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Do you have something to say? Don't miss out on telling people!
 
Plan ahead and submit your Member and Community news to the Chamber by the 20th of the month for inclusion.
 
MACC e-News - March 2018           Vol. 29 - #3
MEMBER ONLY EXPOSURE! 
An outstanding benefit of being a member of the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is being able to promote your business in the 2018 Community Profile & Membership Directory.  One of the Chamber's most requested publications, the directory is used throughout our community as well as a publication that is requested and sent out across the U.S. in response to inquiries from an extensive group of prospective customers who are interested in doing business in, visiting or relocating to the McMinnville area.
 
Your Chamber of Commerce is once again producing this publication in-house, and Chamber staff will be contacting you soon to discuss your advertising in this Members-Only opportunity.
 
Your Chamber and our publisher both know the importance of marketing for your business.  As a result, your display advertisement will be seen in multiple ways:
  • in the printed publication
  • via mobile devices; taking advantage of the Free QR Code placed on your ad gives Apple and Android mobile users a way to easily learn more about your business.
  • via the internet through the online eBook Directory linked to the Chamber's website at: mcminnville.org.  Viewers will be linked to your website from your online display advertisement
By choosing to participate, you will be working with the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce in making this valuable marketing piece a success, as well as joining prominent businesses working together to grow and sustain the economic vitality of our community.  We encourage you learn more about this limited, first-reserved marketing opportunity for your business. ACT SOON!! 
 
FMI simply reply to this email including your name, company and telephone number.  Or call Holly or Rhonda directly at (503) 472-6196 or email: EMAIL TODAY  See Informational Flyer at:  2018 - 2019 Membership Directory & Community Guide
Economic Development Survey
The City of McMinnville is developing a 15-year economic development strategic plan to help us position McMinnville for its next chapter of economic development -  MAC-Town 2032.

The strategic plan is being developed by a committee of community leaders and stakeholders over the next five months with several opportunities for public input and engagement. PUBLIC COMMENT TOOL BELOW
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THANK YOU, Reinvesting Members!

Alan Ruden Construction 2005
Bella Casa Real Estate Group 2007
Cart-Away Concrete Systems, Inc. 2005
Cascadia Landscape Service, Inc. 1980
Citizens Bank 1999
Express Employment Professionals 1994
Fjelland Floors 1992
Freelin-Wade Co. 1989
Gale's Towing & Recovery 1995
Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation 1994
Your Community Mediators of Yamhill County 2008
Interior Matters, Teresa Shelburne 2008
Union Block Coffee 2003
McMinnville Community Media 2002
McMinnville Dutch Bros. 2003
Rock of Ages-Valley View Retirement 1992
The Kelly Group Real Estate 2006
UPS Store, The 2005
PayneWest Insurance 1989
Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation 2004
Winsome Construction, LLC 2010
Betty Lou's, Inc. 2010
McMinnville Sunrise Rotary Club 2011
Your Space Storage 2011
SMART-Northwest Area 2011
BedMart Inc. 2011
Prestige Post-Acute & Rehabilitation Center - McMinnville 2012
Wings & A Prayer Alpacas 2012
CPR Solutions 2012
Grain Station Brew Works 2017
TNT Motorsports 2016
Jimmy Johns 2014
A Family Place 2014
Abacus Program 2014
Champion Team 2014
Eagle Home Mortgage 2014
Precision Analytical, Inc 2015
The Cherrywood Memory Care 2015
The Barberry 2015
New Leaf Midtown 2016
Kitchen Tune-Up of McMinnville 2016
JB Landscape 2016
Mountain View Oral Surgery & Dental Implants 2016
Domaine Trouv'ere 2017
Lange Winery LLC 2017
Ransom Spirits LLC 2017

Celebrating March Member Anniversaries!

Do you want to reach a new market?
Do you want to get in touch with folks who have just bought a house and are committed to the McMinnville Area? We have the perfect opportunity for you to reach these people -  The Welcome Home Packet

This program is a monthly mailing of your information to new home owners in McMinnville, folks who are either new to the area or new to home ownership who need to know what you have to offer them! You can be part of this welcoming arm of the community for only
$35 per month and the inserts you would like to be included in the packet. Please contact Holly at hgleason@mcminnville.org   or call 503-472-6196.

