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Sign Up for Oregon CAT Updates

Contact: Robin Maxey, Public Information Officer, Oregon Dept. of Revenue, robin.maxey@oregon.gov  In July, the Oregon Department of Revenue implemented a new email subscription service which will make it easier for your organization to keep track of the latest news...

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November 2020 Central Oregon Economic Indicators

By Kale Donnelly, Workforce Analyst, State of Oregon Employment Department "We’re still chugging along on our economic recovery — Unemployment rates continue to decline, and most industries continue to add jobs. Still, all counties’ employment levels are down from...

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Register Your Small Business on Bend Marketplace

    Have a local business? Register to join the marketplace here. The Bend Marketplace is an online sales and marketing tool, part of the Support–Local network. With COVID-19 cases rising over the month of November in Oregon, and more restrictions on Oregon...

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East Cascades Works Offers $2,500 Business Grants

If you know of a business that is struggling, please refer them to your local Rapid Response Coordinator for assistance: Dana Dunlap – 541-388-6075, ddunlap@coic.org (Jefferson, Crook, and Deschutes Counties As the economic impacts continue to affect businesses in our...

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COIC Grant Application Open 12/4 – 12/9

SMALL BUSINESS GRANT APPLICATION OPENING FRIDAY DECEMBER 4TH NOON UNTIL WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 9TH 11:59 PM Deschutes County Grant Application  Jefferson County Grant Application About the Program The State of Oregon has made available to Central Oregon counties grant...

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Thankful, Hopeful That Bend Businesses Will Persevere

Katy Brooks — Bend Chamber CEO It is darkest before the dawn. If you are a restaurant, spa, fitness center, hairdresser, indoor recreational facility or any business that relies on human beings to be present in order to provide your goods and services, these are...

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Oregon OSHA Adopts COVID-19 rules for all workplaces.

Oregon OSHA Adopts COVID-19 rules for all workplaces. The new rules go into effect beginning Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Information provided by Oregon Business & Industry. Click here to view the full rules. Here is what employers will need to do: Posters Employers...

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2020 Women of the Year Award Recipients Announced

SEE ALL THE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK - CLICK HERE The Women of the Year Awards, presented by the Bend Chamber and Source Weekly, and sponsored by U.S. Bank, is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of the women of Central Oregon. “This year, a record number of...

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2020 Women of the Year Nominees

{Pictured above, the 2019 nominees and recipients at the closing of the 2019 award ceremony} The Bend Chamber and the Source Weekly present the 2020 Women of the Year Awards, sponsored by U.S. Bank. This year’s nominees have inspired others through their leadership,...

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Childcare Task Force

A Childcare Task Force A Childcare Task Force representing a wide variety of regional interests on the issue of lack of childcare supply has been meeting since early 2018 to identify creative and diverse ways to address the lack of quality childcare in our community....

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