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There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
-Derek Jeter





Welcome New Member

Gresham Toastmasters

Thank You
Renewing Members

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Chamber in Pictures









Gresham-Barlow students will walk into newly painted, remodeled, or brand spankin’ new rooms and buildings in just a few days. 
Even the light poles are being replaced.  Investments in our local schools make a huge statement to potential business owners planning expansions and relocations to our area.
Time to sign up for another successful Business Summit. One of our 221 Annual Chamber Events . Chamber Works !
These alpacas have 2 questions. 
1) Who is going on the Sept 13 th Farm Tour?
2) Are we (alpacas) on the tour again?
Sign up quickly. Unfortunately the 2019 Fall Farm Tour is not going to include the alpacas, but a winery, hemp farm and an animal farm will be on the tour!
Presenting Sponsor
Speaker Sponsor
Breakfast Sponsor
Community Partner
Economic Development Partner
Also sponsored by:
Metro East Web Academy
AXIS Design Group Architecture & Engineering, Inc.
Gresham Sanitary Service Inc.
Better Business Bureau
This Week's AM
Friday, September 6, 2019 | 7:22-9:00 AM

at U.S. World Class Taekwondo - Downtown
39 NW 3rd St. Gresham, OR 97030
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.
New faces are always welcome!
Health & Wellness

The Health Benefits of Hobbies

Do you have a hobby that enriches your personal life? If not, now is the perfect time to explore what hobbies would add value to your overall physical and mental health. While hobbies offer a lot of fun and relaxation, you may be surprised to learn that they also benefit your overall health.


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Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Hair Color Tips

Always bring or show your stylist an inspirational picture. Also, if you invest in a chemical service at the salon, such as color, protect your investment. Buy a shampoo/conditioner for color treated hair and ask your stylist how you can maintain your hair's integrity.
Ready - Set - Grill (safely)

Never Leave the grill unattended when in use. Always grill outside.
It’s never too early to learn about using energy wisely and safely, that’s why we offer free resources to help kids learn about energy in fun ways. Visit PortlandGeneral.com/Classroom.
Food Tips

Perishable food should not sit at room temperature for more than two hours, and no more than one hour if the temperature is above 90 F.
Tourism

The island’s farmland and wildlife refuge and has become a popular destination for a variety of people — locals seeking the freshest and best produce; birdwatchers looking for sandhill cranes, bald eagles, blue herons or migrating geese; and those who want to hike, bike, fish, hunt or use the public beaches. 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.
If submitting tips, please 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 send the details in a Word document to the Chamber Office .

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