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Save the Date! The 2021 Impact Conference is September 9!

The 2021 Impact Conference is the evolution of our successful Real Estate and Economic Forecast Breakfast events. What was once two separate events are now joining forces for a powerful, one-day conference! In addition to the topics of  our local economy and real...

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2021 Legislative Review

The annual legislative session in Salem was anything but ordinary this year, as lawmakers gathered for the 160 day long session lasting from January through mid June. From the start, the session was unique as the Capitol building was closed to the public and all...

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Collaborative Childcare Pilot Receives Funding

Central Oregon’s childcare shortage is an ongoing, difficult issue for families and for employers who want their employees to be able to return to work. The Bend Chamber has worked through advocacy and collaboration to find solutions for the lack of childcare,...

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Manski Media — Ribbon Cutting

We’re pleased to announce the ribbon cutting celebration at Manski Media at their new location at 1404 Northeast 3rd Street, Suite #7 in Bend on July 18, 2021. Manski Media is a Digital marketing company started by husband and wife, Tommy and Angela Szymanski, in late...

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COCC’s Student Newspaper Awarded Best Website

Central Oregon Community College’s (COCC) student-run newspaper, The Broadside, recently took top honors in the best website category for two-year colleges at the Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators’ (PNAJE) annual student contest. The paper also...

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Oxford Hotel Bend Named #14 Best Hotel in US

The Oxford Hotel Bend has once again received the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice® Best of the Best Award, being counted among the Top 25 hotels in the nation for the ninth year in a row. Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice® Best of the Best award winners are among the...

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Volunteers in Medicine Receives Gold Rating

For the second year in a row, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) has received a Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program. We are excited to have received this top rating highlighting our commitment to...

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