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January 2019 Luncheon Notes

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

South Hillsboro Expansion video – Brian Merritt

Called to Order: 11:45

In Attendance:  22

1- Introductions

  • A. Terrones – Washington County Sheriff Office
  • *T. McCampbell – School to Career
  • K. Larmanger – Comfor Care
  • R. Osmond – Omni Realty
  • M. Watson – Tualatin Valley Water District
  • D. Huish –  Mt Olivet Baptist Church
  • R. McCue  Ponderosa Meats and Nonna Emilia
  • *B. Merritt – MinuteMan Mortgage
  • Jack – Aloha ASB Co-President
  • James – Aloha Sr Class President
  • Maya – AHS Student
  • Kaitlyn – AHS Student
  • A. Stone – AHS Parent and Grad Party head
  • M. Casteel – AHS Principal
  • S. Eaton – Westside Cruisers
  • P. Roberts –  Westside Cruisers
  • E. Yon – John L Scott
  • L. Heidrich – Fairway Independent Mortgage
  • M. Chen – Guest
  • *T. Greeno – Transaction Realty
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance

*2019 Board Member

2 – Spotlight Presentation – Aloha High School

  • Wrap up Holiday Sharing efforts
  • Looking for future connections for charitable effort
  • Holiday Sharing at Aloha
    • 25 Families of feeder schools
    • Sparrow Family
    • 100+ homeless at AHS
  • Fundraisers included:
    • Tree sales
    • Movie nights
  • Thank you to AHS Staff and the community for help raising/donating:
    • $10,833.91
    • Perishable food
    • Coats, hats, and gloves
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Beds and Couches
    • Car Seats
  • Fundraising goes to help the Sparrow Program
  • Sparrow Program
    • 11th year doing Sparrow Program
    • Alisia is 11th Sparrow
      • Guillain Barre Syndrome
      • Goal of raising $15,000 for her medical expenses, etc
    • Sparrow Program has opportunities to help
      • Provide us with opportunity to serve
      • Help generate funds
      • Sponsor fundraiser
        • Pay for shirts to be made – raise a lot of $ that way
        • Allow us to volunteer with you
        • Email Erin Livingston for info
  • Senior Grad Party
    • It takes a village, we need help to pay for the expenses
      • Party will be at King Pins
    • Community can help by:
      • Making Donations
      • Pay for a Seniors Ticket
      • Sponsor the Grad Party – Logos will appear on Big Screen at King Pins, Website, and Facebook
      • Poker Night
      • Dining for Dollars
    • For more information visit the Aloha Grad Party 2019 Facebook Page

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Teresa Greeno

  • Transition from Michael Holcomb stepping down
    • Renewals last month
    • $1,188.38 in funds
    • Ended last year budget in black

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

  • New Construction in community
  • Website is updated (we want AHS donation info)
    • If you want your info on the website, email Brian
  • Curves-Jenny Craig video shown

4 – State of the Association Annual Report – ABA President Sally Fabre

  • Board met at Sally’s home Saturday January 5th, 2019
  • Video:  “Every Meeting Ever”
  • Membership – removing the $480 premier level, lack of interest
    • Going back to the basic $100 and $60 memberships
    • Annual Billing – billed when year up.
      • If 60 days lapsed since invoice due, you are removed from website and Eblasts
      • Teresa will contact if non payment and bill will be sent to address
      • After 60 days payment received, treated as new member
      • Hope to increase face to face communication
      • Membership incentive – if you bring a member and member joins you get $5 gift card
      • Refer 5 new members who join and your fee is waived for the year
    • Membership responsibilities
      • Keep us up to date on contact info
      • Spotlight speaker sign up
      • Suggestions for meetings
      • Sponsorship and participation at community events
      • Let us know your gifts and talents
      • Special website articles on your area of expertise
      • Adopt a Road participation
      • Post pictures of your business on ABA facebook page, Instagram, website – SHARE!
      • Like each others businesses on social media
      • Post good news happening in Aloha and share it on the ABA facebook and instagram
      • Check in when you visit a local ABA member on facebook and SHARE your experience
    • Community events
      • Proposed Town Hall in March/April – Conflict Resolution
      • Proposed Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social – July 21st
      • We will need a committee to handle each of these events
      • At events members have access to the 10×10 ABA Tent
        • Sign off on liability form
        • Liability insurance will be sponsored this year by Agape Community Insurance

5 – Testimonials

  • Westside Cruisers – Farmers Market booth was beneficial, good contact with community
  • A. Terrones – Heard a “Teacher of the Year” being recognized on Radio from Aloha, that was great to hear!
  • M. Chen – Ponderosa Meats has a good selection

Guest Introductions:

  • M. Chen – marketing pro for the consumer food industry,  Laid off, opened Beaverton Business Review and saw the ABA Luncheon, and came to open up networking.
  • R. Bradley – Mackley Auto Group –  Car Dealership – consignment, sales and shipment.  A portion of sales goes to Aloha Sparrow Program and Aloha Youth Football

6 – Announcements –

  • ABA Business Member of the Month – Curves – video shown
  • Tim Tebow Night to Shine – Westside Community Church 2/8/2019
    • Please volunteer and let us know about potential special needs attendees
  • Shop with a Cop – ABA helped sponsor Shop with a Cop
    • The recent BSD threats created a “Lock Out” which cancelled Shop with a Cop, so they did all the shopping for the kids and hosted a holiday party for the kids and their families.  Over 100 people came, every family was able to attend (all families are under privileged) Events like this fosters good relationships with law enforcement. It turned out well and gave opportunity to interact with the families
  • TVWD – federal funding helpful in keeping rate increases under double digits, rates going up because of need of seismic upgrades, etc

Next Meeting:  Thursday February 14th, 2019

February Spotlight Business – Nonna Emilia

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/

 

December Luncheon Notes

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Called to Order: 11:50

In Attendance:  18

Videos:

