASC Security & Investigations ascnw.com (206) 409-7397 PO Box 3157 Shelton, WA 98584
Salons & Spas
2nd Street Design Studio 2nd-street-design-studio. com (360) 426-2141 118 N Second St Shelton, WA 98584 Dermasuite Skincare dermasuiteskincare.com (530) 927-7838 2026 Olympic Hwy N, Ste 104 Shelton, WA 98584 Seven Inlets Spa seveninletsspa.com (360) 462-1772 91 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584
Senior Services & Activities KWA Home Care kwacares.org (360) 426-9700 706 Cascade Ave, Ste A Shelton, WA 98584
Maple Glen Senior Living mapleglensl.com (360) 427-0300 1700 N 13th Loop Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Mason County Senior Activities Association mcsac.net (360) 426-7374 190 W Sentry Dr Shelton, WA 98584 Senior Services for South Sound southsoundseniors.org (360) 586-6181 222 Columbia St NW Olympia, WA 98501
Septic Tanks & Systems-Cleaning
AAA Septic Tank Pumping aaaseptictankpumping.com (360) 427-6110 2300 Brockdale Rd PO Box 1460 Shelton, WA 98584 Island Johnny, LLC islandjohnny.net (360) 426-6697 1871 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Shellfish Growers Hama Hama Oysters hamahamaoysters.com (360) 877-5811 35846 N US Hwy 101 Lilliwaup, WA 98555
Island Enterprises, Inc. salishseafoods.com (360) 426-3442 3591 SE Old Olympic Hwy Shelton, WA 98584 Seattle Shellfish, LLC seattleshellfish.com (360) 236-0462 1144 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 Taylor Shellfish Farms taylorshellfish.com (360) 426-6178 130 SE Lynch Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Jim’s Automotive, Inc. jimsautomotiveincwa.com (360) 426-7167 2911 E Brockdale Rd PO Box 869 Shelton, WA 98584
Mason Transit Authority masontransit.org (360) 426-9434 790 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584 The Patty Wagon pattywagonmobility.com (360) 427-0202 Shelton, WA 98584
Cascade Natural Gas Corp. cngc.com (888) 522-1130 713 W Wishkah St PO Box 344 Aberdeen, WA 98520 City of Shelton sheltonwa.gov (360) 426-4491 525 W Cota St Shelton, WA 98584
North Mason Chamber of Commerce northmasonchamber.com (360) 275-4267 30 NE Romance Hill Rd, Ste 103 PO Box 416 Belfair, WA 98528 Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce sheltonchamber.org (360) 426-2021 215 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2389 Shelton, WA 98584 Shelton Caboose Visitor Information Center explorehoodcanal.com (360) 426-2021 230 W Railroad Ave PO Box 2389 Shelton, WA 98584 Squaxin Island Tribe Tourism Department squaxinislandtourism. org (360) 432-3838 Shelton, WA 98584 Union Visitor Information Center explorehoodcanal.com 1921 E State Route 106 Union, WA 98592
Signs & Banners
Hood Canal Communications hcc.net (360) 898-2481 300 E Dalby Rd PO Box 249 Union, WA 98592
Wineries, Distilleries & Liquor Sales
iFiber Communications ifiber.tv (360) 427-4000 130 S Third St Shelton, WA 98584
Stottle Winery stottlewinery.com (360) 877-2247 24180 N US Hwy 101, Ste B Hoodsport, WA 98548
Mason County PUD#3 masonpud3.org (360) 426-8255 2621 E Johns Prairie Rd PO Box 2148 Shelton, WA 98584
The Hardware Distillery Co. thehardwaredistillery.com (206) 300-0877 24210 N US Hwy 101 PO Box 129 Hoodsport, WA 98548
Black Star blackstarprint.com (360) 427-9614 510 E Mason Lake Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Verle’s Sporting Goods & Marine verles.com (360) 426-0933 741 W Golden Pheasant Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Title Insurance Land Title Co. of Mason County landtitleco.net (360) 426-8288 930 W Railroad Ave PO Box 327 Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Title Company masoncountytitle.com (360) 426-9713 130 W Railroad Ave PO Box 278 Shelton, WA 98584 Olympic Title & Escrow olympictitlecompany.com (360) 426-1626 215 W Railroad Ave PO Box Z Shelton, WA 98584
Hoodsport Visitor Information Center explorehoodcanal.com (360) 877-2021 150 N Lake Cushman Rd PO Box 706 Hoodsport, WA 98548 Kamilche Visitor Information Center squaxinislandtourism.org (360) 432-0921 31 W State Route 108 Shelton, WA 98584
Keyhole Valley Brewing keyholevalleybrewing.com (360) 359-6730 Shelton, WA 98584
Walter Dacon Wines walterdaconwines.com (360) 426-5913 50 SE Skookum Inlet Rd Shelton, WA 98584
Adventurecare Daycare (360) 427-7828 191 W Pine Acres Way Shelton, WA 98584 Girl Scouts of Western Washington girlscoutsww.org (360) 698-5156 Shelton, WA 98584
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