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ONWARD EUGENE WINS MAJOR GRANT TO IMPROVE MCKENZIE VALLEY INTERNET ACCESS

Communities hit hard by the Holiday Farm Fire will be getting a boost, thanks to a $300,000 OVERCOME grant from US Ignite, the National Science Foundation, and Schmidt Futures. The purpose of the OVERCOME grant is to support underserved communities in the deployment of novel broadband technology solutions.

EUGENE WELCOMES SOUTHWEST AIRLINES

Eugene area passengers will soon have one more great reason to Fly Local, with the addition of Southwest Airlines and several new nonstop flight options. Southwest Airlines has announced that they will begin service at the Eugene Airport in the second half of 2021.

INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SECURES $500,000 INVESTMENT IN EUGENE, OREGON

Entrepreneurs and startup companies in Eugene, Oregon will be getting a big boost, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the U.S Department of Commerce. The University of Oregon, the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, and newly formed non-profit Onward Eugene have partnered to aid in the local economic recovery.