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  • Agritourism Appeal - Discover Klamath Program Promotes Local Producers
    MERRILL — A tour of regional producers linked with a common goal of increasing agricultural tourism in the Klamath Basin were brought together for a day-long “Agritourism Meet and Greet” event on Saturday. Coordinated by Discover Klamath and Rural Klamath Connects partners; a contingent of farmers, ranchers, small business owners and promoters of the ag…

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  • Making New Friends in Unexpected Places
    Coordinating the logistics for Mid-Columbia Economic Development District’s (MCEDD) annual Economic Symposium was not only the first big project on my designated work plan as a part of my RARE term with MCEDD, but it was my very first time planning a real event. To say that I was pretty nervous is a vast understatement. Luckily I had an outlined list of task
  • Strategic Doing in Yamhill County
    By Bob Parker For the past 18 months, we've partnered with the Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator (CVIA) to bring the Strategic Doing framework to Yamhill County.  The intent is to train a core group of Strategic Doing practitioners who are then available to help communities and organizations work on pressing issues.  We've run many workshops t

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