The Corvallis business landscape continues to evolve ever faster, as global shifts rearrange whole economic sectors, and we all wonder what future commerce and work will look like, locally.

The answers to these questions effect the fabric of our daily lives, and our very wellbeing as individuals. Think of it this way: Visit any community, and often what you will notice first is its businesses, such as shops and cafes. Living in that community, you will experience the increasingly rapid shifts in those businesses, and the substantial impact commerce has generally on the viability of any city.

Our March City Club of Corvallis Lunch brings together panelists for whom these issues are a daily pursuit:

Cooper Whitman, Corvallis Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

Jennifer Moreland, Downtown Corvallis Association Executive Director

Kate Porsche, City of Corvallis Economic Development Manager

Echo Alexander, Corvallis Independent Business Alliance

Please stay tuned, as other panelists may well be added.

This event is free and open to the public. Scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, the event starts at noon, though doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Address: Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis at 1112 NW Circle Blvd. A lunch from Valley Catering will be available: $10 for members and $15 for non-members. You may reserve lunch by end of business, Friday, March 8. You can also pay online with a credit card. The meeting will adjourn at 1:30 p.m.



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