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Pay it Forward: Alyce Hatch Center

Roger Singer, board member of the Alyce Hatch Center in Bend, along with a few other board members, nominated the center to be November’s Pay it Forward winner. KTVZ surprised them Wednesday with $500, courtesy of Mid Oregon Credit Union and CoEnergy Propane. Jennifer Faircloth, an occupational therapist at the center, said they will use […]

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Know Your Priorities to Make Holidays Special

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or the solstice, the holiday season can be stressful—with financial stress often playing a large role. To cut through the noise, you have to know your priorities to make the holidays special. What Is Most Important To You? Figure out what makes the holidays special for you and your […]

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Pay it Forward: Affordable Auto Repair

This month’s Pay it Forward recipient, Pixie Gullickson, brought $500 to Affordable Auto Repair, thanks to Mid Oregon Credit Union and Co Energy Propane.  Skip Black, the owner of the Redmond business  will reinvest the $500 back into a program he has developed to give away his services to help people in need. A huge […]

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Pay it Forward: Camp Courage

July’s Pay it Forward winner, Eileen Grover, received $500 for Camp Courage, a program that gives youth an opportunity to grieve in a safe, welcoming environment.  Vivian O’Conner, a volunteer at Camp Courage who nominated Eileen, delivered the $500, courtesy of Mid Oregon Credit Union and Co Energy Propane.  As Bob Shaw explains in the KTVZ Pay it […]

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Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Tiffany Zeiler, Mid Oregon’s La Pine Lending Center Financial Services Representative, was there when Dee Ann Lewis became the latest Pay It Forward recipient for her work with FACT (Families and Communities Together) and the Giggles Learning Center.  Tiffany is a parent of a Giggles’ student, and had this to say: “The organization and program […]