Thanks to all who nominated locals for the 3rd Annual Tod LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards! The awards were presented by Tod’s wife Marti on Saturday, April 20th at Springhouse Cellar at the GO! Earth Day and Launch Party.
This year’s winners are:
Cascade Acupuncture Center Cascade Acupuncture Center is a stellar example of a regional business that is committed to . . . → Read More: 2013 Sustainability Champions Announced!
Back by popular demand, we’re screening the film “I Am,” an entertaining film that poses two practical and provocative questions: What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better? Flow Yoga Studio hosts the film at its studio in downtown Hood River on Tuesday evening, April 2nd.
Enjoy Full Sail . . . → Read More: GO! and Flow Yoga present I AM
Since launching in November 2010, GO! has blossomed into a region-wide organization working to raise awareness about the important that role locally owned businesses play in sustaining our local economy, conserving our natural resources and building a strong, vibrant community.
In the last two years, we have:
Grown to include more than 130 members. Hosted and/or partnered . . . → Read More: GO! and the Earth Center announce merger
Pitch-in, clean up, and get your groove on this Earth Day with these great events and activities to celebrate the earth, the Gorge, and this wonderful community! Gorge Owned Earth Day Celebration & Launch Party Presented by Gorge Owned Saturday, April 20th, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Springhouse Cellar Winery
This will be an . . . → Read More: Gorge Earth Day Celebration Set for April 20
It’s not too late for New Year’s resolutions! Make a pledge to shift 10% of your spending in 2013 to locally owned, independent businesses — including local nonprofits, artists, restaurants, farmers and more — and you could win a GO! t-shirt or one of many other prizes from local businesses.
It’s easy to make the . . . → Read More: Take the GO! Local Pledge
The GO! Local Holiday Auction is now open! From November 23 – December 9, bid on unique auction packages, individual items, and unique experiences from numerous local, independent businesses. Items range from a year’s supply of bagels from Hood River Bagels to a Beer Lovers Package from Full Sail, Grow Organic and Resource Revival.
Remember this . . . → Read More: Shop the GO! Local Holiday Auction
Gorge Business Network is gearing up for GO! Local Holidays, a Gorge-wide “buy local” campaign that aims to educate consumers about the benefits of shopping at, banking with, and investing in local enterprises. Through a series of coordinated events and marketing tools—including print, online and social media—GO! Local Holidays helps customers easily identify companies, . . . → Read More: Join GO! Local Holidays
Online event registration for Super Commuter Bicycle Race powered by Eventbrite . . . → Read More: Register for the Super Commuter Bike Race
Jeff and Ketrina Jerome, owners of Grow Organic
Grow Organic, a new organic gardening supply store in The Heights, is the site of the next Gorge Owned Business Network (GO!) Cash Mob. On Wednesday, August 29 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., cash “mobsters” will flood Grow Organic to shop, enjoy light refreshments and meet the . . . → Read More: Grow Organic to Host Cash Mob Aug. 29th
September is Gorge Bike Commute Month!
Pump up those tires! The annual Bike Commute Challenge starts September 1st! Last year, more than 60 people logged more than 2400 miles during the Gorge Bike Commute Challenge. Let’s make this year even bigger!
STEP #1 - Register at bikecommutechallenge.com.
STEP #2 – Create a team for your organization and encourage your co-workers to . . . → Read More: Get Set for Gorge Bike Commute Month