halloween activities October 21st 2016

Great Halloween Entertainment

By Bryan White As we approach the end of October, the holiday season is once again just around the corner. Here at the Heathman Lodge, we go all out. We transform the lobby, banquet spaces and Hudson’s into a winter wonderland. If you’ve ever tried to imagine what it would be like to be in a luxurious Cowlitz longhouse on Christmas Eve, you don’t want … Read More

fall activities October 14th 2016

Vancouver/Portland’s 8 Best Fall Activities

By Megan Carter Close your eyes and imagine crisp air caressing your hair with a warm beverage in hand, surrounded by loved ones. Now open your eyes. Gaze at the bold yellow, burnt orange and soft red color of the leaves and surrounding trees, the spirit of giving feeding seamlessly into the atmosphere around you. In warmer locations like Florida and California, the fall season … Read More

hot-chocolate-1103785_1280 October 10th 2016

Five Great Drinks for the Fall Season

By Megan Carter As the air grows crisper and the nights cozier, many excitedly anticipate the arrival of seasonal drinks. Whether out with friends and family celebrating festively or snuggled up with a good book by the fire, the following Fall drinks are a must have during Autumn. Hot Apple Cider A timeless classic, this drink is perhaps one of the first to come to … Read More

internship August 22nd 2016

My Internship at The Lodge

Here at The Heathman Lodge we like to encourage our team to explore other departments and learn how they operate. As an initiative to provide an opportunity for Front Desk Agents to explore Sales & Catering, we developed the Sales & Catering Internship. Megan Carter (our first Sales & Marketing intern) was kind enough to provide an insight into her first month in the internship and what … Read More

Lincoln Elementary August 08th 2016

Lincoln Elementary | Helping Hands (Video)

Heathman Lodge Helping Hands Give Lincoln Elementary Play Structure a ‘Face Lift’ By Bryan White As the sun rose upon a beautiful day in the Pacific Northwest, the outdoor play structures at Lincoln Elementary sat stained from the wear and tear of the school year. Scuff marks, places where the previous paint had worn away and tetanus-inducing rust distracted from the enjoyment and safety of … Read More

car wash July 27th 2016

Employee Appreciation Car Wash! (Video)

We Love Our Employees! As a way to say thank you to our valuable and amazing staff,  Brian (Hotel Manager), Brady (Director of Rooms), Casey (Director of Loyalty), Justin (Front Office Manager) and Jared (Front Desk Agent) decided to put together a car wash for all of those who dedicate their time and energy to making The Lodge a great place to be. Whether from catering, housekeeping, the front … Read More

summer movies July 08th 2016

2016 Guide to Vancouver/Portland Summer Movies in the Park

Catch a Flick Under the Stars! There’s nothing better than relaxing with your loved ones under the warm night skies of summer. Lucky for us, Vancouver, Ridgefield and Camas are providing a number of opportunities this season to catch summer movies at various parks Check out the list of movies below and pick your favorite. By the way, are you a Star Wars junkie? How … Read More

Summer Concerts June 17th 2016

Summer Concert Guide 2016

As an independent hotel and part of a family-owned, local company in the Pacific Northwest, we always proud to support special events in our local community. Enjoy these exciting concerts coming to the area during Summer 2016. What better way to kick off summer than with a concert in the company of your loved ones? Here we feature a list of concerts just a short drive from the … Read More