Friday, October 16, 2020

Bits and Pieces

UACI-Oro Valley Seeks Applicants
"Final call for startup applications! UACI has teamed up with the Bioindustry Organization of Southern Arizona (BIOSA) for another Sponsored Launch program! One biotech startup company will receive a sponsored year's admission at the brand-new biotech incubator, UACI at Oro Valley. Included with entrance into the program and space at the new location, the startup will also be awarded a cash prize of $5,000. The total package value is $15,000 and is funded by the generous support of BIOSA. Interested applicants should not delay. Deadline is approaching." (Source)
Oro Valley Covid-19 case rate: 8 per 1,000 residents
We are eight months into the Covid-19 nightmare.  As of yesterday, there have been 400 cases of Covid-19 in Oro Valley, according to the state's statistics, That's a case rate of 8 per 1,000 residents. That is remarkable. Oro Valley has a high proportion of older citizens, including a number of senior care facilities.
October 29: Winfield "State of the Town Address"
Mayor Winfield will give the annual "State of the Town" talk next Thursday at 8:30am. You can watch it free via livestream. You have to signup and register to watch it at this link. The talk is sponsored by the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce.

"The 2020 Oro Valley State of the Town event will be like no other! We’re going virtual, expecting between 750 and 1,000 viewers for a combination live and pre-recorded address by Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield. Don’t miss out on your chance to reach this broad audience at a major, annual, community happening!" (Source)

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