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Seeds to Grow
A goal is a dream with a deadline.




Welcome to our
Newest Members

Samantha Jacobs -
Berkshire Hathaway

Food for Families, Inc.

Mt. Hood Insurance

Simplify Your Stuff

Village Health Care


Thank you to our
Renewing Members

City of Fairview - City Hall

Friends of the Children

Gresham Womens
Healthcare, P.C.

Portland Columbia Symphony

Migration Brewing

Chamber in Pictures
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"I know! I know!," says Scott Thomas, Apex Solutions, when asked to name the winners of the Business Excellence Awards. But he didn't know then and is finding out just as you are. Check out the photos below for a few hints.
And the winner is..........
Winner of Medium Business Excellence: Clackamas County Bank - Gresham!
Winner of Family Business Excellence: SERVPRO of Gresham!
This Week's AM
Friday, January 4, 2019 | 7:22-9:00 AM

225 NE Burnside Rd, Gresham
A great networking opportunity to meet more than 100 Chamber members and prospective members.

New faces are always welcome!
Congratulations 2019 Non-Profit Winner:
Gresham Elks Lodge #1805


Sponsored by
Gresham Sanitary Service
Gresham Ford
AXIS Design Group Architecture & Engineering, Inc.
Introducing NETWORKING AT NOON...
with our new President, Jim Hatheway!

Limited to first 10 people


Join us every 4th Tuesday at Noon for networking and brown bag lunch in the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
1005 N Main Ave, Ste 101, Gresham
Health and Wellness:
Self-Care: Living YOUR best life
Are you tired of hearing the word self-care yet? These days, the whole world seems to be talking about making time for yourself and starting your own self-care routine. Even though this topic is all over the internet, people are retreating from the culture of busy and realizing that finding time for ourselves is vital to living a happy and fulfilling life. Read more...

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The Chamber has partnered with the SBDC at Mt. Hood Community College to get a better understanding of the challenges in your business and what programs or services would be helpful to assist you with those challenges.

We are hosting a focus group to get input from the business community to learn what will make programs most relevant to your business.

Session I: Wednesday, January 9th from 8:00-9:10 ( Breakfast will be served )
Session II: Wednesday, January 9th from 12:00-1:10 ( Lunch will be served )

We appreciate your participation.

Please register to indicate the best session for your schedule.
Session I: Registration Link OR Session II: Registration Link
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases

Use PGE’s free online Energy Tracker℠ tool to track your  electricity use by hour, day or more. You can also get email or text alerts about your estimated bill or when  it’s expected to exceed an amount you’ve set.
A winter health myth exposed: It’s not true that you lose most of your body heat through your head. While any uncovered body part will lose heat, research shows that people only lose about 10% through their heads. A hat is a great idea for staying warm in the winter—but please also wear a coat.

Did you know?

Finland has almost 180k islands.
Oregon's Labor Law Compliance Will Impact Your Business!
2019 - There are more legislative changes to labor laws that take affect January 1st
  • Non-harassment training 
  • Keep it simple and keep it compliant
Tourism

Visitors will find an active arts community, plus charming gift shops and restaurants featuring fresh local seafood. The port of Port Orford is one of only six “dolly” ports in the world where working fishing boats are lifted into and out of the water every day. Nearby Cape Blanco Lighthouse is the oldest and most westerly lighthouse in Oregon. Click Here for more.
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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Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce | 503-665-1131 | gacc@greshamchamber.org | GreshamChamber.org