What is The Community Connection Blog?

Our Volunteers and Interns are helping with an exciting project to further increase connection in the community! We have been interviewing people in the area and getting to know their personal connection to Alington. Whether you are a business owner, a long time resident, or have recently moved into town, this is an opportunity to learn more about the unique lives that live here. Visit the Community Connection Blog to learn about the wonderful people of Arlington! If you would like to participate, please email info@stillyvalleychamber.com.

Save the Day Floral

October 5th, 2023|

Blooming in the CommunityDonna Waldal, a resident for over thirty years, has not just been a witness to the town's evolution but an active participant in its transformation. We explore her journey as the owner of Save the Day Floral and as an important part of the community, playing a key role for celebrations and events through her floral design. In this interview, we [...]

The Dicksons

September 27th, 2023|

Days Gone and Days to ComeOne thing Arlington has consistently retained is its sense of community, while also adapting to changes and growth. After interviewing Lynn and Sharon Dickson, they provided a fascinating glimpse into how Arlington's history is interwoven with personal stories and how the community has transformed over time.Lynn Dickson, now 82 years old, has been a part of Arlington since 1960. [...]

Hammond Bread

September 20th, 2023|

Connecting through Bread and CommunityArlington provides opportunities to grow closer with the community and increase business opportunities. That is what Lauren Hammond discovered when moving to Arlington. She shares her journey of entrepreneurship, community engagement, and the strong ties that bind her bakery to our community.Lauren's family moved to Arlington with the original plan to not live here long term, “we found a house [...]

A Huge Production

September 13th, 2023|

The Heart of a Community Through FilmThe Kuhn family has found passion in starting their own business in this small town. Angela and Chris Kuhn, the dynamic duo behind A Huge Production, have not only captured the essence of Arlington through their lens but have also become an integral part of the community. In a recent interview, they share their journey of turning what [...]

Mr. Kratz

September 6th, 2023|

 Do You Really Know Arlington? He DoesArlington holds a rich history that spans generations and Mr. Kratz has a great deal of knowledge about Arlington's past. We sat down for a captivating interview that dives into his life, his connection to Arlington, the changes he's witnessed over the years, and the impact the Pioneer Association has had on the community and city museum. With [...]