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County adds to youth wage-grant program


October 20, 2021

Linn County’s annual First-Time Youth Wage Grant program added five more participants in September, the Board of Commissioners learned Tuesday morning, Oct. 12. 

There are now 29 companies and 62 young people participating in the program, which is funded by economic development money generated by the Oregon Lottery.

Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Sherrie Sprenger participated in the meeting from the boardroom, while Commissioner Will Tucker, recovering from COVID-19 at home, participated by telephone.

New program participants are the O.K. Country Feed & Supply, Sweet Home Dairy Queen, T...

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