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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 […]

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Pay it Forward: Ken’s Bikes

Don Senecal has worked with Ken Cardwell at Redmond’s Jericho Road free meal program for a while, and has seen firsthand how Cardwell’s effort of repairing, rebuilding and donating bikes to the community has made a difference.  Last year, 150 of those bikes were donated to needy youth, and 195 total went out to the […]