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President’s Updates – Fall 2010

Greetings Members, IDC-Oregon has experienced a significant amount of change in this board year and we are happy to announce that the organization has made great head way in the political arena. We achieved a number of major goals including hiring a lobbyist and increasing our professional outreach. This is the first time an Oregon… Read More »

INTERIOR DESIGN IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING CAREERS IN THE UNITED STATES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2010 CONTACT:Michelle Neidiger, PR ChairInterior Design Collaborative Oregon(503) 200-5996Email: info@idc-oregon.orgwww.idc-oregon.org INTERIOR DESIGN IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING CAREERS IN THE UNITED STATES The Oregon Employment Department indicates the Interior Design occupation is expected to grow at a faster rate than the regional average.1. Between 2008 and 2009 the profession grew… Read More »

IDC-OREGON ASKS IF OREGON FACILITIES ARE UP TO ADA REGULATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 5, 2010 CONTACT:Michelle Neidiger, PR ChairInterior Design Collaborative Oregon(503) 200-5996Email: info@idc-oregon.orgwww.idc-oregon.org IDC-OREGON ASKS IF OREGON FACILITIES ARE UP TO ADA REGULATIONS President Obama signs Executive Order increasing federal employment of individuals with disabilities. Check out the full story here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/07/27/celebrating-with-substance In a 2004 public case report, The Department of Civil Justice,… Read More »

IDC-OREGON INVITES YOU TO GET INVOLVED AT ANNUAL MEETING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2010 CONTACT: Michelle Neidiger, PR Chair Interior Design Collaborative Oregon(503) 200-5996Email: info@idc-oregon.orgwww.idc-oregon.org IDC-OREGON INVITES YOU TO GET INVOLVED AT ANNUAL MEETING Interior Design Collaborative Oregon welcomes the design and construction communities interested in voicing their comments regarding the future of Oregon’s interior design professional practice to attend the upcoming Annual… Read More »

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, June 9, 2009 Contact: U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development: 202-708-0685Office of Public Health and Science: 202-205-0143 Acting Surgeon General Issues ‘Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes’ Acting Surgeon General Steven K. Galson, M.D., M.P.H., today issued The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes at a press… Read More »

BUILDING MONTH SAFETY TIPS BY IDC-OREGON OREGON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 24, 2010 CONTACT:Michelle Neidiger, PR ChairInterior Design Collaborative Oregon(503) 200-5996Email: info@idc-oregon.orgwww.idc-oregon.org BUILDING MONTH SAFETY TIPS BY IDC-OREGON OREGON In recognition of National Building Safety Month, Interior Design Collaborative Oregon is raising awareness of interior design’s role in ensuring the health, safety, and welfare of the public. The fact that some environments are… Read More »

Member’s Meeting – May 2010- Your voice has been heard!

Member’s Meeting – May 2010- Your voice has been heard! IDC-Oregon presented the results of our state wide survey and a mid-year report to the IDC-Oregon membership on May 11th.  We discussed strategies and next steps as well as called for volunteers.  The survey, “A Title or Practice: You Decide”  was a culmination of three Town Halls hosted… Read More »

Town Hall III Event Recap –

Town Hall III Event Recap – Three topics surrounding legislation for the interior design profession were posed to the audience for consideration. Below is a list of the questions and a summary of attendees’ responses: 1. What are the perceived benefits of legislation? Possible pay increase Ability to obtain building permits and practice within our… Read More »

July 30, 2009 – Designer Jeoparody Event Recap

July 30, 2009 – Designer Jeoparody Event Recap The Second Annual IDC-Oregon Designer Jeoparody held July 30th was another outstanding success.  The evening consisted of two high-spirited and competitive rounds of Jeoparody challenging the audience to consider and respond to technical and more esoteric elements of interior design.  Many of the questions were gathered from… Read More »