Chamber luncheon

Mariah Watts of Midway Catering Services serves Dennis Burke, retired Good Shepherd Health Care System CEO, during the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Business Luncheon July 13, 2021, at Bennett Botanical Gardens in Hermiston.

A big crowd came out for the Summer Business Luncheon hosted July 13 at Bennett Botanical Gardens by the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce. It was the first large in-person event the chamber held in more than a year.

Representatives from the Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo were on hand to provide information about the upcoming fair and rodeo, which is Aug. 11-14 at Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center. The chamber expressed appreciation to its sponsors, including Umatilla Electric Cooperative, Pioneer Title and Escrow, Express Employment Professionals and Walmart DC.

Executive Director Kristina Olivas thanked the business community and encouraged people to get involved with chamber events. For more information, call 541-567-6151 or visit

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