Dr. David Johnson of the University of Oregon is coming to St. Helens on 11/20/2013. Dr. Johnson will be coming to the Columbia City Community Hall at 3:00 PM. Dr. Johnson is a professor of chemistry, director of outreach for the Materials Science Institute, and speaks on behalf of the university on the economic benefits and initiatives the University of Oregon provides to the state.
The annual breakfast was a success! At the event, CCET named its annual economic award winners for Columbia County. The following were the 2013 recipients:
Large Business Award: Global Westward
Business Expansion: Les Schwab Tires
Small Business Award: Alterations by Heather
Economic Initiative of the Year: MESO
Photographs courtesy of South Columbia County Spotlight
The Columbia County Economic Team, your resource for business related information in Columbia County, is excited to announce the addition of AmeriCorps worker, Drew Barbier. Drew is a member of the RARE (Resource Assistance for Rural Environments) program at the University of Oregon. He will be serving an eleven month stint with CCET, running from September of 2013 to July of 2014.
CCET has a number of projects lined up for Drew during his time in Columbia County. He will be assisting in website maintenance, compiling zoning information, and helping in a number of other areas. Drew is very excited to be working with CCET.
The Columbia County Economic Team is gearing up for its annual breakfast on 11/12/2013! The meal will be at the St. Helens Elks Lodge at 8:00 AM. The event will feature a free breakfast, local economic and business awards, and speeches from: Senator Betsy Johnson, Representative Brad Witt, and Jill Miles of Business Oregon. We can't wait to see you!