Greetings Sweet Home community,

I hope this message finds you well and excited about the arrival of spring. As we eagerly await warmer weather and blooming flowers, I want to celebrate the growing strength of our local business community.

I am thrilled to report that the Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members weekly, with businesses of all sizes and industries recognizing the benefits of joining our supportive network. Our Chamber is a hub of collaboration and community-building. I am proud to see so many entrepreneurs and business owners coming together to support one another.

I am particularly excited to see you at the annual banquet this Saturday. This event is a highlight of our year and a chance for us to gather together to recognize and celebrate the many successes of our local businesses. 

Thank you to our members for your continued dedication to building a strong and thriving business community in Sweet Home. With spring and exciting events on the horizon, I am confident we have much to look forward to in the coming months.

Warm regards,
Member Updates:
Thank you to our 2023 Elite Partners!
79th Annual Chamber Awards
When: 03/11/23
Doors Open: 5:00pm
Program begins: 6:00pm
Where: 870 18th Ave -
Sweet Home Boys & Girls Club

"Don't be late for this very important date!" 
The 79th Annual Awards Banquet is this Saturday! We can't wait to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues. The event will be held at the Sweet Home Boys & Girls Club, with doors opening at 5 pm for social hour and the program beginning at 6 pm.
Be ready to bid on some delicious desserts & buy raffle tickets for great prizes. We can't wait to see you there!
Coffee with Colleagues
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 meet at the Chamber Office** 1575 Main Street, Sweet Home, where one of our newest members, Advanced Tree Management, will act as our host.
Bring a raffle prize and your business cards to add to the fun!
POWER HOURS for Entrepreneurs:

Most 2nd Tuesdays
Sugar Vibes

Calling all folks growing a business.
Get free in-person support. Take the next steps with your business and get connected with resources to make it happen!
RSVP with Nate Conroy: 
Community Lunch
When: Every Wednesday 11:30am
Where: 880 18th Ave -
Sweet Home Senior Center

Every Wednesday the Sweet Home Senior Center sells delicious hot lunches to the community. Senior Center membership not required. $5.00 dine-in, $5.50 take-out.

Please call at least a day ahead if you are picking up take-out for 3 or more lunches to ensure we have enough to serve everyone.
Thank you 541-367-4775

**50 cents extra for take-out containers**
Sweet Home Community Foundation
The Sweet Home Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its 2023 cycle until March 15. The goal of the foundation is to provide funding and support to worthwhile community projects in the Sweet Home area. Special consideration is placed on projects that can demonstrate lasting benefits to our community.  
 This year SHCF Community Grants will be available for up to $10,000 each.
Applications can be submitted online from our website from February 15 - March 15, 2023.
 Grant applicants must be a 501(c)(3) or other qualified tax-exempt organization or the proposed project may be implemented in partnership or affiliation with such an organization.
 Support for the Foundation is provided through the generosity of local individuals and the Alice Blaser and Tim and Jo Ann McQueary, Leave a Local Legacy endowments.
To apply for a grant in the 2023 grant cycle, click here to download the application.
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Adult Mental Health First Aid is an entry level training that teaches you how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis, and connect them to the appropriate care. 

Thursday, March 16, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Linn County Armory Building
104 SE 4th Ave, Albany
Registration is required and space is limited. To register or for more information, please contact: Linn County Health Services541-967-3819 or
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