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Community News October 2017

  Annual Apple Tasting at Portland Nursery Apple Tasting Event at Portland Nursery on Stark. … Apple tasting and event setup workers will work 40 hrs/week during the weeks leading up to the festival … http://portlandnursery.com/locations/aple-tasting-employment.shtmlPortland …

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Community News August 2017

Tagging on Division Street Division Street has been experiencing an unprecedented increase in graffiti. In an article in Willamette Week, it was best explained that a graffiti artist takes delight …

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Community News June 2017

Southeast school shines Asking struggling readers to compete in a national reading contest used to be unheard of at southeast Portland’s Bridger School. But now that Bridger kids with learning …

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Community News May 2017

Fifth level black belt earned   By Master Cynthia Brown   Master Robert Secord, resident and Taekwon-do Instructor of the Montavilla community, recently earned his 5th degree Master title at …

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Community News February 2017

Prioritizing Higher Education The League of Women Voters presents: “Prioritizing the Needs of Higher Education in Oregon: the State’s Role in Changing Times.”   Tuesday, February 7, 7 pm Multnomah …

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Calling All Young Artists: The Fair Housing Council of Oregon Opens Their 19th Annual Fair Housing Poster Contest

In celebration of Fair Housing Month, the Fair Housing Council of Oregon (FHCO) is thrilled to present their 19th Annual Fair Housing Poster Contest theme: “It’s Fun Having All Kinds of …

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Community News Dec. 2016

Holiday Donation Guide By Jack Rubinger Looking for a list of places to donate goods, money, food or volunteer time for the holidays? Here’s a list with an emphasis on …

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Community News November

Save your seeds Grow Portland, a nonprofit organization dedicated to urban gardening, is starting a program to train local gardeners on how to save seeds and to create a seed …

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LWV weigh in on ballot measures The League of Women Voters of Portland will host debates on three local ballot measures, Monday evening, October 10, from 7 to 9 pm. They’ll examine …

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Community News August 2016

Fuschia Society Show and Display Oregon Fuchsia Society Annual Judged Show and Display Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark Street     Friday, August 12 • 1 pm – 6 pm Saturday, August …

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Community News July 16

2nd Annual Beach Bash Cleanup   Rallying around the cry Viva la Riverlution, people of all ages will gather downtown along the Willamette River on Saturday, July 9 for the second annual …

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Community News June 16

Magnitude 7.9 Nepal Earthquake: The Firsthand Experience of Dr. Erin Moore Tuesday, June 21 • 7 pm – 9 pm Hinson Baptist Church, 1137 SE 20th Ave (enter on Salmon …

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Community News April 2016

Candidate and ballot forums The League of Women’s Voters’ Guide, two public candidate forums and an issue forum, as well as interviews of selected candidates for state offices, will be …

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Community News March 2016

Rain gardens – Weeds – Native plants   Rain gardens are landscape features that collect and treat runoff from places like driveways, rooftops, sidewalks and parking lots and resolve puddle problems. …

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Community News February 2016

LWV discuss cleaning up the Willamette/Superfund The Portland Harbor Superfund Project is the focus of a public program co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Portland and the Citizens’ …

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Business Beat   KERN PARK FLOWER SHOPPE, 6713 SE Holgate Blvd, celebrate their centennial anniversary Dec 5, 2 – 5 pm. Members of the community are invited to join the celebration, …

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SE Uplift Newsletter for Oct

  Top 5 Community Organizing Resources, Lot-Splitting, Grant Workshops, and more! View in Browser October, 2015 Grant Workshops in Oct & Nov Learn about project requirements, see successful grant proposals, …

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Community News September 2015

Forging Leadership for a Sustainable Future Dessert Meetup hosted by SE Portland Eco-School Network moms is Wednesday, September 30, 7 pm. Eco-School Network parents help “green” the experience of children …

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Community News August

Everything Old is New Again  By Karen Hery   This will be the tenth year parents, neighbors and friends clean out their closets before the start of school year to bring …

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Volunteers Help Children Read Volunteers, age 50 and above are needed to serve as tutors and mentors for children in local schools for the 2015-16 school year.  Many children need …

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Community News June 2015

Southeast Little League at Safeco Field   By Kerry Beeaker, SEPLL Communications and league parent   On Sunday, May 17, a group of Southeast Portlanders headed en masse to represent …

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Community News March 2015

Portland Rose Society’s 21st Annual Information  & Vendor Fair   Oaks Amusement Park Dance Pavilion, Monday, March 16, 7:30 pm. Free admission.   • shop local garden and supply centers …

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Community News January 2015

  The Mount Tabor Park CalendaR is a 6-year personal project of photographer Andrew Haliburton celebrating Portland’s beloved park and open water reservoirs. The 2015 calendar focuses on the reservoirs. For over …

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Community News October 14

Master Gardener program   “Lessons from the Leach Botanical Garden” is the topic of the Oct. 14 meeting of the Multnomah County Master Gardeners. The program will be presented by Carol Mayer-Reed, principal partner …

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Community News July 14

New Manager at Seven Corners   New Seasons Market, locally owned and operated,  announced today it has promoted Laura Kremser to store manager for the Seven Corners store, 19th & …

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Community News June 14

Make a Difference: Mentor Students   Franklin High School’s ASPIRE Program (Access to Student assistance Programs In Reach of Everyone) is currently looking for volunteer mentors from the community. ASPIRE …

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Community News May 2014

Competing with 250 teams of college business students from across the county, Warner Pacific College’s Enactus Team were the first round Champions of the Western region and 5th overall (placing …

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Community News April 14

PBT needs your help to fix streets   Portland Bureau of Transportation invites you to join Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, Transportation Director Leah Treat and your neighbors …

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Portland History Night

Our Bull Run watershed and Historical Reservoirs Monday September 16 Doors at 6:30 pm Presented by Scott Fernandez   At: Western Seminary Johnson Hall – Student Center (center of campus) …

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COMMUNITY NEWS SEPTEMBER 2013

Reaping the harvest “Harvest to Table”, will be presented by John and Caprial Pence, restaurateurs and television hosts September 10 by Multnomah County Master Gardeners. After carefully tending and toiling …

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Bridge for Blankets

To mark the Centennial of the Broadway Bridge, artist Tyler Mackie has initiated Bridge for Blankets, the largest yarn installation ever in Portland and Multnomah County. This public artwork in …

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Community News November 2012

Restoration Ecologist Master Gardener Program   Multnomah County Master Gardener Mark Griswold Wilson will give a presentation on the Portland Urban Meadowscaping Project November 13 at 6:50 pm at the …

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Community News October 2012

Easier Access to Energy Efficiency Local nonprofit Community Energy Project (CEP) has a reputation for bringing people with small budgets and energy efficiency together. Known for their free weatherization workshops …

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