Oregon Business News

Oregon Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Oregon, U.S.A. (Ore., OR), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Singing Dog Vanilla Hires New Marketing Professional from The University of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore., June 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is proud to welcome Andrew Gillen to the team as our new marketing specialist. Andrew will be responsible for engaging with our fans via social media, communicating with the blogging / influencer community, and connecting with food industry groups.

Agri-Investment Services Hires Willamette Valley Representative

SALEM, Ore., May 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agri-Investment Services recently employed Kendall Vasek-Jones as their Willamette Valley Representative in Oregon. Ms. Vasek-Jones has degrees in Viticulture-Enology and Wine Business Management from Washington State University and was previously employed by Chateau Ste. Michelle in Washington.

Agri-Investment Services Hires Central Oregon Representative

SALEM, Ore., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agri-Investment Services recently employed George Riggins as their Central Oregon Representative. Mr. Riggins has a degree in Business Marketing from Carolina University and was previously employed as a market analyst for Fiat Chrysler and as a marketing executive for the Zane Firm.

Zootility Reimagines Beer Pong – A New Competitive Wall Game

PORTLAND, Maine, May 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven U.S. manufacturing company, proudly announces the next great innovation in recreational games – a wall-hung beer pong game. Free Pong is quick to pick up and play and easily converts into minimal home décor when not being played.

Portland, Oregon-based Western Machine Works Expands its Hydro Power Capabilities with the Hiring of Industry Pro, Rob Adams

PORTLAND, Ore., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Western Machine Works, an engineering-focused equipment service and maintenance provider based in Portland, Oregon is pleased to announce the hiring of Rob Adams as a dedicated Hydro specialist, sales engineer to provide in-depth knowledge and expertise to its hydro clients.

Book Release: How to Learn to Laugh at Humanity’s Self-Destruction

PORTLAND, Ore., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Azaria Press has released “WE’RE DOOMED! A Humorous Exploration of Humanity’s War Against Life.” Award-winning humor writer Scott Erickson turns his attention to the most humorous issue of our time: Humanity’s impending self-destruction!

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for the home user

EUGENE, Ore., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract to the retail market for use in making ice cream and boosting the vanilla flavor in baked goods. Until this launch, Singing Dog Vanilla’s double strength vanilla extract was only available in commercial volumes for ice cream manufacturers and large food manufacturers.

Tumelo Skin Care Introduces So Sensitive! Body Lotion

REDMOND, Ore., Feb. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lampella International, LLC, a skin care company, is launching its So Sensitive! Body Lotion, the first in a range of premium specialty body care products. Tumelo’s vegan products are free of parabens, petroleum, GMOs, soy, and gluten.

BE BOLD, GET COLD! 2021 POLAR PLUNGE Benefiting Special Olympics Oregon Goes Virtual

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved winter tradition of Plunging into the frigid Columbia waters and even some icy cold pools every February to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon. Donning their wildest costumes and swimming attire, more than 1,500 brave (some might say crazy) supporters across Oregon would have been preparing to take the Polar Plunge next month.

Fairway America, LLC selects Pereview as its new asset management platform

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commercial real estate and private equity investment firm Fairway America has chosen Pereview Software to support its growing portfolio. Pereview is the only all-in-one asset management platform that manages all of a client’s data across the entire asset lifecycle from acquisition to disposition.

Vanilla Prices Coming Back Down to Earth After Years of Record Highs

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting in 2016, global vanilla prices skyrocketed when below average harvests in Madagascar and Indonesia coincided with increased consumer demand for natural flavors and “clean” labels, notes Singing Dog Vanilla.

Lincoln County School District in Oregon Selects Synergy Education Platform

NEWPORT, Ore., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln County School District (LCSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district’s cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education.

Dementia Map Reinvents Access to Dementia Resources

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JADCOM Media LLC announced today that Lori La Bey of Alzheimers Speaks and Dave Wiederrich of Memory Cafe Directory have created Dementia Map at DementiaMap.com – the first Global Resource Directory and event calendar for families and professionals.

Increased Sales of Niche Vanilla Product Leads to Company’s Happy Discovery of a Healthy Trend

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Covid-19 lockdowns expanded this year, Singing Dog Vanilla saw grocery sales of its Pure Vanilla Extracts rise along with the public’s enthusiasm for home baking. But they were surprised that demand also increased for their Alcohol Free Pure Vanilla Flavor, a product usually consumed by people avoiding alcohol in their diet.

Kuni Foundation Awards $100,000 Housing Access Grant to Community Vision

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Vision, a leader in advancing self-advocacy and person-focused housing for people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a $100,000 grant from the Kuni Foundation to enhance housing access efforts.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix in Compostable Packaging

EUGENE, Ore., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mix with compostable packaging after movement of their Organic Vanilla Frosting Mix surged by 209% this year. Sales growth is most likely encouraged by an increase in home baking while people shelter in place.

