Published Apr 27, 2017 at 10:58AM / Updated Apr 27, 2017 at 05:51PM
- Beulah’s Place, a Redmond nonprofit that focuses on providing homeless teens and at-risk kids with help, received $3,554 from Dutch Bros. Redmond. The money was raised from Dutch Bros.’ opening day fundraiser April 14.
- Selco Community Credit Union earned two Diamond Awards, which recognize outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry, for its Good Life Goal campaign and its QuickTips educational video series. The Good Life Goal campaign features stories of Oregonians from various walks of life, their goals and ways Selco can help achieve them. Selco’s QuickTips educational videos are short, informative videos on Selco’s website with topics ranging from buying your first car, learning about credit and traveling smarter and safer.
- Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty announced it surpassed $1 billion in closed real estate sales in 2016.
- “Cycling Without Age Bend,” an idea by Courtney Van Fossan, won the April 18 Awesome Bend $1,000 Pitch Night. It also won the audience favorite prize, bringing its total prize money to $1,257. Her idea is to create a three-wheeled bike that comfortably carries two riders up front while a volunteer pedals, to allow those who are unable to ride a bike on their own to enjoy the feeling of being on a bike.
- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend received $10,000 from U.S. Cellular to provide K-12 science, technology, engineering and math educational opportunities to youth.
- Jericho Road, a Redmond-based nonprofit that provides food and housing assistance, was given $1,000 by the Pacific Power Foundation. The funds will be used to provide the homeless and hungry with free hot meals and to distribute weekend food bags through the Redmond School District.
- Help Our Pets Eat Pet Food Bank has moved to Bend Spay+Neuter Project, located at 910 SE Wilson Ave., Suite A-1. HOPE will be open every Saturday from 2-3 p.m.
- Neighbor Impact received 10,000 pounds of potatoes from Juniper Jungle Farms, distributed by High Desert Food & Farm Alliance. HDFFA and Juniper Jungle Farms also held a public giveaway April 22 at Crow’s Feet Commons, where 1,800 pounds of potatoes were distributed.
- Bend Postal Connections has opened a second location inside Wal-Mart
Supercenter, located at 300 NW Oak Tree Lane, Redmond.
- Ninkasi Brewing Company and Bigfoot Beverages are offering a giving program in support of City of Bend Fire Department. For every Ninkasi keg sold in Central Oregon in May, $20 will be donated to support the Bend Fire community assistance program, which provides immediate assistance and relief to those experiencing crisis.
- The Sport Zone/All Track Cycle/The Snow Zone, 56815 Venture Lane, No. 701, Sunriver, filed an application with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission on April 18 as a new outlet for an off-premises sales license, which allows the sale of malt beverages, wine and cider in factory sealed containers for consumption off the licensed premises and allows approved licensees to offer sample tasting of malt beverages, wine and cider.
- La Belle Noir Wines, 652 N. Aylor Court, Sisters, filed an application April 19 with the OLCC as a new outlet for a winery license, which allows the licensee to import, bottle, produce, blend, store, transport and export wines and cider, and allows wholesale sales to OLCC and licensees, and retail sales of malt beverages and wine for consumption on or off the licensed premises.