Keizer Chamber News

Results Found: 17
Tuesday, April 14 2015
Salem, Ore. ( April 14, 2015 ) To benefit the important work done by the Liberty House Child Abuse Assessment Center, local chefs will donate their time to present Chefs for Liberty House Sunday, May 31,2015, at the Salem Convention Center, 5:00 – 8 p.m. Chefs for Liberty House will be a sit-down, four-course gourmet dinner with each course paired with a perfect, local wine. Guests will ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 13 2015
( April 12, 2015 ) Dallas, OR: The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence defines domestic violence as a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation. In addition to physical and verbal abuse, domestic violence includes emotional abuse, financial control, isolation, destruction of the victim’s relationships with friends and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 13 2015
Hello members! The irises are blooming, the excitement is mounting and the Iris Festival Volunteers are winding up for one of the best Iris Festivals to date. Starting with the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and then the Distinguished Young Women Program, the events are drawing closer and closer. Have you and your businesses been included on the list of volunteers for Iris Festival? Have you ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, April 08 2015
Hello Chamber Members! As we get closer to the activity surrounding Iris Festival, I find myself tardy with my message this week. Great thing is, the news is still the same and I'm more excited today than I was yesterday! Thank you Executive Director Christine Dieker and Bob Busch for your never-ending passion for the Chamber. Thank you Joe Egli for your continued work with the Iris ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Small Business
Monday, April 06 2015
Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC) Legislative Report – April 6, 2015 Key Items for OSCC in coming week (April 6 - 10): April 10 (Friday) is the first major deadline of the 2015 session! All bills must be posted for a committee vote by midnight on Friday in order to survive for the session. This is typically where we see at least half of all legislation die. This whittles down the ...read more
Categories: Bill Tracker, Political
Tuesday, March 31 2015
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Categories: General News Article
Monday, March 30 2015
Monday, March 30 2015
Review of past week (March 23-27): HB 3025 (“Ban the Box”) got a very significant hearing this week in House Business Committee. The bill makes it illegal to inquire about a job applicant’s criminal history until after a conditional job offer has been made. The bill makes convicted criminals a protected class with certain major elements of employment law. The bill compels an ...read more
Categories: Bill Tracker, Economic, Political, Small Business
Monday, March 30 2015
The month is almost to an end and the excitement continues to elevate as we head from Spring, to Spring Break and then finally, Iris Festival! We had a very busy week last week and at every event, there is a spoken word (or many) regarding Iris Festival. It's time to get noticed! Get involved! Get moving - - -there's something for you to do with Iris Festival: Volunteer personally, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 24 2015
Did you know that refinancing your auto loan could save hundreds of dollars each year and sometimes thousands over the life of the loan? Unlike refinancing your mortgage or even consolidating credit card balances, refinancing your vehicle loan is usually quick, easy and painless. No appraisal will be required. Or, if you’re purchasing a new car, why not start off with great rates and ...read more
Categories: Economic, Small Business, Chamber
Monday, March 23 2015
Hello Chamber Members! Spring has sprung and Chamber members are active! We had a great week last week and I'm anxious to share the news with you. Here we go.... Here's what I know about last week: We had a wonderful Greeters hosted by St. Edward Catholic Church, (Greeters are by no means going away hungry) on Tuesday last week. We toured the church and found, after one year it still ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Small Business
Tuesday, March 03 2015
In celebration of its 20th year anniversary, Blanchet Catholic School is pleased to announce its inaugural class of Hall of Fame inductees who will be recognized in a ceremony at Blanchet on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Mr. Guido Caldarazzo, President (1995-1997), (posthumous) Guido was an educator for 43 years. He started his teaching and coaching career in Myrtle Point Oregon in 1962 and was the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Sunday, March 01 2015
Applications are now available for the 2015 Salem Hospital Foundation Scholarship for half-time or full-time students in medically related fields of study. Applicants must be a resident of Marion or Polk County or be an employee or immediate family member of an employee at Salem Hospital, must have applied to a college in their field of healthcare study, and must have completed all prerequisite ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, February 06 2015
KEIZER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2015 Legislative Agenda Legislative Priorities by Category Jobs and the Economy Tax Policy, Tax Credits, and Tax Incentives Workforce Development/Public Education Transportation Funding General Business/Employment Tourism Land Use Keizer Chamber of Commerce Legislative Positions Jobs and the Economy Support protecting Oregon’s current minimum wage formula. Oppose ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, Bill Tracker, Economic, Small Business
Friday, February 06 2015
ABOUT KEIZER Keizer offers a favorable business climate, a highly skilled workforce, a wide range of available sites and an excellent power /water resources. Our location, just forty miles south of PDX, bordering Oregon’s capital city, Salem, and the historic Willamette River provides charm for employees, convenience for commuters, and low tax rates for owners. For those who want to live, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Small Business
Friday, February 06 2015
This is Larry's testimony (as a Salem family-owned business) to the Oregon Senate committee, opposing the Low Carbon Fuel standard/carbon tax earlier this week. CLICK HERE Larry simply shared what fuel surcharges are for deliveries of supplies to his Auto Body shop are and how the low carbon fuel standards would increase those costs - a common cost for many small business, which the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, Small Business
Wednesday, January 21 2015
Keizer City Council voted unanimously last night (January 20, 2015) to grant tentative approval of the amendment to the Area C Master Plan and lot-line adjustment. This decision allows the Mountain West/Bonaventure housing and senior care center project to move forward. The final decision will be before the next Keizer City Council meeting on February 2, 2015 . As this is a land-use decision, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber

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