• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Relocation4
Greetings! Whether moving business or family, here’s the stuff you want to know.
Get packing here
Greetings! Whether moving business or family, here’s the stuff you want to know.
Get packing here
Business1
Learn the value of membership or enter the member’s club room.
Check us out or check in
Learn the value of membership or enter the member’s club room.
Check us out or check in
Calendar1
We’ve pulled community and Chamber events together for everyone.
Browse or post events
We’ve pulled community and Chamber events together for everyone.
Browse or post events
Blog2
Folks are talking and things are happening! Here’s where you get up to date.
Stay informed or share
Folks are talking and things are happening! Here’s where you get up to date.
Stay informed or share

Google+

The U.S. Small Business Association unveiled a new web page and blog today dedicated to educating small business owners about the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare.

“The Affordable Care Act provides small business owners with access and opportunity to provide affordable health care options for their employees,” said SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills. “SBA’s new Affordable Care Act web page and blog will serve as a resource for small business owners who want learn more about how to take advantage of these benefits.”

The page, www.sba.gov/healthcare breaks down the legislation's key provisions, with information filtered by business size between the self-employed, those with fewer than 25 employees, fewer than 50 employees and more than 50 employees. Information on the site will be provided by the SBA's federal partners responsible for implementing the law, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Also on the site will be other resources like a glossary of key health care reform terms and a timeline for when certain reforms will be implemented.

The blog, entitled "Health Care Business Pulse," will be located at www.sba.gov/blog. It will provide small business owners with continuous updates about the implementation of the Act.


Information obtained from The Business Examiner

What's Hot

  • Blog
  • Upcoming Events
  • Be aware of scams targeting utility consumers

    PSE VerHiRest

    PSE customer alert:

    Be aware of scams targeting utility consumers

    Puget Sound Energy reminds you to be aware of scammers and con artists who target utility consumers across the country posing as utility representatives and demanding immediate payment of an “overdue” bill to avoid disconnection of your energy service.

    Recent scams include:

    • Scammers going door-to-door offering to restore power for a fee, or asking if your power is out. This is NOT something PSE workers would do.
    • Phone calls using “spoofing technology” that displays Puget Sound Energy’s name and phone number when they call to threaten disconnection of service—usually within
  • Read More
  • edg3 FUND FINALIST TO APPEAR ON SHARK TANK

    Kitsap Bank is pleased to announce that one of its 2015 edg3 FUND finalists will appear on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank.  Combat Flip Flops will be featured on a veteran- and military spouse-owned episode that is set to air on February 5 th . Combat Flip Flops was one of just five organizations who made it to the final round of Kitsap Bank’s edg3 FUND small business competition, going on to compete in the live portion of the event. Similar to Shark Tank, each of the five edg3 FUND finalists made their business pitch to a panel of judges,

    Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
Public Affairs Forum Thu Feb 11 @ 7:30AM - 08:30AM
Thursday Night Out in Downtown Gig Harbor Thu Feb 11 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
Winter Sip & Stroll Sat Feb 13 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Young Professionals Lunch Wed Feb 17 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
AUSA - Join the Army's Professional Network Wed Feb 17 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
BizEd: Creative Empowerment Wed Feb 17 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Empty Bowls Sat Feb 20 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Board Meeting Tue Feb 23 @ 7:30AM - 09:00AM
BizEd: Harness The Power of Social Media Tue Feb 23 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Business After Hours Wed Feb 24 @ 5:30PM - 07:00PM
BizEd: Creative Empowerment Wed Feb 24 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Chamber Day in Olympia Thu Feb 25 @ 8:30AM - 04:00PM
BizEd: Creative Empowerment Wed Mar 02 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Membership Luncheon Thu Mar 03 @11:30AM - 01:00PM

Facebook Login Facebook Login: To make the login process easier we have a Facebook login button:

  1. Login to the Chamber Community Site with your username or e-mail and password.
  2. Next to your login profile image you will see the Facebook icon.
  3. Click on it to authorize the link between your accounts (once off).
  4. Next time you visit the Chamber Community Site all you need to do is click on the Facebook icon in the login panel and you're in.