Misc.

Oregon Employment Department Announces Return to Work Timeline

Certain requirements for receiving regular UI benefits were paused or modified during the pandemic, like being able to work, actively looking for work, and being available for work, and registering for work in their iMatchSkills® system. These requirements will soon start back up again.

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Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) Q1 Payments Due April 30

Corporate Activitey Tax Update First-quarter 2021 estimated payments for Oregon’s Corporate Activity Tax are due by Friday, April 30, 2021. Taxpayers expecting to owe $5,000 or more of Corporate Activity Tax for the 2021 calendar year must make estimated payments....

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day we #ChooseToChallenge stereotypes, call out inequality, and celebrate women’s achievements. Join us on this journey to shine a spotlight on activity encouraging and uplifting women to pursue goals without bias or barriers.

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About Moe Carrick

Moe Carrick believes that people can and should thrive at work, and that when they do, organizations succeed.

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Business Resource Assistance Survey

A partnership of local organizations have created a survey to determine what expertise and assistance businesses will need in order to accelerate their recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

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Gov. Brown Announces Updates to County Risk Levels

On Tuesday, December 1, Governor Kate Brown announced updates to county risk levels under the state's new public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different risk levels for counties based on COVID-19...

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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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Mask Enforcement Update and Hotline Reminder

Mask Enforcement Update and Hotline Reminder At a special meeting related to rising COVID-19 cases last week, the Bend City Council agreed to increase fines for businesses and organizations not in compliance with Oregon Health Authority (OHA) guidelines on face...

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Bend Chamber Thanks Outgoing Elected Officials 

With the November election behind us, the Chamber expresses a hearty thanks to all our elected officials. Your dedication to our community and your tireless efforts to represent your constituents is appreciated. A special thanks to outgoing elected officials:...

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Coby Horton

Coby Horton is US Bank’s Regional President for Central and Eastern Oregon. In this position, Coby oversees commercial/small business banking, private banking, and U.S. Bank’s 23 branches throughout the Central & Eastern Oregon region’s 47,000 square miles. The...

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