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  • Mountain Toppers Yogurt

    Mountain Toppers Yogurt

    Mountain Toppers Yogurt was the second recipient of the West Linn cash mob.  It was a very timely treat on a hot July day.  This is a small business owned by the Stewarts and we are very happy they have joined our community!  If you would like to visit them, they are located at 21530…

  • West Linn Cash Mob – July 14, 2012

    West Linn Cash Mob – July 14, 2012

    It’s time for our second cash mob event!  In case you missed the first one, it was a great success!  Our second cash mob event will target a small business in the Cascade Summit Shopping Center.  Take a few minutes out of your Saturday and give a struggling business a boost!  As a bonus –…

  • 4th of July Concert & Fireworks

    4th of July Concert & Fireworks

    Hundreds of West Linn families came down to Willamette Park to lay on a blanket, enjoy some tunes, and watch a great firework display.  I had the pleasure to talk with the crowd and highlight the issues important to West Linn in the upcoming election.  Afterwards, I shook a lot of hands and heard issues…

  • Kickstarter Scam Alert

    Kickstarter Scam Alert

    Kickstarter has been a great funding source for many projects, but beware of a new scam that is out there.  Thanks to The Onion for its hard hitting reporting.    

  • West Linn Leadership Academy

    West Linn Leadership Academy

    After many months, I am pleased to report that a cohort of West Linn Citizens (including myself) graduated from the first West Linn Leadership Academy.  We discussed the structure of West Linn, challenges, and opportunities.  It was a great to meet other concerned citizens and make new friends.  Special thanks to all the guest speakers,…

  • Drumming up Business

    Drumming up Business

    Big thank you to everyone who made the cash mob a success!  We were able to make a real economic difference for a local business.  The first recipient of the inaugural West Linn cash mob was Healthy Pet.  This local and family owned business recently relocated from Cascade Summit to Robinwood Shopping Center to avoid…

  • Op-Ed Cash Mob

    Op-Ed Cash Mob

    Published in the West Linn Tidings We have all felt the impacts of the recent downturn in the economy and you might even know someone who is struggling to survive – the number of job losses, underwater mortgages, stricter budgets, higher gas prices, etc. The Recession has taken its toll across all sectors of the…

  • West Linn Cash Mob – June 9, 2012

    West Linn Cash Mob – June 9, 2012

      Let’s face it, the economic downturn has hurt many of our local businesses.   It may seem like we are in a recovery, however, our local businesses have been deeply impacted and they need our help more than ever. Meeting Date: June 9, 2012 – 2:00PMMeeting Location: Robinwood Shopping Center Parking Lot (Near Hwy. 43…

  • New Jobs in West Linn

    New Jobs in West Linn

    Today, West Linn gained 75 new jobs.  A new Walmart Neighborhood Marketplace opened its doors in the Robinwood Shopping Center.  Opening ceremonies started at 7:30am with the help of our local Boy Scout Troop, West Linn High School Band and Cheerleaders, West Linn Chamber of Commerce, and various elected officials.  During the ceremony, Walmart also…