Just like a bulletin board, only different

Bob Fox, president of the board of the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, has announced the hiring of Michael S. Glover as the Chamber’s new executive director after a three-month hiring process. Glover has served as director of sales and marketing for Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho, and before that, as executive director of the Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau (now Visit Bend). He assumes the role held for the last two years by Kerry Cobb, who was originally hired to manage marketing, but took on the executive director role a few months after her arrival, and did both jobs until she asked the board last year to let her focus on marketing. …

Twenty-five years in business, in Hood River, is definitely a milestone. Join Big Horse Brewing and its owners in tipping a glass to a quarter-century on the hill. Susan Orzeck reminds us newcomers that she and husband Randy have been at the helm the whole time, shifting the brand in 1994 from Horsefeathers Fine Dining to Big Horse Brew Pub. They started brewing their own beer on site 19 years ago. Something old, something new. Jeff Croke took over chef duties in December, and brewer Darrek Smith takes over downstairs. Congrats, guys …

Hood River Saturday Market moves from the Hood River News parking lot, to Jackson Park, for the 2013 season. Details here

Reminder, we list special business promotions, sales and other mercenary activity on our Shelf Talk page. Feel free to submit items; we’ll do our best to get them listed. To scan what’s up, use the tab on our menu bar, or follow this link

Speaking of the Chamber, it holds it first quarterly Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Mt. Hood Winery, in Pine Grove. …



One comment on “Just like a bulletin board, only different
  1. When I followed your link, I noticed a lot of complaining from some who are likely involved selling at the market (?) who are unhappy about the move. Also, not giving away in secrets here, but former Gorge Grown ED Rebecca Thistlewaite announced she has been selected as the new HR Saturday Market manager.

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