Paying It Forward…Again

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Like so many good things in life, this one started with a profound act of kindness. A remarkable gift was given to the City of Oakridge in the summer of 2011. A Texas couple on the the Secret Millionaire TV show gave hundreds of thousands of dollars. The school district, the town’s … Continue reading »

Citizens Reflect on Secret Millionaire

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The city of Oakridge took center stage in Sunday night’s season finale of the ABC show “Secret Millionaire.” Multi-millionaires George and Kym Rapier wrote checks totaling more than a million dollars to different groups around town–the biggest donation in show’s history. Folks have been talking about this for the last two years, … Continue reading »

Secret Millionaire Donates to Oakridge

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The ABC show Secret Millionaire is helping the small community of Oakridge rebound from some tough economic times. In a small town like Oakridge, it’s hard for anything to stay a secret. But in October of 2011, a film crew from the show disguised themselves as a documentary film crew and were … Continue reading »