Marcia Solberg Named 2013 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year by Tigard Chamber

Marcia Solberg, with Send Out Cards is the 2013 Tigard Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award recipient.  The Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award honors a Chamber member who has volunteered many hours of time, talent and energy to the success and growth of the Tigard Chamber.  Bert Tousey and his example of Chamber volunteerism is commitment at its best.  The award recipient is an example of an active member who has sustained their efforts on behalf of the Chamber over a long period of time.  By their efforts, they have made the Tigard Chamber more effective in serving the Tigard community.   
Marcia exemplifies this award through her numerous volunteer activities with the Tigard Chamber.  She is actively engaged in supporting Tigard Chamber networking events with countless raffle donations as well as donation support for both the annual Bowl-O-Rama raffle and the Shining Stars Silent Auction.  Additionally, she volunteered on the Bowl-O-Rama committee this year helping sell sponsorships and gaining team participations.  This involvement helped ensure our most successful Bowl-O-Rama event in the last 4 years! 
Marcia voluntarily keeps in touch with new members through welcome cards and stays in with touch with other members through birthday cards, congratulations, sympathy and thank you cards.  In her tenure with the Tigard Chamber, Marcia has recruited 3 businesses into the chamber.  She is always connecting and advocating on behalf of the chamber. She is the embodiment of the spirit of our chamber. No matter what she always has a smile and wonderful things to say to and about everyone.
Without volunteers like Marcia, the Tigard Chamber would not be the vital, growing organization it is today.
The Bert Tousey, Tigard Chamber Volunteer of the Year award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2013 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration sponsored by Platinum Title Sponsor West Coast Bank and held on Friday, April 26th from 5:30-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites – Washington Square, event location host.  With a theme of “Wild Wild West”, this western themed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, awards, and more.  Tickets are only $35/person, dress is casual, western.  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  or go to our webpage at
About Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC)
The Tigard Chamber (TACC) is a tool that enables and equips your business to be more nimble, reach farther, grow faster and stay ahead of the competition. Our over 300 member businesses that are part of the Tigard Chamber, an elite 10% of Tigard’s business community, 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 TACC provides for its members: Connections & Credibility, Learning, Business Advocacy, Cost Savings, Hot Deals and Community Involvement.
About Send Out Cards by Marcia Solberg
Our unique online greeting card system enables people to act quickly on their promptings and we find joy in providing a tool that has proven to change countless lives time and time again. In less than 60 seconds, you can choose your custom card, add a personal photo, write your heartfelt, inspirational, or cheerful message and click send. We print, stuff, stamp and mail your personalized greeting cards to any postal address anywhere in the world, all for less than the average price of a greeting card at the store. Our gift selection is icing on the cake to this great service and allows you to go the extra mile to bring about another smile.  Learn more at

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