By Molly • Molly Walker • 

McCallum to address Newberg chamber

Krista McCallum, owner of 237 Marketing Web in McMinnville, will be the featured speaker at the monthly forum luncheon of Newberg’s Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce.

The luncheon is set to run noon to 1 p.m. at the Springbrook Meadows Community Center, 4061 Hayes St. The talk is titled, “Why isn’t this website working?!”

McCallum plans to discuss simple and not-so-simple tricks to improve a website and make it more user-friendly. She is asking participants to bring printed copies of their home page and two interior pages, along with a list of three personal website peeves and a couple of questions they’ve always wanted to ask.

She describes her firm as a creative micro-agency working with Yamhill County artists, event organizers, nonprofits, professional service providers and local destinations.

Cost is $15 in advance or $18 at the door. For more information, call 503-538-2014. 



The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and SAM Medical Products will hold a collaborative signing ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at SAM headquarters at 27350 S.W. 95th Ave., Suite 3038, Wilsonville. Light refreshments will be served.

The tribe recently announced purchase of a minority stake. Those who wish to participate are asked to RSVP at 



The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is planning to host a Women in Business session from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12.

The event will be held at the Spa Bliss Salon & Spa, 800 N.E. Eighth St. Mary Reed of Spa Bliss will offer tips and tricks to help make attendees look their best.

Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. To RSVP, call 503-472-6196. 



The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce has a greeters slated to run 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Laughing Bean Bistro, 2274 S.W. Second St., off Hill Road. Newberg’s Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce has one scheduled for 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at Janis Jewelry, 718 E. First St.

Molly Walker, the News-Register’s business editor, can be reached at or 503-687-1272.

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