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Fun happening for all - Lents Park Aug. 4!


PORTLAND – ROSE Community Development and Lents Neighborhood Association are hosting the Lents National Night Out Ice Cream Social. 

National Night Out brings community members together, sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are fighting back.   Come meet your fellow neighbors, police officers, and fireman!! 

Enjoy FREE ice-cream (first come, first served) while mingling with various organizations: Wattles Boys & Girls Club, Tremont Evangelical Church, ROSE Community Development, Lents Neighborhood Association, Portland Development Commission, Neighborhood Response Team, Office of Neighborhood Involvement, and Portland Bureau of Transportation.  

This event will be held on Tuesday, August 4th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Lents Park near the Gazebo (south of SE Holgate Street and west of SE 92nd Ave). 

Free event, open to the public.  If you would like more information, please contact Judy Welch at (503) 771-4667.  Visit www.rosecdc.org   

Sponsored by the Lents Homeownership Initiative Partners: ROSE Community Development, Lents Neighborhood Association, and Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention Program.   The Lents Homeownership Initiative (LHI) is comprised of more than 40 nonprofit, public and private sector organizations, and businesses working together to increase homeownership and to improve the livability in the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area.  LHI is evolving into the East Portland Enhancement Project (EPEP).   ROSE Community Development is the organizer of LHI.  ROSE has provided affordable housing and other neighborhood improvements in outer southeast Portland since 1992.  ROSE gives families a secure place to build lives, raise children, and feel like part of the neighborhood.   ##    

Amie Diffenauer, Community Organizer  

5215 SE Duke Street Portland, OR 97206

Tel: 503-788-8052 x105

Fax: 503-788-9197    

Join us at ROSE's Annual Donor Breakfast "Building Brighter Futures" on September 17! Masters of Ceremonies - Bill Schonely, Keynote Speaker - Representative Jefferson Smith, Testimonial - ROSE resident Florence Wood, and Award Winners: Standard TV & Appliance, Portland Development Commission, DDSD Superintendent Barbara Rommel, ROSE Volunteer Lisa Wayment, and Jim Barrett.  For more info, www.rosecdc.org