Biz Beat 1-28-2016

• The independent private Oak Hill School will be the new home of Super Summer, a three-week academic enrichment program for advanced learners and Talent and Gifted students, and will expand to include sixth and seventh grade students. The popular program has been housed at the UO for the past 35 years. Super Summer will begin its permanent residency on the rural Oak Hill campus near LCC June 27. The application process will open Feb. 8. See or call 744-0954.

Casper’s Cannabis Club is a new business founded by a group of entrepreneurs from Florida, Myron Brandwine, who serves as general manager, and partner investors Daniel Karten and Joseph Lekach. “Our mission is to become the number one marijuana dispensary retailer in the U.S.,” Brandwine says. The store is located close to campus on 814 E. 12th Ave., next to Barry’s Espresso Bakery & Deli. “We believe that dispensaries are beneficial for patients because we offer variety, high-quality tested products,” Brandwine says. “We do not sell to minors, we educate, and we are able to recommend the right strains for each patient’s needs in a professional and compassionate manner.” Casper’s has a Facebook page and can be called at 357-4328. 

• For those in the medical marijuana business at any level, new rules are being written in light of the legalization of recreational pot. The proposed new permanent administrative rules, about 100 pages, can be found by searching for “OMMP rules.” Oral testimony on the rules was taken around the state this week and written comments can be emailed to or mailed to OHA Public Health, 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 930, Portland 97232. Deadline is Jan. 29.

Kris McAllister of Springfield has been following this issue and sent us his testimony calling for lower fees, not reducing allowed plant numbers, residency requirements for OMMP growers and investors and more. He can be contacted at for more information.

Eugene Modern Dance is now offering dance classes Thursday evenings for pregnant women, says studio owner Susanna Meyer. “The class is suitable for women of any level of dance,” she says, “from beginner to dancers who have trained for years.” The studio is at 5185 Nectar Way. Call 485-1531.

• Free one-on-one job-help sessions are being offered from 4 to 6 pm Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Eugene Public Library. Preregister for the half-hour counseling sessions by calling 682-5450.