The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon at the Hallmark Resort on Friday, November 12 at noon. The featured speaker will be Rian Martinsen, Business Partner at BBSI, who will be sharing on the topic, “Strategic Business – From Planning to Leadership.” Chamber luncheons provide an opportunity to connect with Newport business community members and local leaders while learning about critical community topics. Pre-registration for lunch is required and can be completed on the Chamber website at www.newportchamber.org/events/calendar. This event is free to attend if not eating lunch.
The Chamber will also hold a Business After Hours networking event on Thursday, November 18 at 5:15 p.m. The event will take place at Grocery Outlet, located at 721 North Coast Highway in Newport. This event is free to attend. Light refreshments will be served, and community members are welcome.
The Chamber’s first Holiday Bazaar will take place Saturday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion in Newport. More than twenty vendors will be represented, with items such as handcrafted soaps, stained glass art, wool products and beaded jewelry, among other items, for local holiday shopping. This event is free to enter, and raffle tickets will be available for sale with a drawing every half hour (must be present to win). Raffle prizes are generously being donated by the bazaar vendors. Santa Octopus will be on site to take holiday photos at $5 per photo, and the American Legion will be serving up a $5 lunch which includes a hotdog, chips, and a beverage.
More information on the above listed events is available at newportchamber.org or by calling the Newport Chamber office at (541) 265-8801.