2012 Tigard Shining Stars Community Awards Ambassador of the Year Named

The Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Triem, Loan Coordinator with Washington Federal of Tigard is the 2012 Shining Stars Ambassador of the Year.  The Ambassador of the Year Award is presented to an Ambassador volunteer who significantly affects a positive perception of the Chamber through active participation, an optimistic attitude and solid business practices.  The recipient is active, involved, interested, and enthusiastic about making the Tigard Chamber a great organization! Jacqueline exemplifies these characteristics with her cheerful attitude, welcoming smile to visitors, guests and members and her wide spread involvement in chamber networking events including  the annual Chamber Golf Tournament, Speed Networking, Holiday Luncheon, After Hours and any other activity that she is asked to do.  There is no hesitation in her “Yes I can do that” response.   She has been a member of the chamber since 2010 and a chamber Ambassador since 2011. Upon joining the Ambassadors, Jacqueline became the Ambassador Secretary of this group of ambassadors and has gone above and beyond her duties. She is an exemplary ambassador and a great role model for others in the group.  Jacqueline immediately stepped up to be the secretary of the ambassadors and has been diligent in keeping all of us informed as well as helping the Ambassador Chair in coordinating many functions. She always has a smile and a positive attitude no matter what the task or obstacle. Jacqueline is a true example of what a chamber ambassador should be. In addition to her volunteer activities Jacqueline is a Tigard resident, a Wife, a Mother, a Grandmother (lovingly referred to by her grandchildren as G.J.) and so much more.  She has a heart as warm and as big as her smile.  All of  this and more is what makes Jacqueline such an outstanding person, and a valued member of the Tigard Chamber and the Ambassadors. The Ambassador of the Year award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2012 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration sponsored by Platinum Title Sponsor West Coast Bank and held on Friday, April 27th from 6-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites –Washington Square, event location host.  With a theme of “Escape to a Night in the Caribbean”, thisCaribbeanthemed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, steel drum music, limbo, awards, and more.  Tickets are only $35/person, dress is casual, tropical.  Come Join Us and celebrate Tigard. For further details about Shining Stars, please contact the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce at 503-639-1656 or at info@tigardchamber.org  or go to our webpage at www.tigardchamber.org  About Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) The TACC, established in 1955, is a forward thinking membership organization which provides opportunities for consistent and sustainable long-term business growth!  The TACC is creating a strong, interconnected business community where strength through collaboration and power through partnerships makes Business Soar.  We do this by building a strong local economy, providing business networking, being involved in our community and representing the interests of business with government. About Washington Federal Washington Federal believes that banking is more than a series of financial transactions.  It is a commitment to building relationships with clients, shareholders and the community at large.  Each and every transaction holds a deeper meaning — an opportunity to own a home, a deposit toward a future goal, an investment in a thriving business.  We believe a good bank understands this and provides a secure financial foundation that helps our clients accomplish their goals so that all can benefit.   That kind of business model takes a long-term perspective and a commitment to the communities we serve. It means we are truly “invested here.”  Find out more at www.washingtonfederal.com  

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