>Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

News arrow News arrow Business arrow Business Briefcase published Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Print

Business Briefcase published Wednesday, September 28, 2011

 

The Hayes family has moved RockIsland Design from Brookings to Ashland, but is still serving clients on the Wild Rivers Coast, and all of Southern Oregon. You can still call the Brookings phone at 541-412-9680.

$–$­–$–$

Vanita Roland, director of the Sutter Coast Health Center @ Brookings-Harbor has volunteered to chair the 2012 Curry County Relay for Life. Watch for news of the relay’s “Fall Festival” to get started on the event.

$–$­–$–$

Speaking of event chairs: Retired contractor and city councilor Dave Kitchen has volunteered to chair the 2011 Nature’s Coastal Holiday lights display at Azalea Park. Overall, the event is a joint project of the city, Rotary Club, Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce. Watch for news soon on how to volunteer.

$–$­–$–$

The new community relations coordinator for the Chetco Activity Center is Janice Scanlon, but she’s not new to the community. She’s worked in the area before for Chetco Federal Credit Union and The Daily Triplicate. 

$–$­–$–$

At Curry Health Network, the new Curry Breast Health Program patient services representative is Shea Berghuis, who helps women go through the process. Call her at 541-247-3166 for information on the services available.

$–$­–$–$

Besides BiMart, what’s the “other” construction Railroad Street? The Loring family is planning a cafe and museum, according to the city building permit. 

$–$­–$–$

The new Brookings branch manager for Evergreen Federal is Kelly Rankin. Stop by at 850 Chetco Ave. and say hello!

$–$­–$–$

For more new faces on Chetco Avenue, stop by the Pine Cone Tavern, now labeled “PC” and say hello to new owners Elias and Sonja Billington.

Editor’s note: Deliver your Business Briefcase information to  507 Chetco Ave.; or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Print

Business News by Yahoo Finance

  • Unknown election outcome is stocks' big fear
    Senate races next week could hold the key to whether the stock market glides through the year-end in a typical post-midterm election rally or gets hit with a fresh bout of volatility. "If we have a really uncertain situation, where the Senate is divided and candidates are threatening recounts, that's really not good," said Robbert van Batenburg, director of market strategy at Newedge USA LLC in New York. Such an outcome, while considered unlikely, nevertheless rekindles uncomfortable memories for some of the 2000 presidential election, when George W. Bush's victory over Al Gore was not confirmed for more than a month after Election Day.
  • China's October factory growth unexpectedly hits five-month low: official PMI
    China's factory activity unexpectedly fell to a five-month low in October as firms fought slowing orders and rising costs in the cooling economy, reinforcing views that the country's growth outlook is hazy at best. The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) eased to 50.8 in October from September's 51.1, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday, but above the 50-point level that separates growth from contraction on a monthly basis. Underscoring the challenges facing the world's second-largest economy, the PMI showed foreign and domestic demand slipped to five- and six-month lows, respectively, with overseas orders shrinking slightly on a monthly basis. "There remains downward pressure on the economy, and monetary policy will remain easy," economists at China International Capital Corp said in a note to clients after the data.
  • U.S. consumer spending falters; wage gains highest since 2008
    "The fundamentals ... remain very solid," said Gus Faucher, a senior economist at PNC Financial Services in Pittsburgh. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S.

Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use