Miller Paint

Christmas Tree Lighting

1- Introductions / Year end plans and goals

  • R. Osmond – Omni Realty Group – Year End Goal acquire 30 new properties for management
  • J. Doane – TVWD – Working on Habitat for Humanity Builds
  • L. Heidrich – Fairway Ind. Mortgage – Homes for Heroes looking forward to spread the word about how they give back to Aloha Community
  • R. McCue – Ponderosa Meats and Nonna Emilia  – Trying to keep head above water as he gets his new business up and running.
  • C. Watkins – A Cut Above Pawn
  • J. McDowell – A Cut Above Pawn – Stop in and visit!  Year End goal – sell everything!
  • S. McDowell -A Cut Above Pawn – celebrating Christmas with family*B. Merritt – MinuteMan Mortgage – working to  bring on 2 more loan officers
  • K. Harrington – Outgoing Metro Dist 4, incoming Washington County Chair Board of Commissioners – Year end goal – finish up and start new position, close campaign and hit the ground running.
  • D. Schouten – Washington County Commissioner – looking forward to bringing on Kathryn Harrington.
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones – Became partner in business, going to Chicago to help significant other’s family, her team became State Women’s Bowling Champions
  • *M. Schmidt – Schmidt and Yee – Retaining Scott and finishing his transition year
  • S.  Rennie – Schmidt and Yee – work with Mike to cross finish line
  • AJ Bustamante – Westside Community Church, promotion decisions
  • A. Terrones – WCSO – focus on Shop With a Cop
  • *T. McCampbell – School to Career – place as many students as possible in career events
  • K. Larmanger – ComForCare – working to get case management with ARC Management up and running.
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance – Year End goal to get a full time agent in the office, has a new hire.  Looking forward to forming new holiday traditions

*ABA Board Members

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre –

  • Board met last week.  Teresa Greeno elected as Treasurer replacing Mike Holcomb.  Tabitha and Brian are on the Board for 2 years, Mike one more year.  Board Retreat 5th of January. Send ideas for speakers, ideas and goals, etc.
  • Christmas Tree Lighting – will continue to build event and build influence in community.
  • Logo being trademarked with state
  • Continue to promote our website, it is growing and improving.

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Sally Fabre for Michael Holcomb

  • $1006.00 in bank

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Meritt

  • showed a chart showing website visits, including spikes in relation to tree lighting and other videos (videos at Community – Gallery and Events)
  • Spotlight Business of the Month – A Cut Above Pawn – Video shown

4 – Guest Speaker – Washington County Chair Kathryn Harrington

  • First Group Speaking with as an incoming Wash Co Chair
  • Learning what is on the docket for 2019
  • Follow up on Aloha Tomorrow Project
  • OR is 1 of 32 states with voter pamphlet
  • Grew up in military family, moved a lot
  • College in New Hampshire – degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Chose to move to Oregon because of quality of life and high tech jobs
  • Washington County home for 29 years
  • Enjoyed high tech job, got to see how others work and live all around the world
  • Worked for Intel
  • Wanted to work for community, stepped back from Intel and got involved in community through CPO and Metro Transportation,
  • encouraged to run and ran for Metro in 2005.
  • Ran and won
  • Ran and won in Nov. for Washington County Chair,  won w/ 54%
  • Pleased to serve county
  • Why she ran –
    • Love of Washington County, serving and working for the county is close to her heart
    • Andy Duyck told her he would not run for reelection so she took it into consideration, did research and chose to run,  got lots of community support
    • Was able to run and build support despite not being able to campaign in summer due to back issues
  • What does Washington County do?
  • In 1964 the  Charter for Washington County was established.  Voters decided on 5 commissioners who are elected and serve the whole county.  4 district commissioners and 1 chair.
  • Chair responsibility is to make sure whole board of 5 has an agenda.  Serves as spokesperson for county
  • Chair position is full time, district is part time
  • Washington County does:
    • Zoning for rural areas
    • Ensure funds for courts, jails, juvenile detention, help sheriff
  • Sheriff is an elected position
  • Safety policy for whole county
  • Takes care of zoning for unincorporated areas (UA)
  • Takes Care of land use and transportation of UAs
  • Takes care of Clean Water Services
  • Delicate balance between typical county jurisdiction and rarities like UA
  • Metro works with transportation
  • Also works with Urban Growth
  • Washington County has Parks-Properties
  • Metro has regional parks and visitor venues (zoo, theatres, Events Center under construction)
  • County takes care of garbage collection, metro makes sure you have services.
  • 102 and Measure 26-119 (Affordable Housing) Washington County has lots of work to do to put together implementation strategy for homes for 12000 people.
  • Openness and Transparency are important to her.  Wants to work towards this information being more readily available.  For example on their website. You should not have to request it, it should  be readily available
  • Swearing In Tuesday Jan 8th, 2019 at 8 am.
  • State of county report currently you have to pay $35 for it, she thinks that should be available for free to community instead.
  • Plans to meet with city councils and local CPOs
  • Visit meetings to connect with community.  Both to be available, but to also hear from community and see plans
  • Does not feel Government should be hands off, feels Government should be helpful in getting people back on track not just through affordable housing.
  • Would like to see more of a reflection of our community within the County – ethnicity, financial, age, culture, etc.  Not afraid to work on issues.
  • Would like to see streamlining of community zoning.  It should not take 3 years for permits to go through.

Dick Schouten – Washington County Commissioner District 1

  • Next summer further planning for 185th and TV shopping area, finish zoning and look at private partner partnerships to improve area.  Working on 198th improvement. TV highway – need increase in bus service quantity and quality.

 Testimonials :

  • M Schmidt thanks Ponderosa Meats for their community outreach – fishing with at risk kids and hamburgers for programs
  • AJ – reminder to assist with Westside Community Church – Tim Tebow Night to Shine

5 – Aloha Business of the Month – A Cut Above Pawn

6 – Announcements –

  • Tim Tebow Night to Shine – Westside Community Church 2/8/2019
  • Homeless Blanket Drive through February Drop off at Agape Community Insurance
  • ESPD is accepting applications (community representation within sheriff office) through Dec 30th

 

Next Meeting:  Thursday January 10th, 2019

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/  

 

November Luncheon 2018

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Called to Order:  11:45

In Attendance: 26

Honoring our  Veterans

Pledge of Allegiance

Video of American Legion Aloha Post 104

1- Introductions:

  • J. Sievert – Reedville Presbyterian
  • L. Taylor – Willamette West Habitat For Humanity
  • A. Terrones – Washington County Sheriff Office
  • E. Rawlinson – Washington County Sheriff Office
  • M. Casteel – Aloha High School
  • S. Rennie – Schmidt and Yee
  • C. Wiard – Pamplin Media Group
  • T. Dimant – Speaker
  • *M. Schmidt – Schmidt and Yee
  • J. Doane – TVWD
  • M. Appel – Miller Paint
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance
  • AJ Bustamante – Westside Community Church
  • *M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computer Services – retired
  • *B. Merritt – Minuteman Mortgage
  • M. Creamer – Family Heritage
  • D. Huish – Mt Olivet Baptist Church
  • K. Larmanger – ComforCare
  • L. Larmanger – ComforCare
  • R. Osmon – Omni Realty Group
  • P. Miller – Westside Cruisers Car Club
  • S. Block – Crunch Fitness
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones
  • C. Watkins – Cut Above Pawn
  • T. Greeno – Transaction Realty NW

Testimonials

  • Crunch staff is excellent
  • Omni Realty – A client recently bought a house in Aloha due to M. Casteel’s information on Aloha High School.
  • ComforCare helped Sally’s employee

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

  • M Holcomb sponsored our membership in Washington County Forum
  • We received a “Thank you” from Pat Garrett

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Michael Holcomb

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

4 – ABA Board Nominations and Elections – Michael Schmidt

Teresa Greeno, Michael Schmidt, Brian Merritt, Tabitha McCampbell, and Sally Fabre will serve as the 2019 ABA Board.

