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  • Free LED Light Bulbs Offered In Talent
    Talent residents can get up to 16 energy-saving LED light bulbs installed at no cost under a joint program by the city of Talent and Rogue Climate that runs through the end of May. Low-flow shower heads and faucet aerators also are available. Bulbs and plumbing devices are funded by a 3% state of Oregon…

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RARE – Resource Assistance for Rural Environments

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  • Prioritizing Community Voices
    By Carolina Negron, Community Food Liason, Community Connection of Northeast Oregon There is a power in conversation. In the spoken words shared between individuals. The passing of traditions, stories, and information over time. When we look up and into the lives of individuals around us, we are exhibiting an act of openness and a willingness to learn. We ar
  • Shedding Away Self Doubts through Service
    By Kaitlyn Cook, Pendleton RARE Participant It was 5:45 am, dark, icy, and I was trying to carry a plate of homemade Christmas cookies across the street into the belly of the Pendleton government/court/library/ building. The committee meeting starts at 7:00 am but I had to print the meeting agendas and set up the room. I arrived at work too early so everythi

2018-19 RARE AmeriCorps Placements

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