Attend a WL Chamber of Commerce event

The West Linn Chamber of Commerce will host a morning networking event Jan. 10 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Ensemble Salon et Spa, 21120 Salamo Road, West Linn. Refreshments will be served.

Jo-Ann Moss, a personal vacation planner with Cruise Planners-American Express Travel, will discuss vacations during the chamber’s Business After Hours event Jan. 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road, West Linn.

For more information, visit or call 503-655-6744.

Attend a LO Chamber of Commerce event

The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce will host a morning networking event Jan. 4 at 8 a.m. at Manzana Rotisserie Grill, 305 First St., Lake Oswego; Jan. 11 at 8 a.m. at Fitness In Training, 5300 Meadows Road, Lake Oswego; and Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. at Crave Bake Shop, 14511 SW Westlake Drive, Ste. 148, Lake Oswego.

For more information, visit or call 503-636-3634.

Apply for a tourism development grant

The Clackamas County Tourism Development Grant is now available to public, private and nonprofit organizations whose project benefits the greater public interests of tourism development.

All Tourism grant programs are funded by a county transient room tax and are administered by the Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department (CCTCA) under the guidance of the Clackamas County Tourism Development Council.

A minimum request that will be considered is $5,000 with a maximum amount of $100,000 awarded for a single grant for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Two grant application workshops will be held in January for organizations interested in submitting applications. Successful applications will focus on at least one of the three pillars of Clackamas County tourism, which include outdoor recreation, agritourism or cultural/heritage tourism.

The development grant application packet must be completed Jan. 30 for first-round consideration. The overview and application packets are available online at First-round award decisions will be announced no later than March.

Cindy Campbell

Campbell named auction co-chair

Classic Wines Auction Inc. named Cindy Campbell of Lake Oswego as a 2013 auction co-chair. Campbell will return for her second year as an auction co-chair. She is co-founder of Friends of the Children — one of CWA’s benefiting charities — and a board member of that organization.

As one of the largest fundraisers in Oregon, CWA benefits more than 82,000 children annually and has raised more than $28 million for preselected Portland-based charities through food and wine events.

For more information, visit

Trent Edward Salon moves

Trent Edward Salon will move into a larger space at Mark Hanna Building at 530 First St., Lake Oswego. The company hopes that the new location will create a more relaxing and welcoming atmosphere.

Trent Edward Salon was founded in 2010 by Trent Sutton. The salon offers women’s and men’s cut and style services, color and highlights, conditioning treatments and waxing.

For more information, visit or call 503-635-1694.

Covey wins PSU business scholarship

Kathy Covey of Lake Oswego is the recipient of the fall 2013 Portland State University Search Engine Marketing Workshop Scholarship.

Covey works with the Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood and is also a student of the Digital Marketing Strategies certification at PSU’s Professional Development Center. The scholarship is for $650.

“What good is a beautiful website, robust with information, if the people who need to find the website can’t?” Covey said. “It can be very confusing to teach yourself SEM, that’s why I am so grateful to have the opportunity to learn about it through PSU’s program.

“Thanks to SEMpdx’s scholarship I will be able to optimize the Cat Adoption Team website with confidence to help find homes for felines in our community.”

SEMpdx President Mike Rosenberg said, “A major component of our mission is to educate Portland in the field of digital marketing. Another is to give back to our community and this scholarship helps accomplish both of those goals.”

Kris Norton

Norton named vice president

Kris Norton was named vice president of business development at the Bank of Oswego. Norton assumed her duties in November. Norton’s background spans more than 30 years of experience in financial institutions, most recently with HomeStreet Bank and the Bank of the Cascades.

For more information, visit or call 503-445-3141. To contact Norton, call 503-445-3151.

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