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  • May 04, 2018 7:00 AM | Andrew Castilleja, CIC, CCC

    Haus Of Style Image Consulting earns BBB Accreditation

    Haus Of Style Image Consulting is Committed to Promoting Trust in the Marketplace

    Portland OR — May 4th, 2018 Haus Of Style Image Consulting is proud to announce its recent Better Business Bureau Accreditation. As a BBB Accredited Business, Haus Of Style is dedicated to BBB’s Standards for Trust, a comprehensive set of best practices for how businesses should treat the public in a fair and honest manner.

    Haus Of Style Image Consulting applied to become a BBB Accredited Business because for more than 100 years, BBB has helped people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. More than 90 percent of consumers recognize the BBB logo. Displaying the BBB Dynamic Seal shows the community that Haus Of Style is a business that upholds ethical business standards.


    “We wanted to become BBB Accredited to build trust in our community with our customers and fellow business owners,” said Andrew Castilleja. “We are proud & extremely honored to have met the BBB’s Standards for Trust and look forward to displaying the BBB Seal to show that we are committed to promoting trust in the marketplace.”

    Every four seconds, someone researches a business with BBB. Consumers can find Haus Of Style Image Consulting’s business profile by clicking HERE to view the company's letter grade, reviews, request a quote and other information. The new BBB App also lets iPhone and Android users see Haus Of Style’s reputation, or call the company right from the app!

    CONTACT:                          

    Andrew Castilleja, CIC, CCC
    Founder, President, CEO, Certified Image & Color Consultant

    andrewc@hausofstyleinc.com

    Phone: 503-719-7669

    Fax: 503-889-0929

    Website: https://www.hausofstyleinc.com

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  • April 23, 2018 10:52 AM | Debbie Utberg (Administrator)

    On April 27th from 9am until 5 pm Debra’s Custom Machine Quilting & Gifts. Will be having a Quilty Keychain discount day.

    Bring in any keychain you have received from us and get 20% off your entire store purchase.

    Store is located at 11939 SE Stark Street.

    Debra’s Custom Machine Quilting & Gifts


  • January 23, 2018 10:54 AM | Deleted user


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2018

    PORTLAND, ORE. — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) will host its second annual Juice breakfast on March 1 at the Portland Art Museum. The annual benefit is an opportunity for members of the business and arts communities to come together and celebrate the people and partnerships fueling the arts in our region.

    This year RACC is honoring several artists and business leaders who impact art and culture throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. The honorees have made creative contributions to our urban landscapes, formed meaningful and innovative partnerships, engaged with local communities, inspired kids to think differently about art and science and opened dialogue through many means, including performance.

    This year’s award-winners are:

    Using the Power of Space and Place
    Valerie Otani
    New Expressive Works and WYSE Real Estate Advisors

    Out of the Ordinary
    Kevin Cavenaugh, Guerilla Development Co.
    NW Noggin
    YWCA/Fred Meyer and Imago Theater

    Elevating Voices / Changing the Conversation
    Profile Theatre
    Paul Susi
    August Wilson Red Door Project and Portland Police Bureau

    Join us at Juice to learn more about these change-makers and risk-takers enriching our community. Juice 2018 is presented by RACC and sponsored by Portland General Electric. Buy your tickets here: https://racc.ejoinme.org/Juice2018

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    The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) provides grants for artists, nonprofit organizations and schools in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties; manages an internationally acclaimed public art program; raises money and awareness for the arts through Work for Art; convenes forums, networking events and other community gatherings; provides workshops and other forms of technical assistance for artists; oversees a program to integrate arts and culture into the standard curriculum in public schools through The Right Brain Initiative. RACC values a diversity of artistic and cultural experiences and is working to build a community in which everyone can participate in culture, creativity and the arts. For more information visit racc.org.


    This press release can be found online at http://bit.ly/2n3IehQ.

