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The Impact of Salem Businesses on Local Youth Nonprofit Organizations

Monday December 12, 2022, 11:45am to 1:00pm at the Salem Convention Center


Salem’s nonprofits do amazing work each and every day to strengthen the health and well-being of our city and the areas that surround it by improving the lives of families, young people, and children. But they couldn’t do it without the incredible and generous support of our business community. Join us at December’s Forum to celebrate the impact we all have on our nonprofit organizations and all of the good those nonprofits are empowered to do for all of us, including the next generation of community leaders.


Patrice Altenhofen, Family Building Blocks Executive Director
Alison Kelley, Liberty House CEO
Sue Bloom, Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties Executive Director
Tiffany Bulgin, Isaac’s Room Co-Founder
Tim Sinatra, YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties CEO
Rhonda Wolf, United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley CEO


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About the Series

Hear from business and community leaders who inform and inspire, and network with key decision-makers within our community at the Forum Speaker Series luncheons. Featured speakers cover a wide variety of topics designed to build awareness, foster understanding, and spark conversation in the community. The nine-month series runs from September through May.

The Forum Speaker Series’ purpose is to deliver content, at times through controversial speakers, intended to spark conversation in Salem. The inclusion of these speakers does not imply Chamber endorsement or recommendation of any person, political party, idea, or previous action by these individuals.

The views and opinions expressed in any Forum event do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. The Salem Chamber serves as a host for relevant conversations in town and in the state, and you can be part of these conversations by attending the Forum Speaker Series.

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