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Daily Digest

Digest for August 19, 2009

Special Notice

CNRG Nonprofit Networking Night: August 20th, 5:30-7:30pm

CNRG Nonprofit Networking Night: Thursday, August 20th, 5:30-7:30pm. 

Airplay Café, 701 E Burnside St.

Join us for an evening of conversation and live music at a new networking night location!

Are you a nonprofit or someone who works with them?  A nonprofit looking for affordable consultants or vendors?  A volunteer looking for an organization eager for your time?  A nonprofit staff member wanting to partner on a project?

If so, CNRG's nonprofit networking event is for you. Come meet others who work and volunteer in Portland's nonprofit sector. Swap resources, share ideas, devise solutions and just hang out with community-minded people like yourself at a great community cafe.

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Digest Contents:

CNRG Nonprofit Networking Night: August 20th, 5:30-7:30pm
Take a weekend Permaculture Design Course with Toby Hemenway starting in September!
Robyn Francis Lecture
A Very Civil Sunday
Safety in Numbers: PWCL 7th Annual Gala and Auction to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Job Announcement: Program Aid at Human Solutions
Free or Pay-As-You-Can Office Space Sought
Spare time? Create Plenty!

Events

Take a weekend Permaculture Design Course with Toby Hemenway starting in September!

There is still room in Toby Hemenway's weekend Portland Permaculture Design Course! The curriculum is the full 72-hour certification course, with certification being offered through the Permaculture Institute USA, the US branch of the International Permaculture Institute. 

Toby will be the principal instructor and he will be bringing in several more of the most senior and experienced permaculture instructors in the world, as well as local experts. The course will include a team design project to give hands-on experience in creating a design for a site. 

The course costs $850 and  will meet one weekend a month: September 19-20, October 17-18, November 14-15, December 12-13, January 16-17, February 20-21.

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Robyn Francis Lecture

Robyn Francis: "Eco-Neighborhoods for Transition: A Case Study"

When: August 24, 2009 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30)

Price: $13.00 Advanced Registrations (Register here: http://bit.ly/ QckwQ ) $15.00 At the Door

Where: Olympic Mills Commerce Center 107 SE Washington St. Portland, OR 97214

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A Very Civil Sunday

3 organizations, 2 o' clock, 1 common goal

In the spirit of collaboration and community, join the ACLU of Oregon, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette, and Q Center for an afternoon of great food, great drinks, and great company while casually learning about what these three organizations are doing to look after your rights. Come out and support three great local organizations!

We guarantee an afternoon of fun with a local string band, food carts, drinks, and trivia! Tickets are only $5 (all proceeds will be split by the three organizations).

Sunday, August 30th 2-5pm Q Center 4115 N Mississippi Portland, OR

To register visit www.aclu-or.org/content/very-civil-sunday

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Safety in Numbers: PWCL 7th Annual Gala and Auction to End Domestic and Sexual Violence

Join the Portland Women's Crisis Line (PWCL) for Safety In Numbers 2009 on August 28th at the Gerding Theater at the Armory! Enjoy yummy food and drinks, browse the best silent and live auctions in town, be entertained by local music and speakers and help support one of the oldest domestic and sexual violence agencies in the country!

FACEBOOK LINK:

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=42002987&ref=profile#/event.phpeid=106089532800&ref=mf

Contact Alicia Katopodis at [email protected] for ticket sales. For more information: pwcl.org https://pwcl.tofinoauctions.com/safetyinnumbers09/

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Jobs & Internships

Job Announcement: Program Aid at Human Solutions

Reports to:                   Employment Program Manager

FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt Location:                      Rockwood/West Gresham very close to MAX

Status:                          Temporary position, grant funded through September 30, 2010

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Nonprofit News

Free or Pay-As-You-Can Office Space Sought

Create Plenty is seeking a space to tackle new projects that provide one more important choice in our consumer-oriented economy: the choice to live without creating piles of waste! It is the non-profit organization of which Leave No Plastic Behind is now a project. Website: www.createplenty.org

We: -can supply our own office furniture -are willing to share space/rent with another person or org. -would occupy space less than half time due to people working from home or in the field. -would like to be able to have bi-weekly meetings, too. -can share in cost of utilities. -prefer close-in PDX locations: N or NE, even SE -a store-front, perhaps

Email: [email protected]

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Q & A

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Trainings

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Volunteering

Spare time? Create Plenty!

Now seeking to fill board positions!

If you have time, skills, resources, and/or connections that can be applied to efforts to reduce waste whilst tightening our local food systems AND creating rewarding jobs, please email [email protected]

More info: www.createplenty.org

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