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Architects Help Natural Systems Stay Green

Vigil-Agrimis Inc.: U.S. Small Business Administration's regional Minority Small Business of the Year for 2007.    
Latino-owned and operated, Vigil Agrimis, based in Portland, specializes in planning, analysis and design of water and natural resources projects. Since Ken Vigil and Paul Agrimis formed the company in 1999, it has become a leader in providing design services in the Western United States — particularly for Oregon, Washington, and ...

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Young Business Leader to Speak

Otis Williams of  Otis Williams Limitless, Inc. will give the keynote address at the 2007 Minority Enterprise Development Week awards luncheon. He plans to talk about "Staying Motivated in Challenging Times."
Williams was adopted and raised in a low-income single parent home. His mother was his inspiration, he said.  "If she can do it, I can do it!"
Williams spent four and a half years in the U.S. Army serving as an airborne paratrooper and rose to the rank of  sergeant. After leaving the Army, Williams decided to go into banking. Despite having no ...


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O'Neill Electric Expands Green Projects

O'Neill Electric Inc. will be honored as Construction Contractor of the Year at the Minority Business Opportunity Committee's 2007 Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 3. at the Oregon Convention Center.
Maurice Rahming founded O'Neill Electric Inc. with Alida (Ali) O'Neill in 1998.
Starting out as an electrical apprentice during high school more than 12 years ago, Rahming progressed through working as a journeyman wireman ...


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Vancouver Is Fastest Growing City in State

Majority of growth in America occurring in suburban cities

VANCOUVER, WASH. — Vancouver remains the fastest-growing large city in the state of Washington, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Seattle continued to grow at a healthy pace, and Spokane remained just ahead of Tacoma in their perpetual battle for the title of state's second largest city, according to estimates covering the period from 2000 to July 1, 2006..............


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