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


Save The Date! Thursday, March 7 is HBBA’s 30th Annual Meeting at Madison’s Banquet Room.Presents of Mind, 3633, 503.230.7740, will donate a portion of Valentine’s sales to the Raphael House of Portland in honor of One Billion Rising, a global initiative to end violence against women (www.onebillionrising.org). There will be a donation jar too. Raphael House is a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence for good.Participate in a design workshop with your neighbors, residents and the business community to help shape a local version of a modern day welcome kit, SE Portland style! Thursday, February 7, 6 pm at Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main, and/or Saturday, February 9 10 am-noon at Western Seminary, 5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd.,  Bueerman Hall, Room 203 (second floor). RSVP appreciated to eco@thinkhawthorne.com.

Murder by the Book is not closed YET!  We all wish Carolyn and Barbara a happy retirement starting soon, however, stop by in February and March while the store operates with a wide selection of books and an unlimited amount of advice. Enjoy selected sales from 20% to 50% off, new hardcover rentals will continue and they will take trade-ins they can use through February. Gift certificates must be redeemed by the end of March. New books will arrive and special orders will be taken through March.

Welcome to Yen Nguyen, 503.813.8086, the new Small Business Relationship Manager at Key Bank, 4131 SE Hawthorne.

Write Around Portland workshops Thursday, February 21,   9 – 11 am and Sunday, February 24, 10 noon.  As always, at 22nd and Hawthorne Hotlips. Complimentary coffee, tea and Grand Central Bakery pastries.

Nourish Northwest, 1510 SE 44th Ave #105, 503.234.7280.  Food is for lovers…and friends! Spend this Valentine’s Day cooking up luscious creations in this hands-on class. $50/person Thursday, February 14, 6:30-9 pm. nourishnorthwest.com.

Thank you to our article sponsors, Hawthorne Vision Center and SE Examiner and to our 2012 Benefactors Fred Meyer, Bagdad Theater and Pub and Safeway.