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Oregon Jamboree festival profits up 90 percent over last year


September 18, 2019

2019 OREGON JAMBOREE fans enjoy a performance by Hank Williams Jr.

While it is clear that the Oregon Jamboree country music festival made money this year, organizers aren't ready to divulge exact amounts.

Board members for the Sweet Home Economic Development Group, which has staged the festival for the past 28 years, learned that proceeds are higher than last year's during a report by Finance Committee Chair Heather Search.

Although she said it was premature to cite exact figures, profits this year are 90 percent over last year.

"I'm really excited about that," Search said. The festival's bank accounts are 120 percent over last year, she added.

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