In this issue of Business Voice:
Teamwork makes an ambitious job a reality
Mark Fox understands the impact a team can have on a project. Just look at his company’s latest venture.
Program gives students a glimpse into the future
In an effort to help students prepare for life after high school, the Salem Chamber’s Ready to Learn Ready to Work program partnered with McNary High School for the second annual McNary High School College & Career Fair.
Now is the time to step up and lead
"Everything rises and falls on leadership.” These words were both spoken and written by #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell. In his book, How Successful People Lead, he begins by stating, “If your vision of success includes starting an organization, owning a company, or putting together a team, you need to become good at leadership. If you cannot lead well, you will not be successful.”
Members making news - November/December 2013
Antique Powerland Museum Association (APMA)announced the hiring of its first executive director, Pamela Vorachek. She will be responsible for developing long-term support, initiating innovative business practices, and facilitating coordination among the several museums which serve about 40,000 visitors annually. antiquepowerland.com
Member anniversaries August - October 2013
Special thanks to all our renewing members from August – October 2013
Member Marketplace encourages buying local
With the holidays fast approaching, it’s more important than ever to support local businesses in our community. Member Marketplace is one way to do just that.
Internships connect employers with local talent
Now, more than ever, it is important to increase access to internships for all students.
Be intentional about buying local this season
The holiday season seems to arrive earlier every year. It was hard to believe that I actually stumbled across my first Christmas advertisement on the evening of Sunday, October 28. And as the holidays arrive earlier each year, they also expand as stores around the nation begin to open on Thanksgiving Day in an effort to secure the coveted Christmas dollar.
Welcome new members August - October 2013
We are pleased to welcome our newest investors in the Salem Chamber who joined between August and October
Chamber achievements have direct impact on members
The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce exists to help business prosper and to challenge employers around the region to innovate and evolve to reach new heights of business excellence.
- Great Salem Race focuses on fun, teamwork, building community pride
- Wine walk celebrates blooming industry
- Chamber speaks out on federal forestry bill
- Your investment makes great things happen
- Strong leadership equals remarkable results
- Members support hiring our heroes
- Salem Chamber engages Governor on PERS, small business
- Teachers participate in program designed to better prepare students for future
- New member benefit features tools to promote products and services
- Positioning to win