Category Archives: Community

World Mental Health Day Spotlight: Rimrock Trails

World Mental Health Day Spotlight: Rimrock Trails

Sunday, Oct. 10, is World Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

In honor of the occasion, and to highlight resources available locally, BendBroadband is proud to spotlight Rimrock Trails. For more than 30 years, Rimrock Trails has provided mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment services in Prineville, Bend, and Redmond — creating lasting changes for countless individuals and families.

Check out the video below, and visit rimrocktrails.org to learn more.

Check out these great Central Oregon events this fall

BendBroadband is proud to support several outstanding local organizations and events this fall – and we hope you will too! We’re excited to be a part of these upcoming events in September and early October: Latino Fest. The Latino Community Association will hold this celebration of Latino American heritage from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.… Continue Reading

BendBroadband Sponsors High Desert Mural Festival

BendBroadband Sponsors High Desert Mural Festival

BendBroadband was proud to sponsor the High Desert Mural Festival’s Equality & Justice Mini-Mural Festival over the weekend of Aug. 6-8. HDMF is a nonprofit organization working to enhance the public arts culture of Central Oregon. As part of its efforts, the group facilitates murals and works with schools to foster local visual arts education.… Continue Reading

BendBroadband donates $15,000 to Latino Community Association for laptops

Congratulations to the Latino Community Association in Central Oregon as the 2021 recipients of $15,000 in grant money from the TDS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion STEM Community Fund. TDS is the parent company of BendBroadband. Latino Community Association (LCA) LCA will be awarded $15,000 to purchase 25 laptops, which will go directly to families in… Continue Reading

Simple steps to stay safe during extreme heat conditions

Health officials are recommending people prevent heat-related illnesses that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. “People may not realize that heat-related illnesses can be deadly,” said Tom Jeanne, MD, deputy state health officer at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division. “Extreme heat conditions pose a higher risk for children, people 65 and… Continue Reading

Ways to celebrate Pride Month this June

Ways to celebrate Pride Month this June

June is Pride Month, a vibrant, rainbow-filled recognition of the LGBTQ community. While it is traditionally marked by parades, jam-packed rallies, and marches, Pride is looking different due to the pandemic. Sadly, the High Desert Pride 2021 festival has been postponed. However, Out Central Oregon will promote several smaller events including Cult of Tuck Drag… Continue Reading

Backyard Essentials for Summer 2021

Backyard Essentials for Summer 2021

Now that June is here, we have officially reached outdoor get-together season, barbeque season, campfire season, pool party season – you name it! Before you can get to the grilling and splashing, you may need to prepare your space for company. Whether you’re inviting the grandkids, book club friends, or co-workers over, here are the… Continue Reading