Posts By: Liz Cawood

What’s new

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Sometimes you just can’t say “no.” That’s what happened when we were asked to create a new logo for Institutional Stove Solutions. This nonprofit based in Cottage Grove makes 60- and 100-liter cookstoves that are highly efficient and operate on tiny amounts of twigs to cook a huge pot of food. For a single stove, it’s accomplishing so much: feeding people in developing countries, reducing environmental impacts, and improving health and safety.

A stove costs $650 and saves 30 tons of […]

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Events R us

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In the past month, we’ve helped clients with several events. We find them energizing. Here’s a recap:

On Sept. 29, the Willamette River Bridge was named the Whilamut Passage Bridge (pronounced WILL-a-mut). Tribal members performed a traditional song and drum circle that set the tone for the naming ceremony, while speakers offered comments on the significance of the name. In the Kalapuya language, Whilamut means “where the river ripples and runs fast.” Sonny Chickering, ODOT Region 2 manager, signed the naming […]

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Breast Cancer Chronicles

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Follow nurse practitioner Jeannie Merrick, R.N., W.H.C.N.P, as she chronicles her emotional journey through breast cancer. Her story is unfolding on the Oak Street Medical blog during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A women’s health nurse practitioner for more than 30 years, the tides turned for her in July when she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. Get regular updates via Facebook.

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Forestry remains vital to Oregon’s economy

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Oregon’s forest sector remains a resilient and vital contributor to Oregon’s economy, according to a comprehensive economic study published last week by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute. The sector could create thousands of new rural jobs, given the right market conditions and a dependable supply of raw material. Learn more at The Forest Report.

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Living our values everyday

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We took a day about a year ago to sit down and articulate our values. We worked hard, had fun and celebrated our alignment. We were grappling with using “care” in our values, realizing that lots of companies say they care. How could we say it differently?

Our idea: Form an acronym: CARE. It’s easy to remember, puts “care” front and center and spells out our values: Collaborative Authentic Responsible Energetic

We focus on our values and have a weekly inspirational e-mail […]

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What’s New

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duck_enewsYou have until Oct. 1 to get your Great Rotary Duck Race tickets. It’s the 25th anniversary. Why not buy 25 tickets to celebrate 25 years? Your donation will go to help local organizations that work to prevent child abuse. Plan to be at Alton Baker Park at noon Saturday, Oct. 13, to see the race, and see if one of your ducks wins!

Do you know a business professional who is […]

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Welcome new clients

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We love new clients and returning clients.

We just signed a contract to provide production services for the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, which is headquartered in Portland. It focuses on giving objective, scientific information about the forest products sector. Our first job is copy for a website; we’ll let you know when it launches.

K & K Sound Systems makes electronic pickups for acoustic guitars, upright basses and other acoustic string instruments. Its products are made by musicians, for musicians. And the […]

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We want you to “Like” us!

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Our hopes for a second straight dodgeball championship were tragically crushed. One of our employees built a wood-fired pizza oven in his backyard. There was even talk of “CAWOOD: The Musical.”

Of course, you already know all this if you “Like” us on Facebook. It’s where we report on the fun stuff that happens around the office. It’s where you get to know another side of the people who work here. You can see our art director’s series of photos […]

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What's New?

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Willamette Valley Cancer Institute’s Believe Bonanza at Relay For Life of Eugene/Springfield was a grand success – almost unbelievable! Read this blog post to learn about the booth activities, volunteer support, laps around the track and who won great prizes. Check WVCI’s Facebook page for more photos of the event, too.

Interested in knowing more about “The Morning After: How Long Will the Oregon Economy Nurse This Recession Hangover?” Check out Tom Potiowsky – Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Economics at […]

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New staff members

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This summer we’ve welcomed two new staff people – most recently, Jen Hagerman, as our administrative assistant. She won us over with her letter: “I love juggling many diverse tasks and know what it takes to offer exceptional service to clients and internal team members. I’m a ‘get-it-done’ type of person with a meticulous eye.”
And writer/editor Bob Passaro comes to us from The Register-Guard where he was a copy editor. He’s also an avid bicyclist.
 

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