NAVIS in Bend has been named by The Oregonian as one of the 60 Top Workplaces in the state. NAVIS was ranked 22nd in the small-business category and is the highest-ranking small business in Central Oregon. NAVIS specializes in helping lodging providers increase revenue through their reservation sales system. For information, call 877-916-2749 or visit www.thenavisway.com.
Mama Bear Oden’s Eco Kidz Preschool and Kindergarten has a new location at 222 S.E. Reed Market Road, Suite 150, in Bend. For information or to schedule a tour, call 541-390-0396.
Cathy’s Cleaners in Bend now provides a new eco-friendly garment cleaning process called Enviro Cleaning. This process uses water, detergents and conditioners, is safe for all fabrics and produces no hazardous waste, air pollution or chemical smell. For information, contact 541-306-3690 or visit www.cathys-cleaners.com.
Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, based in Bend, recently participated in the 2012 Sotheby’s International Realty Leadership Forum. The three-day event provided opportunities for brokers, owners and managers to network and share best practices. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty offers services in Bend, Sunriver and Sisters. For information, call 541-383-7600.
Commute Options in Bend recently received the Oregon Transportation Options Program of the Year award at the Oregon Public Transportation Conference. Commute Options was recognized for work in employee outreach, Safe Routes to School, Drive Less Connect and regionwide program expansion. For information on Commute Options, call 541-330-2647 or visit www.commuteoptions.org.
Schechter Architect in Bend has announced that the Maddigan-Morris home in Tumalo will be featured in the Green+Solar Home Tour on Oct. 6. The Maddigan-Morris home features a passive green climate system and generates a total annual utility bill of about $600, with most electricity provided by solar energy. For more information on Schechter Architect, call 541-408-3638. For information on the Green+Solar Home Tour, visit www.greenandsolarhome tour.com.