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Partner Profiles: Umpqua Training & Employment

Building a sturdy springboard for young job seekers Umpqua Training & Employment seeks to equip youth with a road map for best path to post-graduate work or training Poised to begin a fifth decade in May, Roseburg-based Umpqua Training & Employment continues to fulfill its original mission of

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Striving toward collective impact

Striving toward collective impact

 Striving toward collective impact Many of us have heard the parable of the long spoons, which figures in the folklore of numerous nations and faiths. As a quick refresher, the story tells us that in hell, people are perpetually starving because they can’t use the unwieldy cutlery to

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STEAM Hub announces second round of grants

STEAM Hub announces second round of grants Five educational projects were recently awarded mini-grants totaling $35,317 from the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub. The following applicants were selected: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley — $11,889 for summer STEAM camp opportunities including purchase of kits for elementary

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Partner Profiles: Roseburg Forest Products

Harvesting precision workers Douglas County’s largest private employer seeks stable, homegrown workforce by reaching into area schools Roseburg Forest Products didn’t survive the Great Recession by ignoring the need to change with the times. As social, political and economic forces reshaped the timber industry in recent decades, company

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