UPCOMING EVENTS

“Destination Creation” Business Course

Make your business a “destination” with this online course designed by The Shallert Group and led by NEOEDD executive director Lisa Dawson. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 15 to Oct. 8, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

NEOEDD Board Meeting

NEOEDD board meetings are open to the public. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, today’s meeting at 1:30 pm will be via videoconference or telephone. Video link: https://bluejeans.com/655022675/0151 To attend by phone, dial 408-419-1715 Meeting ID: 655 022 675, Participant Passcode: 0151

“Journey to Equity” Online to Nonprofits

“Journey to Equity” is a two-part workshop for rural nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers who need to take steps to demonstrate their organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and be able to communicate progress to funders and community members. Activities will focus on approaching equity in ways that are relevant to their mission…

Business Foundations online in April

NEOEDD offers Business Foundations, its popular free, six-week workshop series to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners build the basis for a successful business. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the class will take place via videoconference. Register by Friday, Apr. 17 to reserve your place.

C O V I D-19 Business Resource Webinar

NEOEDD is hosting a COVID-19 Business Resource Webinar targeted to businesses in northeast Oregon on Thursday, April 9, at noon. Presenters will include Senator Merkley (joining at 12:30) and representatives from Blue Mountain Community College’s Small Business Development Center, SBA, the City of La Grande, and Business Oregon. Register here–free of charge!

NEOEDD Board Meeting Mar. 26

NEOEDD board meetings are open to the public. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, today’s meeting at 1:30 pm will be via teleconference or telephone. Call in to 1.888.748.9073, Meeting ID: 655 022 675; or videoconference https://bluejeans.com/655022675?src=calendarLink

Resource Wednesdays at IGNITE

Mar. 26, 11 a.m. Ignite, 104 Depot St. in La Grande On every 4th Wednesday of the month, entrepreneurs and business owners have the opportunity to come meet with mentors and other experts to get your questions answered. Light refreshments will be provided

Resource Wednesdays at IGNITE

Feb. 26, 11 a.m. Ignite, 104 Depot St. in La Grande On every 4th Wednesday of the month, entrepreneurs and business owners have the opportunity to come meet with mentors and other experts to get your questions answered. Light refreshments will be provided

Resource Wednesdays at IGNITE

Jan. 29, 11 a.m. Ignite, 104 Depot St. in La Grande On every 4th Wednesday of the month, entrepreneurs and business owners have the opportunity to come meet with mentors and other experts to get your questions answered. Light refreshments will be provided

Celebrate Rural Innovation, Creativity and Small Business

Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. 104 Depot St. in La Grande This 90 minute presentation explores the history of rural innovation, how it differs from innovation in big cites, and the resources and teamwork needed to build healthy, creative small-town communities around economic growth.