Megan De Salvo to Receive 2014 Tigard Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award

Megan DeSalvo, Director of Marketing at Edge One Media, has been named the 2014 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year.  This  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.  This person 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 this organization more effective in serving the Tigard community.  Megan has widespread involvement in the Tigard Chamber including being Co-Chair of the Tigard Chamber Ambassadors for the last 2 years, taking over the Chair position this coming July, Marketing Director for the Tigard Young Professionals group, and as Event Chair this year and Marketing Chair last year for Tigard Tualatin Relay for Life.  Finally through their company Edge One Media, Megan and her husband Nicholas have donated dozens of hours of graphic design work to support the Explore Downtown Tigard campaign, including design of the 4 quadrant Explore Downtown Tigard poster displayed in Downtown businesses, seasonal versions of this poster to support Halloween and Christmas as well as a dedicated flyer/handout for the Downtown Tigard Tree lighting.  This enabled us to provide quality marketing for Downtown Tigard events.  Finally, Megan is an active evangelist of the Tigard Chamber, promoting it and explaining it to non-member businesses that she engages with and exposing them to what the Tigard Chamber has to offer. Comments from her peers and fellow chamber members include  “Megan always goes above and beyond to help the Chamber and other ambassadors.  She is committed to making the Chamber better, she is reliable, and she has a huge heart” “Megan picks up the pieces and is the staunch back-up for everything, always with a positive attitude”,  “Megan is the epitome of a volunteer who significantly affects a positive perception of the Chamber through active participation, an optimistic attitude and solid business practices.  She is extremely active, involved, interested, and enthusiastic about making the Tigard Chamber a great organization” Beyond the Tigard Chamber, Megan is involved in a volunteer capacity with several other organizations including the Struble Foundation Board of Directors, Lake Oswego Young Professionals Marketing Chair, Lake Oswego Marketing Committee and Collaborative Business Builders Co Chair.  She leverages her knowledge base across all her volunteer activities for the benefit all organizations that she is involved with.  In addition to her volunteer activities Megan is a focused and successful businesswoman, building a solid reputation for Edge One Media throughout the Pacific Northwest as their Director of Marketing.  Edge One Media is known for their refreshing web design and development, graphic design (including brand design), online marketing, and PR.  They have been building websites for more than 10 years and have provided value and quality service to businesses in the Tigard area.   Please join us in congratulating Megan on this well-deserved award.  Her award will be formally presented with other Tigard volunteer and business awards at Tigard’s 2014 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration, sponsored by Platinum Title Sponsor Washington Federal and held on Friday, April 25th from 5:30-9 p.m. at Embassy Suites – Washington Square, event location host. With a theme of “Get Your Groove On”, this 1960’s themed dinner event includes dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, awards, and more. Tickets are only $35/person, dress is casual, 1960s.  So get groovy and come join us to celebrate Tigard! For further details about Shining Stars, please contact the Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce at 503-639-1656 or at debi@tigardchamber.org   About Edge One Media Edge One Media is an Interactive Online Marketing Agency based in Portland, Oregon. Specializing in Web Design, Web and App Development, Branding, Content Management and Marketing for Local Businesses and Corporate Brands, since 2003. In that time Edge One Media has received accolades from local businesses and major media news outlets for refreshing the Portland Metro Area’s webscape one website at a time. Our focus is simple. We design innovative, unique, and creative solutions to pair with our clients existing marketing efforts. We are a collaborative agency who thrives on creating profitable and informative Websites, high quality Branding, unique Mobile Solutions, and rewarding relationships through Social Media Marketing for our clients.  Learn more at www.edge-one.com  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.  Learn more at www.tigardchamber.org     

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