Today, on August 31, 2017 @ 10:00 A.M, we at REACH Inc. had a Ground Breaking Ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on our building expansion. Joining in on the celebration was our business, financial, and community partners including; The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce, Washington Federal, ZCS Engineering, Craft3 and NCIF.
Executive Director Ron Moe started the formal Ground Breaking off with a moving speech thanking each and every one involved with the project as well as a special shout out to Zelda Langdal the founder of what would eventually evolve into REACH Inc., This, in turn, led into the breaking of ground by Don Young, Treasurer of the REACH Inc board of directors for a golden photo opportunity.
What will the extension have?
The new extension houses seven new offices, a new conference room, five bathrooms, and a conference/training center. This extension is the start of the new REACH Campus which includes landscaping, updated building exterior, lights, and parking.
Craft3 – Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) lender with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities. Since inception, Craft3 has invested more than $442 million in over 5,500 people and businesses in Oregon and Washington.
NCIF– NCIF is the largest investor in the mission-oriented banking industry, with investments in 14% of all certified CDFI Banks. NCIF has approximately $176 million of assets under management, including $157 million in outstanding New Markets Tax Credit allocations. We invest capital and facilitate the flow of funds from investors to banks. As an impact investor, NCIF pursues a triple bottom line strategy that maximizes social, environmental, and financial returns.
ZCS Engineering, Inc. (ZCS) – is a consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest. Our team of experts offers structural, civil and construction engineering. We believe a close working relationship with our clients is vital in order to provide the best service and deliver the best product. We strive to achieve the most effective balance of attention to schedule, budget and technology. At ZCS, your needs matter.
The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce – fosters a greater sense of business community, identifies emerging leaders, and advocates on behalf of small businesses. Committed to advancing the area’s livability and economic vitality, Chamber activities focus on promoting Klamath County, supporting businesses, encuroging growth and development.
Washington Federal – is a Washington Corporation headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The Company is a bank holding company that conducts its operations through a federally insured national bank subsidiary, Washington Federal, National Association (“Bank”).