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Digest for November 20, 2008

Digest Contents:

"The Devil Came on Horseback" movie FREE this Friday @ Reedwood
EcoSafe Home class at OCEH Dec. 6th
Community Holiday Bazaar This Saturday
Recycle unwanted TVs
How will Lents respond to change???
Ladies - Money Talks!
Parent Engagement Coordinator - SUN Lane Middle School
Intern with the Democratic Party of Oregon
Xmas Tree Fund-Raiser
Help with Thanksgiving food for homeless youth
Girls Inc. Empowerment Prorgaming for Girls
Winter is Coming - Get Your Clients Ready to Rent!

Events

"The Devil Came on Horseback" movie FREE this Friday @ Reedwood

Friday November 21st, 7pm

Reedwood Friends Church Peace and Justice Committee presents: "The Devil Came on Horseback" At age 27, Brian Steidle became a monitor with the African Union in Darfur, Sudan. He was completely unprepared for what he would see. 

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EcoSafe Home class at OCEH Dec. 6th

Confused about harmful chemicals in your home, household products, and the baby’s room? The Oregon Center for Environmental Health is pleased to announce upcoming fall workshops for the public.

Creating an EcoSafe Home This one and half hour class will provide you with the knowledge you need to replace products that can be harmful to your family and will provide you with the information you need to make safer consumer choices for every room in your home including the garage and the garden.

Classes are $5 for OCEH member and $10 for non-members.

Mark your calendar and RSVP today. Space is limited. The class will be offered on these dates:

Saturday, December 6th from 10 am to 11:30 am Thursday, January 29th from 4 pm to 5:30 pm

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Community Holiday Bazaar This Saturday

Come join the Sistahs in Spirit for festive fun on Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 11 am – 4 pm. Featured items, to fit everyone’s budget, include handcrafted jewelry, decadent baked goods, one-of-a-kind crochet afghans, children’s gifts, handmade soaps, and other “pamper me” items. The bazaar will be held at the Alberta Simmons Plaza, 6611 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Parking is available in front of building and north of building on Dekum St.

For more information call 503-891-0476.

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Recycle unwanted TVs

Standard TV & Appliance, in conjunction with KGW, are having a  TV recycling event.   This Saturday, November 22 7am to 3pm 2 drop off sites: SE 82nd Ave - Portland & SW Hall Blvd - Beaverton $5.00 fee

For more information, visit http://www.standardtvandappliance.com/

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How will Lents respond to change???

Join us at the Lents Neighborhood Association Meeting for an inspiring discussion on "Transition Town Movement"

Tuesday, November 25th, 7:00pm, Seventh Day Adventist Church, 8835 SE Woodstock 

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Jobs & Internships

Parent Engagement Coordinator - SUN Lane Middle School

Portland Impact is a non-profit agency helping people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Children, Youth and Family Program in the Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Initiative at Beverly Cleary. SUN brings together city, county and state resources with school districts, parents and neighborhoods. 

To apply for this position please visit our website where you can download our application:

The application, your resume and cover letter can be sent to [email protected]

Entry Wage: $12.20 - $13.94 Part Time 

JOB SUMMARY:

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Information

organization:Democratic Party of Oregon
position summary:

Are you eager to get political experience? The Democratic Party of Oregon is looking for interns to help with writing web content, organizing press events, research, event planning, development, volunteer recruitment and other tasks.

Candidates must have strong writing, communications and organizing skills. We are looking for someone who can work in the office for at least 10 hours/week.

Internship is unpaid, but you can receive academic credit. Awarding academic credit for an internship is at the discretion of your high school, college or university. We will assist you in providing appropriate information as requested by your school. Arrangements for accreditation should be made before you begin the internship.

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid Internship

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Nonprofit News

Xmas Tree Fund-Raiser

Dear Friends,

Mr. Mike's Tree Farm in North Plains, Oregon has agreed to take part in a Christmas Tree Fundraiser benefiting the Oregon Health Career Center's A.K.A. Science Program. A.K.A Science is our FUN, hands-on, after-school science program which benefits disadvantaged elementary school students.

If you're planning on purchasing a Christmas tree this year, please consider purchasing your tree from Mr. Mike's Tree Farm. Simply present a flyer to the Tree Farm staff at the time of sale and $10.00 per tree sale will be donated to A.K.A. Science.

To obtain the flyer and to learn more about A.K.A. Science, please follow this link to our website

http://www.ohcc.org/whatsnew.htm.

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Help with Thanksgiving food for homeless youth

Help feed homeless youth at Thanksgiving-

New Avenues for Youth is accepting donations for our Thanksgiving meals – we would greatly appreciate Safeway gift cards to supplement the food we receive, and prepared foods such as vegetarian side dishes, pies, and sparkling cider.

Please contact:  [email protected] or 503-517-3957 

If you are interested in donating to our Thanksgiving meals for homeless youth. 

Thank you!

Hannah Bohart

 

 

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Q & A

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Trainings

Girls Inc. Empowerment Prorgaming for Girls

Girls Inc. of NW Oregon is an affiliate of the national Girls Incorporated, the nation’s leading voice for girls. Here at Girls Inc we inspire all girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold.

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Winter is Coming - Get Your Clients Ready to Rent!

Don't let your clients be left out in the cold...teach them to overcome typical rental screening barriers with Ready To Rent! The next Certified Instructor Training will be held December 16-18.

The Ready to Rent curriculum provides housing readiness skills to people who have had past rental difficulties, have participants establish an action plan for becoming a successful renter and, upon completion, receive a Ready to Rent Certificate which is recognized by many housing providers and landlords as a compensating factor to some negative rental history.

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Volunteering

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