April 2013


The 2013 Community Grants application cycle has closed. We received 35 proposals. Our committee is currently reviewing all the proposals and will make the award decisions by the end of April. Award notices will go out the second week of May. Successful organizations will be invited to a Grant Award Celebration on May 22nd where grants will be given out. For more information contact Annie Hoy or Gretchen Phillips at 541-482-2237.

New GM Hired at AFC

Ashland Food Co-op is very pleased to announce the hiring of our new General Manager, Emile Amarotico. He will replace our current GM Richard Katz who will retire on June 30th. Emile Amarotico is the general manager of Medford Food Co-op. He has a diverse business background including experience as a CPA and business consultant. Amarotico is a long-time Ashland resident and part owner of Standing Stone Brewing Company. He is actively involved in community service and economic development organizations in Southern Oregon.