Category Archives: Community

BendBroadband kicks off Month of Giving

BendBroadband has been part of the Central Oregon community for more than 60 years. Thanks to these communities, we’ve been able to grow and thrive. Throughout the month of December, BendBroadband will feature 12 area nonprofits on our website and on our Facebook and Twitter page during our Month of Giving campaign. These nonprofits are… Continue Reading

Applications due Dec. 1 for Community Partnership for non-profits

Applications due Dec. 1 for Community Partnership for non-profits

BendBroadband’s Community Partners Program awards discounted Internet and Cable TV services to more than 40 local non-profit organizations each year. The award is issued for one calendar year (Jan. 1-Dec. 31) as a monthly billing credit equal to the retail rate of: * One basic High-Speed Internet connection and monthly bandwidth allowance with one standard… Continue Reading

BendBroadband helps expand helmet safety program

BendBroadband helps expand helmet safety program

With local schools back in session, BendBroadband is again partnering with The Center Foundation to help educate area students about the importance of helmet safety. The program — called Train Your Brain – sends athletic trainers from The Center Foundation into schools to provide education on brain injury prevention and proper helmet fitting. Last spring,… Continue Reading

He travels to Bend for work, volunteers here too

He travels to Bend for work, volunteers here too

Alan Leopold enjoys helping others. When he’s at home, he’s a volunteer firefighter for the North Freedom Fire Department in Wisconsin and has been for the last 23 years. However, Alan often travels from Madison, Wisconsin to Bend to train employees, so when he’s away from home, Alan continues to give back. When Alan first traveled… Continue Reading

First Story golf tourney raises over $275,000, breaks record

The First Story Charity Golf Tournament & Opening Night Bash is one of the region’s most popular charity events. This year, the event smashed its previous record to raise funds for First Story, which provides zero-down, no-interest home loans for deserving and capable families in need of housing. First Story’s Wild West themed charity event… Continue Reading

Sunriver Art Fair, Aug. 10-12

Sunriver Art Fair, Aug. 10-12

Located in central Oregon, Sunriver attracts those near and far with the natural resources in its backyard. Of the 1,393 people that call Sunriver home, they are lucky enough to be surrounded with resources suitable for biking, water recreation, and skiing. And, there’s also room for art.  Sunriver will host its annual art fair on… Continue Reading

434 pounds of trash removed on Deschutes River Clean-Up Day

434 pounds of trash removed on Deschutes River Clean-Up Day

UPDATE: Thank you to the 150 volunteers who participated in the Deschutes River Clean-Up Day on July 28. Last year, volunteers removed 2,000 pounds of trash. This year, volunteers removed 434 pounds of trash. “When I first started coordinating the river clean-up, we mainly removed old mill debris, said Kolleen Miller, Enjoy Protect Respect committee… Continue Reading

New Stingray app now available

New Stingray app now available

There’s never been a better time to listen to Stingray Music thanks to their new redesigned mobile app! Stingray’s commercial-free music is included as part of BendBroadband’s Essentials, Preferred, Freedom, or Starter packages. You’ll find 50 channels on your TV (channels 901-950) but you can also take 2000 Stingray channels with you on the go… Continue Reading