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Connect with Success AM Meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, April 12, Gresham-Barlow Web Academy, 1426 S.E. Fifth St., Gresham.

Connect with Success AM Meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, April 19, hosted by the American Cancer Society at Oregonians Credit Union, 247 E. Powell Blvd., Gresham.

Learn at Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, Greater Gresham Baptist Church, Rock Room, Building A, 3848 N.E. Division St., Gresham. Learn the variety of ways different generations view their place of business, with the discussion topic “An Inside Look at How Gen X, Gen Y and Baby Boomers View the Workplace.” Scheduled guest speakers include Amber Cochran and Danielle Gonzalez, with Little Genius Montessori, and Dawn Loomis, from Mt. Hood Community College. Event is free for chamber members; or a non-refundable $15 charge for future members. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call the chamber office at 503-665-1131.

Ambassadors, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18, Elmer’s Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner, 1590 N.E. Burnside Road, Gresham.

Gas company issues scam alert

Officials with NW Natural are warning customers of a new scam circulating that, at the moment, appears to be targeting minority-owned businesses.

Customers have reported receiving phone calls from someone informing them they have a past due balance that needs to be paid immediately with cash to avoid having their service shut off. The caller directs the customer to go to a Western Union outlet and provides them with a phone number to call for details on where to wire the cash payment.

None of the NW Natural customers who have received the bogus calls had past due bills. While the scammers appear to be aimed at businesses, officials with the gas company warn residential customers to be wary as well. Customers with past due balances may be contacted by NW Natural for payment collection, but the company will never ask a customer to wire money.

If you receive a questionable phone call, officials ask that you try to get the phone number for the caller and report it immediately to NW Natural Customer Service, as well as your local police department.

For more information, call NW Natural at 800-422-4012.

Local eatery makes top 100 list in national publication

For the second year in a row, Tortilleria y Tienda De Leon’s has wowed a national publication with its homemade, authentic Mexican fare.

The April issue of Travel and Leisure Magazine placed Tortilleria y Tienda De Leon at No. 9 out of 100 places in America where visitors can eat like a local. Judges were most smitten by the restaurant’s Cactus Salad.

Last year, Food Network host Rachael Ray named Tortilleria y Tienda De Leon to her list of eateries with the best tacos in the nation.

The restaurant is at 16223 N.E. Glisan St. For more information, call 503-255-4356.



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