Known as the Peace Arch City, Blaine is nestled in the northwest corner of Washington State sitting on the international border between British Columbia, Canada and the United States. The City of Blaine epitomizes the best of small town charm and is strong in maritime heritage.
Location: Blaine Pizza Factory 738 Peace Portal Time: Noon to 1 p.m. • Lunch This luncheon is open to all chamber members, area businesses and guests. Planning on attending? Please RSVP to email@example.com Join us and help your business gain exposure in our community.
Blaine Chamber Board Election: At the December 2nd meeting we will be voting on the Blaine Chamber Board for 2015. Nominations for board members are accepted at the visitor center, to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 360-332-4544
Business of the Year: It is time to get your nominations in for the 2015 Business of the Year. Please send your nominations to email@example.com. Don’t forget to give the name of the business and a brief description of why you believe they should be the Business of the Year. We will be voting at the December 2 meeting
August 18, 2015 Business Workshop Meeting Notes (Signs)
We are seeking some “elves” to help us prepare for the Christmas season:
1. November 19th9 – 10 am attach new bows to wreaths at public works dept.
2. November 289 – 10 am put up lights on Peace Portal trees downtown
3. November 308 – 10 am “fluff up” wreaths before they are hung on lamp posts downtown
Contact Carroll Solomon 332-6484 or Debbie Harger 543-9982 to volunteer for any or all of these. We are looking forward to showing off our beautiful city with festive decorations for the holidays – please join us and help out!
Coming Up Events
We have lots of wonderful events going on in Blaine. Visit our Annual Event page to see the details.
Bountiful Fall Harvest 2015 Scarecrow Contest
Thank you to all the Blaine businesses who participated in the Annual Scarecrow Contest. It is great to see our town decorated! See pictures of all the scarecrows displays.
The Winner of The 2015 Blaine Scarecrow Contest is Stafholt Good Samaritan Society Congratulations on your display!
Second Place goes to Day to Day Dance
Third Place goes to Blaine Healing Arts
Annual Christmas Lighting December 5- Enjoy a day of music, caroling, refreshments, Mr. & Mrs. Santa visit, free candy canes, hot cider & prize drawing. For more information on the event, please contact the Blaine Visitor Center at (360) 332-4544.
Holiday Harbor Lights & Christmas Tree Lighting
December 5 Come on downtown for a festive holiday celebration viewing Snowman, holiday decorations by local businesses and community groups as they participate in the “Winter Wonderland Holiday Display Contest”. Prizes are handed out for the best decorations. Santa shows up for the kid’s and boats in Blaine Harbor sail around the harbor with their holiday lights. Makes for a wonderful festive day. For more information on the event, please contact the Blaine Visitor Center at (360) 332-4544. www.blaineholidayharborlights.com
Ring of Fire & Hope – December 31st, 2015 – This annual event celebrates ringing in hope for the coming new year. This event draws hundreds of participants who gather along the shores of Birch Bay with lighted flares. Sponsored by the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Submit Photos of Blaine
Grab your camera and show visitors to our web site what a beautiful place we live in. The Blaine Chamber of Commerce is encouraging chamber members and visitors alike to submit their photos of Blaine. Your photo can be of any location, nature sites and activities for possible inclusion on the chamber web site.
By submitting your photo for consideration, you understand to have released it for use by the Blaine Chamber of Commerce for use on their website and in all other forms of publication deemed necessary by the Blaine Chamber of Commerce. A photo credit with your name will be placed on your photo.