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Chamber local Government AairsCouncil advocates or business
The Chamber’s inuential Local Government AairsCouncil (LGAC) meets weekl to identi and take actionon issues that aect local business. Over the last severalweeks the 25 members o LGAC have been ocused onthe 4J School District Facilities Plan; the O & C Trust,Conservation, and Jobs Act; and more. Meanwhile, LGACcontinues to monitor ongoing projects such as EnvisionEugene, downtown public saet and the Capstone studenthousing project. According to LGAC Chair Rick Kangail(Goodwill Industries o Lane & South Coast Counties), “Thelevel o commitment, engagement and insight representedb the members o LGAC on behal o Chamber membersand the broader business communit is outstanding. Thatdedication allows the Chamber to eectivel represent theinterests o business.”
LGAC members (back l to r): Jim Welsh, Will Shaver, RickCrinklaw, Rick Varnum, Rob Bennett, Mark Johnson, LarryNewby, Bill Whalen, J. Ingrid Kessler, Clayton Walker,Tenille Woodward, Larry Banks, Victoria Whitman, DebbieJeries, Jerry Harris, Tom Slocum. (ront l to r): PhilipFarrington, Travis Hanson
Buying history vs. shaping it.
While a historically signicant writing table may grow in value over time, thinkof the history you could shape with a fraction of those dollars. By creating an educational scholarship fundthrough The Oregon Community Foundation, you could put your resources to work locally for the education of many generations to come. Learn more at 541.431.7099 or visit us at www.oregoncf.org.
New service connectsChamber members to talent
The Eugene Chamber is pleased tointroduce Internships.com, an interactiveorum or students, emploers and proessionalassociations. For Chamber member businesses,Internships.com will provide access to hundredso student interns in our area, along withinormation and tips to help design, implementand manage an eective internship program.With high unemploment rates remainingstead, there is a recognized need or emploersto signicantl improve emploee recruitmentand maximize retention, and or students to landsuccessul internships that signicantl increasetheir chances or gainul emploment. To getstarted with this new program, simpl click onthe Internships.com button on our homepage at
Business-to-Business EXPOprovides inormation and leads
What do ou get when ou combine 160exhibitors and more than 1,400 business leadersin an energetic and enjoable setting? Businessconnections that can support and grow localbusiness. That’s exactl what attendees nd atthe Chamber’s Business-to-Business Expo andAter Hours sponsored b SAIF Corporation andthe Lane Events Center. The 2012 Business-to-Business Expo is set or Thursda, Oct. 25, in theExhibit Hall at the Lane Events Center rom4-7:30 pm.
More than 1400 business leaders attended the 2011 Business-to-BusinessExpo and Ater Hours.