Setting the record straight on chamber finances | Guest View
Last updated 9/16/2021 at 7:15am
At the Edmonds City Council Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, during the council’s discussion of the awarding of grants in the Edmonds Rescue Plan Fund, comments were made regarding the finances of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.
These comments paint an incomplete picture of the chamber’s current financial situation and future outlook.
Like many businesses and nonprofits, the chamber has faced significant financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our primary fundraiser, Taste Edmonds, is our main source of revenue to cover the overhead for our annual operations. This includ...