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COVID-19 Resources

Here are a series of graphics, links to videos and other content generated by OVOF and other organizations and agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Feel free to download and utilize this content for your organization’s own needs.

TOOL-KIT FOR BUSINESSES

Need help in getting your business reopened and/or operating efficiently? Here is a tool-kit put together by the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce. Spanish versionEnglish version.

GRAPHICS

On what’s allowed in the state’s four-phase reopening plan. Spanish versionEnglish version

On new symptoms of the novel coronavirus added by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Spanish versionEnglish version.

On COVID-19 testing capabilities in Chelan and Douglas counties. Spanish versionEnglish version.

VIDEOS

OVOF’s Teresa Bendito in Spanish on a community survey being conducted by Our Valley Our Future on the impacts the coronavirus is having on residents’ lives.

Wenatchee Valley College faculty member Karina Vega-Villa on the federal CARES Act funds available to some WVC students

Wenatchee attorney Paula Arno Martinez in Spanish with guidance for those impacted or potentially impacted by President Trump’s order barring some immigration

Armando Bendito-Zepeda, tax associate at CliftonLarsonAllen in Wenatchee, in Spanish on the new tax deadlines, stimulus checks, direct deposit information, and SBA loans

Wenatchee School Board member Maria Iniguez in Spanish on how parents can support their child’s learning from home

Reports

Our Valley Our Future / Nuestro Valle Nuestro Futuro has released several reports on community surveys and other work it has conducted since 2015. These products have played a major role in shaping the Our Valley’s Action Plan, released in November 2016, as well as work on individual projects since then.


Our Valley Workforce Report


Regional Housing Survey Results


Survey Report Fall 2015


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Summary of Regional Housing Reports


Survey Report Summer 2016


Community Stakeholder Report 2015

Press Row

Here are recent press releases from Our Valley:

STATE SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET INCLUDES $140,000 FOR OUR VALLEY OUR FUTURE

EMPLOYERS STRUGGLING TO FIND APPLICANTS PRESS RELEASE

OUR VALLEY FORUM TO ENGAGE RESIDENTS ON REGIONAL HOUSING SOLUTIONS

FORMATION OF REGIONAL TRAILS ORGANIZATION A ‘GAME-CHANGER,’ OFFICIALS SAY

CITIES OF WENATCHEE AND EAST WENATCHEE TO MAKE HISTORY

OUR VALLEY ANNOUNCES FIRST GRANT RECIPIENTS

OUR VALLEY PLAN IN LINE TO BE COMMUNITY’S ‘GOLDEN TICKET’ OFFICIALS SAY

OUR VALLEY RECEIVES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT TO FUND LOCAL PROJECTS

OUR VALLEY TO RELEASE COMMUNITY-SHAPED PLAN TO IMPROVE REGION

OUR VALLEY ANNOUNCES NEW NAME, NOV. 21   

RESIDENTS PRIORITIZE OUR VALLEY PROJECTS, AUG. 15, 2016

OUR VALLEY THINK TANK TO VET MAJOR PROJECTS, AUG. 5, 2016

OUR VALLEY LAUNCHES NEW SURVEYS TO PRIORITIZE PROJECTS, JUNE 29, 2016

OUR VALLEY TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY ACTION PROJECTS, JUNE 24, 2016

OUR VALLEY CONVENING LEAD PARTNERS, JUNE 6, 2016

OUR VALLEY COMES UP SHORT IN NATIONAL CONTEST, APRIL 27, 2016

OUR VALLEY HEADS TO NORTH CAROLINA FOR COMPETITION, APRIL 21, 2016   

OUR VALLEY RELEASES STRATEGIES AND ACTION ITEMS, FEB. 29, 2016   

OUR VALLEY TO CRAFT STRATEGIC ACTIONS, FEB. 4, 2016  

OUR VALLEY SURVEY FINDS RESIDENTS CALLING FOR COLLABORATION, OCT. 29, 2015   

OUR VALLEY COMMUNITY SUMMIT TO BEGIN DEVELOPING PROJECTS, OCT. 19, 2015

Resources

Here is a look at some innovative and collaborative efforts taking place in communities outside North Central Washington. These stories are meant to inform and inspire.

HOW THE GRASSROOTS SAVED UTAH, POLITICO MAGAZINE, JANUARY 2017

OUTDOOR STARTUPS AND THE ROLE OF FRIENDLINESS, STARTUPBEND.COM, NOVEMBER 2016

TECH FIRMS’ ENGINEERING CENTERS, SEATTLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 2016

NURTURING A CREATIVE ECOSYSTEM IN BEND, ORE., STARTUPBEND.COM, SEPTEMBER 2016

REPUBLICAN MAYOR’S IDEA TO HELP THE HOMELESS, WASHINGTON POST, AUGUST 2016

COEUR D’ALENE 2030: A BRIGHT FUTURE VIDEO, JUNE 2016

COWORKING SPACES THAT RAISE THE BAR, SEATTLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE, FEBRUARY 2016

STEWARDING THE FUTURE OF OUR COMMUNITIES: HILLSBORO, ORE., STEVEN AMES, 2012