Member news: New Medford Publishing Company Releases Resource Guides

By Kim Young | March 10, 2020

  New Medford Publishing Company Releases Resource Guides That Answer Business & Community Service Needs  (Medford, OR) — Collaborative Publishing Solutions (CPS), owned by Charlotte Hodel, is a new business which opened in November 2019 whose mission is to serve Southern Oregon through its upcoming multimedia platform publications and promotional campaigns. These publications fulfill perceived […]

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Community Gems: Southern Oregon Air Academy (SOAA)

By Kim Young | March 2, 2020

At the Grants Pass Airport in Josephine County, a unique and educational opportunity like no other exists for the aviators of tomorrow. The Southern Oregon Air Academy, designed for students in both middle and high school, offers exposure to the flight industry, including mechanical and ground support roles in addition to piloting. “There’s a need for pilots,” […]

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Board Profile: Tom Fischer

By Kim Young | February 28, 2020

Tom Fischer wears many hats apart from working with Coldwell Banker Commercial NW and the SOREDI Board. He is also the board chair of Medford’s Rogue Retreat, which offers help to the homeless in the Rogue Valley, and he is a Scuba Instructor who loves free diving in his spare time. Tom has lived in Southern […]

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Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) Education Opportunity, March 10

By Codi Spodnik | February 26, 2020

The Oregon Department of Revenue will conduct in a Corporate Activities Tax Education Tour this March. On Tuesday, March 10, they will host a free, educational session in Ashland. No registration is required. Date: Tuesday, March 10 Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Stevenson Union, Room 323; SOU Campus, Ashland For more information, please e-mail […]

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Notes from Colleen’s Desk: Frosting on the Cake

By Codi Spodnik | February 26, 2020

Let’s just eat frosting and sit in the sun. I could stop right there and that would be enough. At the end of a full week, sometimes, that sounds rather appealing doesn’t it? Especially right now, while we are enjoying such a strong tease of the coming Spring in Southern Oregon. This is a time […]

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Community Gems: Eagle Point Business & Development

By Kim Young | February 18, 2020

The Rogue Valley Expressway, which opened to traffic on May 1, 2019, is already impacting the speed of travel to and from Eagle Point, making commutes less stressful for everyone. In the future, the Oregon Department of Transportation has even discussed furthering this Expressway directly into the city of Eagle Point. But this isn’t the […]

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Summer Internship Program Deadline: February 16

By Codi Spodnik | February 12, 2020

Rogue Valley Internship Program is accepting applications for businesses who would like to host a high school intern this summer! These internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 40 hours. You can determine the distribution of those hours over the summer. Students are covered by liability insurance provided by the school district. Businesses do […]

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Hands-On Succession Planning Workshop; Wed, Feb. 19

By Codi Spodnik | February 12, 2020

Rogue Valley Society for Human Resource Management (RV-SHRM) Presents: “Did You Hear Who Just Gave Notice?”  Program Overview: Have you thought about the next steps you’ll take after your key employees retire, relocate or resign? Join RV-SHRM for a hands-on, roll-up your sleeves workshop to provide your business or organization with the tools you can […]

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Notes from Colleen’s Desk: Changing our Tune

By Codi Spodnik | February 11, 2020

I grew up learning how to play the piano. Every Tuesday, I would dutifully walk about half a mile up the road, along the pear orchard (which is now a vineyard), to my 30-minute piano lesson. No doubt, it was a sacrificial labor of love and investment for my parents at $2.50 each lesson.  The […]

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Board Profile: Aaron Ausland

By Codi Spodnik | February 5, 2020

Aaron Ausland, CEO and owner of Ausland Group, is proud to be a third generation Southern Oregonian. Alongside his wife, Kelsy Ausland (a.k.a. the President of Ausland Group), Aaron stays busy running a “world class—locally scaled” commercial design and construction firm operating throughout the greater Pacific Northwest. When he’s not working—or helping a number of […]

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