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Biz Beat 10-6-2016

Heritage Distilling Co. (HDC) is celebrating the grand opening of its brand new Eugene facility 5 pm Friday, Oct. 7, at 110 Madison Street with a ribbon cutting, pipes and drums, blessing of the stills and samples of HDC’s products. 

Community LendingWorks, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Springfield, Salem and Oregon City, was awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s CDFI Fund. “The award will enable Community LendingWorks to increase lending and investment activity in low-income and economically distressed communities across Oregon,” the nonprofit says.

 • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “To promote awareness and prevention efforts, and to foster widespread collaboration in creating safe relationships and communities,” Womenspace says it will be partnering with several local businesses throughout the month, including Oct. 11 at The Bier Stein, with 100 percent of the proceeds of a keg donated by Falling Sky going to the Womenspace; Pints for a Cause Oct. 13 at Ninkasi; Sweet Life Petite donates 20 percent of daily sales Oct. 24; and Plank Town will donate 10 percent of daily sales Oct. 25. For additional information about Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2016, please contact Womenspace at 541-485-8232 or visit womenspaceinc.org or womenspace/facebook.