    CONTACT:                          

    Alison Bailey
    Business Partnership Manager

    abailey@racc.org

    503-823-5424

    racc.org

    Regional Arts & Culture Council

    411 NW Park, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97209   

    racc.org | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

    Join us at JUICE on Thursday, March 1

  • November 26, 2017 9:38 PM | Deleted user

    Thank you for your interest in recruiting Mt. Hood Community College students, alumni and community members.  We are happy to announce all of the 2018 Winter and Spring career fair dates and registrations. (see below)  All of the 2018 Winter and Spring Career Fairs are for companies with internships and/or employment opportunities for students, alumni and community members.

    Details:

    All Career Fair Registration Links

    Winter Career Fair

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    10:00am – 2:00pm

    MHCC Student Union

    Lower South End of the Academic Center

    Mt. Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030

    Historic Parkrose Career Fair

    Thursday, March 22, 2018

    11:00am – 3:00pm

    MHCC Maywood Park Campus

    10100 NE Prescott, Portland, OR 97220

    *Historic Parkrose designated companies are free and this service area boundaries are—from NE 99th to NE 122nd, along Sandy Blvd.  If you are unsure if you qualify, please contact kate@historicparkrose.com for confirmation.

    Booth fees for the Winter and Historic Parkrose Career fairs are only $50 for-profit and $25 for non-profit/government* and includes:

    • AM refreshments and lunch for up to two recruiters
    • One 6' table with table cloth (if needed) and two chairs
    • Free wireless internet
    • Limited electrical outlets available upon request
    • Event is promoted at all 3 MHCC Campus locations and local media sources

    Spring Career Fairs

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 &

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 (STEM Focus)

    10:00am – 2:00pm

    MHCC Student Union

    Lower South End of the Academic Center

    Mt. Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030

    Booth fees for the Spring Career Fairs are only $100 for-profit and $50 for non-profit/government* and includes:

    • AM refreshments and lunch for up to two recruiters
    • One 6' table with table cloth (if needed) and two chairs
    • Free wireless internet
    • Limited electrical outlets available upon request
    • Event is promoted at all 3 MHCC Campus locations and local media sources

    If companies are interested, we also offer sponsorship that will get you a guaranteed booth at all four of the career fairs scheduled for winter and spring.  If you are interested in sponsoring, please review this LINK for more information or email Jennifer.Edwards@mhcc.edu

    If you are interested in recruiting at Mt. Hood Community College outside of the career fairs, please contact Jennifer.Edwards@mhcc.edu for more information about other opportunities.   

    Thank you again for your support of Mt. Hood Community College and I look forward to working with you soon. 

    Jennifer Edwards

    Student Career Development Coordinator

    Career Planning and Counseling Center

    503-491-7526

    “If you built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau


  • November 16, 2017 2:49 PM | Deleted user

     

    PORTLAND, Oregon Adventist Health Portland and OHSU today announced a final agreement to integrate their clinical activities and services in the Portland metropolitan area through an affiliation that becomes effective Jan. 1, 2018.  

    This agreement makes OHSU and Adventist Health Portland part of the same Portland metropolitan Health System, bringing Adventist’s health care enterprise that includes a 302-bed medical center, 34 medical clinics and home care and hospice services in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.

    “Our affiliation brings together the strength of a respected community hospital system in the metro Portland area with that of the only academic health center in Oregon,” said OHSU President Joe Robertson, M.D., M.B.A.  “The focus Adventist Health Portland has put on quality care and preventive medicine in its community is especially well-regarded and complementary to OHSU’s mission.”  

    Under this affiliation, OHSU and Adventist Health Portland will share a bottom line and operate as a unified system. The affiliation applies to OHSU’s Portland-area clinical services and activities, and Adventist Health Portland, which includes Adventist Health Portland Medical Center and its affiliated clinics, centers and services. The agreement does not include OHSU’s research and education missions, nonmetro clinical activities and services, and the other 19 Adventist Health hospitals in the western United States. Each organization will retain its existing hospital licenses, capital assets and employees.

