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Seeds to Grow

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down, it’s the pebble in your shoe.
-Muhammad Ali

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Bank of America

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Renewing Members

Right Way Bookkeeping

MetroEast Community Media

Photo Images by Susan Gould

Hue Architecture & Design, Inc

Gresham Manor
Retirement Community

Prestige Senior Living
Huntington Terrace
Chamber in Pictures
Stolen from Lynn Lashbrook’s Pearl District offices are many very personal and sentimental baseball memorabilia. The thief might think these items have resale value, but they don’t. The stolen items, including original photos, baseballs, a Roger Maris baseball card, and many other sentimental items, are not financially valuable. They are, however, part of Lynn’s past that can’t be replaced. Lynn Lashbrook is offering a $1000 reword, no questions asked. If you get any calls regarding these items, offer to buy it immediately and Lynn will give you the reward money, when items are recovered.
First ever Breakin’ on Main, sponsored by the Gresham Chamber, was fun, competitive, and a crowd pleaser. Congratulations to the City of Gresham for another successful Arts Festival!
Bill Schwartz, Boring Brewing Co., might look like he is looking at the next hole at the Chamber Tournament (which was FABULOUS FUN!) but his team is really looking towards the Liepold Farm property where he is hosting the Boring Beer Fest at the end of August. Bill likes fun events!
Patricia Gutierrez of Gresham Burrito Shop is not sure the size of the scissors will cut through the excitement of opening her new Gresham location.  Thanks to all of the Ambassadors who help make the ribbon cuttings a successful event for our members.
This Week's AM
Friday, August 2, 2019 | 7:22-9:00 AM

501 NE Hood Ave, Gresham (Parking Lot)
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.
New faces are always welcome!
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Robin's Roaster

Season your bird with your favorite seasoning Preheat the grill to 225 degrees. Put your bird on the grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees. This should take between 2.5 - 3.5 hours. (Tip: Place pads of butter under the skin to give explosions of flavor)
Business & Safety Tips

As a leader of your company, do you truly know your strength and weakness?
Things to consider about your home when preparing for retirement:

-Is your home suitable to age in?
-Is it handicapped accessible?
-How expensive is it to heat and cool?
-How old are your large appliances/wiring/plumbing?
-Are their unused areas in your home or property?
Unsecured Credit

A loan the terms of which are primarily based on a customer’s personal and business credit history, and cash flow. No collateral is pledged; therefore unsecured credit accounts may have lower credit limits and higher interest rates.
Ready - Set - Grill (safely)

For charcoal grills:
  • Use only charcoal starter fluid or opt for a charcoal chimney or electric starter
  • Never add charcoal starter fluid, or any flammable fluid, to the fire
  • Dispose of coals in a metal container after the coals have cooled completely.
Health Tips

Always mix insulin correctly. First, roll the pen between your palms 10 times then tip it up and down 10 times. Don’t shake the pen, as this can cause air bubbles that are painful if injected. The insulin should appear cloudy or milky after mixing. If you see any clumps or particles in the insulin, don’t use it.
Keeping Your Hair Shiny & Conditioned

When brushing your hair, start at the ends and work your way up. Never brush your hair when it is wet, instead brush hair out before shampooing and then only use a pick to detangle wet hair.
Did You Know?

Pouring a pint of Guinness is a skill, which can be perfected at Dublin’s Guinness Academy. The “perfect pour” should be done at an angle of 45 degrees, and take 119.5 seconds.
Visit us at various fairs and festivals this summer, where we’ll be teaching kiddos about how, together, we can build a clean energy future for Oregon. Learn more at ( ).

“It is always gratifying to earn a distinction for our business,” said Dennis Mesford, SERVPRO of Gresham Owner, “but it feels especially good this year. Read the full press release here.

Now bookended by the towns of Forest Grove and Hillsboro, just west of Portland, Cornelius continues to thrive as a farming community and welcomes visitors to enjoy a rich history of agriculture. Go berry picking, sip Tualatin Valley wines or take a hike in the neighboring Chehalem Mountains. 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, 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.

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.
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