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    COTTAGE GROVE SENTINEL NOVEMBER 1, 2017
CHAMBER
NEWSLETTER
November Business After Hours
Village Green Resort will host Business After Hours on Thursday, November 16 in the Cascadia
Room, 725 Row River Road from 5:30 – 7:00pm. Please join us for a time to network with other
businesses, learn something new, and have some fun! And don’t forget your business cards to share
and enter the door prize drawing. Your attendance reinforces the spirit in which the Chamber
provides these monthly activities. Cottage Grove and Creswell Chamber members are encouraged to
attend this classic, fun networking event!
147 S. “M” Street
(541) 942-4422
http://www.cgnaz.com
Churches
Future Business Aft er Hours
December 21st – Cottage Grove Sentinel
Reservations are being taken for Business Aft er Hours in 2018. Give us a call at 942-2411 and reserve
your month today!
Renewing Members
Buster’s Main Street Café, Community Sharing Program, Cottage Grove Airport Welcome Center
Committee, Don Strahan, Farmers Insurance Group, Friends of the Cottage Grove Public Library,
Great Western Pub, Sports Bar & Grill, Jonathan E. Backer DDS, PC, Kiwanis Club of Cottage Grove,
Lindsay Laycock - Keller Williams Realty, PDI, LLC, RG Media Company, Shelly D Insurance, Inc.,
Umpqua Bank.
Christmas in Cottage Grove Saturday December 2, 2017
Please consider staying open during the celebration hours (5:00-8:00), have lighting displays, off er
refreshments, and special shopper incentives. We want downtown to be the most exciting place to be!
A list of businesses that will be open, discounts off ered, and activities happening, will be published
in the Cookies & Carols section of the Sentinel on November 29, 2017. A fl yer announcing the day/
evening activities will also be given to over 1,800 students.
Community Calendar
For more details on the events listed below, visit the Event Calendar on our website at www.
cgchamber.com.
Weekly on Th ursdays: South Valley Farmers Market
Monthly: Th ird Tuesday Poetry Night
Nov 24- Dec 31: Christmas at the Village Green
If you’re planning something special and you want the community to know, please let us know
so it can be included in the schedule of activities. Businesses that will be offering discounts are
encouraged to complete a Merchant Registration Form and return with payment (if required) to
the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce: 700 E. Gibbs by November 10, 2017 to be included
on the fl yer!
November
3-4 Chamber Board of Directors Retreat
4 Dairy Goat Field Day
10 Chamber Offi ce Closed
13 Regular City Council Meeting
15 Chamber Board Lunch
16 Greeters Committee Meeting
16 Business Aft er Hours @ Village Green Resort
20 Promotions Committee
23 Th anksgiving
24 Chamber Offi ce Closed
27 Regular City Council Meeting
Registration forms are available at the Visitor Center, on our website calendar: www.cgchamber.com,
or you can request one be emailed to you by contacting beth@cgchamber.com. We are also planning
for a Scavenger Hunt and looking for downtown businesses to participate in that as well. Th ere is
no fee to members of the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce. Fee to participate for non-chamber
members is $25.00 and includes all advertising. We hope you will be a part of this growing event and
help us increase awareness of all the GREAT businesses in Cottage Grove!
Th e Gift Certifi cate Program is a Member Benefi t Highlight. As a chamber we strive to educate the
community of the value of supporting our local merchants. Th e Gift Certifi cate Program is one way
we encourage shopping local. Purpose: 1. Promote shopping at CG Chamber Member businesses.
2. Support chamber members with dollars spent in Cottage Grove. Th is program makes gift giving
easy while supporting local merchants and it promotes “Shop Chamber Members First.” To become a
participating business, contact the Chamber at 541-942-2411.
Participating businesses to date are:
Ambrose Collectibles
Apothecaria
Books on Main
Boyce & Sons, Inc.
Buster’s Main Street Café
Cascade Home Center
CG Habitat for Humanity
D & D Automotive
Dirtcheapcopies.com
Earthclick.net
El Tapatio
Elu Fusion
Emerald Fitness Club (CG & Creswell)
Lavender Field Embroidery
Pinocchio’s Pizza
South Lane Wheels
Sweet Springs Family Farm
Territorial Seed Company
Th e Bookmine
Th e Espresso Bar’n
Th e Flower Basket
Th e UPS Store
Vanessa Peterson, LMT
Wal-Mart
MEMBER NEWS
Please join us and welcome our newest chamber members
Great Days Early Education Center
Barbara Howell
403 N. River Road
(541) 942-7460
www.greatdaysed.org
Education/Schools
Covered Bridge Church of the Nazarene
Luke Graves, Senior Pastor
December
1-3 Prospectors & Gold Diggers Holiday Bazaar
1 Seussical Opening @ Cottage Th eatre
2 Christmas in Cottage Grove - Events All Day
11 Regular City Council Meeting
18 Promotions Committee
20 Chamber Board Lunch
21 Greeters Committee Meeting
21 Business Aft er Hours @ Cottage Grove Sentinel
25 Christmas Day
25 Regular City Council Meeting
31 New Year’s Eve
31 Gamesquall!
Save the Date!
Mark your calendars and plan to attend our 69th Annual Awards banquet. Th e Chamber Banquet is
a time to recognize those in our community who truly stand out through volunteerism and excellent
business practices. It is also an opportunity to recognize student excellence and teacher appreciation
among other recognitions. Th is year our banquet will held on January 20, 2018. Save the date on your
calendar and look for details in the coming months.
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2017 Visitor Center Stats
Phone calls:
Walk-In Visitors:
Relocate Requests:
Visitor Requests:
Referrals to Chamber Members:
2017 Website Stats
Business Directory Searches Total Listed:
Member Page Views:
Event Searches:
Events Viewed:
Hot Deal Searches:
Job Searches:
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