THE BUSINESS REVIEW
The Official Digital Monthly Publication of

The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County

"HELPING BUSINESS SUCCEED"
— June/July 2020 Issue —
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REOPENING OREGON: PHASE TWO

IN THIS ISSUE
Britt Festival Seeks Season Extension For Coming Years
TONY BOOM | MAIL TRIBUNE | JUNE 26TH 2020
Britt Music Festival will request expansion of its season by nearly six weeks to help deal with summer wildfire smoke that has disrupted the performance schedule in Jacksonville during recent years.
OREGON UPDATE
The Chamber Of Medford & Jackson County Partners On National Inequality Initiative
THE CHAMBER OF MEDFORD & JACKSON COUNTY | JUNE 10, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiled a new initiative aimed at addressing racial inequality in the economy, and a Rogue Valley business leader will be joining the effort.
Crater Lake Reopening, But Some Events Canceled
LEE JUILLERAT | MAIL TRIBUNE | JUNE 26TH 2020
Several facilities at Crater Lake National Park, including the Mazama Village Campground and Crater Lake Lodge, have reopened, but two of the park’s traditional events, the Crater Lake Rim Runs-Marathon and Ride the Rim, have been canceled.
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Merkley, Wyden Announce Nearly $200,000 In Farm To School Grants For Oregon
SENATOR JEFF MERKLEY PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 30, 2020
Grants will promote learning and bring locally grown produce to cafeterias
Wyden Co-Sponsors Bill To Support Homeowners, Renters Struggling Amid COVID-19 Pandemic And Economic Fallout
SENATOR RON WYDEN PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 30, 2020
Housing crisis looms as millions fear foreclosure, eviction, homelessness
Greg Walden Demands Actions, Answers On Continued Oregon Unemployment Delays
REPRESENTATIVE GREG WALDEN PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 16, 2020
Sends letter to Oregon Employment Department Interim Director
Process For Entering Phase 2 - Office Of Governor Kate Brown
MAY 28, 2020
Encountering this global pandemic here at home has dramatically changed the way Oregonians live and do business. Counties across Oregon took lifesaving steps in compliance with my Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order. Now, Oregon is reopening, cautiously and thoughtfully, county by county, in a phased regional manner.
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COVID-19 Medford Visitor Guide
Are you visiting Medford soon or expecting visitors to Medford for your business?
Jackson County Approved To Enter Phase 2 Reopening
NEWSROOM STAFF | KOBI-NBC 5 | JUNE 4, 2020
MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County has been approved to enter Phase 2 of Governor Kate Brown’s plan to reopen Oregon.
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Grange Co-Op Donates $25,000 To Oregon FFA  
Grange Co-op recognizes the importance of supporting our youth, even during these troubling times. Many schools and businesses have been affected during this pandemic and Grange Co-op recognizes the strain this puts on important organizations such as FFA.
Eat. Drink. Be Local.
Featuring the best in member specials for food, drinks, dining & entertainment.
Travel Medford
Savor the unexpected
Oregon Parks And Recreation Department Partners With Jet Boat Tour Operator At TouVelle State Recreation Site
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has signed a concessionaire contract with Rogue Jet Boat Adventures to operate jet boat tours out of the west side of TouVelle State Recreation Site.
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Ashland Gallery Association: July Exhibits
Artists are still creating and selling beautiful artwork!
RCC Board Turns In Positive Annual Evaluation Of College President Kemper-Pelle
The Rogue Community College (RCC) Board of Education has turned in a positive annual evaluation of RCC President Cathy Kemper-Pelle, Ed.D. The Board recognized her for exceptional leadership. It was Kemper-Pelle's fourth annual evaluation since joining the college in 2016.
PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 29, 2020
Southern Oregon Historical Society Receives Oregon Parks & Recreation Museum Grant Award
The Southern Oregon Historical Society is proud to announce that we are the recipients of an $8,284 Museum Grant award from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. This grant will cover part of the cost of cataloging, storing, digitizing, and sharing a unique collection of 3,000 Sawyers glass plate photo negatives. SOHS Archivist, Kira Lesley, will be overseeing the project.
PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 26, 2020
PRESS RELEASE | JUNE 24, 2020
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