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Local entrepreneur to speak on panel for documentary film


February 14, 2017

JANELLE JACKOLA, here in a new branch of the Sugar Vibes Donut Co. that she and her mother are getting ready to open in Sweet Home, is one of six women scheduled to participate on a panel about female entrepreneurs as part of the screening of “Dream, Girl.” Below is a still from the documentary, which will be shown Feb. 15 in Corvallis.

Jeanne Callahan likes to quote former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare John W. Gardner: “Every problem is a brilliantly disguised business opportunity.”

She says that people who are interested in starting a business should always notice the problems and needs around them, and see the opportunities.

“Look for ways to make the world a better place, based on what you notice,” she adds.

Callahan, a Lebanon resident, teaches entrepreneurship at the College of Business at Oregon State University, and co-owns Chris Kopp Metalworks, and Atomic Speed and Supply with her hu...

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