Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Open For Business Magazine - Aug/Sept 2013 Issue

Open For Business Magazine - Aug/Sept 2013 Issue

Ratings: (0)|Views: 234 |Likes:
Published by Susan Miller
The August/September issue of Open For Business magazine discusses community collaboration and how it opens the way for public policy success. Over past two years the Eugene Chamber has collaborated with a number of community groups on several key policy issues. Read about the issues, the partners and the outcomes.
The August/September issue of Open For Business magazine discusses community collaboration and how it opens the way for public policy success. Over past two years the Eugene Chamber has collaborated with a number of community groups on several key policy issues. Read about the issues, the partners and the outcomes.

More info:

Published by: Susan Miller on Aug 07, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

06/03/2014

pdf

text

original

 
STRONGERTOGETHER
How community alignments lead to success
FOR BUSINESS
 
   A   U   G   U   S   T   /   S   E   P   T   E   M   B   E   R   2   0   1   3
THE EUGENE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: CElEBRATiNG…PROMOTiNG…iNFORMiNG BUSiNESS
VOlUME 12, iSSUE 4
USA $3.95CANADA $6.95
The Chamber’sLocal Government Aairs Councilgets results
 
2
 
OPEN FOR BUSINESS | EUGENE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
FEATURES
6
As downtown continues to grow,Timbers Motel has become anincreasingly popular destination forvisitors who want a convenient location toexperience Eugene.
9
Kelly Services connects workersseeking employment with Eugene-areabusinesses.
17
A look at some of the issues theChamber’s Local GovernmentAffairs Council will be reviewing in theweeks ahead.
18 
Leadership of local legislatorshelps passage of severalimportant bills.
COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS
5
CHAMBER@WORK 
20
BUSiNESS NEWS
26
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
ADVERTiSER iNDEX
Pubsher
David Hauser,
CCE 
Edtor
Susan G. Miller,
Director o Publications &Inormation Systems
Eugene ChamberExecutve Commttee
Sheryl Balthrop,Chair
Gaydos, Churnside &Balthrop PC 
Ann Marie Mehlum,Chair-Elect
Summit Bank 
Marvin Re’Voal,Past-Chair
Pacifc Beneft Planners
Cathy Worthington,Treasurer
Worthington BusinessServices
Advertsng
Eugene AreaChamber of Commerce541.484.1314
Desgn/layout
Asbury Design541.344.1633
Prntng
TechnaPrint, Inc.541.344.4062
Eugene Area Chamberof Commerce
1401 Willamette St.Eugene, OR 97401541.484.1314www.Facebook.com /EugeneChamber
Open or Business:
 A publication of theEugene Area Chamberof Commerce (USPS-978-480).
Open or Business
ispublished bimonthlyby the Eugene AreaChamber of Commercein February, April, June,August, October andDecember. Circulation:3,800.
Open For Business
© 2013The subscription priceis $25, included inmembership. PeriodicalsPostage Paid at Eugene,OR.POSTMASTER: Sendaddress changes toEugene Area Chamberof Commerce, P.O.Box 1107, Eugene, OR97440-1107
STRONGERTOGETHER
Howcommunityalignmentsleadtosuccess
FOR BUSINESS
 
   A   U   G   U   S   T   /   S   E   P   T   E   M   B   E   R   2   0   1   3
THEEUGENEAREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:CElEBRATiNG…PROMOTiNG…iNFORMiNG BUSiNESS
VOlUME12,iSSUE4
USA$3.95CANADA$6.95
TheChamber’sLocalGovernment AfairsCouncilgetsresults
ON THE COVER >>
10
By nding alignment amongbusiness and community interests,the Chamber has had a signicant role inbuilding consensus around many of the mostimportant local policy decisions in recentyears.
Pictured: Ninkasi Brewing Company chie fnancial ofcer Nigel Francisco, Summit Bank senior vice president Bill Whalen, and BRINGexecutive director Julie Daniel.
Photography by 
 David Loveall www.loveallphoto.com
 Art Direction by 
 Asbury Designwww.asburydesign.net 
contents
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2013
23 Arts and Business Alliance17 Chambers Productions/KEZI25 Conerly Consulting4 Energy Trust of Oregon27 Eugene Airport21 Evergreen Roong2 Eugene Water & Electric Board13 Harrang Long Gary Rudnick8 Hershner Hunter, LLP15 Home Federal Bank20 Isler CPA28 Kernutt Stokes21 LCC Small BusinessDevelopment Center &Employer Training Services19 McKenzie-Willamette MedicalCenter14 Oregon Community Foundation2 Pacic Continental Bank7 Seneca Jones Timber Company22 Servicemaster CommercialCleaning16 Sitttner & Nelson20 Summit Bank24 TechnaPrint22 University of Oregon
--... :
iiI . i . . ii
We believe inGreenpower
Support clean energythat is local, renewable.
Join other local businessesin support of research,education and projects thatadvance renewable energyand stimulate the localeconomy. Get started foras little as $10 per month.
Sign up ateweb.org/greenpower
 
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2013 | OPEN FOR BUSINESS
5
CHAMBER@WORK
Chamber seminarsenhance networkingeciency
Because the term is used sooten, it can be dicult tounderstand what “networking”really means, and harderyet to do it eectively. TheEugene Area Chamber oCommerce defnes networkingas building active businessconnections or mutual beneft.Networking is a learned skill,and to help its membersnetwork more eectively,the Chamber implemented aseries o networking seminarsled by Certifed NetworkingProessional K.L. Wells oNetworking Power®. Attendeeso these seminars learnedthe seven steps o successulnetworking and gained theability to put their new skills intoaction in a real-lie networkingenvironment.
 Area manuacturing leaders toured Burley Design to learn about theirdistribution, quality control and engineering processes. The group enjoyedseeing Burley’s acility while learning about their growing brand.
Chamber advocacy results in big investment
The Chamber successully advocatedor Core Campus’ $44 million, 182-unitmulti-amily housing project proposedat East Broadway Avenue and FerryStreet. In June, the Eugene City Councilvoted in avor o the partial propertytax exemption necessary or the projectto proceed. In addition to continuingthe momentum o investment indowntown, the Core Campus projectis expected to provide hundreds olocal construction jobs, an additionaleconomic impact o $80 million,increase neighboring property valuesand bring more residents to downtown.
SATISFY YOURHUNGER
 
FOR SAVINGS AND COMFORT
Heating and cooling make up the largest energy expense or most businesses. An energy-efcientheating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system can help your business reduce energy costs,increase comort and improve indoor air quality year-round. Add insulation to urther enhance yourHVAC system’s perormance.Energy Trust o Oregon oers technical assistance and cash incentives or HVAC upgrades to helpyou save money and energy all year long.
+
Take control o your energy costs.Visit
www.energytrust.org/business
or call
1.866.368.7878
.Serving customers o Portland General Electric, Pacic Power,NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas.
Regional manuacturing frms gain supportrom the Eugene Chamber
The Chamber’s “Focus On: Manuacturing” series continues to grow andprovide ree educational opportunities to area manuacturing companies.Most recently, the Chamber hosted a tour o Burley Design, a longstandinglocal company that designs and manuactures bicycle trailers. The company’scontinued growth highlights the high caliber o our local manuacturingcompanies to the domestic and international export community. Burleyshared how their operation vets manuacturing partners, measures successand dierentiates the company rom their competitors with quality control. Formore inormation on the Chamber’s upcoming programs or manuacturingfrms, visit www.eugenechamber.com.
Core Campus’ project w be at East Broadway Avenue and Ferry Street.

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->