Boho Yoga
828 SE 1st Street McMinnville OR 97128
Lesley Anderson and Rose Schneider, Co-Owners
T: (971) 716 -1669
E: info.bohoyoga@gmail.com
Boho Yoga opened it's doors on April 1, 2017. We are a yoga studio based in McMinnville and located on First street across from the Transit station. Founded by Lesley Anderson and Rose Schneider, Boho Yoga's classes place a strong emphasis on breathing techniques and alignment. We aim to be a valuable community space promoting both physical and mental well-being for the whole family. We offer a variety of weekly classes for the beginner to the more advanced student as well as regular workshops and class series on a variety of topics. Ask about our discounts for students, teachers, military, police, fire and seniors, and don't hesitate to send us any of your yoga-related questions. Thank you for reading, we hope to see you soon!

CMDesign Graphics Co.
p. (541) 619-7062
f. (503) 857-0702
e. Chris@CMDesignGraphics.com

Chris Miles-owner/graphic designer of CMDesign-first moved to McMinnville in 2001 to attend Linfield College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Loving the town and community, Chris opened CMDesign in 2007 as a Graphic Design and Advertising studio to help new businesses with marketing and creative needs. Logos, websites, marketing collateral and apparel, CMDesign can do it all. If you need a logo, brochure, banner, shirt design or even a website-please feel free to contact CMDesign!


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2018 McMinnville WORKS Internship Program Has a Record Breaking Year
MEDP (McMinnville Economic Development Partnership) celebrates the beginning of a record breaking year for the McMinnville WORKS Internship Program.  With the applications closed, and the applicant's resumes and cover letters delivered to Host Sites, this year's McMinnville WORKS Internship Program is well on its way to being one of the best years for the program.
 
This year there were a record breaking 226 potential interns who applied through the program, an increase of 96 applicants from last year.  All 226 applicants are competing for 22 internships at 14 host sites. 2018 Host Sites include Cascade Steel, the City of McMinnville, HBF International, MEDP, McMinnville Water & Light, Meggitt Polymers & Composites, New Energy Works, OnlineNW, Precision Analytical, Preditca, Inc,. Sea Reach Ltd., Solid Form Fabrication, Willamette Valley Medical Center, and Yamhill County Clerk.
 
The McMinnville WORKS Internship Program is a "Grow Our Own" initiative run by MEDP. It was created to help local businesses connect with a growing workforce of capable candidates. Internships are 9 weeks long, full-time, project-based, and paid. Internship positions this year include, but are not limited to, the following areas: engineering (electrical, mechanical, and civil), marketing and sales, conservation, finance, and more.
 
During the fall companies can apply to become Host Sites, and in January interested candidates can begin applying through MEDP's website. Once the internship application closes (sometime in early to mid-February), the applications are scored and sorted, then the applications are given to the Host Sites at the beginning of March. Through March and into the first week of April the Host Sites make their hiring decisions. The internships begin in June and go through August.
 
2017 McMinnville Water & Light intern, Sylvette Benetti, commented on the program saying: "The McMinnville WORKS Internship Program separates themselves from the rest because they take the effort to make sure that you grow an immense amount and come away with knowledge and experiences you'll benefit from for years to come."
 
The McMinnville WORKS Internship Program was created as part of MEDP's "Grow Our Own" Initiative. To learn more about the McMinnville WORKS Internship Program, please visit our website, mcminnvillebusiness.com/mcminnville-works-internship-program or email intern@mcminnvillebusiness.com

Science Teacher Diego Martinez is 2018 Recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
To be Presented at Space Foundation's 34th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 28, 2018) - Oregon science teacher Diego Martinez has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.

The award is given annually in recognition of creative and innovative use of technology by K-12 educators, or district-level education personnel. The award, named for Mercury and Apollo astronaut Alan Shepard, will be presented during the 34th Space Symposium opening ceremony on April 16 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, and the award presentation will be followed with a by-invitation reception honoring Martinez, co-hosted by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation.

The Space Foundation's annual Space Symposium is the premier gathering of all sectors of global space leadership, attracting thousands of participants from dozens of countries. Visit www.spacesymposium.org for complete conference information. To learn more about Space Foundation STEM education programs, please visit www.discoverspace.org.
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2018 4th Floor Members
Betty Lou's, Inc. Columbia Bank | Express Employment Professionals Freelin-Wade  Les Schwab Tire Center |  Meggitt Polymers & Composites |  Spirit Mountain Casino
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