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Musician's Friend Web site picked No. 1
Musician's Friend's Web site was named the top site among musical instrument retailers in this month's issue of The Music & Sound Retailer.
The Rogue Valley company was purchased earlier this year by Guitar Center, the nation's leading retailer of instruments. Musician's Friend is the nation's largest catalog and Internet retailer of musical instruments.
The magazine gave the site ( ) 47 out of a possible 50 points. It praised the effects glossary where visitors can hear audio recordings of what certain effects sound like on the same guitar chord.
Applications available for leadership program
Applications are being accepted for the leadership program offered this fall and next spring by the Chamber of Medford/Jackson County.
The program, in its 16th year, includes a series of eight monthly programs covering topics like communication, the social environment of Medford and Jackson County, business and industry, education and local government. It is intended to help emerging community leaders understand the community and their potential to influence it.
The program meets one Tuesday a month from September to May.
Cost is $435 for Chamber members and $495 for non-members. Call Carolyn Hill at 779-4847, ext. 318, for more information.