Origin Stories: Spoken Moto

Time for this week’s Origin Story, sponsored by Bend Broadband Business Samantha O’Connor once again introducing us to someone who has turned their passion into a profession and this week we are talking bikes, coffee, beer, and community. Spoken Moto a unique but popular spot that all started from a Craigslist ad.

You can find Spoken on Industrial Way in Bend right next to the Box Factory.

A special thanks to Bend Broadband Business for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession every Friday night on central Oregon Daily at five.

Origin Stories: Austin Brown

This week’s Origin Story, sponsored by Bend Broadband Business  Samantha O’Connor introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession and on this edition, you’ll meet Austin Brown, a local singer song-writer that was initially too nervous to take the stage but now never wants to leave it.

You can find Austin’s music on Spotify, iTunes, or wherever you listen to music just search “Austn” A-U-S-T-N without the I. He promises new music very soon.

Thanks to Bend Broadband Business for sponsoring Origin Stories where we introduce you to people turning their passion into a profession every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Origin Story: CeaBikini

If you’ve been around any body of water in Central Oregon, chances are you’ve seen a CeaBikini, the handmade bikinis come from Christina Evert’s workshop in Bend, but her passion for cute and practical swimwear started on the beaches of Hawaii. Christina opens her Etsy shop once a month, but sells out super fast, so you have to set your alarms.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Friday on Central Oregon Daily News.

Origin Story: Motherhood Survival Box

For this Week’s Origin Story, Samantha O’Connor introduces us to one Redmond mom who never expected self care to be her passion. After having two kids under two and a teen in the house, she realized the importance of taking time for herself and she knew other mommas needed it to, which is why she started the Motherhood Survival Box.

Melissa plans to add a new postpartum box soon, which will focus on healing for mom and baby. You can find out more or order your own box at motherhoodsurvivalbox.com.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession, every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily at 5 p.m.

Origin Story: Dharma Trips

In this week’s Origin Story, sponsored by BendBroadband Business, Samantha O’Connor introduces us to people turning their passion into a profession.

The sentiment rings true for the people behind “Dharma Trips”

When a vacation was shaken up by Mother Nature in 2015, it led them down an unexpected path of passion and philanthropy.

And they hope to inspire you to consider Nepal for your next adventure.

 

 

Origin Stories: Sister’s Coffee

It’s time for our weekly “Origin Story” series where Allison Roecker introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession.

The family-owned Sisters Coffee Company in Central Oregon opened their doors 15 years ago and is being run by the next generation.

Sisters Coffee Company is located on West Hood Avenue in Sisters, but their craft coffee can be found in grocery stores all over Central Oregon.

Thanks to Bendbroadband for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession with a new edition of Origin Story every Tuesday on the afternoon edition of Central Oregon Daily.

Origin Stories: That Woodworking Girl

For this week’s encore edition of Origin Stories, Allison Roecker met Whitney Bogatko, “That Woodworking Girl,” who takes difficult-to-make woodworking Pinterest projects to a whole new level. 

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession.

Origin Story: The Vegetable Man

In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to the family behind The Vegetable Man, a local produce stand, dedicated to providing Central Oregon with fruits and veggies that are not only fresh, but also as local as possible.

The Vegetable Man is located in Bend and La Pine and open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit vegetablemanproduce.com.

Thanks to BendBroadband Business for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a  profession with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily News at 5 p.m.

Origin Story: Debut Album by The Parnells

In our weekly Origin Story,  we are introduced to people who have turned their passion into a profession.

Lead singer of the band Precious Byrd, Corey Parnell and his wife Whitney have been singing together since they met. But when their voices mesh together, its magic and with the recent release of their debut album, The Parnells are destined for greatness. You can hear the Parnells’ album “Own Your Soul on Spotify.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for sponsoring Origin Story every Monday night at five o’clock.

Origin Story: Invitations by Alexa Nelson Prints

In this week’s origin story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to a local woman who makes the cutest wedding invitations, and other important cards. Alexa Vijarro has always loved arts and crafts and being creative, but it took a nudge from her husband, to turn that creativity into her own business.

You can find more of Alexa’s adorable invitations on Instagram at Alexa Nelson Prints or online at etsy.com/shop/AlexaNelsonPrints.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily news at 5 p.m.