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…

Columbia County Job Fair April 6th 2018

  Columbia County, OR – If you have been searching for a job or a new career, you will want to join us at the Columbia County Job Fair on April 6th, 2018 from 10:00 -3:00 PM Columbia City Community Hall 1840 2nd Street, Columbia City, OR to meet employers who want to help you get 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…

2nd Saturday Shop Across Columbia County Campaign – Saturday, April 8th

  Last year Clatskanie Merchants started a Downtown Market, an idea spearheaded by Ellen Spaulding, owner of The Junque Trunque.  Participating businesses placed white balloons outside their doors and created a  vendor area in the parking lot at Discounts & Deals and Clatskanie River Inn to promote the 2nd Saturday Downtown  Market.   Cross promoting at Read more…

Collaboration is Key! Events like a Bridal Expo

Columbia County, OR-  This February marks the 6th year that local business owner, Dianna Holmes will host the Columbia County Bridal Expo along with a Fashion Show.  The Bridal Expo showcases everything a bride would need for her big day.  The Bridal Expo is Free to attend on Saturday, February 25th from 11:00 AM- 4:00 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…

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…

Catch the Holiday Spirit Campaign to Launch across Columbia County Nov 19

    Columbia County, OR – Keep it Local Columbia County is launching the first coordinated county-wide holiday marketing campaign called “Catch the Holiday Spirit” on November 19. The campaign will run Nov. 19 through Dec. 28. The goals are to connect the communities of Columbia County and keep local dollars local in order to Read more…