5 – Guest Speaker – Tsipora Dimant – Conflict Resolution  

  • Israeli vet
  • Works for Beaverton Mayor
  • 20+ years in service
  • Mediates community issues and officer issues
  • Works to bring peace
  • Our behaviors have an impact on each other
  • Hostile work environment remediation can take 180 days, she can usually work to a resolution in just 2 hours
  • In conflict people confuse facts with judgement
  • In conflict we go to our primitive mind or our survival brain
  • We go to defense rather than rational
  • Shame leads to blame – leads to fear- leads to defensiveness
  • Works with couples and families
  • We all have our own perceptions and interpretations
  • We need to listen to and understand each other
  • Dispute resolution center provides free services through mayor’s office
  • J. Sievert congregation used her services and they were helpful, and asks if  shame has to follow blame.
  • Process – pre-interview each person so she can help sort out issues and ensure each person gets to share without interruption and judgment.  Has each person ask and answer questions and teaches people how to negotiate
  • Able to avoid getting involved because she is an outsider and this is not her issue
  • We as people often say things not meant to be offensive, meant to be complimentary but it can easily get misinterpreted
  • All our emotions are necessary for survival we just don’t always know how to manage emotional pain.
  • Brains don’t fully develop until the age of 25.  If kids don’t learn the language of emotion they just do what their parents do.
  • She works to mediate and teach kids through resolution rather than punishment/jail

6 – Spotlight Speaker – Crunch Fitness –

  • The original “no judgements gym” (planet fitness copied them)
  • Aloha club opened a year and a half ago
  • 6500 members
  • Crunch Philosophy
  • We change people’s lives
  • Cleanliness.  Friendliness. Affordability
  • NO JUDGEMENTS
  • 6 clubs in Aloha, Gresham, Beaverton, Division Center – Portland, 2 in Vancouver
  • We make fitness fun
  • 9.95 – 29.95 a month
  • Locally owned and operated gym
  • HIT Zone – high intensity interval training
  • Small Group training
  • Class-ic Training
  • When Crunch started in 1989 classes were all they had
  • Unique classes pound, tread and shred
  • 54 Classes per week
  • UP SHOW TV
  • Have 800 – 1200 members per day
  • No cost to you – free to member
  • Your business can advertise if you give discount to Crunch members
  • Ad is seen throughout the day and every 10 min
  • Special for ABA members – no enrollment
  • Check out “Crunch Awards Program”

7 – Organization of the Month – American Legion

8- Announcements –

  • Spike in property crimes – vehicle and mailboxes in particular, trying to develop a new routine “#9pm” encouraging people to turn on outside lights and lock up at 9pm each night.  Hope it can decrease property crimes
  • ABA will have tent at the Aloha Christmas Tree Lighting. Members can volunteer to man our tent, let Brian know if you want to help.  WE NEED A TREE
  • Agape Community Insurance is sponsoring “Blankets for the Homeless” and their office is a drop off site running Nov – Feb.  New or gently used blankets accepted.
  • AHS Theatre presents “Alice in Wonderland” November 9-10
  • Aloha Christmas Tree Lighting – November 24th 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Tim Tebow Night to Shine – Westside Community Church 2/8/2019

Next Meeting:  Thursday December 13th, 2018

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

 

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/  

 

October Luncheon Notes

Luncheon Meeting Agenda                                                

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

In Attendance: 22

Called to Order:  11:45

1- Introductions (Done during Open Forum)

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

  • Farmers Market Booth – Benefit is well appreciated, record crowds this year, doubled in attendance after change of location
  • Washington County Forum Membership of $150 is due for renewal, we are looking for sponsors
  • Board Elections are next Month.  Tabitha McCampbell and Brian Merritt’s terms are up and both will run again.  Mike Schmidt and Sally still have one more year. Mike Holcomb is retiring and will not run.  Looking for nominations for board election next month
  • Aloha High School highlights in Newsletter- we want to do more to promote Aloha’s story, students and good news

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Michael Holcomb

  • $680.42 in bank/paypal.  $100 in $438 out
  • Membership – 1 renewal

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

  • Viewed Peppermill Video –
  • Donate to St Judes competition between community bars.
  • Peppermill has Pool Tables and Darts
  • ABA saw a Bump of visitors to our website after Miller Paint’s video posted

4 – Open Forum – Aloha Story – What’s your Current Business/Non-profit concern or challenge for our Aloha community?

