Oregon added 2,400 nonfarm payroll jobs in September, continuing a trend of strong job growth. September gains were largest in government, which added 3,300 jobs, with gains concentrated in local government education as the school year started. Professional and business services continued to expand rapidly, adding 1,200 jobs, while wholesale trade added 1,000 jobs. Three industries cut… Read More.
Recent News from SOREDI
Medford OR – SOREDI’s Business Recruitment and Retention (BRR) Committee is proud to announce Kathy Peckham, Banner Bank’s Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager, as the new committee chair. Peckham has worked in the banking industry for over 39 years, with a concentration in Commercial Lending for the last 35. Peckham provides a combination of skilled and… Read More.
Medford OR – SOREDI’s Executive Director, Colleen Padilla and Community Development Manager, Rob Merriman are attending the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, October 5-7, 2016. SOREDI has a long history of attending tradeshows to learn industry trends and serve as Southern Oregon’s ambassador. “We literally walk every aisle making outreach to companies… Read More.
Medford OR – Friday, September 30, at a luncheon at the Ashland Hills Inn, SOREDI Venture Catalyst, Tim Root will unveil a new plan to focus resources on entrepreneurs in the Ashland area. The goal of LAUNCH Ashland is to foster new businesses, preparing them to receive funding from investors or loan funds. Launch Ashland… Read More.
Have you registered for Wednesday’s Seminar? Register Today Please contact Susan Merrill: 541-857-1040 Drive growth and learn how you can fine-tune your operations at this year’s Rogue Valley Symposium, an annual event that brings together business owners from a variety of industries – including manufacturing, distribution, food processing, and more – along with professionals from… Read More.