State of the Cities 2016

State of the Cities 2016 January 27, 2016 Each year the North Clackamas Chamber hosts the Annual State of the Cities luncheon at the Monarch Hotel.  Around 230 people came to hear from their city Mayor’s about their past successes and future plans.  Present were Mayor’s Lori DeRemer of Happy Valley, Diana Helm of Damascus, [...]

Oregon Marijuana Laws and the Impact on HR

Ryan Orr, JD with Cascade Employers Association presented on 11/17/2015 to a large group on Oregon Marijuana laws for Human Resources during a North Clackamas Chamber educational event.  He talked about the legalization of Marijuana and how it will impact the workplace. He covers the following topics... What can you legally ask your employees? What kinds of drugs [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00December 18th, 2015|Chamber Blog, Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Oregon Marijuana Laws and the Impact on HR

Business in the County Forum – Clackamas County Commissioners

All Five Clackamas County Commissioners appeared at the annual Business in the County event that the North Clackamas Chamber held on October 28th. This event was Moderated by Lori Olund with Miles Fiber Glass & Composites at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie; it was a great opportunity for the audience to ask many questions. Watch [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00November 3rd, 2015|Chamber Blog, Events, Jobs, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Business in the County Forum – Clackamas County Commissioners

Legislative Update for 9-23

Legislative Updates for North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce – as of 09/23/2015 - Get this article in a PDF Minimum Wage.  We believe there will be another concerted effort in 2016 to pass a minimum wage increase along with legislation to allow local governments to increase their own minimum wage levels even higher.  Last session, [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00September 24th, 2015|Chamber Blog, Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Jobs, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Legislative Update for 9-23

Legislative Priorities of 2015 5/4/2015

Legislative Priorities of 2015 (Revised 5/4) The 2015 OSCC Legislative Agenda represents the legislative priorities of the Main Street business community as represented by the 66 local Chambers of Commerce represented by the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. The OSCC is organized to support business growth, job growth and income growth in each of our [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:45-07:00May 5th, 2015|Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Endorsements, Jobs, Networking, Public Policy, Small business, Sustainability|Comments Off on Legislative Priorities of 2015 5/4/2015

OSCC Member Report – 4/27

OSCC Member Report on House Bills – April 27 Review of past week (April 27 – May 1): It was a slow week in the capitol. Many committees were cancelled as legislators spent several additional hours in floor session voting on a backlog of legislation. The legislature did not meet on Friday. The House passed [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:45-07:00May 5th, 2015|Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Endorsements, Jobs, Public Policy|Comments Off on OSCC Member Report – 4/27

2015 Oregon State Chamber’s Legislative Priorities

The 2015 OSCC Legislative Agenda represents the legislative priorities of the Main Street business community as represented by the 66 local Chambers of Commerce represented by the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. The OSCC is organized to support business growth, job growth and income growth in each of our local communities, many of which have [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:45-07:00January 27th, 2015|Benefit, Chamber Blog, Community Safety Appreciation, Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Endorsements, Events, Jobs, Leadership, Networking, Public Policy, Small business, Sustainability, Tourism|Comments Off on 2015 Oregon State Chamber’s Legislative Priorities

Business After Hours at Columbia Bank

Columbia Bank hosted another successful Business After Hours. Their sports themed event brought out our "true colors" as guests arrived in various sports themed garb.

By |2016-11-21T11:14:50-07:00October 17th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Business After Hours at Columbia Bank

Annual Banquet was a great success!

Your Chamber celebrated its Annual Awards and Installation Banquet on Thursday, June 27th at Gray Gables  Included in the evening was recognition of sponsors, graduation of Leadership Clackamas County, installation of the new Board and officers, and presentation of awards. In addition to the announced award winners, two surprise awards were given to unsuspecting Chamber [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:15:06-07:00July 10th, 2013|Banquet, Chamber Blog, Events|Comments Off on Annual Banquet was a great success!