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Downtown Updates - 8 September 2017

  • Subject: Downtown Updates - 8 September 2017
  • From: Joan Wessell <wessellj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:26:28 -0700


Greetings, DCA Members:
  (Please share this newsletter with your employees)

°  Upcoming DCA-sponsored events: (Please make note of these dates)
 12 September - Design Committee Meeting, DCA Board Room, 8:30 am
 13 September - Board Meeting, DCA Board Room, 8:15 am
 14 September - Downtown After Hours @ Madison Ave Collective, 5:30-7 pm (Owner Jeff Jimerson says: “Attend Downtown After Hours to learn
                           about Corvallis’ largest creative agency that can provide your business with branding, website development , marketing services and much
                             more!…AND  you can play our two vintage pinball machines while you’re here”!) 
 16 September - Rhapsody in the Vineyard - 3:30-7 pm
 20 September - Membership Meeting @ The Salty Dog - 8 am
     Speakers: Mayor Traber, Evan Deffenbacher (Castor Club Restaurant), Alice Derrickson, Corvallis Parking Enforcement    
 20 September - Main Street Grant Meeting (Seismic Retrofitting of Harding Building), DCA Board Room, 10 am
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31 October - Downtown Trick or Treat

° Rhapsody in the Vineyard - 16 September 3:30-7 pm
       You will enjoy an amazing lineup of 21 wineries, distilleries, and a ciderhouse, that will be serving up some of their finest creations/vintages in
    Downtown Corvallis from 3:30-7 pm.  Beginning at 2:30 pm, attendees may purchase a Rhapsody in the Vineyard-logo wine glass for just $5,
    a packet of scrip to pay for your samples, show your photo ID for your wristband, then at 3:30 pm, you can hear out to visit any of the 20
    locations to sample some great wine, hard cider or spirits.  Each retailer/wine-host will provide you with free appetizers and nibbles to enjoy
    with your beverage. Rhapsody in the Vineyard is YOUR opportunity to try some wines you’ve been wanting to sample and maybe you’ll find a
    brand new favorite (or two)!
       With all of our wonderful Downtown Corvallis restaurants, you’ll want to make dinner reservations early so you can unwind over a nice, 
    leisurely, relaxing dinner, with your ‘special someone’ after Rhapsody in the Vineyard Downtown Wine Walk! 
° DCA Membership Meeting:
The next DCA Membership Meeting will be September 20, 8 am @ Salty Dog: Well hear from Corvallis Parking Enforcement Officer Alice Derrickson who will talk about Downtown Parking, upcoming changes and what remains the same as well as updates about the Marriott Courtyard, the new Museum, OSU Football and Parking, Evan Deffenbacher, General Manager of Castor Club will introduce you to one of Downtown Corvallis’ newest fine restaurants, and you’ll hear a City Update from Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber
We’ll offer Starbucks Coffee, New Morning Bakery breakfast treats, Talk Back and YOUR opportunity to update fellow DCA-Members with what’s going on at your place of business!  Please bring an item or two for Door Prize Drawings.
° Essentrics Class @ Running Princess:
If you can’t stop in Wednesday at noon for Yoga, try our NEW Essentrics® class on Thursdays from 12:15pm-12:45pm. Essentrics® is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening, while engaging all 650 muscles. This low-impact, equipment-free class will leave you feeling energized, youthful and healthy.
- 351 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis • 541-286-4043

°  An invitation from the Business Enterprise Center (BEC):

Hello Corvallis:

Please reserve time to attend next week’s community Actionable Business Event hosted by BoostBizEd and the BEC. 

Thursday (9/14) 9:30am - 11am at the BEC conference room.
   Speaker: Scott Weaver – “Live-to-Tell: Leadership Traits You Need part 1: Developing Personal Leadership
   RSVP is requested at https://boostbized.com/events/live-to-tell-leadership-traits-you-need/

This kicks-off of a bi-monthly education/networking event series intended to help business owners connect and grow their business. The background is that BoostBizEd founder, Dru Shockley, recently moved here from Denver and has teamed-up with the BEC to host their style of actionable business education. BoostBizEd has been operating in Denver for about seven years.

Feel free to invite friends and associates.

See you there!

— Scott Weaver

Scott Weaver - President

Business Enterprise Center - 501(c)(3)

Easy Tai Chi and Qi Gong 

Experience more Energy, better Health, with this 10 week course.
You’ll learn tools to last a lifetime, including:
– Breathing exercises and mindful movement for downshifting your nervous system
– Self-massage techniques to relax muscles and open up the channels
– A few of the most powerful acu-points for acupressure self-care

When: Thursdays, 7-8pm, September 14th - November 16th

For more information: contact Joe Moceus, L.Ac. at joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or call Life in Balance Acupuncture at (541) 757-4868. Link to site: http://corvallishealing.com/live-events/

Free Intro to Tai Chi & Qigong

Want to feel happierhealthier, and move through the world with more ease? Try Tai Chi and Qigong. With regular qigong practice, many people notice greater balance, more energy, better sleep, and a deep sense of ease and contentment. 
-Place: Cloverland Park (rain or shine)
-Time: Saturday, Sept. 9th 11am - 12pm
-Cost: Free. Donations welcome!
-Instructor: Joe Moceus, Licensed Acupuncturist

° Darkside Films for 9/8/2017 -  9/14/2017
The riveting and rousing follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. VP Al Gore is busy training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. 72% RT

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram celebrity. Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen. Drama/Comedy. 86% RT

After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon sample the best of the Spain’s gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Comedy. 89%RT

A well-respected doctor tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and petty crime, only to find that danger can be found in unexpected places. Iceland’s 2016 top-grossing film. Subtitled. Thriller. 91% RT audience score

Paul Turner~~Le Grand Fromage
Darkside Cinema
215 SW 4th
Corvallis, OR 97333
Office: 541 908 2000
Recording: 541 752 4161
We Suck Less. Every Day. For 19 Years!


Joan Wessell, EdM, CMSM
Executive Director
Downtown Corvallis Association
PO Box 1536, Corvallis OR   97339
460 SW Madison, Suite 9 Corvallis OR  97333
Voice:  (541) 754-6624
Fax:  (541) 758-4723
Cell:  (541) 740-1326

Downtown Corvallis...just what you're looking for!