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Digest for June 21, 2010

Digest Contents:

Summer Dreaming! Solstice Celebration, Music in the Bathhouse and More!!!
Think & Drink on fossil fuel dependency and green jobs
Peninsula Children's Center is looking for a Program Specialist
Student Organization Advisor- Student Activities and Leadership Programs
Paid Research Participant: Internet Mental Health Study
Papermaking Workshop Using Recycled Materials
In need of volunteer translators!
Become a Zenger Farm Ambassador!

Events

Summer Dreaming! Solstice Celebration, Music in the Bathhouse and More!!!

Summer Dreaming!!! (It's coming...really.) Exciting events from the world of CGWC!!!

Common GroundWellness Center5010 NE 33 Ave.Call for reservations!503-238-1065http://soakandsauna.comOpen Daily: 10 am - 11 pmCommunity Hours:  10 am - 1 pm (Mon - Fri) * Pay for 1/2 hr *Stay for 1 hr-----------------------------Men Only Hours:Mon 7 pm - 11 pmTues 7 pm - 11 pmWomen Only Hours: Sat 10 am - 12 noon   Silent Hours:10 pm - 11 pm Every night!-----------------------------Reservations Call 503-238-1065Recommended for soak/sauna and all practitioners! 

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Think & Drink on fossil fuel dependency and green jobs

Think & Drink on fossil fuel dependency and green jobs: A happy-hour conversation series sponsored by Oregon Humanities. Thursday, July 8, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. rontoms, 600 E. Burnside, Portland. Free and open to the public. Guests must be twenty-one and over.

The summer 2010 Think & Drink happy-hour conversation brings together environmental historian Thomas Andrews, investigative journalist Rebecca Clarren, and OPB radio host Emily Harris, who will moderate the discussion about fossil fuel dependency and the future of energy on Thursday, July 8, 2010, at 6:00 at rontoms, 600 E. Burnside, Portland. The happy-hour series, which sparks provocative conversations about big ideas, is sponsored by Oregon Humanities (formerly Oregon Council for the Humanities).

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Jobs & Internships

Peninsula Children's Center is looking for a Program Specialist

Peninsula Children’s Center, an independent nonprofit organization, is the oldest and largest child care provider in North Portland. We provide quality, affordable child care in a community financed child care center for infants through preschoolers, as well as before and after school care in several area elementary schools.

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Student Organization Advisor- Student Activities and Leadership Programs

  Student Organization Advisor- Student Activities and Leadership Programs Portland State University is a dynamic, progressive institution located in a thriving metropolitan area noted for its commitment to quality of life. It is a nationally acclaimed leader in community-based learning and educational reform and serves more than 25,000 students with a mix of 73% undergraduate and 27% graduate students. The vision of Student Affairs at PSU is to cultivate student success through advancing a mission to provide programs that facilitate and enhance student learning through intentionally connecting parts of the student experience into a meaningful whole through collaborative partnerships with faculty and other institutional agents and by bridging organization boundaries.

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Information

organization:Pathways to Positive Futures-Portland State University
position summary:

DO YOU LIKE TO USE THE INTERNET TO SEARCH FOR HEALTH INFORMATION? HAVE YOU BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION? WANT TO EARN A LITTLE CASH?

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN A STUDY EXPLORING HOW YOUNG ADULTS USE THE INTERNET TO FIND INFORMATION AND SUPPORT FOR THEIR MENTAL HEALTH.

TO BE ELIGIBLE YOU MUST: • BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30. • GO ONLINE AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK • HAVE A MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS • BE ABLE TO COME TO PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY

PARTICIPANTS WILL TAKE PART IN AN INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY THE ACTIVITY WILL LAST 45-60 MINUTES. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE COMPENSATED $20.00

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE REPLY TO THIS AD OR CONTACT: [email protected]

Salary / Pay Rate:$20 for 45-60 minutes

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Trainings

Papermaking Workshop Using Recycled Materials

 

Papermaking Using Recycled Materials

Class will make paper by hand using scrap paper and repurposed materials from The ReBuilding Center. Leave the class with a mold and deckle you fabricate in addition to the paper you have made. Class suitable for children over 8 if accompanied by an adult. Be ready to get wet! Bring some paper to recycle! Go home and make more!!

 

When: Sat. June 26, 9am-3pm

Where: at The ReBuilding Center

Tuition: $40

Parent/ Child pairs save 20%, class tuition $64 per pair!

$5 Materials fee paid to instructor on 1st day of class.

Instructed by:  Ken Walker

 

Please register for workshop in advance at rebuildingcenter.org/education/classes/ 

 

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Volunteering

In need of volunteer translators!

Greetings,The South Tabor Neighborhood Association (SE 52nd - 82nd between Division and Powell) is in need of translators to help translate a word processing flyer for an upcoming event into Chinese and Vietnamese. We are hoping to get the flyer printed in these languages by mid-July. If  you're able to help, please email [email protected] Any help would be greatly appreciated!Best,-- Aron Stephens, MPH--Healthy people in healthy communities.

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Become a Zenger Farm Ambassador!

 

Become a Zenger Farm Ambassador! Join a team of volunteers to support exciting outreach and fundraising events at the farm and around the city. We are working to increase community support so we can meet the overwhelming demand for our educational programs. You can be an integral part of this work by sharing our message of environmental stewardship and good food for all. Volunteers will gain experience in outreach, fundraising and event planning and meet community members and local-food leaders at events throughout Portland. You can read the complete volunteer position description on our website at www.zengerfarm.org/volunteer.

 

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