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Oct. 7 business briefs

Health insurance explained by panel

A panel discussion focusing on health insurance will be held next week, featuring knowledgeable members of the industry.

Representatives from Providence Health Plan, PacificSource, Moda, Oregon Health Co-Op and Chehalem Insurance Associates will be on hand to discuss a range of topics: the affordable care act and its benefits and updates, health coverage via Medicate and Long Term Care, Health Saving Accounts and more will be explained by the panel.

Attendees will also have the chance to ask individual questions of the speakers.

The event is designed for small and large business owners, human resources personnel, employees and individuals.

The panel discussion will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Seats and complimentary lunch must be reserved by Oct. 8. To reserve a space, call 503-538-6022.

Coffee franchise to hold benefit

The Human Bean location in Newberg will hold its second annual Coffee for A Cure day Oct. 23.

The franchise will donate all proceeds from the Newberg location, during business hours from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. that day, to Newberg Medical Center.

The donations will provide uninsured and underinsured women with low-income mammograms, treatment and follow-up care.

For more information, visit www.thehumanbean.com or call 1-541-608-0564.