Local Teens Tackle Workplace Issues

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of teens got a chance to tackle some real life issues Friday that aren’t necessarily covered in the classroom. Members of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce led a workshop at Lane Community College about problem-solving in the workplace. Two hundred and fifty high school juniors from Springfield and Pleasant Hill … Continue reading »

Middle School Career Fair In Springfield

EUGENE, Ore. — Eighth graders in Springfield got some career advice Tuesday from local professionals. The Springfield Chamber of Commerce and school district hosted a middle school career fair at the Willamalane Sports Complex. About 800 eighth graders got to sit through mock interviews, make resumes, and talk with different businesses. The Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading »

Springfield Chamber Business Expo

EUGENE, Ore. — The Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual Business Expo Saturday. The event started this morning at the Valley River Center Mall. Over 80 businesses were set up throughout the mall, giving out free samples and other giveaways to the public. Coordinators say businesses throughout the years have enjoyed being a … Continue reading »

Candlewood Suites Breaks Ground

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Organizers have broken ground on a new hotel that they hope will give the Glenwood area a much-needed boost. Some wondered how a hotel would fare in this part of town, but the owners of the soon-to-be-built Candlewood Suites say they saw an opportunity that they just couldn’t pass up. “It took … Continue reading »

Springfield Raises Money For Education

EUGENE, Ore. — For the 16th consecutive year, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce worked to raise money for its students. On Thursday night, it held its Annual Tailgate Auction at the Hilton in downtown Eugene. The event started at 5 p.m. and went till 9 p.m. and included both a silent and live auction. From … Continue reading »