Thursday, June 25, 2009

Business Changes Around the State

In this week's Around the State, there were a couple of closure announcements:

· The Desert Edge Art Gallery in Ontario will close on June 27. Argus Observer, 6-14-09
· Chemeketa Community College will close its Santiam Center in Sublimity. Statesman Journal, 6-24-09
· LetterHead Fine Paper & Gifts in Eugene will close next month. Register-Guard, 6-13-09

But many more announcements of new openings...

· Heritage Woods Studio, a woodworking studio and gallery, opened in Toledo. News Times, 6-17-09
· Vector Marketing opened a sales office in Medford. It will be used for recruitment and training of sales representatives who market Vector’s product, Cutco Cutlery. Medford Mail Tribune, 6-18-09
· Abigail’s on Main, a gift and specialty store, opened in Sisters. It offers items crafted by local and regional artists. The Nugget, 6-23-09 at least one expansion:

· The Nyssa School District received a $1.6 million grant funded by the No Child Left Behind Act for a five-year program to help struggling students. It will offer an after-school agenda during the school year – using 18 teachers – plus a four-week program during the summer which will employ nine teachers. Argus Observer, 6-16-09

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