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Noted economist will speak at Chamber forum
Noted Northwest economist John Mitchell will be the guest speaker as the Chamber of Medford/Jackson County resumes its series of forums Oct. 4.
Mitchell is a member of the Governor's Council of Economic Advisors and a member of the Northwest Policy Center. He is also a regional economist for U.S. Bank, which is sponsoring the event.
Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at Rogue Valley Country Club. Tickets are $12 in advance, $13 at the door. Call the Chamber's Monica Wirkkala at 779-4847, ext. 320, with questions.
BOC Gases to hold grand opening event
WHITE CITY-- BOC Edwards Gases, which opened its plant here last year, will hold a grand opening event and ribbon-cutting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The plant, which employs about 40 people, is at 470 W. Antelope Road. The plant produces cylinder gas products that are used in the semiconductor industry.
Guided tours of the plant will be offered to the public.