Go Clean Energy Conference

LIVE & Virtual: October 6, 9 – 4:30. For Students, Businesses, Government Officials and Individuals! Fantastic Keynote and Panelist Speakers!  Become a game changer at 350 Deschutes’ Go Clean Energy Conference on Thursday, October 6, from 9 – 4:30. Don’t miss this...

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Hardhat in Hand to Launch on September 26

The application process for Hardhat in Hand is now closed. If you have questions regarding future cohorts, please reach out to Fortis Construction at      Are you interested in joining the construction trades and helping...

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Work-Ready Means More Than Earning a Degree

By Katy Brooks, CEO, Bend Chamber This article originally appeared in The Bulletin on August 15, 2022. My twins are off to college, which brought this topic to the forefront for me along with so many other parents hoping their children not only get great training or...

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Boys and Girls Club Offers Sublease in Downtown Bend

Are You Looking for a Rental Space in the Heart of Downtown Bend?   Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend at the Historic Old Bend Athletic Club Building! We are excited to offer a sublease of our three-story building on Wall St. Sublease includes 24/7 access...

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Central Oregon Economic Indicators for June, 2022

Economy in Central Oregon All Central Oregon counties have fully recovered from job losses in 2020, and are heading into expansionary growth passing their pre-pandemic peaks. Deschutes’ and Jefferson’s employment grew by 2.5% (2,150 jobs) and 3.3% (220), respectively,...

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Central Oregon Economic Indicators for May, 2022

Economy in Central Oregon Deschutes’ and Jefferson’s employment grew by 2.3% (2,020 jobs) and 2.6% (170), respectively, over the last 12 months, which was slightly slower than the Oregon average of 4.1%. Crook had a healthy growth rate of 7.4%, adding 500 jobs. Crook...

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