Sep 2013 City Council Monthly Update

City Council Update Sep 2013Chamber Events
Good Morning Tigard (GMT), A.M. Networking 7:30 a.m.
9/12/13 – Hosted by Anytime Fitness at their Tigard Location off Durham
9/19/13 – Hosted by Aflac – Morgan Roe at Tigard Chamber
9/26/13 – TBA
10/3/13 – Tigard Chamber Quick Connections, Multi chamber networking at Embassy Suites 7-9 a.m.
Other Chamber Events
9/11/13 – Multi-chamber Networking sponsored by Tualatin Chamber at Blakeslee’s Vineyard
9/12/13 – Webinar, 12-12:30 p.m. Successful Facebook Contests – Members only
9/18/13 – Webinar, 10-10:30, Ask the Expert Sales & Marketing questions – Members Only
9/24/13 – Tigard Young Professionals, Breakfast of Champions 8-9 a.m. – Symposium Huddle Room
9/24/13 – Webinar, 3-3:30 p.m. Intro to Online Reputation Management
9/30/13 – Meet Your City Council – SW Corridor Project Update – 6-7 p.m. – At Broadway Rose, FREE, registration required
10/1/13 – Tigard Young Professionals Evening Networking 6-8 p.m. – McCormick & Schmicks Bridgeport
10/8/13 – Master the Chamber, Chamber Mentorship Program with Chamber Ambassadors 8-9 a.m. – Symposium
10/8/13 – Tigard Chamber Gov’t & Public Policy Committee Meeting 3:30 -4:30 p.m. – Symposium
For more information on all events visit our event calendar at or go to and click on the calendar icon.
Tigard Farmers Market Update
Join us every Sunday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Public Works Parking Lot on Burnham and Hall.  Completed doing a 1 to 1 match on tokens purchased with EBT (Electronic Food Stamps).  Took us 8 weeks to match $2500 in EBT.  Thank you New Seasons for the grant!  Major sponsor Burgerville of Tigard has been highlighting some of their great local partners.  Don’t forget market ends the last Sunday in October.
Downtown Updates
Downtown Tigard’s 3rd Friday in September is 9/20/13.  Check local merchants closer to that date for specials and check the facebook page at  Trick or Treat Main Street coming 10/31
Downtown Tigard held its 2nd Annual Street Fair, Saturday August 17th.  Big thank you to all our Sponsors, Vendors, Supporters and community members that joined us.  It was a great day!  Next years’ date is August 16th.
Interested in supporting the revitalization of Downtown Tigard? Then Join us 9/25/13 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. for a Downtown Dialogue – Get an update on the Tigard Downtown Alliance, learn how the Street Fair went, hear what Revitalization is from guest speaker, Lloyd Purdy, COT, Econ. Dev Mgr, and give us your thoughts on Downtown Revitalization.  Meets at Tigard Chamber building, second floor meeting room.
Learn what there is to do in Downtown Tigard on Facebook at and visit the new website at

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