Chamber & Community News…
Interested in working on the second oldest vertical-lift bridge in North America?
TriMet is hosting an informational session for interested certified firms to learn about our upcoming project to upgrade rail on Portland’s Steel Bridge – project budget estimated at $12 million. Attendees will learn about type of work to be done – extensive track replacement, track turnouts, crossovers, curves, and crossings panels – project requirements and meet project staff including the Project Manager.
Possible subcontracting opportunities:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9 – 10am
Portland Community College Workforce Training Center
Building 2, Auditorium
5600 NE 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97218
Session is free and light refreshments will be provided. Take TriMet – Bus Lines 72 and 75 – visit trimet.org to plan your trip. On-site parking is also available.
Start your year with visiting the DCBS Career Fair 2017
to explore careers in consumer protection and business regulation
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is hosting a career fair on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, to enhance the ongoing recruitment efforts and promote DCBS divisions as the employer of choice. The career fair runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Conference Room 260 at the Labor and Industries Building in Salem. Fairgoers can drop in, share their resume when registering, and learn what DCBS is all about.
For more information, visit http://www.cbs.state.or.us/dir/careerfair/index.html, call Anna M. Chamberland at 503-947-7285, or email DCBS.Careers@oregon.gov.
TriMet is seeking sealed bids for Construction Services for a Permanent Operator Restroom – SE Flavel Street.
Bids are due Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2pm.
A pre-bid meeting will be held Friday, January 6, 2017, 11am at TriMet, 1800 SW First Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97201. While the pre-bid meeting isn’t mandatory, please attend if your schedule allows.
To view bid documents, you must be registered in TriMet’s E-Bid system.
TriMet Department of Diversity & Transit Equity
1800 SW 1st Ave., Ste 300, Portland, OR 97201
An Evening with Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody
Hosted by: MARYLHURST UNIVERSITY
Elizabeth Woody was named Oregon’s 8th poet laureate in May 2016. She is the first Native American to hold the title. Woody was born in Arizona on the Navajo Nation reservation. She is also a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and has lived in Oregon for much of her life. Her first book of poetry, Hand Into Stone, won a 1990 American Book Award, and she received the William Stafford Memorial Award for Poetry in 1995. She also writes short fiction and essays, and she is a visual artist.
An evening with Oregon’s poet laureate, Elizabeth Woody
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Flavia Salon, Flavia Hall, Marylhurst University
FREE and open to the public
More info: events.marylhurst.edu
Oregon Native American Chamber
4445 SW Barbur Blvd, STE. 102
Portland, OR 97239