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Oregon Jamboree veterans recount 25-plus-year history at SHEDG annual meeting


March 21, 2017

They told tales of roller-coaster years in the local forest industry, massive job losses and a determined core of local business people who founded a successful country music festival.

Founders of the Sweet Home Economic Development Group reviewed the organization’s history at its annual meeting Wednesday, March 15, at Sunshine Industries, marking the 25th anniversary of the Oregon Jamboree.

Following the veterans’ retrospective and a prime rib dinner provided by The Point Restaurant, SHEDG members re-elected Ron Moore and Wendi Melcher to terms on its Board of Directors during the or...

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