    “We look forward to joining the OHSU family and expanding our focus on impacting lives with high-value, quality whole-person care,” said Joyce Newmyer, president of Adventist Health Pacific Northwest Region. “We are confident this affiliation will have a positive impact on patients throughout the state.”

    A board of managers comprising representatives from each organization will be created to oversee the system. David Russell, president of Adventist Health Portland, will report to Mitch Wasden, Ed.D., executive vice president and chief executive officer of OHSU Healthcare as well as to Newmyer. Adventist Health Portland chief medical officers will report to Russell and John Hunter, M.D.,F.A.C.S., Chief Clinical Officer, OHSU.

    Each entity will continue to maintain their individual mission and culture but will together transform access and the delivery of health to Oregonians through a unified clinical enterprise and shared brand experience.

    “We are excited to provide an integrated delivery system that will improve access, create better outcomes and control costs by coordinating care for patients across a spectrum of their health needs,” said Wasden.

    About OHSU:

    OHSU is the only academic health center in Oregon and is nationally distinguished as a research university dedicated solely to advancing health sciences. This singular purpose allows us to focus on discoveries that prevent and cure disease, on education that prepares physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals for the evolving health care environment, and on patient care that incorporates the latest advances. Based in Portland, we are one of Oregon’s largest employers, operate the top-ranked adult and children’s hospitals in the state, and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million. As a public organization, we also provide services for the most vulnerable Oregonians and outreach to improve health in communities across the state.

    About Adventist Health:

    Adventist Health—Portland is a faith-based, not-for-profit health care network consisting of a 302-bed medical center, 34 medical clinics and home care and hospice services in the Portland/Vancouver metro area. Adventist Medical Center Portland is ranked in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient safety.

    We are part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Our compassionate and talented team of 33,300 includes more than 24,600 employees; 5,000 medical staff physicians; and 3,700 volunteers working together in pursuit of one mission: living God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in 19 hospitals, more than 280 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 13 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. Together, its team is inspired to transform the health experience of our communities, with its unique focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing. For more information, visit www.adventisthealth.org.

    Media Contacts

    OHSU: Tamara Hargens-Bradley
    503 494-8231
    hargenst@ohsu.edu

    Adventist: Judy Leach
    503-261-6818
    leachjl@ah.org

  • October 11, 2017 4:03 PM | Deleted user


    To my fellow East Portland Chamber Members:

    You know that I’ve been working on the Upper Garden project and particularly the Aerial Treewalk at Leach Garden for seven years.  I do this in the spirit of Lilla and John Leach who created their gardens and home and gave them to the residents of Portland.  They wanted to ensure that new generations of visitors would delight in discovering the plant world in a magical place of beauty and respite.

    The Garden opened to the public 34 years ago in East Portland. But the Leach estate was limited in its ability to welcome large numbers of visitors. With the future in mine, land has been acquired in anticipation of this project. Now we are ready to meet today’s challenge--We need your help to build the Aerial Treewalk, a unique feature in the region where anyone can become truly immersed in nature and the outdoors, safely and accessibly.

    So I am writing to ask that you join me—however you can—to make this dream project a reality.  We have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to give everyone in our community a chance to make this happen for all of us—Portlanders and visitors, young and old, newly-arrived or longtime residents.  The new facilities and gardens at Leach will insure that it continues to be a place like no other.

    Will you do two things on behalf of the Garden?   Will you click on the link to the crowdfunding page and make a contribution?  Leach Garden Friends has successfully raised over $ 1 million toward this project.   We are confident we will break ground and build the Treewalk and new gardens midyear in 2018.

    Secondly—and maybe most important—will you forward this email to your circle of friends and family and encourage them to take a look at the crowdfunding link?   Even if they don’t know about Leach, I think they will be intrigued because of the unique story of the Leaches and the character of this unexpected gem in the urban landscape. 

