Marci’s Corner – June

Happy Father’s Day to all you Dad’s out there!

There is a lot going on in La Conner for June!  Be sure to check out the calendar on the Chamber Website to see what is happening, as well as take a look at the Picture Summer seasonal event card with most events listed. Is your business hosting an event that didn’t make it on the Picture Summer event card?  Let us know so we can show you how you can now add your own events on the new website.

We have some good news to share about our local economy …  Comparing March 2012 with March 2011

  • Sales Tax receipts this March were up 16%
  • Hotel/Motel Tax receipts this March were up 23%

If you’d like to see the entire report, let me know and I can email it to you.

Looking for something fun and exciting to do? June 30th is Chamber Night at the Races for Skagit Speedway. Each chamber member will be on a master list and receive 2 entries FREE for the races that night!

And don’t forget, Graduation for La Conner seniors is June 7th (Congratulations Graduates!) and the last day of school  is June 20th.

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P.S. If you haven’t yet donated to the Fireworks Display, your donations are very much appreciated! The cost to put on a terrific show over the Channel is $5,000. A special account is set up at Key Bank in La Conner and anyone can make a donation for any amount. Please consider making a donation for this fun event that draws visitors and locals alike.

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