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RVM: What inspired you to run for this position? CC: I have long been interested in municipal governance. I have spent much of the summers of my youth here and decided to move here in 1986. The area has been good to me. Much of my personal successes were a

RVM: What inspired you to run for this position?  JK: I have a desire to give back to my community and believe everyone should add value, whether in the private or public sector, to each others’ lives. RVM: What unique skill are you bringing to this position?  JK: I am

RVM: What inspired you to run for this position? DD: In 2012, Josephine County hit a fiscal cliff.  I was working for the Grants Pass Police Department at the time and the impact on law enforcement’s ability to do our jobs was significant.  It was at that time I had

RVM: What inspired you to run for this position? JK: As a resident of Josephine County, I am disappointed in the services we are currently receiving and the constant request for additional funds, I feel I can resolve those issues. I have a passion for service and a unique law

For the four years leading up to the pandemic and general shutdown of public events, the Messenger hosted an annual, in-person Giving Tuesday meet-and-greet. . the largest of its kind of southern Oregon! It was an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with representatives from nonprofit agencies—the very people who are working to

Shelter Friends is an all volunteer group dedicated to partnering with the Josephine County Animal Shelter to help provide for the welfare, rehabilitation and rehoming of the displaced animals in our county. With community support we are able to provide for the medical needs of adoptable animals and facilitate a

Support R.O.O.T.S. Rogue Opt Outside Together School this November through the Give Guide – and stop by Weekend Brewery to buy a raffle ticket and support the organization.  R.O.O.T.S. Outdoor School, PMB #555 560 NE F St.,Ste. A Grants Pass, OR 97526 Checks made payable to The Do Good Foundation with

Transformational Storytelling: The Hearth trusts in the power of personal stories to heal, connect, enrich, and mobilize communities for good. We believe that in an increasingly fast-paced and fractured world, sharing stories can be a radical and deeply human practice for strengthening common values, combating loneliness, cultivating compassion, and uncovering

Ashland New Plays Festival is a cool local nonprofit that supports playwrights in the development of new works through workshops, readings and more. Their flagship Fall Festival features four winning playwrights whose plays are selected from 500 submissions through a reading process with a community of 60 ANPF volunteer readers who

Ashland Folk Festival supports up-in-coming artists from across the country. Through music they foster human connection and community building while focusing on providing a living wage for Artists performing their original music. $50 helps feed traveling artists $100 sponsors a local opening band $400 sponsors a Winter Concert Head over to The