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Moving Florence forward

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 14th, 2017

photos by chantelle meyer/siuslaw news Florence Mayor Joe Henry (left) greets Oregon Governor Kate Brown (center) during a visit to Florence Tuesday to meet with area representatives and community partners (below) and discuss economic vitality in Florence and the state.

Against the backdrop of the Siuslaw River Bridge, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown received a warm though rainy welcome from western Lane County representatives during her visit to Florence yesterday.

More than 35 people joined Brown to hear about the areas economic vitality and recent efforts to increase development, create partnerships with regional organizations, improve infrastructure and more.

Im certainly committed to moving Oregon forward, Brown said. Weve made incredible progress over the past couple years, and I want to make sure we continue that forward march. Oregon is a place where everyone can thrive.

For the complete article see the 03-15-2017 issue.

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Keywords: Kate brown, oregon governor, economic development, city of florence, FURA, RAIN

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