Week of May 28th 2018
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Seeds to Grow

In a perfect world, answering machines would come with a "Get to the point" button.

~ Jason Love

Chamber in Pictures
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Bike Farm Dedication in Downtown Gresham
Bubbles, Bubbly, and Bikes.
Recent unveiling of Chamber Bike Farm (Bike Tourism funded bike racks) brought out 40 plus fun adults to celebrate in front of Jazzy Bagel. Bike racks were created from old farm equipment and put to good use. Thank you Portland Wheelers for attending the event.  
Mt Hood Painting and Rieglmann's Appliance Center - The Chamber Works!
Networking at its ultimate! 
Member helping member. Mt. Hood Pro Painting + Rieglemanns = Prosperity!
Burns Feed Store - Try Local First
Shelley Burns-Giusto, owner of Burns Feed Story, enjoying the benefits of hosting a Try Local event with Bess and Bob of Gresham Ford, sponsors of Try Local First. (Thanks for the amazing chicken wings on the Traeger, Troy!)
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Friday, June 1st | 7:22-9:00 am
Bedont Orthodontics |1042 NW Norman Avenue, Suite 210, Gresham
Bedont Orthodontics
More Upcoming Events
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Wood Village Burrito Shop
23424 NE Halsey Street
Wood Village
Wednesday May 30th
11:30-1:00 pm
Sam Barlow High School Ground Breaking
Groundbreaking
Sam Barlow High School
5105 SE 302nd Avenue
Gresham
Wednesday June 6th
9:25 AM - 9:50 AM PDT
Sam Barlow High School Lend Me a Tenor
Auditorium upgrades promise to inspire arts appreciation

Last month, drama students at Sam Barlow High School finished their production of “Lend Me A Tenor.” The play, a comedy of mistaken identities set in a 1930’s opera house, is the final performance of the year for Barlow High School’s drama department.

It’s also the final performance for Barlow’s auditorium before major renovations begin. Starting this summer, Barlow’s auditorium will undergo a substantial overhaul that will replace sound equipment, lighting equipment, and build much larger dressing rooms. The renovated space won’t be open until 2019, but the renovations will also provide Barlow with a new black box theater. This flexible performance space will be used as the Barlow drama classroom and for smaller student performances.
“It’s going to be really flexible,” explained Jeff Schroeder, Barlow’s theater director. “We can arrange seating and the stage wherever we want.”
Schroeder spoke fondly of his students’ recent performance of “Steel Magnolias,” noting that, in the future, similar productions would fit nicely in the forthcoming black box performing space.
Ask the Expert
What does Financial Wellness mean and how do you achieve it? Sarah Baker, Relationship Manager with Troutdale Key Bank gives us answers in the latest installment of #AskTheExpert.
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Our very own JDog Junk Removal and Hauling was recognized in the latest edition of the Portland Business Journal. Matthew Calhoun, who owns JDog Portland South with his wife, Jennifer, is a 20-year Army veteran whose military career included deployments to Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq. JDog gives veterans across the country the opportunity to own and build a business.
Is My Old Sunscreen Still Good?
Most sunscreens will remain as good as new for up to three years. Many include an expiration date - if yours doesn't , write the date of your purchase on the bottle and throw it out after three years. (But you will have used it up long before then, right?)
Going on vacation soon?
Prepare by gathering immune boosting, digestive supporting, muscle smoothing, rest encouraging, skin rejuvenating essential oils. You can thank me later.
Workplace Tips
Our best tips for a cool workplace. Take action now to maximize comfort and savings this summer. Learn more at PortlandGeneral.com/Consult .
Annual Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 23rd 2018
Glendoveer Golf Course
Shotgun start at 9:00am

Early Bird Special
Now through June 30th
A golf team of 4 for only $450
(regular price $500)
Sponsorship opportunities are still available

Contact Shelley Wright for more information

Golf Tournament Sponsored by
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Gresham Ford
12 Top Dog Parks
12 TOP SUMMER DOG SPOTS
Welcome to the dog days of summer — so named for gloriously sunny days and the ascension of the Dog Star in the night sky. Summer is an epic time to explore Oregon with your best four-legged friend. Don’t miss these great spots to roam, fetch, sit and stay this summer. ~ Eileen Garvin
Friday AM Meetings - "You at 7:22"
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 gacc@greshamchamber.org or call 503-665-1131.

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 the Chamber Office .

Click Here for a list of current job openings.
Bike Friendly Businesses Across the Region

The Gresham Chamber and Travel Oregon recognizes businesses who offer a special touch to bike travelers - it may be in the local flavor of the food, the sights to see, local knowledge, or welcoming customer service that transforms a hard day of pedaling into a great day. A number of businesses throughout the region and within our Chamber are recognized as Bike Friendly. Click here to check them out!

If you're a business interested in becoming or being recognized as Bike Friendly, contact the Chamber at gacc@greshamchamber.org or visit Travel Oregon's Bike Friendly Business webpage. We can't wait to see you join this growing list of businesses already recognized in the region.
Gresham Area Chamber | 503-665-1131 | Office@GreshamChamber.org | GreshamChamber.org