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Fun happening for all - Lents Park Aug. 4!!

(Please share the attached flyer)   Press Release                                                   

For Immediate Release Date:             August 3, 2009 Contact:       Amie Diffenauer, EPEP (formerly LHI) Community Organizer                         (503) 788-8052 x105 or [email protected]     Mingle in Lents Park while Eating Ice-Cream   What:       Lents National Night Out Ice-Cream Social When:      Tuesday, August 4th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where:     Lents Park near the Gazebo (south of SE Holgate Street and west of SE 92nd Ave) Why:         Mingling with friends while eating ice-cream, gathering goodies, & meeting police officers. Notable:  Free ice cream, goodies and lots of information.  Last year Mayor Adams and Tom Potter made a visit.     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 Emergency Team, Lents Food Co-Op, 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 East Portland Enhancement Project Partners: ROSE Community Development, Lents Neighborhood Association, and Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention Program.   The East Portland Enhancement Project (EPEP) is comprised of more than 50 nonprofit, public and private sector organizations, and businesses working together in East Portland to build stronger connections, healthier families, and economic opportunities.  (Formerly the Lents Homeownership Initiative (LHI)).   ROSE Community Development is the organizer of EPEP.  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   ROSE Community Development 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

Thank you to Kevin Fitzpatrick for the beautiful drawing!!