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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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

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

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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.

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