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A Little Peace of Mind Goes a Long Way

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Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member
Chris Mason, President and CEO Integration Engineers, LLC

A decade ago, smartphones (by todays’ standards) didn’t exist. Thirty years earlier, the only computers that existed were large mainframe machines occupying entire buildings. Today we have as much computing power in the phone we carry in our pocket.

Computer chips have become increasingly powerful while costing less. That’s because over the last five decades the number of transistors—or the tiny electrical components that perform basic operations—on a single chip have been doubling regularly. The doubling of computer processing speed every 18 months, known as Moore’s Law, is just one manifestation of the greater trend that all technological change occurs at an exponential rate.

Today, taking advantage of technology to provide a watchful eye on your home has never been easier or cheaper.… Read the rest

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Acupuncture

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Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Kendra Dale, LAc. (Licensed Acupuncturist)

 

Acupuncture Needles are Really Small

People who haven’t tried acupuncture might recall memories of childhood injections and hesitate to try a therapy that involves getting poked with needles. However, the average size of an acupuncture needle is .25 mm which is 20 times smaller than the average hypodermic needle used for injections. That is just over twice the size of a human hair. Depending on where the needles are inserted, it’s often a painless procedure. There can be unusual sensations as the body’s bio-electric energy or qi is being mobilized; however, they don’t last long and aren’t painful. For very sensitive people, the tiniest needles of just .18 mm can be used, and acupuncture needles don’t have to be inserted deeply to be effective.… Read the rest

Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Update….

The Wilsonville Chamber advocates for business-friendly legislation at the local and state levels of government. We monitor public policy issues, so you can focus on your business, not government regulation.

The WACC Legislative Blog Report was created to serve as an important, bipartisan resource during the current Legislative Session. The Chamber’s goal is to report to our members with timely information to enable you to be well-informed and effectively involved in the legislative process.

2019 Legislative Report – Week 13

1.Revenue. As we’ve noted, there is currently over $5.67 billion in additional revenue proposals that are alive in the legislature. The crown jewel of the revenue proposals is HB 3427, the $2 billion gross receipts tax for K-12 and early education.… Read the rest

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Join Phil Gerbyshak as he answers all these questions and more in “Power Selling with LinkedIn.”… Read the rest

10 Essential Wedding Planning Tips & Tricks

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Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Kindred Spirits Planning & Design

 

You’re Engaged!!  

Now is the time you start thinking about telling everyone and planning your perfect day! This process can seem a bit overwhelming at first, but no worries we are here to help! Here are our 10 Essential Wedding Planning Tips & Tricks to help make this time a bit easier and a lot more fun!

  1. Celebrate, enjoy the moment and tell your parents before posting on social media!! (Brought to you by a mother.)

Telling your friends and family is one of the most exciting tasks after becoming engaged. You’ll want to make it public, as soon as possible, that you are making this huge commitment with the love of your life!… Read the rest