Latino Community Association received $20,000 to support its role in a new partnership with Immigration Counseling Service. The Oregon Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative awarded the grant to counseling service to expand to central Oregon. Clients are eligible to receive advice on various issues once a month from Immigration Counseling Service attorneys at the community association’s Redmond office.

Bethlehem Inn has opened its newly constructed 18,000-square-foot mixed-use building. Ascent Architecture, Sunlight Solar Energy and other energy consultants participated in the design that will save the organization over $11,000 per year on electricity costs.

Eyemart Express is pledging $25,000 for Stand Up To Cancer’s 10th anniversary by donating $5 for every pair of SU2C glasses or frames purchased at all stores nationwide through Sept. 9. The nonprofit focuses on cancer research. Eyemart Express is at 3148 N. Highway 97.

Aerotek , provider of recruiting and staffing services, opened a permanent office in Bend at 900 NW Mt. Washington Drive, Suite 205. Aerotek officially began operations in Bend in early 2018 and serves Redmond, Prineville, La Pine and Madras.

The Source Weekly won three awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publisher Association’s annual Associate Member Publications Contest: first place for best feature story; first place for best editorial/column and second place in the target audience publication general excellence category.

High Desert Chamber Music has been awarded $4,000 from the Chambers Family Foundation to professionally record live performances for broadcast on KWAX, which airs concerts performed throughout Oregon. High Desert Chamber Music received $1,000 from the Bend-based Fournier Family Foundation for presentation of its concert series and $500 from the Roundhouse Foundation for educational outreach.

Mid Oregon Credit Union announced its assets have grown to exceed $300 million for the first time as of June 30. The credit union is the only financial institution headquartered in Central Oregon and serves more than 31,000 members.

LOGE Camps, 19221 SW Century Drive, Bend, filed an application July 9 with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission as a new outlet for a limited on-premises sale license, which allows the sale of malt beverages, wine and cider for consumption on the licensed premises and the sale of kegs of malt beverages for off-premises consumption.

Crux Fermentation Project , 63065 NE 18th St., Bend, filed an application July 13 with the OLCC for additional privilege, the allowance to import, bottle, produce, blend, store, transport and export wines, and allowance of wholesale and retail sales of malt beverages and wine for consumption on or off the licensed premises.

Karen’s Grounded Cafe , 51470 U.S. Highway 97, Suite 3A, La Pine, filed an application July 16 with the OLCC as a new outlet for a limited on-premises sale license, to allow sale of malt beverages, wine and cider for consumption on licensed premises and sale of kegs of malt beverages for off-premises consumption.

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