To create a unified voice by fostering participation and growth of businesses within the Rockwood community.


About us

The RBC is a unified group of like minded business members that have the economics of Rockwood in mind.  The goal is to come together, share ideas, create synergy and promote Rockwood as a whole community, benefiting all!

Rockwood is the home to over 700 businesses within the boundaries listed in the map.  Rockwood is generally considered going east from 162nd to 202nd (Birdsdale) and bordered on the South by Division and the North by the Portland boundary.

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Join the Rockwood Business Coalition in supporting local businesses with the Try Local First Cham Program!  Charm bracelets are $5 each and are sold at Drakes 7 Dees an RBC Member. For a complete list of participating businesses check out this link.



We invite you to come, join a dynamic association and make your voice heard. Together, we can make a difference in this community and for your business or entity. We invite you to become a member of the Rockwood Business Coalition and make an economic, political and social difference in the Rockwood Community

The Rockwood Business Coalition meets the first Thursday of the month from 7:30am – 9:00am, @ Human Solutions’ Rockwood Building  124 NE 181st, Portland, OR 97230 - please check the calendar for possible meeting location change and/or meeting updates.


In the News...

MHCC Strategic Planning Events

Please join the RBC as we support MHCC Strategic Event Planning: Be Heard! Mt. Hood Community College is planning for the future. As a member of the MHCC district, your input is important to the college. Please join MHCC President, Dr. Debra Derr, board members and other community mem
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Rockwood Continues to Develop

Early Neighborhood Notification set for Sept. 11, 2014 @ 7:00pm. It will be held at the World Harvest Church at 120 SE 172nd Ave.  The property under review is located at 17347 SE Stark St.  The proposal is to build a dental/medical office on the now vacant lot.  If you would like to
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City of Gresham Business Opportunity

Looking to start your own business – right here in Rockwood?  Check out this opportunity! The City of Gresham has partnered with The Rosewood Initiative and Mercy Corps NW to bring their Business Foundations 6-week course to East County (Rockwood/Rosewood border) beginning on Se
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Snow Cap needs your Help!

Missing Persons! Have you seen that good-hearted person who can be counted on to help a neighbor in distress?  SnowCap is looking for this person to sort clothing, make Saturday lunch, receive donations on Wednesday evenings.  These are special people masquerading as average Joes and
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KNOVA Charter School – Needs your support!

Would your business like to support a local school in your neighborhood?  Reach out to KNOVA Here is the letter we received from John Nelson:   My Name is John Nelsen and I am a long-time community servant in the Rockwood community.  I have taken on the task of reviving a small distre
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Rockwood Neighborhood Association Update

Vance Park Futsal_Soccer Project    Dear Rockwood Partners,   The Rockwood Neighborhood Association held a meeting August 19th at Park Place Café to discuss ideas for the use of the old tennis court area behind the Butterfly Garden.   In the attachment above are pictures and plans for
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What’s Happening in Rockwood!

Sept. 13th 9am-Noon – City of Gresham Day of Service.  Cleanup at Nadaka.  Removing invasive plants and trash, mulching areas.  Gloves and tools provided.  Come any time and work as long as you want to.  Refreshments provided for volunteers.  For more information contact Lee at 503-99
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