Helping Powell’s Books and Small Retail Businesses Stay Operational During Pandemic

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matter Supply Co. responds with a technology solution after Powell’s Books layoffs. The company announced today that it will also donate significant efforts to create 20 eCommerce websites for small Portland-area retailers most threatened by closure during the outbreak.

Inked Gaming Donates 15,000 Masks to Hospitals, First Responders

CORVALLIS, Ore., April 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When healthcare workers around Oregon started asking for hand-sewn mask donations, Oregon-based gaming supplies company, Inked Gaming, answered the call. It quickly set its sewing team into action to create more than 15,000 face masks that will be donated to hospitals and first responders suffering from the state’s personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage.

Cascade Systems Technology Hires a New Chief Executive Officer

HILLSBORO, Ore., Feb. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cascade Systems Technology (“CST” or the “Company”) is proud to announce the hiring of Mr. Shantanu R. Gupta as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Company.

Edupoint Announces 4th Annual ‘Partner for Life’ Award Co-Recipients: Oregon’s High Desert Education Service District and Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Rachel Wente-Chaney, CIO for High Desert Education Service District (HDESD) in Redmond, Oregon, and Steven Langford, CIO for Beaverton School District (BSD) in Beaverton, Oregon, have been selected as co-recipients of the company’s 2019 Partner For Life Award.

Paragon Gives Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool’s Family Christmas Carnival

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, announces their annual holiday event, “A Night to Remember,” for the children and families of Eugene Pearl Buck Preschool and Family Supports Program. “A Night to Remember” is a fun and festive holiday event with this year’s theme being a Christmas Carnival, which will bring a touch of holiday cheer, through carnival games, a bounce house, a photo booth with Santa and Mrs. Claus and much more.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Join Cascade Systems Technology at Upcoming Expositions and Trade Shows

HILLSBORO, Ore., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 2, 2019, Cascade Systems Technology will be at the NW Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo (NEDME). NEDME is the premier trade show and networking event for members of the high-tech industry in the Pacific Northwest.

First Ever Rose City Truck Pull to be Held on September 12

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger and the Portland Relocation Council announced today that the first-ever Rose City Truck Pull, presented by Chipman Relocation & Logistics, will take place on Thursday, September 12 from 1 -5 p.m.. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time.

Art and Antiques Lovers Find Bonanza at Event in Pendleton

PENDLETON, Ore., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bonanza Art Antiques & Gourmet Expo is coming to the Pendleton Convention Center on June 7 and 8, 2019. This inaugural event will feature an eclectic mix of artists, antique and vintage dealers, small gourmet food producers, and offer tastes from several Oregon wineries, breweries and other craft beverage houses.

‘Finding Mold in a New Home’ – New Infographic Demonstrates How to Check for Mold Before It’s Too Late

PORTLAND, Ore., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences (MIS), one of the state’s largest mold inspection and testing companies, has announced the publication of an infographic now available to view and download from the Mold Inspection Sciences website.

Mohima Sanyal Named 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Mohima Sanyal has been named its 2019 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care/

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool Holiday Event

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck announces holiday event, “A Night to Remember,” scheduled Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in Eugene, Ore. The event delivers a magical night of holiday sights and sounds for the families of Pearl Buck Preschool.

Alejandro Arboleda Named 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Alejandro Arboleda has been named its 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

The City of Portland is anxious to bring additional cellular coverage to their citizens – RFP awarded to XG Communities

PORTLAND, Ore., April 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities, a premier provider of wireless marketing plans and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, has been awarded an exclusive wireless marketing agreement with the City of Portland.

Paragon BioTeck Calls Emerging Leaders to Apply for 2018 Ophthalmology Scholarship

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the call for the next Koch Kellan Scholar. The annual Koch Kellan Scholarship honors one outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching, or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs.

Xinxin Zhang Named 2017 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and device company, announced today that Xinxin Zhang has been named its 2017 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Ruling Affirms Patent Claim for Paragon BioTeck’s R-Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Formulation

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc. announces a monumental ruling handed down by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) affirming claims made by Paragon in the patent for its R-phenylephrine hydrochloride formulation. Paragon is a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Call for 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

Hasenin Al-khersan Named 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., announced today that Hasenin Al-khersan has been named its 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Hospital Founder Dr. Edward Reed Wagner (1862 to 1943) Honored in China

CANBY, Ore., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Craig Wagner Shinn announces that his great grandfather Dr. Edward Reed Wagner, a missionary doctor in the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (Global Ministries) in the late 19th century, was honored for founding Huamei Hospital in Linqing, Shandong, China at a special ceremony celebrating the hospital’s 130th year on November 1st.

Paragon BioTeck Receives CE Mark Approval on Comfortear Lacrisolve Absorbable Punctum Plug

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for the recently FDA cleared Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug. CE mark approval is recognized and associated with safety and performance in multiple countries.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Corporate Citizenship Initiative, ‘Paragon Gives’

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.

Paragon BioTeck to Exhibit at American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago, Ill., on October 18 – 21.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for Comfortear Lacrisolve Absorbable Punctum Plug

PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.