Java Junkies Awarded Financing for Extensive Remodel

Umatilla Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce their efforts in financing the remodel of Umatilla Java Junkies, LLC’s Irrigon Location. Owners Dauna Griggs and Victoria Borden will use the funds to purchase the land their business is currently on, upgrade their drive-thru, replace their building, and purchase a new coffee roaster.

Dauna Grigg’s said, “It is our goal to own all three Java Junkies locations in entirety, including the building and the land they sit on. We have almost accomplished this goal and are so excited to continue achieving it with the help of the UEC Revolving Loan Fund.”

“Umatilla Electric Cooperative is thrilled to be assisting businesses through the Revolving Loan Fund and Business Resource Center,” said Robert Echenrode, Umatilla Electric Cooperative General Manager and CEO. “We are honored to be a part of Umatilla Java Junkies, LLC’s growth and are excited to see where they go from here.”

Greg Smith, UEC Executive Advisor said, “It’s always rewarding to be able to assist small business owners like Dauna and Victoria. Java Junkies is an important part of the community and we are excited to see their remodel when it is completed!”

For more information regarding the UEC Revolving Loan Fund, please contact the UEC Business Resource Center at 541-289-3000.