Spring into action with Google’s business insights tools

Lane Community College 3149 Oak Street, Florence

2020 is here and so is the first Grow with Google livestream of the year. This virtual event focuses on business insights, and in one info-packed hour, we'll share how to use two powerful (and free) tools that can help businesses make decisions using data. First, we'll explain how businesses can use Google Analytics to discover how consumers are engaging with their website. Then we'll discuss how a free Google tool called Market Finder can help businesses identify new markets and customers from around the world. This event is sponsored by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, Lane Community College, HYAK and the City of Florence. FREE refreshments will be provided. REGISTER REQUIRED - CLICK HERE.

Ada Grange #570 Bingo

Ada Grange 10 miles out Canary Road, 82457 S. Canary Rd,, Westlake

Come join us for fun and food.  We will start serving at 12 noon with a special corned beef and cabbage dinner in addition to our regular menu.  We are family friendly so bring everyone out to have a great time. Bingo starts at 1 pm and we are located 10 miles out Canary Road.  Find us on Facebook @Ada Grange #570 and if you have questions call Nancy at 541.997.2380

Pitching Your Business Idea 101

Oregon Pacific Bank Financial Center 1365 Oregon Coast Hwy, Florence

Come learn how to pitch your business to potential investors, partners and stakeholders. Dinner is included. Join the 2020 Pre-Accelerator Cohort for the first hour of their 3 month program for this 7-part open workshop series. Come join us! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Ariel Ruben is the dedicated Venture Catalyst for Florence & Coburg. In this role, she supports regional entrepreneurs by connecting them to strategic resources for launching and scaling high-growth business ventures, including mentor connections, educational and training programs, and access to capital. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ These free resources are made possible by partnerships with The City of Florence, Lane County, The Ford Family Foundation, the Collins Foundation, Oregon Pacific Bank, the USDA, the Florence Maker Space and others. Oregon RAIN wants everyone to feel welcomed and comfortable at our events. Please contact Ariel Ruben () if there are any accommodations that we can make for you that will encourage your participation. Depending […]

Pitching Your Business Idea 101

Oregon Pacific Bank Financial Center 1365 Oregon Coast Hwy, Florence

Come learn how to pitch your business to potential investors, partners and stakeholders. Dinner is included. Join the 2020 Pre-Accelerator Cohort for the first hour of their 3 month program for this 7-part open workshop series. Come join us! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Ariel Ruben is the dedicated Venture Catalyst for Florence & Coburg. In this role, she supports regional entrepreneurs by connecting them to strategic resources for launching and scaling high-growth business ventures, including mentor connections, educational and training programs, and access to capital. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ These free resources are made possible by partnerships with The City of Florence, Lane County, The Ford Family Foundation, the Collins Foundation, Oregon Pacific Bank, the USDA, the Florence Maker Space and others. Oregon RAIN wants everyone to feel welcomed and comfortable at our events. Please contact Ariel Ruben () if there are any accommodations that we can make for you that will encourage your participation. Depending […]

Resources Round Up – Funding, Knowledge & How To!

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Please ZOOM in and join the chamber and the business community for this virtual Resource Round Up! We will be discussing funding options both traditional and non-traditional, government programs and resources and business development resources to not only survive but to thrive through this crisis. Meet our experts: Lynn Meyer – Director of Community Lending Works Robert Killen - Lane SBDC Director Jenna Cusimano -  Lane County Community & Economic Development Management Analyst. This powerful panel will be moderated by Russ Pierson, Dean, LCC Florence Center. On April 9th at 2pm ZOOM in for this FREE and open to the public resource brought to you by your chamber. Click this link to join the meeting! You can also register below and we'll send you a link and a calendar invite to remind you.

Free

Virtual Rhododendron Festival Grand Floral Parade

Online OR

Like many of our neighbors, we are missing our daily interactions with people and missing our community connections. We are all disappointed to be missing this year's Rhododendron Festival due to the stay-at-home directives of the current pandemic. We are safe. We are resilient. We are creative. That’s why we are going online! We aren’t going to let 2020 blast past us without a Rhododendron Festival Grand Floral Parade! We need your help. Now is your chance to be in the parade and help us celebrate this year's of Blast from the Past. The Virtual Rhododendron Festival Grand Floral Parade will premiere on Facebook on Sunday, May 17th at noon. This virtual parade will feature entries from community members, organizations, and local businesses. Entrants are encouraged to use rhododendrons from your yards or ones you make, as well as other materials to decorate your parade entry. Send us a video or a […]

Hot Club of San Francisco – Gypsy Jazz

Florence Events Center 715 Quince Street, Florence

Meet us in Paris! Imagine it’s the 1930’s in a small, smoky jazz club in Paris or the refined lounge of the famous Hotel Ritz. It’s GYPSY JAZZ, the music of The Hot Club of San Francisco that has entranced audiences around the globe for over 20 years. Pre-Concert talk 6:15 PM, Concert at 7 PM