• Happy National Wear Your Pajamas Day!

    Happy National Wear Your Pajamas Day!

    Happy National Wear Your Pajamas Day!
     

     

     

     

     
     

    Ok...truth be told for many of us, this entire past year has been ‘Wear Your Pajamas To Work’ Day and to that I have to say, good on you! Let’s be real though, with Spring clearly having finally arrived it is time to climb out of the PJs and get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Yes, if out walking the River Walk or on a mountain trail we still need to mask up when near others and socially distance at the rest areas.  The percentage of those vaccinated with at least the first shot continues to build with nearly 30% of adults in Clark County.  We’ve a long way to go and we can all arrive “there” much sooner if we mask up, wash up and socially distance until we get there.

     
     



     

    Chamber Job Opportunity: Know anyone with a passion for helping local businesses? If so, send them our way.
     

    This year, we’ve relocated, redefined our brand (be watching for an exciting brand refresh coming soon), refocused our programming and are looking to offer even more tools and resources to meet the diverse needs of our business community. With this exciting evolution of the Chamber, we need another Team member whose mission and vision for growth aligns with where we’re headed. Please send this Job Opportunity to anyone you have in mind to join our essential Membership Development Team as a Membership Relations Specialist. View Job Opportunity and download the PDF, here.

     
     



     

    Grow The (360) is Growing – BOGO Coming Soon! 

    You don’t want to miss the opportunity to participate in one of the biggest “Shop Local” Programs in the region: The Chamber’s Grow The (360) Program is now partnering with Visit Vancouver USAilani, and the Ed & Dollie Lynch FoundationComing soon, and to recognize Small Business Month, we will offer a match for the purchase of Grow The (360) certificates while funds last (for example: when someone buys $50 to spend at local businesses, we will give them an additional $50 to spend at participating merchants). Through our partnerships, we will match $50,000 – that’s an extra $100,000 circulating for use only in Clark County!
     

    • Potential Merchants: Why are you waiting forSign up here, to become a Grow The (360) Merchant, able to accept these community-wide gift certificates keeping our local dollars...well, local! Use the Invitation Code “VANCOUVER” when signing up.

     
     



     

    UrgentCall for Blood Donors 

    According to The Columbian this morning, “Bloodworks Northwest has issued an emergency call for donors in response to continued confusion over post-COVID-19 donation eligibility, warm weather and record-high blood use that has left..." If willing and able, schedule an appointment here.


     



     

    Alright, task for this weekend: out of those pajamas and into some shorts to enjoy the sunny weekend ahead!

     

    John McDonagh
    President/CEO
    Greater Vancouver Chamber
    VancouverUSA.com

     

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