We’re very excited to announce Jessica Chanay has joined our Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce (WACC) team. She brings a diverse background to our team.
Jessica has a history of community service as a US Air Force veteran and prior work in the nonprofit sector where she supported hunger and homelessness prevention. She has turned her focus to the business community and believes strongly in the benefits of private-public partnerships. In 2016, she graduated with an MBA from Portland State University. She administered the Business Recovery Center (BRC) services in Oregon City and is now managing recovery efforts for Wilsonville, Sherwood, Newberg, and Keizer. BRC’s help business owners recover more quickly and respond to new economic opportunities. Her recovery team is reaching out to all small business owners, with a particular emphasis on those disproportionately impacted by the pandemic such minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses.… Read the rest
The title of this article is supposed to be funny, but procrastination isn’t a laughing matter. In fact, procrastination can be severely impacting your business. It can affect sales, revenue, and employee happiness. But when work is tough and no news sounds good, it’s easy to tell yourself that you’ll handle the hard stuff on a better day. The problem is there will never be a perfect day to do the hard things. So, here’s how you can tackle today, what you could put off for tomorrow.
6 Ways to Stop Procrastinating Procrastination is an excellent way to miss opportunities, and no one wants that. If you’ve found yourself procrastinating a lot recently, it’s time to get it under control. Take back your tomorrow, and get things done today with these tips and mental shifts.… Read the rest
The City of Wilsonville has asked us to share this important information with all Wilsonville businesses and all Wilsonville Residents:
“As the Childcare for All coalition seeks to build its coalition and network of supporters, including cities within the County, we are trying to get a clear picture of how childcare issues affect Wilsonville employers, employees, and families specifically. From an economic development standpoint, lack of access and unaffordability of childcare services are major workforce issues.”
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