We love to see our Chamber members making the world a better place!
In recognition of Earth Day, Chamber investor, Swire Coca-Cola, participated in a SOLVE Oregon Spring Clean event at Memorial Park in Wilsonville. Thirteen associates volunteered for nearly 20 hours total collecting litter in the park and around the surrounding neighborhoods.
This is just a small part of Swire’s mission to achieve a world without waste. Swire Coca-Cola, has the goal of being the best corporate citizen everywhere they do business and we’re proud to have them as an integral part of our Chamber!
Online Auction of Faith will fund vital family health and community health efforts Wilsonville, Ore. – In order to continue serving families in need and the broader community, some local churches have pivoted their worship and outreach programs during the COVID pandemic. Wilsonville’s Episcopal Church is a good example. Since March 2020, St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church membership has remained dedicated to meeting community-based needs through the innovative delivery of numerous efforts while they observed safe health practices.
“In scripture, it is abundantly clear that we are called to care for one another. Out of the challenges of this past year, we have experienced unexpected grace when we have stopped and cared for one another.… Read the rest
Some businesses are saying we are in the midst of a secondary pandemic. But it’s not the kind that requires masks and handwashing. No, this one is harder to control.
There is a dearth of people willing (or able) to work for a multitude of reasons. Employers across the country are posting signs asking for patience with their existing employees because the business is understaffed. In fact, there are hiring managers who are scheduling interviews only to have no one show up! You can’t hire people who don’t even come to an interview.
So what’s a business to do?
Some people blame the business. They believe that the average person wants to work but can’t afford to because of minimal wages and expensive childcare.… Read the rest
Hope seems to be a big word these days. It’s taken the place of pivot. People are hopeful about recovery. People are hopeful about things returning to normal in the foreseeable future. And people are hopeful they can soon travel and visit loved ones they haven’t seen for a while.
If recovery is right around the corner, now is the ideal time to revisit your marketing strategy and plan. Making critical changes now can bring you into alignment to make the most of recovery. Plus, it’s possible the needs and desires of your target audience have changed.
Asking yourself the following questions about your business and marketing can help ensure that you have the data and information you need to make the most of the looming recovery.… Read the rest