Jeff began his tenure working at Venture Portland in March of 2018 and has filled a few different roles during his time at the organization, … Keep Reading ››
April 5, 2023-Just Ask Jacob & Joy: Board Recruitment & Retention
Join Venture Portland Executive Director, Joy Church and Communications Director, Jacob Falkinburg for an informal discussion about business district board recruitment and retention. A business association is only as strong as the volunteers that run it but finding dedicated people with both the right skills and the time to spare can be a challenge. At this session, we will discuss strategies and best practices for attracting and retaining board members and the importance of having a board that accurately reflects the businesses in your district.
April 15, 2023-St. Johns Spring Fling
Join St. Johns community members for this district-wide shopping event and Plaza gathering! There will be specials, mini-horses, chalk art, Uniko Fotobus & more. Plus, a raffle you can enter to win by simply popping into our local shops. Enjoy a day of Spring in St. Johns by supporting local businesses.
April 15-May 15, 2023-St. Johns Bites
Visit a St. Johns food establishment and post a picture of the meal to Instagram. Include the #stjohnsbites hashtag and tag the restaurant in your Instagram post, and you are entered to win a $50 Gift Certificate to that business. Three winners are chosen each week!
April 26, 2023- Member Meetup: Mississippi Ave
Think you have what it takes to be a Spelling Bee champion? For this monthly meetup, we invite you to enjoy a complimentary beverage while testing your spelling skills. We will cover your drink and the $5 entry fee. There are two contests–regular and low-stakes–and great prizes to win, not to mention delicious pizza as well!