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Digest for August 7, 2009

Special Notice

CNRG Survey: Closes Today!

The "Hey, What Do You Think About CNRG" survey has received over 800 responses.  Thank you!  CNRG would love to get over 900 completed surveys, so please consider filling it out.  The survey closes at the end of today, Friday, August 7th.  It's your last chance! 

Please follow this link to complete the survey:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=enAL94_2fs6HCMw2nrlU_2bIUA_3d_3d

As a token of our appreciation, all survey respondents can click on the link at the end of the survey to be put into a drawing for a free massage or gift card to a local business.

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Digest Contents:

CNRG Survey: Closes Today!
Green Sprouts Organic Baby and Family Festival 9/26 @ Peninsula Park
Africa Bridge Harvest Gala Celebrates The Power of Community 8/29
FESTIVAL JORNALERO TONIGHT! A night of music and dancing!
JDN Connections Diversity Job Fair Oct 6th
Support Group for Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease
Marketing and Web Media Internship at Trillium Family Services
Careers Survey - please participate
"What is Green Building?"
Cool Congregations Workshop, 9-12

Events

Green Sprouts Organic Baby and Family Festival 9/26 @ Peninsula Park

When: Saturday, Sept 26th 10AM - 5PM

Where: Peninsula Park - 700 N Rosa Parks Blvd

Cost: $3 suggested donation, benefits Sustainable Oregon Schools Initiative

Web site: www.GreenSproutsFest.com

Families come celebrate a greener lifestyle! 90+ Vendors, Activities & Seminars focusing on holistic pregnancy, childbirth, healthy non-toxic homes, green products and early education.

Featuring:

Portland Parenting's Clothing, Toy & Book Swap

OEC's Not your Mother's Baby Shower Pavilion

Vivante presents the BOLD RED tent

Speilwerk's PlaySpace

$300 Ecohaus Eco Nursery Makeover Contest

Zenana's Parent Pampering Station

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Africa Bridge Harvest Gala Celebrates The Power of Community 8/29

MOVING TO THE RHYTHM OF THE HARVEST BEAT

Africa Bridge Harvest Gala Celebrates The Power of Community With a Harvest Feast

Dancing + Drumming by Obo Addy and Sébé Kan

WHO               The Greater Portland Community

 

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FESTIVAL JORNALERO TONIGHT! A night of music and dancing!

Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Worker Center today, Friday night, to celebrate the end of our Hire A Day Laborer Campaign with the day laborer community! Our efforts to campaign to bring employers to the center and improve the moral of the day laborers in our community must be celebrated! We'd love for you to join us!

There will be live music provided by day labor musicians and refreshments. Bring your dancing shoes! An evening of merengue! bacchata! salsa! awaits you.

FRIDAY AUGUST 7th 8PM – 11PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Worker Center 240 NE MLK Jr. Blvd

Questions? Call 503-233-6787

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JDN Connections Diversity Job Fair Oct 6th

Subject:  JDN Connections Diversity Job Fair Oct 6th ... we need your participation ...

Just $99 per table.  Business Connects Expo is sponsoring the JDN Connections Diversity Job & Career Fair October 6, 2009 at the Portland Oregon Convention Center including online JDN Virtual Job Fair at no additional charge. Limited space available.  For more information and to register please call 503.290.6466 Laura Bock, JDN Program Manager or visit www.JobDevelopersNetwork.org  

Thanks,

Laura Bock

JDN Program Manager Job Developers Network (JDN) [email protected]

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Support Group for Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

The Oregon chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is initiating a support group for children and family members of individuals diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease. If you have a loved one reckoning with this rarer form of Alzheimer's Disease, please join us for an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations, and to discuss ideas, questions, concerns and resources.

When: Monday, August 10 @ 6:00pm

Where: 1650 NW Naito Pkwy, Suite 190 (Alzheimer's Association - Portland Office)

Please contact Kate Dyer-Seeley for more information or to RSVP:

(503) 416-0201 / [email protected]

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Jobs & Internships

Marketing and Web Media Internship at Trillium Family Services

Currently seeking a part-time Marketing/Communications and Web Media Intern to provide support and assistance in raising awareness of Trillium Family Services and its programs for children with mental and behavioral health challenges.

The intern will actively participate in efforts to connect with potential clients, staff, donors, volunteers and supporters.

To apply, email resume with cover letter to [email protected] Please visit our website for more information about this opportunity and Trillium Family Services: www.trilliumfamily.org.

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Nonprofit News

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Q & A

Careers Survey - please participate

Please help our friends gather information on nonprofit careers

Subject: Careers Survey

Greetings. Calling all professions!

The Kellogg Action Lab has commissioned a survey to gather information about your job choices and how you got into your current line of work. This information will help us in planning a new national initiative called Nonprofit Careers Month. 

In the survey we will be asking questions about how you chose your current job, how you chose your previous job, your involvement in the nonprofit sector, and what activities (if any) are important to you in promoting nonprofit careers.

Your perspectives are important to us, please click on the link below to take the survey. It will take approximately fifteen minutes to complete.

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Trainings

"What is Green Building?"

What’s Green Building

August 20, 2009 8AM - 10AM

Discover why the Northwest’s largest builders are implementing green building construction practices in the homes they build. Learn about three green building certification programs: Earth Advantage®, ENERGY STAR®, and LEED® for Homes. Determine the benefits of sustainable building practices and discover the future of the residential green building market from local Oregon experts.

Instructor: Andrew Shepard, Green Building Consultant, Earth Advantage

Location: Earth Advantage National Center 16280 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd. Portland, OR 97224

Directions: http://www.earthadvantage.org/find-us.php

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Cool Congregations Workshop, 9-12

Is your parish ready to make some changes to become more sustainable? Send a team to the Cool Congregations workshop on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1 – 4 PM at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. You will learn strategies to help your parish decrease its carbon footprint. Co-sponsored by Holy Redeemer, Franciscan Spiritual Center and Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. Call Ecumenical Ministries for more information 503-221-1054 or see their website at www.emoregon.org.

 

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