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A Word of Caution about Seniors and Falling from Bend Chamber Member Comfort Keepers

About one third of the senior population over the age of 65 falls each year. Approximately 9,500 deaths of older Americans are associated with...

Enforcement of New Tobacco Law Begins on Jan. 1

On Aug. 9, Gov. Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 754 into law, raising the minimum age for a person to legally buy tobacco products, inhalant delivery...

Healthcare – The Chaos Remains So We all Need to Get Involved

On Tuesday, November 14, a sold-out What’s Brewing took on the topic of the state of healthcare here in Central Oregon. Jim Lussier, City...

Coffman Vision Clinic Works with Other Chamber Members to Help Neighbors In Need

On October 7th 2017 we hosted a special event at Coffman Vision Clinic to provide free eye exams, frames, and lenses for our neighbors in...

Joe Sluka

Joseph Sluka is president and CEO of St. Charles Health System, where he has worked since 2014. Sluka came to St. Charles from Regional Health...

A Word of Caution about Dry Eye Disease from Coffman Vision Clinic

With the particularly intense fire season this year, we have had many of our patients describing dry eye issues in our clinic.  Our air quality...

Aperion Management Group Hosts Second Annual Farm to Fork Dinner to Benefit Heart of Oregon Corps

Bend, OR – September 7, 2017 – There are a few events in Central Oregon that really stand out from the crowd and Farm to Fork Dinner: Sunset at...

Oregon Retirement Savings Program - Still Time to Comment!

The Oregon Retirement Savings Program (OregonSaves) has a draft of newly created rules and revisions of existing ones. You have the opportunity to...

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS SCREENING COMING TO Redmond in September!

Will your child be ready for kindergarten?  Is your child's speech and development on track? Will their smile last a lifetime and can they hear...

Trade Food for Fines

Trade Food for Fines during Deschutes Public Library’s “Build a Better World” Food Drive Saturday, August 5–Saturday, August 12, 2017...

Oregon Veterans Can't Wait, Passage of "Will's Bill" CRITICAL

Provider sues State of Oregon for obstructive Certificate of Need process that is leaving behind veterans  Jonathan Lockwood Spokesman // from...

Health Insurance Premiums // Harming Our Businesses

By: Lisa Goodman Public Information Officer at St. Charles Health System In these remaining days of this session, our state Legislature must...

Bethlehem Inn is in Urgent Need of Meal Volunteers for July and August

From: Courtney Gallant volunteer@bethleheminn.org Bethlehem Inn is in desperate need of dinner volunteers in July and...

Robberson Ford and the Peanut Butter Drive

 Robberson Ford Donates 6000 Jars of Peanut Butter to NeighborImpact's Emergency Food Program Bend, OR - The 2017 Robberson Ford Peanut Butter...

Saving Oregon’s Medicaid System

A Note from Knute Buehler       Friend, as a doctor, ensuring access to quality health care for all Oregonians is one of...

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