  • M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computer Services – retiring, website/email shutting down.  No business concerns. No continuation plan. Not forgetting what he’s done the past 20 years, still enjoys it, and he will be available to help if you need via phone.  
  • E. Yon – John L Scott – involved in Homes for Heroes program w/Fairway Mortgage.  Not many know about Homes for Heroes, trying to get the word out more.
  • L. Heidrich – Fairway Independent Mortgage (former Guild) Changed to support community with Homes for Heroes.  Want to help community members who have served our country get homes
  • *B. Merritt – Minuteman Mortgage.  (Former Movement) Challenges are getting the word out about brokers vs lenders.  He can get better interest rates, trying to let people know
  • M. Masterson – McDonalds.  Trying To get word out for fundraising programs for schools.  Coupons for positive behavior, etc. Biggest challenge is school funding knowledge.  Wants to help schools.
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones – homelessness in the area are taking advantage of empty property behind business.  Would love to move but there are no office spaces available in Aloha. Hopeful for move to Alexander as they begin rebuilding property.  Concern over how slow community moves. How do we attract businesses? How do we allow businesses to grow?
  • F. Anderson -Retired –  Concerns over keping jobs in the area.  Concerns about transportation availability in area.  Wants more good businesses
  • C. Garrett – Volunteer coordinator for Hillsboro School Districts Secondary Schools
  • Pat Garrett – Washington County Sheriff –  Aloha is ground zero for urban unincorporated areas they serve.  Look forward to knowing how they can be better about serving our community.   Low employment rate, in need for more sheriffs in our area. Community members who want to do important rewarding work should apply.
  • K. Waddell – Comcast – Provides security to businesses, people are caught breaking and entering on camera, businesses would not know without security cameras,  Wants to benefit other businesses.
  • J. Rump – Family Heritage – provides cancer insurance to small businesses and families.  Can be devastating. Pay family directly to help with loss of income and what insurance does not cover
  • K. Larmanger- ComforCare- biggest challenge is unemployment makes potential employees harder to find.  Hard to alert community to services available!
  • D. Atkins – Key Bank –  small business banker. Bank/cc fraud overwhelms clients – trying to help before the problem grows.
  • A. Oliva – NW Chinese Academy- just moved to Blanton and 170th,  Challenge is to increase enrollment. Mandarin language and global citizens.
  • T. Greeno – Transaction Realty NW – Wants to give,  Community connection desired.
  • E. Ermita – Touching Lives Corporation – wants to assist elderly citizens
  • E. Rawlinson – WCSO serves Aloha.  Car Break ins are a problem. Don’t leave things in car, report it, Do you have a camera that caught something?  Report it.
  • A. Terrones – WCSO Community outreach.  Trying to fill Darlene’s shoes, learning how to serve us.
  • C. Wiard- Pamplin Media Group – own all community papers that are not Oregonian. Misconception that they are all only print.  They’re Not, have website. Cover Aloha where Oregonian may not.
  • N. Barkette – Peppermill Restaurant – Concern is decline in business, not sure why historically.  Want to ask community what we can do better? How can we best serve our customers and potential customers.  Fixture in Aloha How can we bring you all back?
  • J. Doane – Aloha Community Library – Community Room open!  Library programs, political programs. Membership on Board -need members, need to represent diversity of community  How do we get more members?
  • J. Doane – TVWD – Keep clean water flowing, building for the future and keeping it affordable for all
  • S. McDowell- A Cut above Pawn – collateral loans, high end retail,  challenge is getting customers aware of jewelry, tools, instruments, electronics, etc.  Christmas shopping can be done there! Hired onsite jeweler
  • C. Watkins.  Retired diamond setter.   A Cut Above Pawn, nothing he can’t do.  Likes Aloha, challenge is letting people know he’s there.
  • *T. Campbell – School to Career Program – BSD/HSD help students get placed with  business events. Need businesses to partner with S2C to train new workforce. Internships, etc
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance – challenge – good employees, homeless and drug use in mall.  Sad to have to consider locking door to business during work day. Call when you see something suspicious.  Board president, learning as we go. How do we rebuild Aloha, connections? How do we work as an association to reach out to each other.

* indicates ABA Board Members

Honoring of Pat Garrett – man of integrity, man who cares about his community and us.  30 year anniversary of service. The ABA feels we need to do good things for those who serve us.

  • P. Garrett  honors sheriff office, thank you to the men and women who support us
  • E. Rawlinson – culture of WCSO has changed over the past years from vietnam/military mindset to now.  Sargent speaking to you meant bad, now it means good. In Service training 1st one, alone until Pat Garrett stepped in to be his partner.
  • K. Bolin – WCSO Budget Committee – impressed by sheriff and staff, it  speaks to how they serve, good stewards of community
  • J. Doane – Scooping with a Sheriff – SHERIFF gave him ice cream.  Unheard of in other communities or states.
  • J. Doane – thanks for support of ACL, Pat reads Cat in the Hat day stories.
  • E. Yon, wife of deputy – we need ro raise awareness of what our WCSO does for us as a community.  Family in WCSO.

5 – Spotlight Speakers

  • Fairway Independent Mortgage (fmr. Guild) – Homes for Heroes
  • Passed out papers (paper slide show)
  • ACFM – attended almost all events at end of year.
  • Homes for Heroes – ways to give back
  • Law enforcement , military, EMS, teachers/school district employees, firefighters served
  • Give back on any purchase/closing
  • Can assist with VA
  • Let heroes know that there is support

6 – Business of the Month – Peppermill Restaurant

7 – Announcements –

  • Pamplin Media – Salute to Veterans publication – goes inside all publications,  500000 readership. 20 community newspapers. Advertising space available inside.  
  • Sat Oct 27th Drug Turn in WCSO
  • WCSO wants us to be aware there are car break ins increasing in Washington County
  • Miller Paint Fundraiser for LLS thru end of October
  • AHS Football Homecoming Game – October 12th
  • Adopt a Road project – October 13th – meet at 8:45 am @ AHS parking lot
  • Tim Tebow Night to Shine – Westside Community Church 2/8/2019

Blazer ticket give away – Stephanie from Cut above Pawn – winner!

Next Meeting:  Thursday November 8th, 2018 – Election for Board Positions

Conflict Resolution

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/  

 

September Luncheon Notes

Called to order:  11:45

In Attendance:  20

Viewed Miller Paint Video

Storytelling Video

Leadercast Video

1- Introductions

  • C. Evans – Evans Consulting
  • L. Taylor – Habitat for Humanity
  • *M. Schmidt – Schmidt and Yee
  • S. Rennie – Schmidt and Yee
  • M. Casteel – Aloha High School
  • J. Doane – TVWD
  • A. Terrones – WCSO
  • L. Heidrich – Guild Mortgage
  • N. Ortiz – USWC Taekwondo
  • *T. McCampbell – School to Career Program
  • G.  Lampros – Edwards Center
  • P. Miller – Westside Cruisers
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones
  • R. Osmond – OmniRealty Group
  • *B. Merritt – Minuteman Mortgage
  • D. Schouten –  WaCo Commissioner
  • K. Larmanger- ComforCare
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Insurance Agency

* Denotes ABA Board Members

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

 

  • Do we want to continue with Washington County Affairs forum?  Membership gives the right to publicly ask questions. Voted to renew membership

 3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Sally Fabre – $1018 in bank

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

4 – Featured Topic:  The Importance of Storytelling – Sally Fabre

                                  Leadercast videos

 

  • During introductions members told their story of how they got to be in the business they are.  
  • Hand out provided

5 – Spotlight Speakers

 

  • Aloha High School
    • Handouts
    • Aloha has highest # of College credits prior to graduation
    • Aloha grad rate has increased
    • Goal 2 years to beat Beaverton HS Grad rate
    • Group discussion about direction of Aloha
  • ComForCare
    • 30% Children 24% of adult need assisted care
    • Rapid growth in elderly population in need of care giving
    • Center of care is in home
    • In home agencies provide screening of caregivers, matching client and caregiver, certifications,licensing bonded and insured
    • Provide trained assistance in activities of daily living, companionship
    • Provides scheduling, satisfaction checking in  and correction, employee payroll
    • In home RN’s assess need to form care plan, Transition of care planning, chronic disease management
    • Cover Washington, Marion and Yamhill counties

 

 

