CIBA Newsletter - August 2009
£ WELCOME to new CIBA Business Member WILLAMETTE INVESTMENT ADVISORS and new CIBA Associate Member ANNETTE MILLS.
£ A big THANK YOU to the following businesses who have RENEWED THEIR CIBA BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPS: Big River Restaurant & Bar, Digital City Guide/S&B Associates, and Total Merchant Services of Oregon. Your membership dues help CIBA support independent businesses throughout Corvallis!
£ We also want to THANK ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Corvallis Matters and Jeff & Becky Picton for supporting CIBA by renewing their Associate Memberships!
£ THANK YOU to CIBA Board Member Katy Krupp, from Element Graphics, for making a fantastic new CIBA banner for our Buy Local outreach events. The banner has seen duty already at the Farmers Market!
£ The July CIBA Membership Meeting survived the 100+ degree temperatures in fine style! Elaine Blatt from Onward Oregon did an excellent presentation regarding their proposed legislation – an OREGON INFORMED GROWTH ACT. Meeting participants were very excited about this new tool for communities and many signed up to receive more information. If you would like to learn more about this proposed legislation, contact Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com or Lenny at firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com.
£ Here’s a TIP FOR POTENTIAL RESTAURATEURS: Nadine Grzeskowiak, from the Gluten Free RN, would be happy to talk to anyone interested in opening a restaurant to serve the burgeoning gluten-free customer base.
£ CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES to former CIBA President and current Board Member, PAT SARDELL, of Country Vitamins, as she becomes President of the Natural Products Association, a national trade organization.
£ CALENDAR OF UPCOMING CIBA EVENTS
Sept 30 CIBA Membership Meeting, 5:30 pm, place TBA (you could host!)
Member Idea Exchange on customer service
Bring a potential new member and receive a prize!
Nov 18 CIBA Holiday Social, 5:30 pm, place TBA (could you host?)
Raffle, food, and fun!
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