St. Francis of Assisi’s Online Auction

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

US Chamber Covid Relief Updates

The latest news from U.S. Chamber of Commerce...

Infrastructure

Summary of President Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal - Today, the Biden Administration released their $2 trillion infrastructure plan, which is available here.

U.S. Chamber’s Statement on President Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal - In response to the unveiling of President Biden’s infrastructure plan, U.S. Chamber executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley released a statement, which can be viewed by clicking here.  Additionally, we issued the following initial reactions to the president’s proposal:

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3 Solutions to Common Hiring Problems

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

25 Marketing Questions to Ask Yourself

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

WACC Annual Charity Golf Tournament Seeking Sponsors

Besides being part of an exclusive networking event and a premiere round of golf, this event is filled with great opportunities to promote your business. This is a tournament you won’t want to miss!

This year’s tournament will be held on July 28, 2021, at Langdon Farms Golf Club, one of Oregon’s premier award-winning golf courses. We are expecting over 100 business professionals for this fun day on the course that includes networking, golf, food, and drink.

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Interested in being a sponsor for this event?

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The Annual Chamber Tournament is a fundraiser to help support our member programs and Workforce Development Scholarship Program.Read the rest