Improper Goods named 2018 Product of the Year
Portland-based artisan brand Improper Goods was awarded the top overall honor of being named 2018 Product of the Year for The Bitter Housewife Cardamom Bitters at the 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. The bitters also won Gold in the category of Cold Beverage - Drink and Cocktail Mix.
The Summer Fancy Food Show, produced for the trade association Special Food Association, is North America's largest speciality food and beverage event and features more than 180,000 products including confections, cocktail mix, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and other foods from 50 countries and regions.
The business is owned by the wife and husband team of Genevieve and Dan Brazelton of Portland. Learn where to buy the products and more online at impropergoods.com.
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Job Readiness Workshops start tomorrow
A representative from the Goodwill Training and Development Center will present a series of free workshops at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 4th St. starting July 13 at 11 a.m. to noon. Participants will be trained on employment tools to offer maximum opportunity to reach their full potential in finding a job. Those wishing to attend are asked to register by calling 503-675-2540. The July 13 session will cover Job Search Strategy; July 20 will cover Resume and Cover Letter writing and the July 27 session will cover the Basics of Interviewing.
The sessions are free and run from 11 a.m. to noon each week.
OSCPA awards $101,925 in scholarships
The Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) Educational Foundation, in affiliation with the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants, recently announced its scholarship awards for the 2018-19 academic year. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $3,000, for a total of $101,925, were awarded to 48 students based on their academic performance and their intent to pursue a CPA career and work in the state of Oregon.
Founded in 1985, the OSCPA Educational Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in financial assistance to over 1,200 deserving students.
Scholarship recipients were honored at the 2018 Circle of Excellence, held May 10 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Portland. The event allowed scholarship recipients to meet current CPAs, endowment donors, and firm representatives during a celebration of the future of the accounting profession.
Local students receiving scholarships include Zachary S. Bluebond and Jerry Song of Lake Oswego and Brett R. Hazel of West Linn.
The complete list of the 2018-19 scholarship recipients can be found online at https://tinyurl.com/oscpa-scholarships-2018-19
— The Review, Tidings