Washougal, Wash. – June 9, 2015 – The Port of Camas-Washougal is pleased to extend an invitation to lunch and conversation with the Executive Director on Friday, July 10th. This is an opportunity to learn more about the Port, its role as an economic driver and the host of projects on the Port’s agenda – both ongoing and planned.
“2015 has turned out to be one of the busiest years since my arrival in January 2008,” remarked Executive Director David Ripp. “We are rebuilding at Grove Field, constructing a new building in Steigerwald Commerce Center, and breaking ground for a park and trail on the site of the newly-named Washougal Waterfront Park. I look forward to discussing these projects and other Port-related topics during our annual luncheon.”
When: Friday, July 10 @ Noon
Where: Port Office Conference Room, 24 South A Street, Washougal WA 98671
What: Light lunch, a brief presentation, and informal conversation with Executive Director David Ripp
To reserve a seat, please contact Executive Assistant Mary Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-835-8098. Lunch will be provided.
ABOUT THE PORT
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Recently acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property which connects to a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site.
More information is found at www.portcw.com.