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WIRE: HEMP becomes first pot business in SW Washington to join civic organizations

Vancouver, WA: High End Market Place (H.E.M.P.), located on Broadway in the Uptown Village, is now the first recreational cannabis store to be members of three community organizations in Vancouver including The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC), The Uptown Association, and the Vancouver Downtown Association. 

“We are so proud to join these organizations in our area that make Vancouver a better place to live, work, and play! We hope that our involvement contributes to the decline of the negative stigma around cannabis and its uses.” Co-owner Morgan Hutchinson explains. “We want to work side by side with our local community and business leaders to ensure we have a positive impact in Vancouver and Southwest Washington. We urge others in the industry to join their neighborhood associations and business organizations so we can all work together to contribute to the overall well being and success of the communities we call home.”

High End Market Place attends association meetings and events, and was recently nominated for the “2015 Start Up to Watch” at the annual Business Leadership Awards organized and held annually by the GVCC. They support local businesses everyday and have sponsored several events Vancouver since they opened in January 2015.

About the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce: The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce seeks to provide positive business leadership resulting in economic vitality for businesses, their employees and our community. With a diverse and dynamic membership representing over 1,000 businesses in the Vancouver-Portland metropolitan area, GVCC is one of the largest and most active networks in the southwest Washington.

About the Uptown Association: For over 20 years your Uptown Village Association Membership has provided many benefits and unique networking opportunities; established to help each of our businesses to thrive in both boom & bust economies.

About the Vancouver Downtown Association:Incorporated in 1989, VDA continues to conduct a variety of revitalization activities that strengthen our greater downtown community. VDA has many accomplishments under its belt from the new trees on Main Street to Spring Clean Up.

Contact: Morgan Hutchinson, Co-Owner/CEO
High End Market Place
1906 Broadway Vancouver, WA 98663
(360) 609-0364

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