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Presidential Proclamation on National Forest Products Week, 2019

Our Nation’s forests and woodlands provide millions of Americans with an abundance of job opportunities, goods, and recreational activities.  During National Forest Products Week, we pay tribute to the forest products industry for the important contributions it makes to our society and economy, and we recommit to keeping our wooded landscapes vibrant and strong. Ninety-six…

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Springfield Board of Realtors® Celebrates Lori Palermo at Fall Conference

SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY ADVOCATE LORI PALERMO BECOMES 88TH PRESIDENT OF THE OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Lori Palermo, a lifetime Springfield resident and community advocate, was installed into office October 2, 2019 at the Salem Convention Center to serve as the 88th president of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2020. Lori will be the first state…

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Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

The entrepreneurial story of Norm and Virginia Small, founders of Yummy’s Catering Cowboy Cuisine, will be told by Norm at the Oct. 16 IDEA Talk, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main in downtown Klamath Falls. The Smalls founded Yummy’s in Merrill, Ore., in 1994. The couple originally came to the Klamath Basin in…

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Oregon Business awards Logos Public Charter School 3rd Place in 100 Best Non-Profits to Work For in Oregon

“There is a constant forward-minded progression here…” Medford, October 7, 2019 – Based on anonymous staff surveys, Logos Public Charter School was named #3 by Oregon Business Magazine’s 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the large business category in Oregon! For the previous 3 years, Logos staff have participated, putting Logos in the top…

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Klamath Community College awarded $2.2 million grant to implement career-oriented student success program

Klamath Community College is pleased to announce the college has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to improve retention and graduation rates using a career-oriented student success program. This U.S. Department of Education strengthening institutions program (SIP) grant will be distributed over a five- year period, beginning this year and ending in 2024. The funding…

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The largest Tech Company Open House in Oregon, is in Eugene

The regions tech and tech enabled companies open their doors to the public Oct 3rd. EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 19, 2019  – job seekers, technology enthusiasts, and students will get a rare opportunity to tour tech companies in downtown Eugene on October 3rd. Together, nearly fifty tech and tech enabled companies will open their offices to…

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Florence Events Center Hosts Annual Wiener Dog Races

Saturday, October 12, from noon to 3:00 p.m., sees the return of the festive Okto-Fur-Fest celebration at the Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St. The event features German-style food and drink, games, and prizes—and the hilariously exciting wiener dog races from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  Mayor Joe Henry will ceremonially tap the first keg when…

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Springfield Branch Wins Airgas’ National Branch of the Year Award

A local gas, welding and safety distributor has earned the National Branch of the Year award from its company, Airgas, an Air Liquide company. Selected among more than 900 Airgas branches across the country, the Springfield, OR branch was selected as one of four national branches of the year, an award in its 15th year celebrating…

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Springfield Area Chamber Of Commerce Aims To Empower Community Leaders At The Inaugural Leadership Summit

2019 Summit Leadership Press Release Springfield, OR — The Springfield Area Chamber’s inaugural Leadership Summit will be held on Thursday, September 19th at the Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning. This summit will bring together business and civic leaders in our community and provide extended learning opportunities for professional development, organizational management, and…

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Umpqua Community Health Center Introduces New Name, Mark to Community: Aviva Health

Mission enhancement driving force behind brand realignment ROSEBURG, Ore. – Umpqua Community Health Center, having recently completed a brand realignment, is changing its name to Aviva Health, effective immediately. Ruth Galster, chair of Aviva Health’s Board of Directors, said the update to the organization’s brand – an initiative driven by the board itself – was…

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