Week of September 17, 2018
Your Weekly News
Seeds to Grow
Don't worry about failure; you only have to be right once.
-Drew Houston,
founder and CEO
of Dropbox

Welcome to our Newest Member

Shop Girl Consignment

Thank you to our Renewing Members

Advocare - Jean Crawford, Independent Distributor

Paul Davis of Portland/Vancouver

Golden Ticket Adventures

Friends of Lori Chavez

Chamber in Pictures
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Sept 22 at 10:00 am will the unveiling of Todd’s statue.  Yes, another bronze statue will be added to historic downtown, thanks to Gresham Outdoor Public Art. Join in the festivities to celebrate and honor a familiar Gresham young man…Todd. Join the fun on 3 rd and Main. Details Here.
Business and Leaders luncheons are always informative. Cathy Clevenger of Microchip and Mike Miller of Gresham Sanitary are catching up on what is happening in their respective business realms. Topic for September affects us all. Luncheon TODAY on the Metro Housing Bond.  Click here for details.
Time to start collecting books for the Gresham Reads program. Alix Bemis, founder of the program, welcomes new and slightly used childrens books for the program. Drop your donated books at the Chamber office. Biscuits and Dutch brothers, chamber members, will appreciate restocking their book shelves for kids.
This Week's AM
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.

New faces are always welcome!

Health and Wellness
Hearing Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dimentia

September is World Alzheimer's Month and September 21 is World Alzheimer's Day, a good opportunity to raise awareness of connections between memory, cognitive function, and hearing loss. Hearing loss is now linked to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. According to several major studies, older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and dementia, compared to those with normal hearing and the risk escalates as a person's hearing loss grows worse. Read more...

Presenting Sponsor
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Sign up for a free, no-obligation energy-efficiency consultation with a PGE energy expert and you could win up to $1,000 for high-efficiency LED lighting or other qualifying energy-saving improvements. Sign up by Oct. 30 at portlandgeneral.com/bizsave. 

Leave that Laptop Behind: Taking handwritten notes at a meeting can help you remember the information better. Writing down what you’re hearing makes you review it while looking at the page, and reinforces the information your brain is processing.

Change or add screens: If you are adding a monitor or need to change the display for a presentation but its not coming up press “Windows” plus “P” which gives you the options “PC Only”, “Duplicate” “Extend”, “External Only” or add wireless displays.


Surrounded by cliffs almost 2,000 feet high and boasting a picturesque island a violent volcanic past, Crater Lake is also home to hikes in old-growth forest and cross-country ski trips in the winter months. Many of the roads and facilities close during the winter, but the park is open and accessible all year long. Read more 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 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.
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