June 27, 2019
2019 BEND CHAMBER ENEWS POWERED BY JONES & ROTH
Video above is a quick update from Katy Brooks in case you missed it live on social media.
Child Care is a National Issue
Bend Chamber CEO, Katy Brooks, went to Atlanta, GA last week to meet with executives around the nation on solutions to the quickly growing child care crisis.

How a House and Children
Can Set You Back in Bend
BendNEXT
An initiative of the Bend Chamber
As an organization, BendNEXT is fully focused on strengthening the entire continuum of workforce development, community/civic leadership and employee education and retention options locally.
SAVE THE DATE: July 9
State of the County Address
Hear from all three Deschutes County Commissioners on challenges and successes already faced and those yet to come.
Leadership Bend 2019 Class Graduates!
Applications Now Open for 2020!
Leadership Bend is a community leadership development program designed to identify, educate, train and connect willing and committed citizens to leadership roles in our community. 
City Seeking Applicants for Bend Economic Development Advisory Board
The advisory board provides a private sector perspective in advising the Bend City Council on topics related to business development and economic growth. 
City Club of Central Oregon Presents Honorary Membership to Bend’s First Creative Laureate
Jason Graham, aka MOsley WOtta, was chosen as Bend’s first creative laureate in 2018 with the broad mandate to serve as a liaison between the community and artists in the region. 
SAVE THE DATE: October 31
The Economy Analysis
Topic for the 2019 Economic Impact Breakfast this October
Chief Economist Lindsey Piegza will look at the pace of our economic recovery and what it means going forward for overall growth, interest rates and monetary policy. 
SAVE THE DATE: September 7
Are You Ready to Stretch Your Mind, Grow Your Awareness and Feed Your Soul?
Join other change makers, innovators, and life adventurers as we learn and engage together at the 2nd annual Bend YP Summit.  
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NEW MEMBERS
Join us in welcoming fellow new members to the Bend Chamber of Commerce!
BEND Business Edition
Our quarterly paper is online! Enjoy updates from our CEO and Chairman, as well as business features and insight on the Bend business community. In this issue we feature " Adventure Guru " - The video-based adventure guide for EVERYONE !
EVENTS
July 9
State of the County Address – 2019
July 11
Ribbon Cutting for Sherwin-Williams
July 17
Mixer @ J Bar J Youth Services – Oregon High Desert Classics
2019 Lead Investors