Introduction to Doing Business With Government Agencies

Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

February 5, 2020 – February 5, 2020
CRN:
9.535 S1
Instructor:
Steve Spilker
Location:
RCC Small Business Development Center Room SBDC-2
Fees:
$40.00

Are you interested in doing business with state and federal agencies? Do you need a refresher on state and federal certifications? This training will provide an overview on doing business with state and federal agencies; the registrations required and the state and federal certifications you may qualify for.

Are you interested in doing business with state and federal agencies? Do you need a refresher on state and federal certifications? This training will provide an overview on doing business with state and federal agencies; the registrations required and the state and federal certifications you may qualify for.

214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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QuickBooks Premier For Your Business–Intermediate

Monday, Wednesday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

March 16, 2020 – March 23, 2020
CRN:
9.737 S1
Instructor:
Kristin Ryerson
Location:
RCC SBDC Computer Lab
Fees:
$180

No class 11/11. This class, held over three evenings, is for those using QuickBooks and have specific needs such as payroll, project costing, manufacturing, workman’s comp, tracking inventory, and finding and correcting errors, financial reporting. Prerequisite: Those attending must currently be using a recent version of QuickBooks. (9 hours)

Testimonies: “I found this class to be very valuable as a small business owner in need of balancing and seeing my income/expenses. It was perfect for getting my business & personal finances on track.” Gennifer Maretel. “A very hands on class. Feel like I know a lot more than when I started. Thank you for the time you put into this.” Naomi McCormick. “A great introduction to QuickBooks. It can be overwhelming but Kristin made it fun and as easy as it could be.” Nicole Mendoza

Save $36 and pay only $144 on Intermediate QuickBooks when also enrolling in Beginning QuickBooks. Call the RCC SBDC at 541-956-7494 to enroll

No class 11/11. This class, held over three evenings, is for those using QuickBooks and have specific needs such as payroll, project costing, manufacturing, workman’s comp, tracking inventory, and finding and correcting errors, financial reporting. Prerequisite: Those attending must currently be using a recent version of QuickBooks. (9 hours)
Testimonies: “I found this class to be very valuable . . . as a small business owner in need of balancing and seeing my income/expenses. It was perfect for getting my business & personal finances on track.” Gennifer Maretel. “A very hands on class. Feel like I know a lot more than when I started. Thank you for the time you put into this.” Naomi McCormick. “A great introduction to QuickBooks. It can be overwhelming but Kristin made it fun and as easy as it could be.” Nicole Mendoza
Save $36 and pay only $144 on Intermediate QuickBooks when also enrolling in Beginning QuickBooks. Call the RCC SBDC at 541-956-7494 to enroll
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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Smart Start Your Business

Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

March 17, 2020 – March 17, 2020
CRN:
9.254 S6
Instructor:
David Tally
Location:
RCC SBDC 2nd Floor Training Room
Fees:
$20.00

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.

Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to . . . bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.
Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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Smart Start Your Business

Tuesday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

March 3, 2020 – March 3, 2020
CRN:
9.254 S5
Instructor:
David Tally
Location:
RCC SBDC 2nd Floor Training Room
Fees:
$20.00

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.

Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to . . . bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.
Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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Small Business Management (SBM) a 9 month class

Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

October 1, 2019 – June 2, 2020
CRN:
9.262 S1
Instructor:
Tim Busald
Location:
RCC Small Business Development Center Room SBDC-2
Fees:
$599 for the 9 month program

The SBM program is all about business training that teaches both current and proven “Best Practices” for growing revenue, increasing profitability, developing your team and building an adaptable platform for the long-term success of your business.
The coaches and instructors for the SBM program are proven business leaders and entrepreneurs that have a passion for helping local Southern Oregon businesses succeed. Through our staff advisory team, you will receive personal one-on-one advising and mentoring from industry specific experts. You will be given the knowledge and support to implement and adapt new techniques, methodologies and systems that can lead to continuous improvement and growth for your business.
Our most successful participants have the desire to:
• Improve performance through use of effective financial analysis information
• Expand markets and sales using current online marketing / social media platforms
• Learn innovative lean processes and quality improvement for specific industries
• Develop an employee team and culture that can grow your business and your brand
As part of the annual SBM cohort, you will participate in a monthly class along with other community business owners and leaders. In addition, there will be an ongoing monthly engagement with your own Business Advisor during the 9-month program.
The SBM program includes:
• Interactive classroom learning – 3 hours, once per month evening sessions
• 1-on-1 business advising – typically a 2-3 hour session once per month
• Access to business development tools, techniques, and templates
• Access to expertise – subject matter experts are often invited for specific class sessions
• Accountability – through our counseling, we help you stay on task in applying what you learn in the classroom towards improving your bottom line.
For more information, please call 541-956-7494 or email us your contact information at sbdc@roguecc.edu(link sends e-mail).