6 – Business of the Month – Miller Paint

7 – Announcements –

  • Miller Paint Fundraiser for LLS thru end of October
  • Scoping with a Sheriff – collected $700 in donations for shop with a cop
  • Road Clean Up October 13th – no assistance from WCSO
  • E

    dwards Center Fundraiser October 11th

  • H

    abitat for Humanity Fundraiser October 11th

  • C

    offee with a Cop October 3rd

  • W

    CSO hosting a Landlord Forum

  • Save the Date – AHS Football Homecoming Game – October 12th
  • Adopt a Rode – October 13th                    

 

                         

Next Meeting:  Thursday October 11th, 2018

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/  

 

August Luncheon Notes

Luncheon Meeting Agenda
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Called to Order: 11:45

In Attendance:  19

Air Travel in Real Life – video

1- Introductions

  • L. Taylor – Willamette West Habitat for Humanity
  • M. Forker –  Willamette West Habitat for Humanity
  • J. Doane – TVWD
  • *S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance
  • E. Rawlinson- Washington County Sheriff Office
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones
  • N. Paulsen – THPRD
  • *M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computer Services
  • S. Rennie – Schmidt and Yee
  • L. Heidrich – Guild Mortgage
  • D. Atkins – Keybank
  • M. Casteel – Aloha High School Principal
  • K. Pollard – JIL Development
  • N. Ortiz – USWC Taekwondo
  • *M. Schmidt – Schmidt & Yee

*ABA Board Members

Testimonials:

  • Scott Rennie at Schmidt and Yee helped Sally Fabre review her bylaws for her beach house.
  • Dennis Atkins at Key Bank helped Karen Bolin with funding her condo remodel
  • The Aloha High School football team helped the community with their yard work fundraiser

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

3 Board Members met in August
We now have a 10 x 10 Canopy w/Logo Banner
We may need to have members sign a waiver of responsibility for use
Westside Community Church is our Non Profit Member of Month.  Please check our their Good Neighbor event this month.

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report/Membership Report – Mike Holcomb

  • We currently have $1277.60 in funds.  Cash flow for July was $560 in and $897 out
  • Membership – 72 Members
    • 3 Renewals
      • USWC Taekwondo
      • Crunch Fitness
      • Ace Hardware
    • 2 New Members
      • Guild Mortgage
      • Beaverton Body and Brain Yoga

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt is behind in member videos, but they will still be filmed.  We are also hoping to work with Aloha High School students to create videos as well.

4 – Featured Speaker – Nicole Paulsen with THPRD – Topic: Proposed new Aloha park and Survey of existing Parks

  • Community Engagement
    • Public task force teams
      • Community conversation meetings
        • Established community needs and vision statement
      • Design Workshop Meetings
        • Collaborated with neighborhood residents to develop a master plan
      • Open Houses
    • Future Park at Bonnie Meadows (2020)
      • Seeking out grant funding, park will cost approx 2 million
      • Park will feature
        • Community Garden
        • Hybrid Play Area
        • Multi purpose sport court
        • Open Field
        • Loop Path
    • Future Park at Crowell Woods (2019)
      • Community Gardens and Edible landscaping
      • Stream and creek
      • Natural play area
      • Community Gathering area
      • Picnic Shelter
      • Bridge
      • Community Connections
    • Future NW Quadrant Youth Athletic Field (2020)
      • Multi Purpose Sports Field (Natural Grass)
      • Loop Path
      • Picnic Tables
    • Mt View Champions Park (Construction complete)
      • Park cost 14 million
      • All ages/abilities access
      • Multi use fields
      • Special all access field for all abilities
      • Play structure
      • 20 acres

5 – Spotlight Speaker – Mark Forker – Willamette West Habitat for Humanity

  • Habitat for Humanity has many volunteer opportunities that go beyond construction
    • Select families – review finances for applicants, interview families to determine need, see where they currently live and what they experience.
    • Party Planning – help organize fundraiser programs. Funding comes primarily from community.
    • Repair program for lower income homeowners.  This program helps approx 20+ families a year. This program helps build ramps and other updates to ensure home is accessible by all abilities
    • Home Depot helps by providing grants for Veterans.  Veterans in turn will set up a table at Home Depot to explain the program to shoppers and other Veterans.
    • Community members 18 and up can volunteer in any position.  14 is the minimum age to volunteer. Volunteers ages 16-17 can do some minimal work such as yard work.
  • There are over 100 applicants for the self help housing program
    • Applicants have to take 500 hours of family literacy classes, home maintenance classes, and then can buy  a house for affordable no interest payments (only 28% of income)
    • Most families in the program make around $25,000 a year
  • Willamette West Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Committee is currently looking for a property or neighborhood in Aloha which needs a lift up.
  • Habitatwest.org

6 – Spot Light Non-profit of the Month – Westside Community Church

7 – Announcements –  

  • Aloha Community Library has a new Community Room
  • Sunday August 26th http://www.goodneighborpdx.com/
  • Thursday August 30th – 11:30-2:00 – AHS Warrior Ohana Day – Aloha High School is looking for businesses to participate by setting up booths on the Football Field where they can visit with students and staff to build connections.  Thursday will be a modified schedule to allow student groups to go through stations
  • Friday August 31st – Scooping with a Cop – Farmington Mall Shopping Center
  • Willamette West Habitat for Humanity is currently building two new neighborhoods in Beaverton

Drawing for Subway Gift Cards

Next Meeting:  Thursday September 12th, 2018

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/abaassociation/

July Luncheon Notes

ABA Luncheon ~ Thursday, July 12th

Called to Order by President S. Fabre:

In Attendance: 20

1- Introductions

  • C. Zamara – Naturopathic Physician
  • A. Olivia – NWCA
  • D. Atkins – Keybank
  • A. Terrones – WCSO
  • P. Miller – Westside Cruisers Car Club
  • J. Doane – Aloha Community Library
  • J. Doane – TVWD
  • K. Bolin – Edward Jones
  • K. Larmanger – Comforcare
  • B. Merritt – Movement Mortgage
  • S. Rosendahl – ServPro
  • M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computers
  • M. Apple – Miller Paint
  • N. Ortiz – USWC Taekwondo
  • S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance Agency
  • E. Rawlinson – WCSO
  • S. Jassim – Beaverton Body and Yoga

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

No Board Meeting in July

3 – Committee Reports

  • Treasurer Report – M. Holcomb – $1628.04 in bank and paypal, cash flow $260 in, $273.44 out (Payments to Exec Sec, and Website)
  • Membership – M. Holcomb
    • 3 renewals  2 basic (Beaverton Towing, D’Vida Injury Clinic & Wellness Center) 1 non profit (Washington County Sheriff Office)
    • Invoices through July have been sent out
  • Community Partnerships / Communications – B. Merritt
    • If you would like your info, images, videos, etc updated on our site, please let us know.

