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Massage, acupuncture businesses join forces

DALLAS — Willamette Acupuncture and Wellness merged with Ann’s Massage to create a more cohesive experience for patients. Now patients may call the business for all services offered. It also allows Ann to accept insurance for massages.

Acupuncture, massage and Chinese herbal medicines are all available.

Willamette Acupuncture and Wellness is at 289 E. Ellendale Ave., suite 601, Dallas.

For more information: 503-730-4208.

Call center makes list for fastest growing company

INDEPENDENCE — FCR, a provider of outsourced live agent call center and business process solutions, announced Monday it made the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing private companies in the United States.

Each year, Inc. magazine ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list was first created in 1982 to celebrate those companies.

FCR came in at No. 2,141, moving up 765 slots from the previous year.

FCR is headquartered in Roseburg, with its newest office in Independence.

For more information: www.gofcr.com.

MINET board discusses code of conduct, bylaws

INDEPENDENCE — The Monmouth-Independence Networks board of directors met in a retreat work session on Aug. 17 to discuss passing bylaws, a code of conduct for board members and board policies.

MINET administrator Marilyn Morton presented the board with bylaws based on the intergovernmental agreement that created MINET in 2004. In that agreement, the board was directed to create bylaws at the first organizational meeting, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The board has not yet created bylaws, and is expected to further discuss them at the Sept. 17 meeting.

A subcommittee of Scott McClure, Monmouth city manager and MINET board vice-president, and Jerry Hoffman, Independence city councilor and MINET board member, was created to review the proposed board policies.

The board’s code of conduct is scheduled to be discussed at Thursday’s board meeting, which starts at 7:30 a.m. at Volunteer Hall, 144 Warren St. S., Monmouth.

For more information or the agenda: Morton at 503-837-0700.

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