May 26, 2022
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the Chamber offices will be closed Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th. Additionally, next week's "Community Connections" e-newsletter will be published on Wednesday, June 1st and there will be no "5 Things" e-newsletter. We will return to our regular Tuesday/Thursday schedule the following week!
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Gas Prices Hit Record High in Kitsap, Likely High All Summer
Published in the Kitsap Sun, May 23, 2022

Gas prices in Kitsap County have continued to hit record highs, with many stations now advertising prices of more than $5 a gallon.

The average price of regular gas in the Bremerton metro area reached $5.201 per gallon, slightly higher than the average price in Washington state, which was $5.196 per gallon on Friday, according to AAA.


Talking to Your Team to Keep Morale Up
At Live Well Kitsap, we know that one added burden of the small business owner is trying to win as much cooperation from your team as possible. We also know sometimes this is easier said than done. Covid and all the changes and challenges that have come with it, along with the Great Resignation, has made it harder than ever to find and keep good people.

So, what are the things that are within your control? Where should you be focusing to get the right people in your employ, and keep them there?


Do Your Actions Point Toward Your Career Goals?
Published in the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, May 2022

We all should be strategically planning our goals for both professional and personal success and happiness, right? When was the last time you checked your “alignment?” In other words, how do you know your actions are in line with your stated goals?


Save-the-Date: June 21st Membership Luncheon
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