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Digest for June 24, 2009

Digest Contents:

History Pub “Murders at the Chinese Massacre Cove” June 29
History of Oaks Bottom and Portland Memorial Mural
**Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale**
Gifford Pinchot Wilderness Trail Team Member (AmeriCorps)
Communications Director
Summer Teen Workshop Series at The ReBuilding Center
Doors and Fences Demonstrations at The ReBuilding Center
You can be SCRAPtastic too! Volunteer!

Events

History Pub “Murders at the Chinese Massacre Cove” June 29

History Pub “Murders at the Chinese Massacre Cove” June 29

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History of Oaks Bottom and Portland Memorial Mural

OASIS, a nonprofit education center, presents Mike Houck of the Urban Greenspaces Institute as he describes the history of 16-acre Oaks Bottom, Portland's first official urban wildlife refuge. Images of the many species of birds and other wildlife living in Oaks Bottom will be shown. Portland is home to the nation's largest building mural,located at the Portland Memorial Mausoleum at Oak's Bottom. ArtFX and the Urban Greenspaces Institute will show images and tell the story behind the creation of this amazimg mural. Thursday, 6/25 1:30 - 2:30. Located in the Downtown Macy's store, 4th Flr 621 SW 5th Ave, Portland, 97204. $7.00 class fee, Precessing fee of $7.00 may also apply.

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**Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale**

Tigard-Tualatin School District Inventory Sale - Saturday, June 27, 2009

Need office or school furniture? Tigard-Tualatin School District is clearing out the warehouse inventory.

Used items for sale:

hundreds of student desks and chairs

tables

shelves

office desks and chairs

pianos

and more.

View photos, pricing and quantities available by visiting:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157619777697918/detail/

Location:

Old Tualatin Elementary School

19945 SW Boones Ferry Rd

Tualatin, OR 97062

Time:

9am-3:00pm

If you are interested in purchasing multiple pieces of the inventory, please contact [email protected] for more information.

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Jobs & Internships

Gifford Pinchot Wilderness Trail Team Member (AmeriCorps)

Service Dates: August 10, 2009 - October 2, 2009

 

Project Sponsor: Northwest Service Academy - Mt Adams Center www.mtadamscenter.org

 

Project Location: Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Trout Lake, WA 98650

 

Position Description: http://mtadamscenter.org/open-positions.cfm

 

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Communications Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships

Information

organization:Grantmakers for Education
position summary:

Grantmakers for Education is looking for a Communications Director to lead our Communications and Member Services team. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, GFE is a national network of education grantmakers (foundations, corporate giving programs and individual donors) that invest to improve outcomes for kids from pre-school through postsecondary education. This position is a great opportunity for an experienced communications professional who wants to work at both a strategic and hands-on level to help strengthen our nation’s education systems. In addition to a compelling mission and a unique national vantage point, GFE has an entrepreneurial, fun and collaborative staff team that is enhancing the impact of education philanthropy.

Salary / Pay Rate:GFE offers competitive compensation ($60,000-80,000), an excellent benefits package (including fully paid health insurance and a generous employer retirement contribution), and a collegial and flexible work environment.
more info...

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Trainings

Summer Teen Workshop Series at The ReBuilding Center

The ReBuilding Center Summer Teen Workshops:

Hands on workshops for people ages 11-17

 

Come explore The ReBuilding Center with us this summer and find out what you can create out of all recycled building materials.  Learn hand and power tool skills and practice woodworking and construction techniques to craft your own unique pieces of art.  Camp takes place in the ReFind Furniture woodshop inside The ReBuilding Center.

 

July 6-9, 1-4pm

Sliding scale $55-$130 or $15-$35 per day

+$5 materials fee for Wed July 8

 

See full workshop descriptions online www.rebuildingcenter.org/campregistration.htm or email [email protected] for more information.

 

 

Emily Krafft

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Doors and Fences Demonstrations at The ReBuilding Center

The ReBuilding Center is hosting two carpentry demonstrations on Sunday June 28th.  An RSVP to [email protected] is preferred but feel free to drop in the day of.  Each demo is $5-$15 sliding scale.   

 

How to Hang a Door Demonstration

Demonstration on how to select a door from The ReBuilding Center warehouse, resize it and hang it.  Will also cover replacing basic door hardware.

Sun June 28, 10am-12pm

Instructed by Jonah Ferber

 

Fence Building Demonstration

Build your fence out of recycled wood.  Come learn how to set fence posts sturdy and straight and explore creative ways fill in the rest.

Sun June 28, 2-4pm

Instructed by Jonah Ferber

 

 

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Volunteering

You can be SCRAPtastic too! Volunteer!

Lend a Hand - Get Involved - We need you!

Whether you are interested in a one time event or long term placement, we’d like to hear from you. Last year SCRAP Volunteers contributed nearly 5000 hours of their time & energy to help us fulfill our mission.

Current Opportunities: (posted 07/30/09)

Retail Store Assistants: Work with Staff to receive, track, sort and stock donated materials; Provide customer service including individual problem solving, project planning and resource acquisition. Various 3 hour shifts available.

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