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Seeds to Grow

Dear Easter Bunny, this year could you please fill my eggs with health and happiness and deliver them to every one I love? Thank you.



Welcome New Member

Our Coffee House

Thank You
Renewing Members

Gresham Family Chiropractic

American Family Insurance

Valucentric LLC

Port of Portland

American Medical Response Northwest

Sandy River Marketing Inc.

AXIS Design Group Architecture & Engineering, Inc.

SERVPRO of Gresham

Day Wireless Systems

Chamber in Pictures
Two more Market to Grill Competitors. Ready for the competition are Sue Hughes, Resolutions, and Kayla Viramontes, The Bold Orange. Come taste their fare then vote. 
April 23rd, 4:30pm to 6pm at Riegelmann's Appliance.
A sample of last year's fun, food, and chef expertise. 
Chef Nic, TSP Technology Inc., proudly served guacamole among other foods at his cook station. He didn’t come in first but had fun at Try Local. Don’t miss this tasty event!
If dogs are a man's best friend, goats must be a woman's best friend! What a fun time at the 2019 Spring Agricultural tour.
Oregon Tax Plan Released

Gross Receipts Tax for K-12? Without a constitutional amendment, the Gross Receipts Tax revenue goes straight into the General Fund.
 
At a high level, it is a 0.49% gross receipts tax with a 25% deduction for either business inputs or labor costs, whichever is greater. The tax applies to all business entities with gross sales in excess of $1 million.

PERS Reform Package - Governor Brown wants to money from SAIF, your kicker, capitol gains, estate taxes, and some from public employees.
This Week's AM
Friday, April 19, 2019 | 7:22-9:00 AM

1394 NW Civic Dr. Gresham
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.

New faces are always welcome!




It is with great sadness we share with you that Pastor Harold Fuller passed away last weekend. Details will be shared as we receive them from his family.
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Oregonians are at the forefront of a transformation toward a future powered by clean energy.
Along with our partners, the communities we serve and you, we’re committed to this future.
We’re proud to announce a groundbreaking project that combines wind and solar generation with battery storage in a single, integrated facility. Learn more at www.portlandgeneral.com/wheatridge .

Business Startup Tips

Plan your financing. Estimate how much funding you’ll likely need to generate revenue and reach profitability. Then consider how you can best secure financing, and start making plans to do so.
Protect Your Business!

Stretching can reduce strains and sprains which comprise 30% of work comp claims.
Never mind the "Golden Rule"; follow the "Platinum Rule" and win customers for life!

The golden rule is all about you, make everything about your customer by treating them the way THEY want to be treated!
Tips for a Healthy, Pet-Friendly Home

Brush pets regularly to remove hair before it has a chance to collect on the floor and trim nails often to avoid scratched floors and couches. Make sure to vacuum regularly to avoid pet hair buildup.
Tourism
Today visitors can experience the region’s agricultural gifts with a visit to a winery in one of the state’s oldest wine regions, Applegate Valley. Hike the glorious Siskiyou Mountains, enjoy farm-to-table dining or visit the Talent Historical Society museum to explore the area’s history. Book a farm stay for a little piece of down-home living.
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 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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