Landmark Ford Named 2017 Tigard Chamber Business of the Year

 

Landmark Ford, owned by Jim Corliss has been selected as the 2017 Tigard Chamber Business of the YearThis award recognizes a chamber business that has made in-depth contributions to the Tigard community through their business. The winner is active, involved, interested, and enthusiastic about continuing to make Tigard a destination of choice for local business. Nominee must be a chamber member in good standing.

A 37 year chamber member and in business since 1979, Landmark Ford is accredited with the BBB with an A+ rating, in 2009 was in the top 150 private companies in the Portland Metro area and was a 2014 and 2015 Ford President’s Award Winner.   In addition to running their business long and well, over the years, Landmark Ford has supported the Tigard community through a broad range of activities, events and programs.  These include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Donor to the Broadway Rose Theatre since its inception (25 years)
  • Partner in the fire district and advocate of community safety evidenced by
    • $6K donation to support the SKID (Stop Kids Impaired Driving) program @ TVFR
    • Donated Training Mannequins to TVFR through a grant from the National Automobile Dealer Charitable Foundation
    • Recognized by TVF&R for being one of the first businesses in the TVFR district to purchase and register an AED at Landmark Ford’s work site which saved a life
    • $6K donation to Tigard Police which was used for purchase of AED’s
    • $4K donation to Tigard Police to help purchase their current K-9
  • Sponsorship and support of a broad range of community events:
    • Tigard Festival of Balloons (TFOB) Festival of Cars presented by Landmark Ford for 10+ years, and TFOB sponsor
    • Tigard Shining Stars Community Awards celebration
    • Donor/Sponsor of the Tigard Downtown Alliance supporting Downtown Tigard events
    • Little League and other student team activities for 37 years
  • Sponsor/donor for key non-profits
    • “In other Words”, Good Neighbor Center Fundraiser
    • 2016 Ten Grands on the Green Fundraiser for Tigard Rotary and the Snowman Foundation
    • Rotary Club of Tigard Foundation Board Member/Donor
    • Tigard-Tualatin Relay for Life
    • Ford Test Drive in 2015 to raise $’s for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    • Drive 4 Schools program co-sponsorship with Ford that has benefited Tigard High School for $4K.

Please join us in congratulating Landmark Ford and Jim Corliss on this well-deserved award.  This award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2017 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration, sponsored by Title Sponsors HomeStreet Bank (Tigard) and Center Street Gold & Silver and held on Friday, April 28th from 5:30-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites – Washington Square, event location host. With a theme of “Roaring 20’s,” this elegant-themed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, awards, and more. Tickets are only $55/person.  So dress your best and come join us to celebrate Tigard!

For further details about Shining Stars, please contact the Tigard Chamber of Commerce at 503-639-1656 or at events@tigardchamber.org  or go to our webpage at www.tigardchamber.org

About Landmark Ford

Family owned and operated since 1979, Landmark's mission is to treat every customer and employee with honesty and integrity. And as a result we have grown to become one of the largest dealerships in the Northwest and the Ford President's Award Winner for 2014 and 2015.  Plus, we have onsite Body Shop and Rental Departments, and our Service and Parts departments are even open until Midnight! Learn more at www.landmarkford.com

About Tigard Chamber of Commerce (TCC)

The Tigard Chamber (TCC) is a tool that enables and equips your business to be more nimble, reach farther, grow faster and stay ahead of the competition. Our member businesses that are part of the Tigard Chamber, not only leverage each other, but each of these members’ connections and knowledge, as well. It is exponential. Got a business challenge, question or idea, you are not alone as part of the Tigard Chamber. The TCC provides for its members: Connections & Credibility, Learning, Business Advocacy, Cost Savings, Hot Deals and Community Involvement.  Learn more at www.tigardchamber.org