Port of Camas-Washougal Invites Community to “Lunch with Dave” – News Release

An Opportunity to Learn More About the Port

Washougal, Wash. – June 17, 2014 – Today the Port of Camas-Washougal announced that on Friday, July 18 at Noon, Executive Director David Ripp will welcome citizens interesting in learning more about the Port to the Fourth Annual ‘Lunch with Dave” held in the Port’s Administrative Office Building. This yearly event is a casual and highly informative hour spent with the person “in the know” to discuss current projects, ask questions and share ideas.

“I always enjoy meeting new people in this informal setting,” said Director Ripp, “It’s the perfect opportunity to chat with our local citizens and share what’s happening at their port.”

The Port of Camas-Washougal is making great strides in economic development with Steigerwald Commerce Center and the planned Waterfront development. Come and learn about these projects and more on July 18 at Noon. The location of the luncheon is 24 South A Street, Washougal Washington 98671.

If you’d like to participate, please contact Mary Murphy at mary@portcw.com  or 360-835-8098 to reserve a seat. 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 79 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


David Ripp 
Executive Director
(360) 835-5560

Mary Murphy 
Executive Assistant
(360) 835-8098

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