RAIN to strengthen businesses in 2020

RAIN is plugged into 18 rural communities and five city regional areas including Albany, Florence, Lincoln City, Linn and Benton counties, and Oakridge and Lowell.
Last month, the City hosted a luncheon for over 20 Creswell business leaders and entrepreneurs. Those leaders expressed interest in the program, City Manager Michelle Amberg said, especially considering the lack of any consistent economic development investment in our local business.
Amberg signed a memorandum of understanding with RAIN, in which the City will pay $5,000 per year for assistance for the next five years.
“We don’t have an economic developer in the . . .