Seeking Applications for Matching Grants

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administers the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Through these tools federal agencies provide grants to small businesses to conduct research and development and prove out the technical and commercial viability of their innovations to prepare them for production and marketing. […]

TEAM BUILDING IS CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS

Member Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Donna Crace of The Total Development Center. According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success. Team building activities are a great way to build positive workplace culture, boost the morale of employees, and also […]

Pendleton opens 11th store at Bridgeport Village

Portland, ORE.  September 11, 2019 – Pendleton Woolen Mills, global lifestyle manufacturer located in Portland, Oregon, announces the opening of a new store in Bridgeport Village, at 7347 SW Bridgeport Road, Tigard, Oregon 97224.  Pendleton Bridgeport will open its doors on Friday, November 15, 2019. A  Grand Opening celebration and activities are scheduled to be […]

National Preparedness Month Offers Home and Business Owners an Opportunity to Resolve to be Ready for an Emergency

Local SERVPRO disaster restoration specialist highlights no-cost tools to help property owners prepare and maintain a comprehensive emergency readiness plan. Portland, OR (Grassroots Newswire) August 28, 2019 – No matter where you live or work, emergencies caused by weather, fire, wind, water, and other natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time and are […]

Insurance Partners – Miller Insurance named a Safeco Insurance Change Agents finalist

Insurance Partners – Miller Insurance has been named a Safeco Insurance Change Agents finalist for their volunteer work with the American Red Cross. Visit the link in the photo to the Safeco Insurance Facebook page, like and comment on it to help them win $2,000 for The American Red Cross – Cascades Region! #SafecoChangeAgents #MyPassionProject […]

Volunteers Needed At Your Local Furniture Bank!

You can help create comfortable homes for your neighbors in need. Community Warehouse, your local nonprofit furniture bank, is seeking energetic, friendly volunteers to help collect and redistribute donated household goods and furnishings to nearly 8,000 people every year.   Our volunteers Help Local Families In Need   The idea of Community Warehouse is a […]

Congratulations Kimberly Blue! – Bridgeport Village

NEW YORK (May 19, 2019): The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 MAXI Awards. The MAXI Awards showcase the creative and innovative practices that paint the picture for the future of the industry, highlighting the retail real estate industry’s most innovative events, programs and technologies that add […]

Upcoming PCC Small Business Development Center Classes

Encore & Solo Business Builders – https://climb.pcc.edu/make-a-living-doing-what-you-love  Class starts April 2, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Getting Your Recipe to Market –  http://climb.pcc.edu/get-your-recipe-to-market  Class starts April 2, 2019 (CLIMB Center) Restaurant Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/restaurant-business-builders Class starts April 3, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Small Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/small-business-builders Class starts April 4, 2019 (PCC CLIMB Center) Retail Business Builders – http://climb.pcc.edu/retail-business-builders Class starts April 9, […]