4 – Featured Speaker – Scott Rosendahl, Marketing Manager SERVPRO of Tigard –

“Preparedness” for business and home

  • 6 years ago preparedness became more of an urgent issue
  • Earthquake in Japan spurned this (sister city-ring of fire with Portland)
  • NYT put out article called “The Really Big One”. NYT forced to also release “How to Stay Safe After the Big One”
  • We are 30-50 years from eclipsing average of 350 years between cataclysmic earthquake events
  • Due for “mega quake”
  • OEMA – Oregon Emergency Management Association
  • ServPro handles over 1000 events a year (suicide, fire, flood, etc)
  • Work on a large scale of events and issues from your house all the way through to Nike
  • The Servpro company is all over but the Tigard group itself travels as well.  Small ServPro groups are looked at like storm chasers and can go anywhere to help
  • Government Contracts
  • Certified Women Owned Business- benefits of this
  • We need to focus more on water storage/availability in the event of a disaster
  • 72 hours is only your immediate response plan
  • Emergency planning
    • Continuity planning
    • Business relislency
    • Disaster preparedness
    • Operational redundancy
    • Emergency response planning
    • Facility disaster protocol
    • Emergency management
  • Secret ingredient of readiness – YOU! and your buy-in
  • Local disaster threats
    • Wildfire
    • Structure Fire
    • Flooding
    • Ice Storms
    • Heat Wave, drought
    • Earthquake
    • Active shooter
    • Volcanic eruption
  • Be ready – Have an escape kit
    • Car Kit
    • Office Kit
    • Home Kit
  • First 24 hour plan
  • 72 hour emergency plan
  • 10 day emergency plan
  • 60 Day Emergency plan
  • Long term plan
  • Think about travel – roads impassible? Have a bike, be prepared to walk a great distance
  • Main Infrastructure Items
    • Communication
    • Electricity
    • Fuel
    • Roads/bridges/tunnels
    • Water/sewage services
    • Supplies
    • Workforce
  • Priority Facilities
    • Hospitals
    • PE
    • Government Buildings
  • People Needs
    • Safety
    • Food
    • Water
    • Shelter
    • Family/accounted for
    • Search and Rescue
    • Hope/Will
    • Purpose
    • A Plan
  • What does Recovery mean?
    • Are MY people safe
    • How can we get back to doing or business as soon as possible
    • How long until we are fully recovered
    • What can we do to help get the desired outcome
  • Appropriate Response Goals
    • When restorers respond to a large loss they focus on
      • Reducing business interruption
      • Reducing claims cost
      • Health and safety of employees
  • Basic Earthquake preparedness
    • Secure your space  – “Hazard Hunt”
    • Plan to be safe – disaster plan and communication
    • Organize disaster supplies – kit and locations
    • Document planning – docs insurance, ec
    • Drop cover and hold on – training
    • Evacuation plan and triage plan – safety training
    • Reconnect and restore – rebuild community
  • Emergency Ready Plan (ERP)
  • ReadyRating.org
  • How Bad Will it Be Earthquake Oregon
  • July 20th Tigard Event 5 – 8pm preparedness event

5 – Spot Light Business of the Month – Curves~Jenny Craig

6 – Announcements –  

 

  • THPRD Concert in the Park – Arnold Park 6-8 pm July 12th
  • Save the Date:
    • Tuesday August 7th – National Night Out
    • Sunday August 26th http://www.goodneighborpdx.com/ 
    • Friday August 31st – Scooping with a Cop – Farmington Mall Shopping Center

 

Next Meeting:  Thursday August 9th, 2018

Guest Speaker: THPRD

Topic: The new Aloha park and a survey of existing parks

Spotlight Speaker: Willamette West Habitat for Humanity

Adjourned at 1pm

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!!  

 

June 2018 Luncheon Notes

Luncheon Meeting Agenda                                                

Thursday, June 14th

Called to Order:  11:50

In Attendance: 16

1- Introductions

  • D. Valentine – Washington County Land Use & Transportation
  • L. Klingsporn – School to Career
  • T. McCampbell – School to Career *
  • S. Helms – Norax
  • J. Sievert – Reedville Presbyterian Church
  • A. Oliva – Northwest Chinese Academy
  • A. Terrones Washington County Sheriff Office
  • J. Doane – Aloha Community Library Association
  • J. Doane – Tualatin Valley Water District
  • D. Atkins – Keybank
  • L. Taylor – Willamette West Habitat For Humanity
  • S. Rennie – Schmidt & Yee
  • M. Schmidt – Schmidt & Yee *
  • M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computer Service *
  • S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance *

*ABA Board Member

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

  • Town Hall Meeting / THPRD Concert in the Park
    • Last Board Meeting – discussed Town Hall results. 38 were in attendance all in attendance felt heard. We will have more as the need arises.
    • ACFM – we are buying a 10 x 10 canopy and banner
      • Need to look into Liability Insurance?  Do businesses here have a general liability policy they can use when using ACFM Member Vendor Booth, or does ABA need to carry their own?
    • NO Board Meeting in July
    • Arnold Park – THPRD Concert in the park – 6-8 pm July 12th
      • Members can sign up to man booth or provide handouts along with Sally

3 – Committee Reports

    • Treasurer Report – Mike Holcomb
  • $1628.04 funds available in the bank.  
        • Cash Flow for April was $820 in and $596.40 out
  • Membership
  • 7 Renewals, 2 New Members
  • Renewals:
          • TV Highway Chiropractic
          • Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten
          • JIL Development
          • Westside Community Church
          • Farmington Mall Shell
          • Songbird Healing Arts
          • Aloha Community Farmers Market
  • New:
          • Northwest Chinese Academy
          • ComforCare
  • Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt – not in attendance 

 

4 – Featured Speaker – Michael Schmidt & Scott Rennie – Business Succession Planning

  • Approximately 15 million workers identify as “Self Employed”  (10.1% of workers nationally)
  • Oregon has a rate of 13.4% approx.  
  • Business Succession Planning is creating the mechanisms and procedures for transitioning your business to the next generation.
  • Planning Team – CPA, Financial Planner, attorney – your businesses is in the middle of the 3 (venn diagram example shown)
  • Basic Documents include
    • Corporation- articles of incorporation, bylaws and shareholder agreements
    • LLC (Limited Liability Company) – articles of organization, operating agreement
    • Partnership – partner agreement and business trust
    • Estate Planning – Will or Trust, advance directive, power of attorney.
  • Assess your situation
    • Evaluate your management team and key employees
    • What is your ideal continuation plan
    • How is your family integrated
      • No family, adult famly, children, nieces/nephews
    • Who do you want to take over
  • Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
    • Business Structure Assessment
      • Solo entrepreneur or multiple owners
      • Entity type
      • Organizational documents (operating agreements, bylaws/shareholder agreements, etc)
    • Business Assets
      • Real Property
      • Tangible assets – equipment, machinery, inventory
      • Intangible assets, customer lists, goodwill of business, intellectual property, trade secrets
    • Assess value of net worth
      • Real estate
      • Personal property – significant value $ or memory
      • Semi liquid assets/assignable assets
      • Liquid assets – cash
      • Debt
      • Cash flow
  • What now – amend or redraft documents – reflect the goals you’ve established in your review
    • Required buyouts insurance policies for beneficiaries, naming successors
  • 3 years is a reasonable amount of time to make assessments and begin transition docs.