Class is held the first Tuesday of each month beginning Oct 1, 2019: 10/1; 11/5; 12/3; 1/7/20; 2/4; 3/3; 4/7; 5/5; 6/2

The SBM program is all about business training that teaches both current and proven “Best Practices” for growing revenue, increasing profitability, developing your team and building an adaptable platform for the long-term success of your business.
The coaches and instructors for the SBM program are proven business leaders and entrepreneurs that have a passion for helping local Southern Oregon . . . businesses succeed. Through our staff advisory team, you will receive personal one-on-one advising and mentoring from industry specific experts. You will be given the knowledge and support to implement and adapt new techniques, methodologies and systems that can lead to continuous improvement and growth for your business.
Our most successful participants have the desire to:
• Improve performance through use of effective financial analysis information
• Expand markets and sales using current online marketing / social media platforms
• Learn innovative lean processes and quality improvement for specific industries
• Develop an employee team and culture that can grow your business and your brand
As part of the annual SBM cohort, you will participate in a monthly class along with other community business owners and leaders. In addition, there will be an ongoing monthly engagement with your own Business Advisor during the 9-month program.
The SBM program includes:
• Interactive classroom learning – 3 hours, once per month evening sessions
• 1-on-1 business advising – typically a 2-3 hour session once per month
• Access to business development tools, techniques, and templates
• Access to expertise – subject matter experts are often invited for specific class sessions
• Accountability – through our counseling, we help you stay on task in applying what you learn in the classroom towards improving your bottom line.
For more information, please call 541-956-7494 or email us your contact information at sbdc@roguecc.edu(link sends e-mail).
Class is held the first Tuesday of each month beginning Oct 1, 2019: 10/1; 11/5; 12/3; 1/7/20; 2/4; 3/3; 4/7; 5/5; 6/2
214 NW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR
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Oregon CCB Contractor Education: Pre-licensing Training

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

March 11, 2020 – March 18, 2020
CRN:
9.133 S3
Instructor:
Steve Siegel, Silver Creek Landscape; Matthew Galli, attorney; and Paul Martin, Retired State of Oregon.
Location:
RCC Table Rock Campus Room
Fees:
$380

Required for Construction Contractors Board licensing. Registration, payment and ID must be completed in advance. All five of these state-approved classes are required to satisfy the educational requirement for Oregon contractor licensing. Includes Oregon construction contractor laws and regulations, choosing your business structure, hiring and managing employees, working with subcontractors, contracts, Oregon Lien law, bidding and estimating, scheduling and project management, Oregon building codes, jobsite safety, environmental factors, building exterior shell, financial management and tax basics. A sample practice test will be given during the last class session to help prepare for the actual test.

Tuition includes class and CCB manual only. The mandated test requires a passing grade of 70 percent and is provided by an approved testing site for an additional fee. Requirements for registration include a copy of any of the following government-issued photo IDs: driver’s license, other DMV identification, alien registration card, military identification, or passport. No other identification will be accepted. Information will be electronically transferred to the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and will again be requested at the time the mandated test is taken.

Testimonies: This in-person course is what the public needs more of. On-line NEVER replaces classroom interaction. Tina Millican. “This course was very helpful and made learning the subject matter so much easier. I would definitely recommend this course.” Ester Marie Furgerson. “This course made it easy to commit to completing my 16 hour required training to obtain my contractor’s license.” Jason Asbill. “This class has given me the confidence to take the test.” Tyler Lopez

NOTE: A spouse or partner who will not be obtaining a contractor’s license may attend with the paying student at no charge to help them study for the test. Registration is required. Contact the RCC Small Business Development Center to learn how: 541-956-7494.

