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The Weekly - Week of March 19th
Seeds to Grow
From Lynn, CEO
"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." ~ Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

In This Issue
This Week's AM Location
Try Local First
Renewing Members
Save the Date!
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Visitors Center
Member Event Calendar
Friday AMs
Member Job Openings
This Week's AM
March 23 - 7:22-9:00 am
SERVPRO of Gresham, 21640 SE Stark Street, Gresham

New Members
Quick Links

The Weekly is

Sponsored by:


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Gresham-Barlow School District 

Chamber in Pictures
presented by
It was great to celebrate a ribbon cutting with JDog Junk Removal & Hauling. Join us for another celebration Wednesday, March 21st, 2:00 pm at East Gresham Elementary School. The first of 4 school groundbreakings for the Gresham-Barlow school bond.

TriMet New Line
Let's move TriMet buses off Main to Roberts, one block East. Safety for riders, cyclists, kids, cars parked and drivers. Vote by emailing your opinion to by March 23rd.

Try Local First
Spread the Sunshine!
Are you ready for Spring? I know I am. The daffodils are starting to bloom, and the trees have a hint of pink - just ready to explode to those shades of bright fuchsia and magenta. Time to get out in the yard and trim, clean-up and plant. When you get ready to plant remember to "Try Local First." Local nurseries provide quality flowers, trees, vegetable starts, and herbs. So, it is not just a price comparison - there is quality and vibrancy to consider. You can tell the difference and I have a "brown" thumb! Read more...

Try Local First Sponsored by

Renewing Members
The Chamber would like to thank and acknowledge the members below who reinvested in our organization by renewing their membership:

30 years

21 years
Betty Chisum

19 years

10-19 years

5-9 years

1-4 years

Save the Date
Golf Tournament
August 23rd
Glendoveer Golf Course
Shotgun start at 9:00 am

Early Bird Special!
Now through June 30th
A golf team of 4 for only $450
(regular price of $500)

Sponsorships are available
Contact Shelley Wright for more information

Thank you
Presenting Sponsor

Additional Sponsor

Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
The best at home treatment for pink eye: Wipe away any discharge with a warm wash cloth multiple times a day. Eye drops and a cold compress can also be used to alleviate any discomfort.

Portland General Electric - Customer Care and Billing Update
This April, we are upgrading our customer care and billing system to a new, dynamic solution. With this new system, we can continue to provide you effective customer service, while preparing to meet the changing needs of your business - today and in the future. The upgrade also follows the latest cybersecurity guidelines, to ensure your information continues to remain safe. Find more details at

Doterra - Tabitha Wolz - Essential Oil Tips
It's Spring and time to clean! Use non-toxic methods with essential oils and water. Lemon, Melaleuca and Lime are fresh scents with cleansing properties for the air and surfaces. *Use lemon for the sticky and greasy spots.

Norwex - Chemical Free Tips
Before purchasing personal care products like makeup and cleansers, go to and check the ingredients. Choose as organic as possible.

Trimming dead, damaged or crossed limbs not only nurtures the health of your trees but allows sunlight to spur leaf growth throughout the tree and on the shrubs or ground cover below.

Visitors Center
Mt. Hood Territory's WONDERful Trails
Mt. Hood has been recognized as one of Oregon's 7 Wonders. Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory is a land of many wonders. Scenic, historic and adventurous, these attractions encompass the very essence of the territory.
  • Mt. Hood Scenic Byway: Encompassing some of the most scenic country you will ever see, the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway takes you by breathtaking views of namesake Mt. Hood, over rushing rivers, through sweeping panoramas of the fertile valley farmland, and along the route that early pioneers traveled on the historic Barlow Road.
  • Click here to see more trails

AVAILABLE ONLINE! Member Event Calendar
Need to promote your special day event, fundraiser, request for volunteers, meet and greets, classes, meetings and more? Get value by listing your events with the Chamber.
Click here for a complete list of Member Events.

To post an event, email the details to or call 503-665-1131.

Friday AM Meetings - "You at 7:22"
March 23 - 7:22-9:00 am
SERVPRO of Gresham, 21640 SE Stark Street, Gresham

March 30 - 7:22-9:00 am
U.S. Bank on 3rd Street, 2445 SE 3rd Street, Gresham

April 6 - 7:22-9:00 am
320 N Main Avenue, Suite 203, Gresham

April 13 - 7:22-9:00 am
Mt. Hood Lanes, 2311 E Powell Blvd., Gresham

Member Job Openings

List Your Job Openings With The Chamber

One of the free benefits of membership is the ability to post job openings on the Chamber's website. To post a job opening send the details in a Word document to Julie Hamatake.


Click here for a list of current job openings.