Supper Club: Preview of the 2018 Bend Venture Conference

The Bend Venture Conference gets underway on Thursday, with tens of thousands and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake for new start-up companies in Bend and the rest of the Pacific Northwest. For this week’s Supper Club, Lisa Carton sat down with Brian Vierra, EDCO’s Venture Catalyst, angel investor Julie Harrelson of Cascade Angels and previous winner James Nicol of SnoPlanks, to talk about what it takes to secure funding in this competitive climate.

A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsor, Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region with a new edition of Supper Club every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Culver Voters Weigh in on Pot Ban

Culver is one of two local cities that currently bans legal marijuana businesses from operating. However, Culver residents will get the chance to either keep or lift the ban this November.
Central Oregon Daily’s Lisa Carton spoke with officials and residents to see how they felt about the ban.

Remembering John McCain

Arizona Senator and Former Presidential Candidate Lying in State in D.C.

All day people have been filing past the casket of Arizona Senator John McCain who is lying in state in the U.S. capitol rotunda.

On Friday morning McCain’s family, friends, congressional and military leaders celebrated his legacy. It was solemn and silent under the capitol dome as the public said their final goodbyes and outside hundreds lined up for their chance to pay their respects.

On Saturday morning the senator will be driven to the Vietnam Memorial for a short ceremony before his memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral.

Senator McCain is the 31st person to lie in state in the capitol rotunda, it’s an honor reserved for government officials and military officers.

Supper Club: Filmmaking in Central Oregon

Local filmmakers are on a mission to make Central Oregon a bigger destination for the movie industry. For this week’s Supper Club, Lisa Carton sat down with BendFilm Executive Director Todd Looby and the owners of Wahoo Films and Pop Motion Pictures, two local film and production companies to talk about Central Oregon’s future as a film town.

A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsor Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Robberson Lincoln Hole in One Challenge

Lisa Carton sat down with Tetherow’s Head Golf Professional, Jake Edwards, and Robberson Ford’s General Sales Manager, Steve Sheppard, to talk about the Hole in One Challenge, happening on September 9th from 2-5 p.m. at Tetherow Golf Resort. Seventy-five entries will be drawn September 6th to compete in the Hole in One Challenge.

With one chance each, the first contestant to make a hole in one, 180-yard shot, will win a 2018 Lincoln SUV.

Enter for a chance to participate at http://zolomedia.com/contests/hole-in-one-challenge/.

Supper Club: Securing Funding Through the Bend Venture Conference

Wednesday is the deadline for companies to apply to vie for a chance at funding at the Bend Venture Conference this fall. For this week’s Supper Club, Lisa Carton sat down with a member of EDCO, Brian Vierra, angel investor, Julie Harrelson of Cascade Angels and previous winner of the BVC, James Nicol of SnoPlanks, to talk about what it takes to secure funding in this competitive climate.

A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsor Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.