Required for Construction Contractors Board licensing. Registration, payment and ID must be completed in advance. All five of these state-approved classes are required to satisfy the educational requirement for Oregon contractor licensing. Includes Oregon construction contractor laws and regulations, choosing your business structure, hiring and managing employees, working with subcontractors, . . . contracts, Oregon Lien law, bidding and estimating, scheduling and project management, Oregon building codes, jobsite safety, environmental factors, building exterior shell, financial management and tax basics. A sample practice test will be given during the last class session to help prepare for the actual test.
Tuition includes class and CCB manual only. The mandated test requires a passing grade of 70 percent and is provided by an approved testing site for an additional fee. Requirements for registration include a copy of any of the following government-issued photo IDs: driver’s license, other DMV identification, alien registration card, military identification, or passport. No other identification will be accepted. Information will be electronically transferred to the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and will again be requested at the time the mandated test is taken.
Testimonies: This in-person course is what the public needs more of. On-line NEVER replaces classroom interaction. Tina Millican. “This course was very helpful and made learning the subject matter so much easier. I would definitely recommend this course.” Ester Marie Furgerson. “This course made it easy to commit to completing my 16 hour required training to obtain my contractor’s license.” Jason Asbill. “This class has given me the confidence to take the test.” Tyler Lopez
NOTE: A spouse or partner who will not be obtaining a contractor’s license may attend with the paying student at no charge to help them study for the test. Registration is required. Contact the RCC Small Business Development Center to learn how: 541-956-7494.
RCC Table Rock Campus, 7800 Pacific Avenue, Room 184/184A, White City, OR, 97503`
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CANCELLED: Oregon CCB Contractor Education: Pre-licensing Training

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM

April 13, 2020 – April 20, 2020
CRN:
9.133 S1
Instructor:
Steve Siegel, Silver Creek Landscape; Matthew Galli, attorney; and Paul Martin, Retired State of Oregon.
Location:
RCC SBDC-2
Fees:
$380

Required for Construction Contractors Board licensing. Registration, payment and ID must be completed in advance. All five of these state-approved classes are required to satisfy the educational requirement for Oregon contractor licensing. Includes Oregon construction contractor laws and regulations, choosing your business structure, hiring and managing employees, working with subcontractors, contracts, Oregon Lien law, bidding and estimating, scheduling and project management, Oregon building codes, jobsite safety, environmental factors, building exterior shell, financial management and tax basics. A sample practice test will be given during the last class session to help prepare for the actual test.

Tuition includes class and CCB manual only. The mandated test requires a passing grade of 70 percent and is provided by an approved testing site for an additional fee. Requirements for registration include a copy of any of the following government-issued photo IDs: driver’s license, other DMV identification, alien registration card, military identification, or passport. No other identification will be accepted. Information will be electronically transferred to the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and will again be requested at the time the mandated test is taken.

Testimonies: This in-person course is what the public needs more of. On-line NEVER replaces classroom interaction. Tina Millican. “This course was very helpful and made learning the subject matter so much easier. I would definitely recommend this course.” Ester Marie Furgerson. “This course made it easy to commit to completing my 16 hour required training to obtain my contractor’s license.” Jason Asbill. “This class has given me the confidence to take the test.” Tyler Lopez

NOTE: A spouse or partner who will not be obtaining a contractor’s license may attend with the paying student at no charge to help them study for the test. Registration is required. Contact the RCC Small Business Development Center to learn how: 541-956-7494.

Required for Construction Contractors Board licensing. Registration, payment and ID must be completed in advance. All five of these state-approved classes are required to satisfy the educational requirement for Oregon contractor licensing. Includes Oregon construction contractor laws and regulations, choosing your business structure, hiring and managing employees, working with subcontractors, . . . contracts, Oregon Lien law, bidding and estimating, scheduling and project management, Oregon building codes, jobsite safety, environmental factors, building exterior shell, financial management and tax basics. A sample practice test will be given during the last class session to help prepare for the actual test.
Tuition includes class and CCB manual only. The mandated test requires a passing grade of 70 percent and is provided by an approved testing site for an additional fee. Requirements for registration include a copy of any of the following government-issued photo IDs: driver’s license, other DMV identification, alien registration card, military identification, or passport. No other identification will be accepted. Information will be electronically transferred to the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and will again be requested at the time the mandated test is taken.
Testimonies: This in-person course is what the public needs more of. On-line NEVER replaces classroom interaction. Tina Millican. “This course was very helpful and made learning the subject matter so much easier. I would definitely recommend this course.” Ester Marie Furgerson. “This course made it easy to commit to completing my 16 hour required training to obtain my contractor’s license.” Jason Asbill. “This class has given me the confidence to take the test.” Tyler Lopez
NOTE: A spouse or partner who will not be obtaining a contractor’s license may attend with the paying student at no charge to help them study for the test. Registration is required. Contact the RCC Small Business Development Center to learn how: 541-956-7494.
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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Fundamentals of Marketing Your Business

Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

February 20, 2020 – February 20, 2020
CRN:
9.260 S1
Instructor:
Frank Craig
Location:
RCC/SOU Higher Education Center Room HEC-205
Fees:
$60

This class will help you delve more deeply into properly branding and promoting your business. Learn how to understand your local demographics and build an appropriate marketing plan while targeting your existing and perspective customers. Examine your individual business situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas to further your marketing success.

