Christmas Tree Lighting Festival – 54 years and counting!

Early estimates are that attendance was up for this year’s Tree lighting festival at Safeway and Millennium Park. Events like this don’t happen without sponsors – so hats off to Lake View Village, Safeway, Starbucks, the Lake Oswego Review, Skin by Lovely, Dyke Vandenburgh Jewelers, One River School of Art and Design, the Lake Oswego Rotary Club, Malcolm and Linda Mathes, Ricky and Bill Korach, Peggy and Keith Dickerson, Paul and Terri Graham. Jamie Inglis, Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation,…

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October CEO Message

The 6th Annual Wine Walk was a huge hit last Saturday (October 6). You can mark your calendar now for the first Saturday in October, 2019!

500 people visited 27 business locations over the three hour period tasking fine wines from Oregon, the West Coast and around the World. Thanks to everyone who was involved and thank you to all our participants who included locals and out-of-towners as far as Florida. Special thanks to title sponsor,…

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September Message

Last Tuesday’s (September 18)  Candidate Breakfast Forum was a great opportunity for our local businesses to meet our local leadership. Mayor Studebaker, Jeff Gudman, Skip O’Neill, John Lamotte and Joe Buck who currently serve on City Council attended the event to see incumbent Jackie Manz joined by Randy Arthur, Emma Burke, Donald Mattersdorff, Massene Mboup, Daniel Nguyen and John Wendland face the questions about Lake Grove and downtown development designed by the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee.

The program included State Senate candidates Dave Poulson and Rob Wagner who will work on difficult issues in the 2019 legislature.…

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2018 August Newsletter – from the CEO

Message from Keith Dickerson Chamber CEO

July and August usually means vacation time in Oregon. The Chamber has been continually active through the summer with the golf tournament (thanks to HomeStreet Bank and all our sponsors) and a lot of travelers visiting Lake Oswego for shopping, dining, walking, and picking up maps and directories at the Chamber office.Registration for the 2018-19 Leadership Lake Oswego series continues through this month. Click here for registration materials. Please encourage your employees,…

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