Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Downtime with Jill Nelson
September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Live, Work, Play wit the CEO of Ruby Receptionists.

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Storyteller in Chief: Power Player
September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY LINDA WESTON

In 1996, after a 17-year career in the destination marketing industry, where I gained national standing as the CEO of the Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County, I was recruited by the founders of a new professional basketball league for women. The American Basketball League (ABL) hoped to leverage the success of the 1996 USA women’s national team at the Atlanta Olympics — much like USA Soccer is now leveraging the U.S. Women’s National Team’s victory in the World Cup. The ABL wanted a team in Portland, and they wanted me to be its general manager.

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The first-ever marijuana commercial that wasn't
Must Reads
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

KATU pulled the advertisement for legal pot, which would have been first in the nation.

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Portland salad subscription company grows
Must Reads
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Möbius Microfarms builds modular aquaponics systems and will launch a salad subscription service.

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Portland officials announce plan for disputed Trader Joe's site
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Plan for city-owned lot includes affordable housing and Natural Grocers store.

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