This class will help you delve more deeply into properly branding and promoting your business. Learn how to understand your local demographics and build an appropriate marketing plan while targeting your existing and perspective customers. Examine your individual business situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas to further your marketing success.

101 S Bartlett, Medford, OR, 97501
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QuickBooks Premier For Your Business–Beginning

Monday, Wednesday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

February 19, 2020 – March 9, 2020
CRN:
9.736 S1
Instructor:
Kristin Ryerson
Location:
RCC SBDC Computer Lab
Fees:
$360

This class, held over six sessions, is for those who have knowledge of computers and working within Windows, have some accounting knowledge, and want to learn QuickBooks. Class includes setting up company files, creating a chart of accounts, adding customers, jobs and vendors. Also covers paying for expenses, invoicing, receiving payments, reconciling bank accounts, and running reports. Pre-requisite: Attendees should be comfortable working in a windows environment and have an understanding of basic accounting principles. (18 hours) No class on 2/18

Testimonies: “I found this class to be very valuable as a small business owner in need of balancing and seeing my income/expenses. It was perfect for getting my business & personal finances on track.” Gennifer Maretel. “A very hands on class. Feel like I know a lot more than when I started. Thank you for the time you put into this.” Naomi McCormick. “A great introduction to QuickBooks. It can be overwhelming but Kristin made it fun and as easy as it could be.” Nicole Mendoza

This class, held over six sessions, is for those who have knowledge of computers and working within Windows, have some accounting knowledge, and want to learn QuickBooks. Class includes setting up company files, creating a chart of accounts, adding customers, jobs and vendors. Also covers paying for expenses, invoicing, receiving payments, reconciling bank accounts, and running reports. . . . Pre-requisite: Attendees should be comfortable working in a windows environment and have an understanding of basic accounting principles. (18 hours) No class on 2/18
Testimonies: “I found this class to be very valuable as a small business owner in need of balancing and seeing my income/expenses. It was perfect for getting my business & personal finances on track.” Gennifer Maretel. “A very hands on class. Feel like I know a lot more than when I started. Thank you for the time you put into this.” Naomi McCormick. “A great introduction to QuickBooks. It can be overwhelming but Kristin made it fun and as easy as it could be.” Nicole Mendoza
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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CANCELLED: Smart Start Your Business

Tuesday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

June 2, 2020 – June 2, 2020
CRN:
9.254 S5
Instructor:
David Tally
Location:
RCC SBDC 2nd Floor Training Room
Fees:
$20.00

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.

Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.

You have an idea for a business. What’s the first step? Take the idea that has been forming in your head and see if you can turn it into an actual business. In this three-hour workshop we will take a 360◦ view of your business concept and discuss the steps to a successful start:
• Is there a need for your product or service?
• Can you make money at it?
• Are you and your team the right people to . . . bring this to market?
• Is this business compatible with your personal goals?
• What rules, laws and licensing apply to your business?
We will also discuss funding options for your business, basic marketing strategies and the nuts-and-bolts of actually launching your new venture. After Smart Start, if you decide to go forward with your business idea, you will have free access to an SBDC business advisor to provide assistance as you create your business plan and move toward your goals. We will provide you with worksheets to take home and begin the process. Please let us know if someone will be attending with you as we will register them in our no charge section with a paying attendee.
Testimonies: “I walked away from this class feeling well-informed and armed with resources and tools to get my business started and be successful. I also felt like I have a great place to turn to for questions and support” Traci Lundin. “Dave Tally is as wise as he is knowledgeable. He can answer just about any question or steer you in the proper direction. Not one minute wasted—and I highly recommend this course and this instructor. Naiya Cominos. “What a great course. Dave was very knowledgable and always happy to answer any questions.” Steve Keener.
214 SW 4th Street (corner of 4th and H), Grants Pass, OR, 97526
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