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HomeStreet Bank named Business of the Year by Chamber

PillingThe Tigard branch of HomeStreet Bank on Southwest Pacific Highway has been named the 2016 Business of the Year by the Tigard Chamber of Commerce.

The award is meant to recognize Chamber businesses that have made “in-depth contributions to the Tigard community.”

The award is part of the Chamber’s annual Shining Stars community awards, which highlight residents, businesses and Chamber members who are making a difference in their community.

You can meet the rest of the 2016 Chamber Shining Stars award winners by clicking here.

A member of the Tigard Chamber since 1996, the branch is known for its annual giving tree, Mollahan said, which has collected hundreds of gifts for local fosters kids.

Branch manager Jacob Pilling came to the location in 2013, and made it a mission to broaden the bank’s community engagement, Mollahan said.

“Their community engagement and impact has broadened significantly,” she said, “targeting different facets of our community whether service groups, non-profits, the local high school, or local community events.

Donations and sponsorships are key to local organizations, events and non-profits achieving objectives and delivering on their mission, Mollahan said.

Since 2013, the bank has donated $5,000 a year to Tigard’s family homeless shelter the Good Neighbor Center, $500 yearly donations to SCOTTY Foundation, $3,000 donations to Community Partners for Affordable Housing’s annual Homeward Bound event, and a more than $10,000 donation to the Tigard Rotary and the Snowman Foundation.

Pilling is a member of Tigard Rotary, serves on the board for the Good Neighbor Center serves on committees for CPAH, Mollahan said.

HomeStreet Bank's award will be formally presented with other Shining Stars awards at 2016 Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration, on April 29th

Tickets are $45 per person.

For further details about Shining Stars, call 503-639-1656 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..