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Fostering Business Profile: Gray Dog Digital

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Gray Dog Digital is run by our newest board member, Allen Rowand. They provide technical support and consulting services for individuals and businesses. They work with computers, networks, data storage and backups, web sites, audio/video media and more. They strive to find creative solutions to their client’s needs, and help them understand and get the … Continued

Pub Crawl and Pilot Project at the June 2016 Meeting

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June’s meeting opened up with some really good news. Heather Hoell from Venture Portland came by to tell us that the East Portland Pilot Project, which we have been participating in for the last year was extended! That means that the staff person, grant money, and special advocacy we’ve benefited from in 2015-16 can continue … Continued

Website and Map at the May 2016 Meeting

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We did the work of 10 business associations at the May meeting! We launched a website, nearly sold-out map advertising space, elected a new board member, had a great Streetscape discussion, and welcomed the new Venture Portland Vice President (guess who?!). Marina Martinez and Ben Batemanfrom Marina Martinez Consulting presented the final website and asked … Continued

May Mixer Recap

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We had an awesome mixer on Thursday, May 12 at 6 PM at the Portland Mercado. Everybody enjoyed a free drink at Barrio, and there was a buffet with food from all the carts, which got a lot of compliments. The biggest hits were the vegan tamales from Mixteca, the chicken caesar salad from Fernando’s … Continued

Fostering Business Profile: The Portland Mercado

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Known on Foster as the driving force behind the Portland Mercado and Micro Mercantes Kitchen, Community Development Corporation, Hacienda is dedicated to strengthening families by providing affordable housing, home-ownership support, economic advancement and educational opportunities to the Latino community in Portland.