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Stayce Blume, CEO of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce


Welcome STAYCE BLUME Gresham Area Chamber NEW CEO “We are pleased to announce Stayce Blume as the Gresham Chamber’s new CEO. She brings a great history of experience, enthusiasm, and energy that will carry this Chamber into the future. Please help welcome Stayce as she hits the ground running.” Chamber President, Brian York, Clackamas County…

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All Good NW BBQ Benefit

All Good Northwest – Resilience & Hope Summer Benefit

Friday, June 23rd, 2023 McMenamins Kennedy School $80 per person | 21+ | 6pm – 9pm THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS Join us for an evening celebrating the amazing work done in our shelter programs while we share stories of resilience & community and raise funds for our unhoused neighbors! Proceeds from the Resilience…

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Stacy Blume, New Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce CEO

New CEO Announced

New CEO Announced Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center The Chamber Board of Directors is pleased to announce Stayce Blume as the new CEO.  Her first day will be July 5th.  In 2016, then owner of Skyland Pub, Stayce won the Business Excellence Award for medium business.  A more complete biography of Stayce…

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Vote Yes on Gresham Area Safety Levy

Gresham Safety Levy Measure 26-239

The Gresham Safety Levy, Measure 26-239, has the full support of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. The importance of public safety to the creation of jobs, a thriving economy, and a community is well known. Proposition 26-239 stabilizes the City of Gresham’s finances while bringing transparency, new police and fire officers, resources for those…

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Vote No on Capital Gain Tax Measure 26-238

Oregon Capital Gains Tax Measure 26-238

Sure, the idea sounds good and people will be drawn to the idea.  Helping people deal with evictions makes sense.  But it is already being done and the devil is in the details with this measure.  No income thresholds for qualifying to use this tax. There are current , fully funded, programs in place to…

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2023 Business Climate Survey

As the 2023 legislative session convenes, Oregon Business & Industry and the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce are requesting local chambers to help gather information from business owners and operators around the state. The survey deadline has been extended to this Friday, February 3rd. Responses will help make the case for bills that help promote…

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Gresham Third Thursday

Historic Downtown Gresham Third Thursdays Return

Join us in Historic Downtown Gresham each Third Thursday of 2023 5:30-8:30pm for specials, activities, music, dinind and more! Third Thursdays Return to Historic Downtown Gresham We have extended the popular summer run of Third Thursday year-round.  You can find something at SugarCubed, Shop Girl Consignment, USWC Taekwondo, Center or the Arts Foundation Little Theatre,…

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Ron Wyden

Senator Wyden Town Hall Event in Multnomah County

Please join U.S. Senator Ron Wyden for an in-person Multnomah County Town Hall on Wednesday January 18 at 9:30am at the Gresham High School Auditorium. If you have any questions, please email me. We hope to see you there, and feel free to share with friends and family! Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 | 9:30 AM…

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Give So They Can Give

Nonprofits are a great place to donate funds or items.  In 2021, the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce collected and donated thousands of dollars of children athletic equipment by honoring gold medal winner, Ryan Crouser. My Fathers House, A Community Shelter, Gresham-Barlow Youth Baseball/Softball, and Salvation Army Gresham Corps who received those donations. Pick one…

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Try Shop Love Local

Play and Be Entertained

If you’re looking for something to do in Gresham, Oregon, you won’t be disappointed. From live music to theater performances to art galleries, Gresham is a great place for anyone who loves arts, culture, and entertainment. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the festive events happening eat of Portland, Oregon. Arts, Culture,…

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