2022 Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair

Friday February 25th: Register Now. DEADLINE for registration is February 15, 2022. All OHA COVID precautions will be followed, including mask and social distancing guidelines. WHEN ● Friday, February 25, 2022.● Students attend 9 am through 1 pm.● Doors open at 7:40...

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OSU-Cascades Innovation District Ready to Launch

By Katy Brooks, CEO, Bend Chamber This article originally appeared in The Bulletin on January 23, 2022 Something really exciting is coming to Oregon State University-Cascades. It is their new innovation district, a public/private development that will be a game...

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2022 Polar Plunge Benefitting Special Olympics Oregon

Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved winter tradition of Plunging into the frigid waters of the Deschutes each winter to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) athletes. Donning their wildest costumes and swimming attire, more than 3,200...

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Central Oregon Gives Goes Live

80+ Nonprofits Participate in $1 MillionEnd-of-Year Giving Campaign The 2021 Central Oregon Gives campaign launched on November 10 and is now accepting donations through a new interactive website that links community members with more than 80 nonprofits working to...

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“Central Oregon Gives” to Raise $1 Million in 2021

Project launches new brand and digital giving website.   The Source Weekly and Central Oregon Gives announced today a 2021 campaign that aims to raise $1 million for 90 area non-profits by year’s end. The ambitious goal builds on the successes of Central Oregon...

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Congratulations and Thank You to Tim Rusk

Tim Rusk will move on from his role as the executive director of MountainStar Family Relief Nursery at the end of August. After over 19 years leading the work of partnering with families to prevent child abuse and neglect throughout Central Oregon, he is semi-retiring...

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