The Week of 12/7/2021
"It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down,
it’s the pebble in your shoe."

- Muhammad Ali

Welcome New Members
Status Inspections Inc.

4 Pets Enterprises LLC dba Pet Supplies Plus
Thank you from Gresham Chamber of Commerce
Ryan Crouser (2016) signing autographs. He is back in town Dec 20th at 2:00 PM and will again be available to sign autographs. Bring children's athletic equipment to The Salvation Army Gresham Corps on Monday, December 20th and meet a real Olympic gold medal winner.
Lynn is ready for the AM this Friday, are you? It’s the Christmas Charity Breakfast AM hosted by SnowCap Community Charities and My Father's House, a Community Shelter. Decorate your table with items the non-profit's need.
What do Julie of Healing Treasures Massage LLC, Breazy with Northwest Reverse Mortgage, Jamie with American Family Estate Preservation, Inc. (afepi), and Kelly with Enliven by Vancouver Clinic all have in common? They SHOP LOCAL and had a great time at Speed Networking among the many gingerbread houses. Stop by the Gresham Historic Society & Museum and check out the gingerbread house winners. Better yet, there is still time to build your own house and enter the contest.
December 13th -18th
Bring a new or gently loved sports equipment to donate to local children.
  • Tennis Rackets
  • Tennis Balls
  • Basketballs
  • Baseballs
  • Baseball Gloves
  • Footballs
  • Boxing Gloves
  • Ice Skates
  • Water Polo Balls
  • Volleyballs
  • BMX Bikes
  • Sparing Gear
  • Rugby Ball
  • Rappelling Equipment
  • Softball Cleats
  • Ski Goggles
  • Baseball Bats
  • Soccer Balls
  • Volleyball Kneepads
  • Water Polo Caps
  • Swim Goggles
  • Jump Ropes
  • Free Weights
  • Footballs
  • Track Shoes
  • Skateboard Helmets
  • Yoga Mats
  • Hockey Sticks
  • Catcher’s Gear
  • Football Pads
  • Cricket Bat
  • Baseballs
  • Badminton Shuttlecock
  • Tennis Balls
  • Soccer Cleats
  • Golf Clubs
  • Archery Targets
  • Soccer Shin Guards
  • Basketballs

Gresham Area Drop Off Locations
Meet Ryan Crouser, Two Time Olympian
Monday, December 20th 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Salvation Army Gresham Corps
473 SE 194th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233
Travel Sponsor:
Community wide adoption taking place. We are looking for 113 businesses to adopt our 113 police officers. You have a chance to Adopt a Cop and honor the officer for the entire month of January. Details in next week's newsletter. 
Friday AM Networking
🎅‍Christmas Breakfast🎄
Friday, December 10th, 2021
7:20 AM - 9:00 AM
In Person

Please email to sponsor a table and register your group.

No need to RSVP if you are an individual attending.
Mountainview Christian Church
1890 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR 97030

We will be meeting in-person but will be observing safety precautions of social distancing and face masks if the host requires.
Jordan Ely, Gresham-Barlow School District Testimonial
Tips, Tools, & Press Releases
Press Release: Pet Supplies Plus opened a location on November 25 at 1152 NW Civic Dr. in Gresham and will offer local pet parents a hassle-free way to find better products for their pets, while saving them money and celebrating the fun of pet ownership. Read More >>
Hospice is a direct Medicare benefit for which taxpayers pay into while working. Be sure to take advantage of the amazing services that can be yours for quality, compassionate end-of-life care.
Make your 2022 marketing intentional! Take inventory of your marketing streams. What actually made you money this year? Do more of THAT. Stop doing the ones you hate!
Share your pearls of wisdom?
To post a tip, email the details to Please remember to keep it to 40 words or less.
Take a Safari to Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge
Only the African cheetah can outpace the pronghorn, the second-fastest land animal in the world. Pronghorn spring into motion with easy grace, able to accelerate to speeds of more than 60 miles per hour. And while the cheetah might win a sprint, the pronghorn would dominate in a distance race: With a 30-foot stride and exceptional endurance, they could dust a marathon in 45 minutes.
This information is taken directly from Travel Oregon Website.  
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(503) 665-1131