AUGUST 16 @ 5:30PM
Walla Walla Fairgrounds
AUGUST 4 @ 4:00PM
Runway Market & Sparkling Wine Bar
SEPT 15 @ 1:00PM
Wine Valley Golf Club

The Walla Walla Valley Chamber and the Commercial Airline Coalition created this survey to help assess the needs and behavior of business travelers. Your input from this brief survey is incredibly valuable and should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.
Primary Election Candidate Forum

Last night's candidate forum is now available for you to view. Please watch to learn more about the candidates for County Commission District 3 and State Representative District 16 (Seat 1). Thank you to the AAUW Walla Walla and Walla Walla Association of Realtors for helping organize this event!
Business After Hours at Walla Walla Fairgrounds

Tuesday, August 16 at 5:30pm
363 Orchard St

August's Business After Hours will be hosted by the Frontier Days Foundation at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds. After Hours is a great networking opportunity with your fellow Chamber members.

September 15 @ 1:00pm
Wine Valley Golf Club

Sign up while teams are still available. Our highly popular annual tournament is sure to be a good time. Online registration makes it easy to register your whole team and add your contest and on-course game packages at once with an option to pay with credit card or request an invoice.

Thursday, August 4

Wednesday, August 14
Check out our full calendar of public events on our website.
Low-Income Community Outreach Event

Thursday, July 21
5:30 pm
Lions Park Community Center, College Place

Come find out if a Common Roots home might be right for you. This will be a family-friendly event with free food, childcare, live English-Spanish translation, and information about Common Roots, down payment and mortgage assistance programs, and how to get ready to buy a home for families earning between $28,000 and $65,000 a year.

If you are an employer, please find the flyers below that you may print off to display at your workplace.
Questions? Contact Common Roots at
More Powerful Together Community Grant Program

Columbia REA is currently accepting applications for its 2022 More Powerful Together Community Grant Program.

Grant funding will be available to selected organizations from Milton-Freewater, Or., Walla Walla County and Columbia County. The goal of the grant program is to make a one-time donation to one or more organizations that serve our communities. The maximum grant amount will be $10,000.

•   Applications will be accepted between Monday, July 11, and 5:30 pm, Thursday, August 18.
•   Applications received after 5:30 pm on August 18, 2022 will not be considered.
•   Applications will be accepted via email only.
Community Fellow Program
Whitman College is happy to announce that applications for Whitman College's 2022-2023 Community Fellow cohort are now available! Whitman College is looking for nonprofit organizations in the Walla Walla Valley with year-long projects addressing important issues in southeastern Washington from environmental stresses to social equity to apply to be a part of the program. They help find second-, third- and fourth-year students who can help move this work forward and will be paid by Whitman College.
Summer Youth Art Camps

July 4-September 1

Every 4-day Art Camp explores a variety of art styles & materials. 12 hours of high-quality art instruction with new, unique projects in every camp.

Register for an AM Camp (9:00am-12:00pm) or PM Camp (1:00pm-4:00pm), or take BOTH in one week for full days of ART FUN! Optional “Lunch Stay” (12:00pm-1:00pm) available.

Classes available for ages 6-14.
Welcomes Rachel Chacko as Associate Wealth Advisor

On July 1st, Petersen Hastings was proud to announce the addition of Rachel Chacko as an Associate Wealth Advisor for the firm. Rachel joins us from fellow Zero Alpha Group (ZAG) affiliated firm, Carlson Capital Management, in which she held a similar role for four years. As an Associate Wealth Advisor at Petersen Hastings, Rachel is responsible for assisting the Advisory Team in managing existing client relationships and supporting their development of new client relationships.
Wonderful Women Wednesday: Featured Speaker Evening
3rd Wednesday of each month
July's featured speaker will be, Mexican-Irish Walla Walla native, Cia Cortinas + WOMEN-ONLY DANCE PARTY: Growing up in rural eastern Washington, Cia developed a great need to help celebrate and uplift the idea of a more multi cultural competent
The doors will be closed to the general public to create a space where women can chat, inspire & support each other and have a glass of wine together. Come at 5PM to have time to grab a table and order your food and drinks.
No little ones, please.
Please RSVP at so they have an idea of how many wonderful women will join. 
Eternal Wines and Drink Washington State present Thursday Night Lights.

An incredible lineup of live music all spring and summer long. Doors open at 5pm and music will be from 6-8pm. There is a $5 cover each Thursday or buy a season pass for just $50. Upcoming bands include:
July 21- Dee-em
July 28- Diego Romero

Call 509.240.6258 for more details.
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