To be included in the new 2015 Directory contact us at email@example.com
Passports: The Sammamish City Hall is open for passport processing Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9am – 1pm.
Sammamish Chamber of Commerce Vision Statement: “To encourage economic development and vitality through enhancement and support of business, city and community.”
Mission Statement: “Building community one business at a time”
The Sammamish Chamber of Commerce is a member of East King County Legislative Coalition
A big thank you to our speakers, workshop experts, vendors, sponsors and attendees for a great, inspiring, afternoon! Now let’s look forward to the 2016 conference!
The Sammamish Chamber and Republic Services are collecting teddy bears! If you did not bring a teddy bear at our last luncheon, and would still like to donate, please bring your New or Like New (gently loved) teddy bear at Teddy Bear Lane at Very Merry Sammamish, Dec. 4, 5:30-8 pm at Sammamish City Hall.
We had a fun time networking and shopping at the Holiday Expo!
Thanks to all those who came and to our vendors who had wonderful displays!
Photos by Jean Johnson Productions
For more photos, see our photo album on Facebook
THANK YOU to all who supported and attended Sammamish Nights,
the Chamber’s annual fundraiser!
Sharing Jean Johnson Productions’ beautiful video clip of the event to reminisce!
1. Sammamish, WA
Located in King County, about a 30 minute drive from downtown Seattle, the City of Sammamish is no stranger to winning awards. Amongst past accolades they’ve received are Friendliest Town and Best Town to Live in the US, from Forbes and CNN respectively. Well, now they can add the “Safest City in Washington” trophy to their collection as the city has the 4th lowest violent crime and the 2nd lowest property crime per capita in the state… Read the article
The 50 best suburbs in America (2015):
39. Sammamish, Washington
With an official motto of “Building Community Together,” the city of Sammamish in King County, Washington, is as friendly as it gets. The unemployment rate is a low five percent, the median household income is $143,919, and, according to Forbes, the city’s crime rate is approximately 90% lower than the national average… Read the full article on businessinsider.com
A joint survey by Forbes.com and Nextdoor.com found that the Seattle suburb, Sammamish, is the country’s friendliest town.
The survey took into account economic and social factors that help boost community spirit. Specifically, 500 small metro areas with populations between 5,500 and 150,000 were researched.The cities and towns were then ranked by four criteria: percentage of home ownership, crime rate, charitable giving and percentage of college graduates. The article in Forbes.com said: “Nearly 90% of the residents of this Seattle suburb own their own homes. Crime is low as is unemployment. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and overlooking a lake, Sammamish offers outdoor activities like skiing, water sports, hiking and biking. Community-organized events include a weekly farmers’ market, a “Concerts in the Park” series, Shakespeare in the Park, Sammamish Days and Nights Jazz Music, and an annual arts fair.”… Read the article on q13fox.com
Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Washington
1. Sammamish, WA
Niche ranks US suburbs based on age demographics, school ratings, crime rates, and access to affordable housing, child care, libraries, and grocery stores. A high ranking indicates that a suburb attracts young families with good schools and a safe community… Read the article at local.niche.com
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