Thankful for Small Business Owners

While I’m writing this at the beginning of Thanksgiving week, which will end with Small Business Saturday, saying thanks to small business owners is important year round. Small business owners are a crucial part of our economy. According to a recent Forbes report over...

Yelm Chamber Announces 2021 Marshalls of Merriment

In conjunction with the City of Yelm – Government ‘s Park Advisory Board, the Yelm Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2021 Yelm Christmas in the Park Marshalls of Merriment, Tad and Debbie Stillwell! Tad and Debbie were selected based on their...

Keep The Cheer Here Contest Rules

  Keep the Cheer Here How to Enter & Claim Prizes Submit photo of original receipt (dated between November 18-December 22), from a locally owned Yelm area restaurant or retail small business to director@yelmchamber.com, with your name, mailing address and...

Celebrating Small Business Season

We’re gearing up for another holiday season amid COVID. Luckily, the virus numbers are down, and people are venturing out more these days. It’s time to market the importance of shopping local or shopping small. While Small Business Saturday is a good start, why stop...