Happy August!

I've included many things in this newsletter I would like you to read. So without further ado, let's get started.

Lagea Mull
Executive Director
Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
1575 Main Street, Sweet Home, OR 97386
Office: 541-367-6186
Thank you to our 2023 Elite Partners!
Let's Paint the Town
The City is seeking volunteers to help paint and clean up from painting for the next several weekends. Crews meet near Old City Hall, 1140 12th Avenue, to receive assignments.
Questions? Contact Adam at aleisinger@sweethomeor.gov
Summer 2023 Events At A Glance
Chamber members are adding events throughout the month. Check out our calendar for the most up-to-date schedule and details of the
2-Aug Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
3-Aug Oregon Jamboree Kick Off Party
4-Aug Oregon Jamboree
4-Aug Bingo Night - Elks Lodge
4-Aug Campfire Service
5-Aug Sweet Home Community Yard Sale
5-Aug Oregon Jamboree
6-Aug Oregon Jamboree
8-Aug Coffee with Colleagues hosted by First American
8-Aug Sweet Home Farmers Market
9-Aug Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
11-Aug Sweet Home Public Library Summer Reading Program
11-Aug Live Music w/ Randy Nicholson
11-Aug Campfire Service
11-Aug Movie-In-The-Park: Finding Nemo
12-Aug Sweet Home Community Market
15-Aug Sweet Home Farmers Market
16-Aug Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
18-Aug Sweet Home Public Library Summer Reading Program
18-Aug Campfire Service
19-Aug Sweet Home Community Health Fair
19-Aug Sweet Home Community Market
22-Aug Sweet Home Farmers Market
23-Aug Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
25-Aug Sweet Home Public Library Summer Reading Program
25-Aug Ribbon Cutting & Open House at MJ Media Productions
25-Aug Campfire Service
26-Aug Christmas Yard Cards- Cleaning Party
26-Aug Sweet Home Community Market
29-Aug Sweet Home Farmers Market
30-Aug Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
1-Sep Sweet Home Public Library Summer Reading Program
1-Sep Bingo Night - Elks Lodge
1-Sep Campfire Service
2-Sep Sweet Home Community Market
5-Sep Sweet Home Farmers Market
6-Sep Sweet Home Senior Center Community Lunch
6-Sep Sweet Home Medical Center Open House
Oregon Jamboree Kick Off Party
Main Gate, 1000 18th Ave, Sweet Home
On Thursday night, the Oregon Jamboree wants to invite festival attendees and community members alike to join in on the FREE event!
Line Up: HEADLINER | 8:00 PM Jackson Michelson | 6:30 PM Toast & Jam | 5:00 PM Pulp Western
Sweet Home
Community Yard Sale
Join the Sweet Home Community Yard Sale! Submit your address to be featured on the map. The signup cut-off is Noon on August 4th. The Sweet Home Chamber will provide a map of all participating properties, available for pickup the Friday before the sale at the Chamber office and the garage sale board at the corner of 18th & Long. Host a sale at your property by signing up by calling our office at 541-367-6186 or below.
Coffee with Colleagues
August 8th, 8:30-9:15am
Get connected to the Sweet Home business community. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month from 8:30-9:15am. This month we will be hosted by First American at our Chamber office, 1575 Main Street.

Bring a raffle prize and your business cards to add to the fun!
Sweet Home Community Health Fair
This year's free event offers a diverse range of healthcare services, including Samaritan Health Services, Ridgeway Health, KidCo Head Start, CHANCE, Linn-Benton Housing Authority, Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care, Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence, Linn County Mental Health, SHEM, Manna, 211 Emergency, Family Assistance and Resource Center Group, Linn County Alcohol and Drug, plus many more. 

  • Health Screenings
  • Kids School Backpacks
  • Housing Services
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Services for Seniors
  • Physical Health Resources
  • 30+ additional resources

For Additional Information, contact Bob Dalton at 541-912-9085 or outlawbdalton@yahoo.com
Christmas Yard Card Cleaning Party
9am-Noon, August 26, 2023
Join us in cleaning up the Christmas Yard Cards.
We will be meeting behind City Hall at 3225 Main Street.
Join us in celebrating the
Sign up to Host a Networking Event
We are excited to offer Sweet Home Chamber members an exclusive opportunity to showcase their business and foster connections with fellow members through our networking events.

The Sweet Home Chamber hosts two monthly networking events: "Coffee with Colleagues" and "Business After Hours." We invite you to take center stage and be the gracious host for one of these gatherings, where you can create lasting impressions and strengthen your professional network.

  1. Coffee with Colleagues: A morning affair that occurs on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. This event allows for meaningful conversations and the chance to showcase your products or services.
  2. Business After Hours: An evening gathering that happens on the 4th Thursday of the month, January to October. This provides the perfect backdrop for building connections in a relaxed setting.

You can choose to host at your business premises or a venue of your choice.

Hosting one of these events comes with a multitude of benefits, including:
  • Increased Visibility: Promote your business to a targeted audience of fellow Chamber members actively seeking valuable connections.
  • Brand Recognition: Showcase your company's values, products, and services to potential customers and partners.
  • Networking Opportunities: Forge meaningful relationships within the business community, leading to potential collaborations and referrals.
  • Community Engagement: Demonstrate your commitment to Sweet Home's local economy and community spirit.

If you're interested in seizing this opportunity to host a networking event, please choose the date at your earliest convenience. Available dates for hosting are limited, so make sure to secure your preferred time.
Member Benefit
As a Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce member, you can post your events, job openings, community deals, and news items on our website.

Log in to the Info Hub now HERE and see how easy it is!
  • Deals - offer coupons and special deals
  • Job Postings - submit your job openings.
  • Advertise Events - add your events to our online event calendar; then share the calendar link on your social media, add it to your own calendar, or email it to others.
  • News - share your latest information to keep our community informed

Log in today at the Info Hub to gain access to all of these features, update your information, and more. Filling in your information will take very little time, making it convenient for your customers and partners to find you.

If you've not yet created your login account, go to the registration page HERE to create your login and start using your benefits immediately.*

Don't know your login? Enter your email address HERE to be sent a reminder.

Questions? Or need more information?
Contact me at 541-367-6186 or lagea@sweethomechamber.com
2023 Board of Directors
Christy Duncan, President
​Samaritan Health 

Shelly Larson,Vice President
Larson Family Foundation

Kevin Van Cleave, Secretary/Treasurer
Cascade Timber Consulting, Inc

Karla Hogan, Events Chair
HomeSmart Realty Group

Travis Luttmer
Country Financial

Wendi Melcher
Cadwell Realty Group- Sweet Home

Vance Monroe
Radiator Supply House