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City looking good for 115 years old as dozens of community members gather and celebrate

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Many members of the community gathered for Greshams birthday.Community members braved the cold to help celebrate a milestone birthday for the city of Gresham.

A celebration was held Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 11, at Ebetsu Plaza in Main City Park to mark Gresham turning 115 years young. There were cupcakes, coffee and juice.

"This is an opportunity for us to get together and talk about the city we love," said Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis. "Today is about reminding ourselves we are all about building this community."

As part of the gathering, the city unveiled a special touchstone paver that sits alongside the other engraved stones in the plaza. The paver was unveiled by Todd Kirnan, aka "Mr. Gresham."

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