    That’s where you can make a difference—every dollar or dime you give to the crowdfund will help us achieve the new vision for Leach. 

    Join me today by visiting https://www.oregonskitchentable.org/leach-treewalk to donate.  Click on the “Fund this Project” on the bottom or right hand side of the page to give.

    Again, just as importantly, please share and post on Facebook, email or wherever you find an interested ear to help spread the word! This crowdfund is our chance to transform a one-of-a-kind garden retreat into a more accessible and enchanting community resource for all of us.

    Warm regards,

    David Porter

    dporter@leachgarden.org

    6704 SE 122nd Ave

    Portland, OR  97236

    503.823.1673

    www.leachgarden.org


  • September 26, 2017 10:30 AM | Scott Hendison (Administrator)

    If you are in charge of your companies marketing, there is going to be an all-day event in SE Portland, that you can't afford to miss.  


    What:   A round-robin workshop, giving you one on one  consultations in private, with experts in every major discipline of digital marketing.  Do you have questions? Are you confused by ANY of these things?  

    • Social Media
    • Search Engine Optimization?
    • Email Marketing
    • Website Design + Modification
    • Blogging & Content Ideas
    • Adwords (Paid Search)
    • Analytics
    • Marketing Automation
    • Branding
    • Community Outreach / PR
    • Maximizing Your Budget
    • Technical Issues
    • Strategy + Future Tactics

    Who: 

    Besides you, there will be lots of Portland business owners and marketing employees there, with questions to ask in one on one meetings. 

    I'll be there myself with my own laptop, offering you help with WordPress, Facebook Ads, Google AdWords, SEO, or whatever anyone needs. 

    There will also be at least 17 other expert digital marketers and their laptops too!  

    With over 150+ years of combined experience, there's probably nothing that you can't get help with. on the spot.  

    When:  Wednesday November 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Where:   Elevator Cafe & Commons - 1033 SE Main, Portland, OR

    The $59 cost of attending is less than  what any of those people would charge for an hour of their time, but EPCC members can use the code eastportlandchamber to save another $20. 

    Find out more here, or sign up for just $39


  • September 06, 2017 7:00 AM | Scott Hendison (Administrator)

    Alan Rowand of Gray Dog DigitalScott Hendison of Search Commander, Inc.  presented: 

    Digital Safety and Emergency Preparedness for your Business & Home

    Here's the Video:

    Alan and Scott have both been in the IT industry a long time, and they offered practical tips and advice, that you can use to prepare for some potentially very unpleasant scenarios. 

    Refreshments and facility were sponsored by:

  • August 25, 2017 10:05 AM | Deleted user

    You are invited to join the SE Works Board of Directors to celebrate our 20th Anniversary on Sep 16th at 6:00pm.

    We’re excited to announce 20 years of successfully engaging multi-barriered, low income, under served populations, including: at-risk youth involved in the justice system; unemployed adults; immigrants; people experiencing disabilities; and people returning from incarceration. SE Works was founded in 1997 and with many years of experience, dedicated and experienced full-time employees and volunteers, SE Works has gained a proven track record in delivering diverse programming. We have managed a broad range of federal and non-federal contracts that support the mission of our organization. Register to attend - tickets are $45.00 each.


  • July 21, 2017 2:29 PM | Deleted user


    Portland Public Golf’s Colwood Golf Center Grand Re-Opening Event:

    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Portland Parks & Recreation’s Portland Public Golf and KemperSports will host the Colwood Golf Center’s Grand Reopening on Sunday, July 30, 2017. The free, family-friendly event at the popular City of Portland golf course and event site (7313 NE Columbia Blvd.) is free for guests of all ages. Enjoy free range balls and rounds of golf, golf lessons; meet our friendly staff, enjoy food, music, and more!

