Promote Across Columbia County- Align Your Business Or Announcement with Keep It Local Columbia County

Columbia County, OR –  Keep It Local Columbia County (KILCC) is excited to announce the addition of 60-second Video Business Profiles for the low cost of $50 to help support local businesses. This is a new fundraiser for the KILCC project to support the free website that promotes local Columbia County events, products, and businesses Read more…

Free Business Class – Boost Your Business: Curbing Card Fraud

Columbia County –  Join St. Helens Community Credit Union, South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce &  Keep It Local Columbia County as they have partnered to offer business owners an evening of smart business insights and answers.  Heather Parmley, St. Helens Community e-Services Manager, and our partner, Total Merchants Concepts, will share their expertise, answer your Read more…

Free Business Class “Boost Your Business: Social Media”

Columbia County-   Is your business using social media?  If so, are you seeing the results you expected?  This free class “Boost Your Business:  Social Media”  hosted by St Helens Community Credit Union, Keep it Local Columbia County & South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will provide tips on Social Media  Marketing. The Free Class will Read more…

Chamber Member Mixers – Connecting Columbia County Businesses

New in 2017 “Chamber Members Mixer” Series Hosted by Rainier Chamber and Keep It Local Columbia County.  Members are encouraged to bring a guest who wants to know more about the host chamber.  Each guest will be given the opportunity to give a 30 second commercial to share what they do with other professionals at the Read more…

Colloboration is Key! Media Partnership

Columbia County, OR –  The Keep It Local Columbia County group strives to engage business owners in promoting other local businesses.  We recommend they refer neighboring businesses to their customers. Carrying and using local products or cross promoting on social media are just a few easy ways to support one another keeping the money here Read more…

What is Catch the Holiday Spirit?

Have you heard of the Catch the Holiday Spirit Campaign? The Keep It Local Columbia County committee is implementing this program in Scappoose, St Helens, Rainier, Clatskanie & Vernonia.  The program starts on Nov 19th for Shoppers until Dec 28th, 2016. Catch the Holiday Spirit Campaign is a program modeled off Clatskanie Chamber.  Nancy Romero Read more…

Collaboration is Key! GCAP(Government Contractor Assistance Program) Workshop Nov 16th

FREE SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Sponsored by Keep It Local Columbia County Keep It Local Columbia County is sponsoring a free Public Government Contracting 101 workshop on Wednesday, November 16th, 2:00 – 4:30 pm, at the Columbia Soil and Water Conservation District, 35285 Millard Rd., Saint Helens, Oregon 97051. This entry-level class is geared to Read more…

Small Business Saturday

  You may have heard about Small Business Saturday.  It’s not that crazy event the Friday after Thanksgiving.  It’s a campaign by American Express to promote shopping locally the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It happens this year on November 26th. Businesses are encouraged to order Free Marketing Materials from American Express to promote their business on this Read more…

Tools to Promote Keep it Local for Holiday Season

Catch the Holiday Spirit! Put all of Columbia County on 1 page to promote both the Keep It Local/Shop Local campaign and local businesses. Go for it. With easy to use flyers for either social media or print advertising, It’s easy to join in the fun. We are currently working with local communities to promote Read more…