The Business Briefs bring you, each month, tidbits of news from the Inner Southeast business community

The AHB speaker on June 16th is Zoe Morrison, in person - who offers nine invaluable productivity tips for all businesspeople.June "in person" AHB meeting repeats popular speaker: "You CAN manage it ALL, with these 9 productivity tips" is the topic of the June 16th AHB speaker, Zoe Morrison, whose effort to address the topic from Georgia earlier in the year was interrupted by Zoom connectivity issues. This time she's here in person! She says, "Most of us have a world of productivity tools in our hands, but don't know how to use them." She'll help with that, on Thursday evening, June 16. The Association of Home Businesses meetings are on the third Thursday of the month at SMILE Station, S.E. 13th at Tenino (a block south of Tacoma) in Sellwood, from 6 to 9 p.m. The $10 door fee includes supper; meetings are open to everyone. However, to help with meal planning, please RSVP to — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. — or, to call 503/232-2326. Further information is available online —

"Christian Science Reading Room" moves away: In May, an institution in the Westmoreland neighborhood for over a half century, the Christian Science Reading Room at Milwaukie Avenue and S.E. Glenwood, just north of the Moreland Theater, closed its doors and moved to Northeast Portland. The new address is on N.E. Glisan Street. Their former space is marked for rent.

New wine and coffee bar opens on Milwaukie Avenue: Sisters Kendra and Amanda Stark have opened "Maeve: Wine and Coffee Bar" at 6664 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue just north of Fat Albert's Breakfast Café. The sisters say, "Maeve is a coffee and wine bar serving all beverages, open Thursday through Monday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. In addition, we offer such fare as crepes and charcuterie." Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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