HBBA Pres.: Hilda Stevens

hilda@bazipdx.com

 think@thinkhawthorne.com

Board meeting: Second Wed. at 8 am

Fred Meyer, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd & Hawthorne 503.775.7633 

www.thinkhawthorne.com


Ben & Jerry’s on Hawthorne (and  nationwide) hosts a Benefit Night for Hurricane Sandy victims Tuesday, December 11 from 5 pm -8 pm. A portion of the proceeds will be donated.

KWG Great Toy Drive. through December 19, Bazi Bierbrasserie, just south of Hawthorne on SE 32nd Ave., will accept unwrapped toy donations. Place new, unwrapped toys underneath the holiday tree, then stay for food and beverages and receive a discount as a token of supporting this cause: • Donate 1 toy – Receive 10% off your total bill • Donate 3 toys or more – Receive 20% of your total bill

Discounts must take place the same day as the gift drop off. Check-in with a server to ensure credit. Help make a child’s holiday brighter. This season, take the time to give!  For information: 503.234.8888 or www.bazipdx.com.

Echo Theatre, 1515 SE 37th Ave., hosts Seeds of Hope, December 7-23, Fridays & Saturdays, 7 pm Sundays, 1 & 4:30 pm.  (Editor note: See A&E’s Short Takes on page 10 for more on this) . Tickets available on line or call the Box Office at 503.231.1232, Mon-Fri, 10am – 4 pm. See www.dojump.org.

On Nov. 13, Hawthorne Auto Clinic received a 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility and on Nov. 16, they were awarded as a Finalist in the Portland Business Journal 2012 Innovation in Sustainability for Innovation in Sustainable Operations.

Hawthorne Hotlips just won a Hero award from the Business for Culture and Arts (BCA) for their Write Around Portland workshops! Into their 5th year they have had 90 workshops open to the public with sliding scale fees.  Congratulations to both Hawthorne Auto Clinic and Hotlips Pizza!

Nourish Northwest, 1510 SE 44th Ave. #105, 503.234.7280, is a fitness and nutrition studio. They offer many December workshops from Yoga and Soup for the Soul, Body-Soul Movement Workshop, Cooking Classes of many types, including Vegan, healthy Holiday cooking and more. Check out their website for topics, dates, time and cost!   www.nourishnorthwest.com.

Thank you to our article sponsors, Hawthorne Vision Center and Glass Magnum and to Safeway, McMenamin’s Bagdad Theater and Pub and Fred Meyer, our 2012 Benefactors.