Please join us on Wednesday, March 12th for an exciting morning of Speed Networking. This is your chance to meet several new businesses as well as get to know current members.
March 12th | 7:30-9:00am
20 SE 103rd Ave | MAP
Adventist Health Parkrose Medical Plaza Ribbon Cutting | March 26th
Please join us for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Adventist Health Parkrose Medical Plaza. You will have access to quality care, exceptional physicians and compassionate providers, all conveniently located in the heart of East Portland.
The new center will feature: Primary Care, Laboratory Services, Physical Therapy, X-ray, Ultrasound and Occupational Medicine.
Adventist Health Parkrose Medical Plaza
Wednesday, March 26th | 12:00 noon
1350 NE 122nd Ave | Portland OR, 97216
Coming Up Next Week:
Please join the Chamber on March 19th at Adventist Medical Center. Maggie Reilly, Director, Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon and Laura Alsenas, Business Loan Officer, PDC will be presenting information on micro and small business finance.
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO) seeks to broaden economic opportunities for underserved entrepreneurs by providing business support to increase growth in income, assets, and business skills.
MESO’s clients engage in a wide array of economic activities that include frozen baked goods, child care services, video production services, beauty products, art, automotive services, marketing services, and a variety of other goods and services.
MESO’s experienced and dedicated staff provide a minimum of three years of support, ranging from business planning, goal implementation, marketing, consulting, and financing.
Meet Maggie Reilly, Director, Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon and Laura Alsenas, Business Loan Officer, PDC who will share how they are able to bring you FREE services to support your business.
If you qualify for their program, you will receive:
- Matched savings grants up to $9,000
- Small business loans up to $50,000
- Credit building program
- Business planning/training, accounting, marketing and legal services
The Portland Development Commission is the City of Portland’s urban renewal and economic development agency. Laura Alsenas, a Loan Officer with PDC’s Real Estate and Lending team, will provide a brief overview of PDC’s initiatives and projects in east Portland. She will also describe PDC’s loan programs for businesses and property owners, as well as other financial resources for east Portland businesses through PDC and its partner organizations.
Laura Alsenas is a Loan Officer at the Portland Development Commission, where she has spent the past two years supporting the agency’s economic development strategy by making loans to Portland businesses and connecting them to financing and other resources from partner organizations. Laura has over 10 years of financial analysis, credit assessment and business coaching experience with a consistent focus on business lending with a community and economic development mission.