LA GRANDE — Tres Shannon, Voodoo Doughnuts co-founder, is the featured speaker for the Fall Pub Talk of Eastern Oregon University’s Entrepreneurship Club (eClub).

The free event is Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at Side A Brewing & Firehouse Museum, 102 Elm St., La Grande. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Known for pink boxes and doughnuts that push the limits of edible art, Shannon will discuss his journey as an entrepreneur. Voodoo Doughnuts started out in Old Town Portland with Shannon and Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson. The duo has built a nationally recognized brand from one original shop in Portland. They now have eight stores, with two of the newest located at Universal Studios in Orlando and Hollywood.

The eClub hosts regular pub talks with entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the academic year. All pub talks are recorded at For more information, contact Wilson Zehr or

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