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Town OKs moving Chamber of Commerce to Maple Hall

Moving is often a business decision.

That’s even true for an organization whose focus is to promote and protect the interests of those in business.

Faced with COVID-related financial stress, the La Conner Chamber of Commerce was granted Town Council approval last week to temporarily move its office from Morris Street to the Fireside Room at Maple Hall later this month.

“The Chamber is taking a double-whammy,” Mayor Ramon Hayes explained during the Council’s tele-conferenced April 28 meeting. “They’re taking hits on their renewals and in terms of hotel-motel (tax) revenue.”

Hayes said the Chamb...


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