Author Archives: Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce

Advocacy Update: Guide for Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

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2018 Equal Pay Act Guide WilsonvilleChamber

 

Advocacy Update:

The Bureau of Oregon Labor & Industries released their concluding rules for employers and employees on Oregon’s groundbreaking Equal Pay Act, passed by the 2017 Oregon legislature. The new law that goes into effect on January 1, 2019, requires that employees be paid equally for comparable work regardless of gender or any of Oregon’s ten other protected classes.

Guide for Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

Effective January 1, 2019, Oregon’s groundbreaking Equal Pay Act requires that employees be paid equally for comparable work regardless of gender or any of Oregon’s ten other protected classes.

We believe this will be the most challenging human resources issue for most of our Chamber members over the next year.… Read the rest

Community Raffle Prize Winners!

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$125 Winners:  Gift Card $125 Winner chooses favorite local business & WACC buys Gift Card/Certificate

Mary G                0556

Karen A                0075

Jason J                 0129

Jen B                    0572

Amanda J            0852

Kyle B                   0181

Robert H              0624

Bernice C            0189

Mary K                 0426

Jen B                    0577

Dina O                  0375

Tony W                0078

$250 Winners

Dina O                  0376                     Fry’s Electronics

Rick H                   0836                     Les Schwab

Republic S             0657                  WeDeliverEats.com

Centrex                0723                     Cabella’s

Mark S                 0144                     Costco

Marvin R             0009                     Family Fun Center

Eric W                  0308                     Holiday Inn

Jen B                    0576                     Al’s Garden Center

Dick S                   0172                     Edge Family Fitness

Jimmy S               0725                     Fred Meyer

BIG PRIZE WINNERS!

Robert H              0629                     $1500 Cruise

David S                 0618                     $5000 Cash

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2018 Annual Event Recap

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Photo Credit:  Rose Adele Photography

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted our 2018 Annual Meeting at the Al Kadar Shriners Center and attracted over 130 Chamber attendees.  The event was sponsored by Kindred Spirits Planning & Design, Prographics Services, Inc., Pacific Connections, Poppies, and Paisley Floral, and Rose Adele Photography.

This year’s theme – “A Taste of Wilsonville” where 12 Wilsonville bakeries, caterers and restaurants shared their delectable food by offering guests the opportunity to sample their cuisine and learn more about their menus and offerings.  Participating in the tastings were the Corner Coffee Shop, Holiday Inn South, Izumi Japanese Steakhouse, Lux Sucre Desserts, Panera Bread, Qdoba Wilsonville, Rêver Artisan Bakery, Shari’s Pie & Café, Swire Coca-Cola, Tom’s Wilsonville Catering and Week Day Wine Club.… Read the rest

Cold? Flu? What should you do?

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Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Dr. April Voves, Naturopathic Primary Care Physician at West Chiropractic & Wellness.

 

Cold? Flu? What should you do?

It is that time of year again, pull out those sweaters and scarfs the air is cool and crisp, the leaves are changing…and snot, sneezes, and coughs are everywhere! Cold and flu season is among us. What can you do about it? Arm yourself with this educational information on cold and flu season so you can stay healthy this season.

The Common Cold

The common cold is well, common, the most frequent illness in the industrialized world in fact! Typically, adults will have two or three colds a year (keep reading for tips on how to stay healthy!).… Read the rest

November is National Diabetes Month – Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Diabetes

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Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Diabetes

The disease’s impact on the eyes comes into focus during National Diabetes Awareness Month

Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Oregon Eye Specialists


National Diabetes Awareness Month, a countrywide initiative to bring attention to the prevention and impact of the prevalent, dangerous affliction, begins November 1, 2018.

November is truly beautiful to behold. Vibrant fall foliage paints the trees but seeing friends and family during the holidays is an even more welcome sight. Taking in the eager, smiling faces set around a magnificent Thanksgiving dinner creates memories that last a lifetime. Vision is something we all take for granted. As the turkey is carved and thanks are shared, it’s also a good time to think about a disease that affects more than 30 million Americans and unbeknownst to many, can lead to blindness.… Read the rest