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A new look for an old friend

MBank is changing its public face with the roll-out of a newly updated website and logo.

The unveiling is all part of a rebranding effort that will culminate with the grand reopening of the bank’s flagship Gresham branch next year.

“We rebranded MBank to reflect our focus on being the Personal Business Bank of choice in the communities we serve,” said Jef Baker, president and CEO. “At a time we are creating new series for new clients, it’s important our look is consistent with a community bank that isn’t stuck in the past, but is leading the way.”

MBank’s newly designed website goes live Tuesday, Oct. 14, featuring enhancements and improvements created to simplify and maximize customer service.

Headquartered in Gresham, MBank operates branches in Gladstone, Lake Grove and Southeast Portland.

For more information, visit mbankonline.com.

Rockwood nonprofit recognized as outstanding workplace

Oregon Business Magazine recently named The Wallace Medical Concern to its annual listing of the top 100 workplaces for the nonprofit sector.

Wallace Medical Concern, which was ranked No. 11 among medium-size nonprofit groups, offers primary, urgent and specialty care to low-income individuals and families. This is the second consecutive year the clinic has made the magazine’s list, having been ranked No. 19 last year in the same category.

Wallace Medical Concern is at 124 N.E. 181st Ave., Portland. For more information, visit wallacemedical.org.

Chamber Calendar

Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, hosted by Gresham-Barlow School District at Gresham High School, 1200 N. Main Ave.

Ribbon cutting, approximately 9:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, Sears Home Appliance Showroom, 500 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham.

Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, hosted by Oregon’s Health Co-Op at Gresham Ford, 1999 E. Powell Blvd.

Ambassadors, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, Elmer’s Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner, 1590 NE. Burnside Road, Gresham.

Emerging Professionals, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, Origins Coffee, Tea and Desserts, 600 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham. Guest speaker will be Travis Stovall, managing partner with the Stovall Group.

Government Affairs Forum, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, Fairview City Hall, 1300 N.E. Village St. Meet Fairview’s candidates for mayor and City Council — mayor: Ted Tosterud, Lisa Barton-Mullins and Curtis Burnett; Position 2: Steve Owen and Balwant Bhullar; Position 4: Leslie Moore and Ted Kotsakis; and Position 6: Tamie Arnold and Brian Cooper.

Tickets are $15 and include lunch. To register, call the chamber at 503-665-1131.

Learn at Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St. Ken Cook, owner of Prepared Marketing, will share tips on how to use Facebook and Google Adwords to effectively market your business without breaking the bank. Cost is $15 for future members. To register, call the chamber at 503-665-1131.

Board of Directors, 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, Mt. Hood Community College Board Room, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham.

Resource Team, 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, COUNTRY Financial Board Room, 832 N.W. 223rd Ave., Suite B, Wood Village.

Who’s your favorite young business 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 aendicott@theoutlookonline.com. 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.

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