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Newest Members

Entercom Porltand

Oregon Trail Academy

Thank you to our
Renewing Members

LegalShield - Michael OLeary

Fairlawn Village Senior Living and Skilled Care

eRep, Inc.

Powell Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

Johnson Creek Watershed Council

Chamber in Pictures
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City Council President and candidate Kirk French was among the 5 city council candidates attending the forum. Thank you to Eddy Morales, Ryan Johnson, Paul Dreschler, Councilors Kirk French and Mario Palmero for attending the forum. Check out the replays on MetroEast Community Media channels and call their campaigns for more information.
Thank you Coastal Farms for investing and RE-investing in Gresham. Remodeling all done. New departments in place. And a great turnout at the ribbon cutting to celebrate with staff and owners of Coastal. Look closely. Politicians, business owners, retired individuals, bankers, staff,
and a friendly jersey cow stopped by.
City Council Candidates at the Business and Leaders forum at Persimmon. Time to mark your ballots. Thank you to candidates (L) Ryan Johnson, Councilor Mario Palmero, Paul Dreschler, Eddy Morales, and Councilor Kirk French. The audience appreciated your willingness to participate.
This Week's AM
Friday, November 2, 2018 | 7:22-9:00 AM
Gresham Ford
1999 E Powell Blvd. Gresham, OR 97030
(Combined AM with N. Clackamas Chamber)
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.

New faces are always welcome!
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Let’s reduce Oregon’s carbon footprint. We’re committed to leading the transformation to a clean energy future. Learn more at

Did you know?

Salting your food in Egypt is offensive.
Complex Passwords

Using a complex password is a minimum these days but so is not repeated use and changing it periodically. To make these easier look into a password manager or an identity management solution.

Take it to the Bank

Go with your child to the bank and open up an account. Explain to him that his money will grow when he leaves it in the bank.
Section 179 provides Oregon Business Owners an opportunity to deduct the full purchase or finance price of new commercial vehicles and equipment. Learn More -   .

Chamber Catalyst:
Chamber Bucks
Earn $25 Chamber Bucks by referring business who join the Chamber. Use those Chamber Bucks for your annual membership dues, upgrade your Chamber Benefits Package, or donate them to another member!

Chamber Member Exclusive Office Depot Discount Card
A Chamber store purchasing card or application is available to all members. Just show your card or app to the cashier at checkout and see the fabulous savings!
Misplace your card? Just text "GreshamSPC" to 555-888 to save your purchasing card to your phone!
Last week to register!
Economic Summit: Puzzle Pieces!

November 8, 2018 7:30 AM to 11:15 AM

$75 Seats or $625 Corporate Table (8 Seats)
Keynote Speaker: John Tapogna, EcoNW

Also Speaking:
Todd Davidson, CEO from Travel Oregon
Janet LaBar from Greater Portland Inc.
Mayor Shane Bemis
And more!
Sponsored by
Axis Design Group
Gresham Sanitary Services
Edward Jones/Christina Price

Let's surprise Firehouse Subs!

Join us for lunch from 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Thursday, November 1st

2442 SE Burnside Rd, Gresham

There's no reason to leave your four-legged friend at home. Pets are welcomed in many places across the state. You know what makes Oregon’s 363 miles of public coastline, green forests and sparkling mountain lakes even better? Getting to take your best friend along with you.
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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