Business briefs for Aug. 17, 2010

Angelo’s Pizza adds breakfast items to menu

Jo Broersma is back in the kitchen – this time at Angelo’s New York Style Pizza, in Camas.

Broersma, former owner of Jo’s Restaurant, in downtown Washougal, for three decades, is baking several of her well known dishes.

“She is 82 and still working, making the biscuits and gravy and cinnamon rolls,” said her son Ron Broersma, co-owner of Angelo’s with Jo. “We’ve got huge portions. They won’t leave hungry, I guarantee it. Everything is fresh.”

Recently added breakfast items, available daily from 6 to 11 a.m., also include omelets, pancakes and French toast. Free coffee is served all day.

Lunch buffets, available Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., include all-you-can-eat spare ribs, sweet and sour meatballs, cinnamon rolls and fresh fruit salads.

Banquet facilities, with views of the Washougal River, are available to seat up to 100 people for breakfast, lunch or dinner meetings, as well as sports awards celebrations.

Angelo’s New York Style Pizza, 3136 N.E. Third Ave., is open Sunday through Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 835-1205.

Airfare winners are announced

A local resident and a member of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce have each won two free airline tickets on Alaskan Airlines/Horizon Air.

Bill Stevens, of Camas, and Paul Montague, Vancouver Chamber membership sales director, were among the estimated 400 individuals who participated in the Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce airfare promotion.

Proceeds from the drawing will go toward C-W Chamber programs and services. The drawing was conducted Aug. 10. The airline tickets were donated through a partnership with Alaskan Airlines/Horizon Air.

Papa’s Ice Cream to celebrate second birthday

Ice cream specials and a variety of games and activities will be among the highlights of the second birthday celebration at Papa’s Ice Cream, in downtown Washougal.

The festivities, set for Saturday, from 11 a.m., to 6 p.m., will feature $2 sundaes. A Wii bowling tournament for children and teens will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Face painting will be available from 1 to 4 p.m., as well as a pinata for ages 3 to 5, at 2 p.m. Guitarist Bryan Arakelian is scheduled to perform from 4 to 6 p.m.

Ivan Gering and his wife Chris, of Washougal, own Papa’s, which also sells a variety of milk shakes, fruit smoothies, sandwiches, bagels, espresso drinks and candy.

Papa’s Ice Cream is located in the Washougal Town Square, at 1700 Main St., Ste. 130. For more information, call 835-8555, email or visit