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Who’s your favorite young professional?

The Outlook is interested in doing monthly stories on the best of the best young managers and staff members of businesses in East Multnomah County.

If you own, operate or are a customer of a business in Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview, Wood Village, Corbett, Boring or Damascus, and know of an exceptional employee under the age of 35 who you think warrants some recognition, please let us know by contacting Business Reporter Anne Endicott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . These should be people who are at the top of their game. We’ll need a short description of why you think this employee deserves the recognition. We’ll feature these people in our “Who to Watch” segment that will appear on our business page.

Chamber Calendar

Young Professionals (40 and under), 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, Shaker’s Martini Lounge, 1888 N.W. Fairview Drive, Gresham. Network opportunity for young business people.

Emerging Professionals, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, Origin’s Coffee and Tea House, 600 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham.

Ambassadors, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, Elmer’s Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner, 1590 N.E. Burnside Road, Gresham.

Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, June 27, The Rock Wood Fired Pizza and Spirits, 22401 N.E. Glisan St., Wood Village.

Government Affairs Forum, 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, Persimmon Country Club, 500 S.E. Butler Road, Gresham. Scheduled speaker will be Ruth Miles, small business advocate with the Oregon secretary of state’s office. Miles, a small business owner and Gresham resident, will discuss what the state of Oregon is doing to support entrepreneurs and small businesses. Cost is $20 for members, $35 for future members, and includes breakfast. Beverage service only is $5 per person.

To register, call the chamber at 503-665-1131.

Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, June 20, Cascade Athletic Club, 19201 S.E. Division St., Gresham.

Board of Directors, 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, June 26, Mt. Hood Community College Board Room, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham

Resource Team, 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, June 26, Country Financial Board Room, 832 N.E. 223rd Ave., Suite B, Wood Village.



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