Your Weekly Chamber News
Week of 10/29/19

Seeds to Grow

If you think eggplant is good, you should try any other food. It's much better.



Welcome New Member

Lithium Marketing LLC

Thank You
Renewing Members

Premier Designs Jewelry

U S Bank

New Avenues for Youth

Sports Management Worldwide

Chamber in Pictures
An explanation of the financial burden of PERS to schools and public entities was one of the speaker topics at the October Leadership Academy class. Thank you to Eric Fruits, VP of Research at Cascade Policy Institute for a thorough explanation of the history and current liability of PERS locally.
What do Mike Wiley (Hoodview News), Scott Jury (City of Gresham), and Sam Lider (U.S. World Class Taekwondo - Downtown) have in common besides being Chamber members? They bring "power and strength" to our economy.
Chamber Works !
Hollie happily responds by mailing packets about our area to over 1131 annual relocation requests. The chamber welcomes new businesses, neighbors, and tourists to our area. 
This Week's AM
Friday, November 1, 2019 | 7:22-9:00 AM

(Combined AM with North Clackamas Chamber)
1999 E Powell Blvd. Gresham
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.
New faces are always welcome!

November 6, 2019 at the Gresham Elks Lodge #1805
First hour for table host networking (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Open to general membership (4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Prizes for completing the Expo Passport include:
Black + Decker 12V Max Drill & Home Tool Kit
Tennis and Golf for 4 at Glendoveer
Kids Basket
... and more!

New members, call Angela to be put on the waiting list!

Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Did you know?

French was the official language of England for over 600 years.
Asthma/Allergy Tips

For seasonal problems, allergists recommend that you begin treating allergies with medication two weeks before your symptoms typically surface for better allergy control.
PGE and its customers celebrate a decade of being the nation’s leaders in renewable energy. With more than 204,000 customers voluntarily enrolled in its Green Future SM program, PGE has the largest participation in a renewables program of any U.S. electric utility for the past 10 years. For more information, visit portlandgeneral.com/greenfuture .
Tourism
Cast a Line in Oregon this Winter

The Wild West spirit is alive and kicking in much of Eastern Oregon, where cattle ranches, rolling hills and wide-open roads intersect with small-town communities deeply connected to their land and culture. Winter is especially blissful in Eastern Oregon, as family-friendly ski resorts fill with the giggles of snow angels and drifts of sparkling powder blanket the rugged landscape — ready for fresh tracks, followed by a steaming cup of fresh roast.
To learn more , Click Here.
Friday AM Meetings

"You at 7:22"
AVAILABLE ONLINE!
Member Event Calendar
Need to promote your special day, event, fundraiser, classes, meetings and more? Get value by listing your events with the Chamber by logging into your member portal at the top of greshamchamber.org. Once logged in, navigate to events. Having trouble? Just email gacc@greshamchamber.org.

Click here for a complete list of Member Events.

To post a tip, email the details to gacc@greshamchamber.org . P lease remember to keep it to 40 words or less.
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, just log into your member portal (at the top of greshamchamber.org) and navigate to jobs. Need help? Just email gacc@greshamchamber.org.

Click Here for a list of current job openings.
Connect with the Gresham Chamber
Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce | 503-665-1131 | gacc@greshamchamber.org | GreshamChamber.org