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AI for Small Business

AI for Small Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer just a term used to describe science fiction movies; it is a real-life technology that is transforming the way businesses operate. AI can help small businesses in various ways, from saving time and money to increasing efficiency and productivity. In this blog post, we will explore how AI can assist small businesses, what to consider when using AI in your office, and how to integrate AI into your business. By the end of this post, you should have a better understanding of how AI can benefit your small business.

What is Artificial Intelligence & How Can it Help Small Businesses?

Small businesses are always looking for ways to stay competitive and increase efficiency. AI is a technology that has the potential to revolutionize small business operations and provide a competitive edge.… Read the rest

Join us for Shred Day June 17th

Shred Day is June 17th from 10 am - 12 noon

📢 Join us for SHRED DAY! 📅 June 17th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Time to de-clutter, simplify, and securely dispose of your sensitive paperwork! Held in the Peterkort Parking Lot at 9755 SW Barnes St, Portland, this event is your opportunity to ensure your old personal documents are shredded safely and responsibly.

🔒 Our professional, state-of-the-art shredding truck will be on site, ready to turn your old bank statements, credit card bills, tax records, and more into unrecognizable pieces. Shredding is accepted until the truck is full, so arrive early to make sure your documents get the cut!

⚠️ Please remember, we can’t accept commercial shredding. Also, kindly remove any paper clips, staples, or other bindings from materials before you arrive to ensure a smooth and quick process.… Read the rest

Reflections on Power, Pride and Grace

The proponents of Oregon’s Civil Rights Bill pose for posterity. Seated, from left: Philip S. Hitchcock and Mark O. Hatfield. Standing, from left: Edgar Williams, Marie Smith, Ulysses Plummer, Rev. J. Harold Jones, Lorna J. Marple, Verdell Rutherford, and Otto G. Rutherford. (Oregon Historical Society photo)

It is compromise that prevents each set of reformers from crushing the group at the other end of the political spectrum.”

― John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Profiles in Courage

NOTE from Kevin, the Wilsonville Chamber CEO: This is a superbly written article that makes a lot of sense. I hope you read it and think about how we can all work together, regardless of our party affiliation, to make our city, our state and our country even better.

Throughout our history there have been legislative issues that have deeply divided the Oregon assembly. Should our Democratic Republic survive, there will be many more. Democracy survives only by engagement, not withdrawal.

It is illustrative to look back at this very month, exactly 70 years ago.… Read the rest

After Hours Mixer at Hilton Garden Inn 6/22/2023

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We understand that everyone is balancing super busy lives, so we organize our events with that fact in mind. We stage door prize drawings about every 20 minutes so that if your schedule demands you can only stay just a bit – it’s never a problem. Regardless of how long you can join us we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that encourages quality connections with a shared sense of purpose. (Not only are our neighboring Chambers Canby, West Linn, Sherwood & Tualatin welcome to attend but guests are also always warmly welcomed.)

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Apply now to host an upcoming After Hours Networking,

About the Venue

We’re off I-5, just north of the Willamette River and down the street from Memorial Park.… Read the rest

Morning Spark Networking – Charbonneau Country Club

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Our Morning Spark networking events are great for meeting and making new business connections within the community. Facilitated introductions between attendees ensure you will meet everyone.

Everyone is eligible to win great door prizes!

Guests are welcome to join us for a fun and business-building morning.

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7:45 | Attendees are welcome to arrive early to meet and greet

8:00 am | “Free-Range”/General Networking among attendees

8:15 am | Get to know the great folks at Charbonneau Country Club

8:35 am | Round the Room Introductions

8:50 am | Announcements and Business Shoutouts

8:55 am | Raffle Drawing

9:00 am | Event Concludes

* Non-members are limited to two Morning Spark events before joining the Chamber.

(WACC follows all state, county, and local safety regulations.… Read the rest