    “Colwood Golf Center is a tremendous site for relaxation and recreation for people of all ages and backgrounds,” says Portland Parks & Recreation Director Mike Abbaté. “And it is a real asset for both the Cully neighborhood and the City as a whole. We are excited to welcome everyone to the grand opening and invite everyone to play anytime at Colwood or any other Portland Public Golf course. We offer fun and challenging amenities and courses for everyone, whether they’re an experienced golfer or someone who’s never picked up a club. And we make golf affordable for all Portlanders.”

    Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), in partnership with the Trust for Public Lands, acquired a portion of the former Colwood National Golf Course in 2014, and began redeveloping the property into a unique golf and environmental asset for Portlanders. The driving range and the innovatively designed par-3 course were part of Colwood Golf Center’s initial improvements, and have appealed to a wide variety of guests for the past three years.

    Since the initial property redesign began, Colwood Golf Center has been continuously making facility improvements. The second phase of this improvement project was completed in the spring of 2017, and included significant investment in infrastructure upgrades: removal of existing site septic systems and construction of an approximately quarter mile sanitary sewer (which increased water quality protection of the Columbia Slough and other adjacent waterways), pedestrian enhancements to the right-of-way that increases safety through new lighting and new sidewalks, the addition of an outdoor event space featuring sweeping views of the new patio, driving range and golf course. The project expanded the Colwood driving range, adding more hitting stalls and a large patio area for outdoor dining, lights, and new grass tees. Colwood’s parking lot enjoyed a repaving, new lights for safety, and enhanced landscaping increased the site’s aesthetics.

    In addition to these recent facility improvements, Colwood Golf Center is home to the Colwood Grill and Columbia Room banquet space. Both segments of the operation feature improved menus and best in class service, as Colwood has become a popular event venue in Northeast Portland.

    Colwood Golf Center is also a host facility for the First Tee of Greater Portland, with offices, programming, and dedicated facilities on-site.

    About Portland Public Golf

    Portland Public Golf offers affordable, quality golf to Portland's residents and visitors. Our five golf courses are conveniently located around the metro area to offer unparalleled access to our nationally recognized courses: EastmorelandHeron Lakes - Great Blue, Heron Lakes - Greenback, RedTail, Rose City and newly acquired Colwood Golf Course.

    Portland Public Golf has been meeting the recreation and golf needs of the Portland community since 1917. The program has a long history of presenting successful, high-profile golf events and tournaments. Portland is the only municipality in the country to have hosted four USGA national championships, and several other notable tournaments and events.

    Every year, ~400,000 rounds are played on Portland Public Golf courses. We are proud to offer lessons by trained golf professionals, meeting and hospitality facilities, and public and private events and tournaments at each of our properties.

    Golf is a lifelong sport that benefits participants in many ways: it rewards patience, focus, deferred gratification, discipline, engages the mind and the body.  Portland Public Golf implements environmentally sustainable maintenance practices.  The program is increasing efficiency through improved equipment and changing turf management practices. We use a minimalist approach to turf maintenance, which maintains playing surface quality while reducing expenses and the needs for irrigation, fertilizer and herbicides.

    About KemperSports
    Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S., Caribbean and Central America. The company’s award-winning portfolio includes nationally-ranked courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, named the No. 1 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest and GOLF magazine; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Harbor Shores, site of the 2012 and 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid; and Chambers Bay, host of the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit http://www.kempersports.com.

    Join the KemperSports social media conversation at www.facebook.com/kempersports and www.twitter.com/kempersports.

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    Media contacts:

    Kylen Trevor | KemperSports

    503-254-5515; ktrevor@kempersports.com

    For inquiries, specific to Portland Parks & Recreation:

    Mark Ross - Public Information Officer

    Portland Parks & Recreation

    503-823-5300 (office); 503-823-6634 (cell)

    Mark.ross@portlandoregon.gov

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    portlandparks.org

    Amanda Fritz, Commissioner | Mike Abbaté, Director

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