Caring mixed with laughter

OBMOregonRehabilitation-311Tucked into a generic strip of offices off a heavily trafficked road in Salem, the Oregon Rehabilitation Center feels like the kind of place where every penny of the $1 million annual budget counts. But underneath that thrift runs a rich sense of cooperation and cheer. Because at the heart of it, these people like each other.

Foosball, focus and bare feet

OBMIdealistOrg-238The office is a place where a brighter future refers not to stock options but a gentle reshaping of society. That’s because the nonprofit aims to encourage more service, involvement and action from professionals and volunteers around the globe.

A workplace full of hope

OBMKomen-309In an organization with the simple, yet profound mission “to save lives,” it’s not surprising to see raw emotion cracking the surface of cool professionalism during meetings, phone calls and public events.

100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon

Oregon Business magazine has named the first annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon. The rankings were revealed Tuesday night in a sold-out event at the Portland Art Museum, along with the October issue of the magazine, which spotlights the winners and the nonprofit sector.

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Chaves Grows Jobs in Baker By Diversifying

Chaves Consulting, Inc. (CCI) celebrated its’ 25th year in business this year.   For most of the years, CCI built its business and reputation by employing one to two people to develop software for Oregon cities and counties.   Five years ago, founder Richard Chaves decided that he wanted to create jobs for Baker County citizens through diversifying what CCI delivers.

One of the top three business-to-business magazines in the country

OREGON BUSINESS has been named one of the top three business-to-business magazines in the country, under 80,000 circulation, by the American Society of Business Publication Editors, in one of the largest business publication competitions in the U.S.
“Everything a regional publication should be,” the judges said in making the award.