Community Inspired by Kindness- Inroads Credit Union Awards

HELENS, Ore., December 14, 2021:To recognize local folks whose kindness is inspiring, InRoads Credit Union asked its members and those throughout the community to nominate inspirational individuals. Many community members were nominated for their kindness to others and impact in the community. Three inspired winners won aspecial all-local prize basket packed with goodies from local … Read more

December 2021 Columbia County Events

We have dug through the internet to find as many local holiday events in Columbia County for December as possible so that it’s easy for you to shop, eat, donate, and play local this month! Check out the images below to see what’s happening in Columbia County for the holidays! Don’t forget we are also … Read more

Keep it Local for the Holidays 2021 Packages Kick Off!

Soon, fall leaves will dissolve and the holidays will be upon us. Get ahead of and thrive in the holiday season by purchasing one of our Keep it Local for the Holidays packages to enhance your holiday marketing and sales! Plus, this is a fun and familiar 6-week campaign with new benefits that many locals … Read more

Results from Holiday Campaign Promoting Shop Local 2020

Columbia County, Oregon- CCET (Columbia County Economic Team) and Keep It Local Columbia County (KILCC) spearheaded their 5th Annual six-week “Catch the Holiday Spirit Across Columbia County” marketing campaign that involved 86 businesses working together to promote shop local during the 2020 holiday season. Special thanks to our citizens who shopped local, ordered take out, … Read more

Shop Local this Holiday Season – 5th Annual Catch the Holiday Spirit Campaign

Columbia County, OR – Keep it Local Columbia County & Columbia County Economic Team (CCET) invite you to shop locally with participating businesses in the Catch the Holiday Spirit Across Columbia County campaign. Don’t miss your opportunity to win gift cards during the 4-week campaign. This year more than ever, our small businesses need your … Read more

5th Annual Catch the Holiday Spirit Campaign – Businesses SIGN UP NOW

Columbia County, Oregon – Columbia County Economic Team (CCET), Keep It Local Columbia County and partners are seeking business owners to participate in our 5th Annual “Catch the Holiday Spirit Across Columbia County Marketing Campaign”. Last year over $96,000 was spent in shopping locally across Columbia County with over 70 businesses participating. The campaign starts … Read more

Business Tune-Up Workshop Series

COVID Business TUNE-UP WHAT:The last few months have taught us that business as usual is no longer enough. Join us and your neighbors for an eight-week workshop series to tune-up your small business and emerge from the challenges of COVID a better, stronger business. Even the most reluctant business- owners should give themselves permission to … Read more