5 – Spotlight Speaker – Dyami Valentine with Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation, presenting on the Moving Forward TV Hwy Project!

  • Enhanced transit and access plan
  • Long term studies being done.  
  • Missing sidewalks and bike lanes are issues
  • Looking into enhanced transit – signal improvements, reduce delay at intersections, improvements to receive dwell time (bus lowering/raising, bikes, etc)
  • Key intersection widenings and lane improvements such as BAT (Business Access Transit) lanes and or que jumps
  • One year study started in February, refinement begins June, concept and plan start October
    • Looking for engagement such as online open house, community town hall, etc
  • Community feel is that we keep hearing about these updates and changes but thats all we hear and see.  Study after study gets frustrating but it helps to know the studies get distilled down to reality.

6 – Spot Light Business of the Month – Farmington Mall Shell – (drawing held for gift card – Tabitha McCampbell won

7 – Announcements –  

  • THPRD Concert in the Park – Arnold Park 6-8 pm July 12th
  • Summer Reading Program starting up, come in and sign up
  • Library offers online classes at no charge
  • Reedville church – 2 summer community BBQs (table in the yard) (July and August)  
  • TVWD new line going down Kinnaman being redirected out of Aloha area
  • K9 Trials June 30th 11am – 1pm
  • Baskin Robbins Scoopin with a Sheriff – Shop with a Cop fundraiser coming up August 31st 4-8 (bike helmets)
  • Northwest Chinese Academy “mini carnival” June 23rd.  

Adjourned 1pm

Next Meeting:  Thursday July 12th, 2018

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!!  

 

May 2018 Luncheon Notes

May Luncheon Notes

In Attendance 22

Called to Order by President Sally Fabre at  11:45

1- Introductions

M. Apple – Miller Paint

K.Bolin – Edward Jones

J. Salta – Local resident

*M. Schmidt – Schmidt and Yee

A. Marshall – Agape Community Insurance

*S. Fabre – Agape Community Insurance

A. Thordal – Beaverton Valley Times 

A. Olivia – NW Chinese Academy

J. Sievert – Reedville Presbyterian

D. Fairhurst –  Curves~Jenny Craig

E. Tonce – Cross Connect

J. Leech – Cross Connect

E. Uhing – Willamette West Habitat for Humanity

*T. McCampbell – School to Career

S. Remy – Schmidt and Yee

B. Merritt – Movement Mortgage

L Taylor – Willamette West Habitat for Humanity

J. Doane – TVWD

*M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computers

*denotes members of ABA Board

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

    A – Town Hall meetings / Membership renewals

  • membership addressed at board meeting, No topic for next month – looking for suggestions

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Mike Holcomb

  • $1404.00 available, cash flow for April $460.00 in $186.40 out

B – Membership – Mike Holcomb

  • New Members
    • Aloha Pro Paint
  • Renewing Members
    • Movement Mortgage
    • Edwards Center
    • Key Bank
    • Tresor Day Spa

C – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

  • Baskin Robbins April Spotlight Member – Brian  made a video showcasing their business. The video is available on our website and facebook
  • Ace Hardware is May Spotlight Member – Brian is making their video today!

4 – Featured Speaker – Sally Fabre – Leadercast –  Leading Yourself Highlights

and Aloha Town Hall meeting 5/17 @ 7 pm

  • Our children are watching  – Sally sat with students from Reynolds and found that students are struggling to form a community.  No one wants to get involved or have face to face relationships.
  • Andy Stanley – Leading Yourself First
    • Do not lie to yourself, prioritize what is valued most over what is wanted now, do not attempt to lead yourself alone.  Work with other like minded individuals to achieve success.
  • Michael Hyatt
    • Commit to taking care of yourself, set boundaries around work and weekend – manage your energy rather than your time.  
    • Set a goal to sleep eight hours a night – sleep of less than 6 hours is equal to functioning drunk.  
  • Jen Bricker – Acrobat and aerialist born without legs
    • Live every day big.  Know we all have obstacles and challenges, everyone can motivate everyone because we can all find someone we identify with.  Use your strengths to enhance lives
  • Carey Lohrenz – First Female F-14 Pilot in US Navy
    • Attitude – a great attitude doesn’t guarantee success but a negative one kills it.  
    • Those who tell you you can’t are the ones afraid you will
    • Make decisions that are in the best interest of the entire team
  • Kat Cole – CEO
    • Check In – set a safe place to talk about how to improve
    • Hotshot test – imagine what a hotshot would do in your position and do that!
  • Jim Loehr
    • Mark Twain “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you discovered why.  
      • Jim adds – The day you intentionally align the “why” with your life.  
    • Great leaders push for something they believe must happen
    • Win with character

 

  • ALOHA TOWN HALL
    • May 17th 7:00 – 8:30 at Mt Olivet Baptist Church
    • Mental Health, WCSO, Homeless, etc to be discussed as citizens of Aloha to make it livable and likeable
    • County dividing us w/cement – Road widening can lead to sectioning off areas of Aloha,and we want to remain a community by working together.
    • Goal to answer questions and work as a community to foster discussion  

 

5 – Spotlight Speaker – Karen Bolin – Edward Jones

  • 20 years exp with financial planning
  • We have a responsibility to give back to our community after we are gone.  
  • You can pass on your retirement to someone not a spouse
  • A female was recently made the 6th managing partner of Edward Jones, and is the first woman ever in that position.  18% employees are now women
  • Edward Jones is growing and evolving.   
  • Karen is Licensed in 20 states
  • Give Karen a goal for retirement and let her help you figure out your path
  • Business Succession planning
  • Estate Planning – if no will, State will decide where your property goes.
  • College Planning – Goal to at least save for the first 2 years
  • Retirement planning – how to plan for unexpected, how not to run out of money.
  • Are you on track to retire?  Its a math-story problem, that Karen can help you with

6 – Spot Light Business of the Month – Ace Hardware

7 – Announcements –

  • Aloha HS 50th Celebration – May 19th – 1-5 pm
  • Farmers Market today!
  • Karen Bolin sponsored the stage at ACFM – Rockin and Rollin with Karen Bolin
  • Aurora – NWCA – just joined, moving into Faith Bible campus on Blanton and 170th,  looking to expand immersion education in Aloha. Global citizenship is focus, That comes from being bilingual.  Openings for Pre-K and K
  • Curves – Aloha – Relay for Life – American Cancer Society.  May 19th Clothing Sale Mens/Womens Fundraiser. 7am – noon
  • Remember to Vote!! BSD Levy is on the Ballot.  
    • Ballots can no longer be mailed in, Mike H. Will personally pick up your ballot if you can not deliver it yourself
  • Cross Connect – new business start up.  Digital Platform coming out in 60 days to cover trusted advocacy and referrals.  Released on national level. Working on connecting local businesses and community.  Work with nonprofits (children’s miracle network, etc). Early sign on incentives. No negative reviews (not the case with Yelp)  

 

Adjourned at 1pm

Next Meeting:  Thursday June 14th, 2018

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

Please invite someone to join!

The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!!

April Luncheon Notes

Luncheon Meeting Agenda  Thursday, April 12th

In attendance:  20

Called to order 11:30

Baskin Robbins Spotlight business of the month

1- Introductions

  • M. Apple –  Miller Paint
  • D. Huish – Mt. Olivet
  • D. Schmidt – TVWD
  • J. Doane – Aloha Community Library
  • *S. Fabre Agape – Community Insurance
  • A. Marshall – Agape Community Insurance
  • E. Uling – Willamette West Habitat for Humanity
  • K. Sandoval – Ascension Fitness
  • E. Rawlinson – WCSO
  • C Zamara – Songbird Healing Arts
  • G. Carlson – Carlson Law Group
  • D. Flint – Inline Commercial Construction
  • S. Remmy – Schmidt and Yee
  • M. Farrell – Village Without Walls
  • *M. Schmidt Schmidt and Yee
  • *T. Campbell – School to Career
  • L. Klingsporn – School to Career
  • K. Alexander –  Keller Williams
  • D. Atkins – Key Bank
  • *B. Merritt – Movement Mortgage
  • *M. Holcomb – Holcomb Computers

*ABA Board Member

 

2 – Board Report – Sally Fabre

Board met last week, working on transitions and planning for Farmers Market.  Plan to continue “business member of the month” focusing on food as they usually can’t get away for our lunch.  B. Merritt makes videos for each business and they are on our website for their month .

 

    A – Town Hall meetings / Membership renewals

ABA is working on a Town Hall w/WCSO to address concerns in the community  Sponsored by ABA and WCSO.

3 – Committee Reports

A – Treasurer Report – Mike Holcomb

$1130.84 in bank, Jan cash flow $840 in $126,50 out.  10 renewals. All

invoices through March are out.  See M Holcomb if you have not received

yours

B – Community Partnerships / Communications – Brian Merritt

Showed spotlight video for Baskin Robbins which showcased “Scooping

With a Sheriff”,  menu options and ice cream cakes.  

Showed Library video from last month they have books, computers, free

wifi and movies to rent as well as story time and other activities.

 

4 – Guest Speaker – Tabitha McCampbell & Lisa Klingsporn

Job Shadowing, Mentorship, School to Careers & Future Employees

  • Handout – career events programs
  • Started in 1995 at Hillsboro chamber (still there)
  • Provides individual placements for students from Beaverton,Hillsboro, Forest Grove and Thomas Edison High Schools
  • Provides career days, registration services and access to Tri County events on behalf.
  • 2016 2017 placement
    • Career days
    • ELOs (experiential learning opportunities)
    • Job shadows
    • Mock interviews
    • Informational interviews
    • Guest Speakers
    • Career spotlight events
  • Current need for mock interviewers from local businesses
  • Health careers #1 request from students
    • Metro West ride alongs 350 last year, 400 this year!!  
  • Career days can include Aviation, financial services, law enforcement, culinary, military,  auto repair, FBI, Intel and more
  • Career Spotlights are more specific
  • Tri County STC collaborates with Hillsboro Chamber STC
  • Professional career development – out of school field trips to see other opportunities for learning
  • Use has shifted from predominantly male to 60% female
  • Entrepreneur students have competed  on Shark Tank
  • Hands on activities offered for a variety of career days
  • Learning that college is not necessarily for everyone
  • Trades are growing in school pushed interest
  • Led Aloha BOOM study
  • Teen Market – students created wares at ACFM, Hillsboro Farmers Market, Tuesday Night Market
  • Medical Careers academy – meet to learn about local medical facilities and learn CPR (Washington County has goal that 20 percent know CPR by 2020)
  • Need for engineering, technology, graphic arts, nursing

 

5 – Spotlight Speaker – Dennis Atkins – Key Bank

  • Financial wellness is important to employees
  • Stress levels are increasing in the past 12 years in surveys of employee wellness
  • Low finances leads to distracted employees
  • 51 percent have less than $50000 saved for retirement
  • Key Bank works with Hello Wallet to help with budgeting, and financial planning (online)
  • Financial wellness is focus of Key Bank employees – knowing where your money is and how you are saving is more important than credit score
  • Are you set for emergencies?
  • Start with “Key for Kids”  move up to youth accounts (Banking 101) Students are enthusiastic customers

 

6 – Spot Light Business of the Month – Baskin Robbins – $5 Gift Card Drawing

7 – Announcements –

  • Adopt a Road – April 14th – Sign up – meet at 8:45 AM AHS
  • Leadercast – Friday, May 4th – $79 adults/$59 students
  • Aloha Community Farmers Market opening – May 3rd
  • Aloha HS 50th Celebration – May 19th – 1-5 pm
  • Willamette West Habitat for Humanity –  upcoming events –
    • “Women Build” in May (grandmother raising 3 children with disabilities) ,
    • Build a Home Frame a Future
  • Aloha Community Library Tulip Sale Fundraiser April 12 – 14
  • Farmers market is moving to Thriftway parking lot (Aloha Christmas Tree Lighting area!)

 

Next Meeting:  Thursday May 10th, 2018

Sally Fabre – Leadercast highlights – drawing

Spotlight Speaker -Karen Bolin – Edward Jones

2nd Thursday of every month, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Peppermill Restaurant  

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The ABA Board would like to thank

Schmidt and Yee for hosting our Board Meetings

 

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