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Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Portland, OR. The Bridge Meadows model is an intergenerational neighborhood where adoptive families of youth formerly in foster care bond with their older neighbors. The nonprofit has had to dramatically alter its operations due to the pandemic. “In our community,...

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FACT Oregon Hosts Virtual All Ability Youth Event

FACT Oregon Hosts Virtual All Ability Youth Event

Portland, OR. A nonprofit serving disabled children is holding its annual "All Ability Tri4Youth" event. Unlike the in-person event seen above, for 2020 FACT Oregon is going online, and finding the format is allowing for more creativity and state-wide participation....

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NW Dance Project Begins Socially Distanced In-Person Classes

NW Dance Project Begins Socially Distanced In-Person Classes

Portland, OR. The NW Dance Project, a Portland-based contemporary dance company, had to make significant COVID-19 adjustments since it went fully virtual on March 13th. The nonprofit's phased reopening began on August 3rd, with the renewal of some in-person classes...

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NEWS
Willamette Falls Trust Continues to Engage Community

Willamette Falls Trust Continues to Engage Community

Portland, OR. Willamette Falls Trust is working to engage community members by keeping them up to date about what's going on with the project. One way is to offer a Virtual Tour of the Falls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3ckWULDn7w The Willamette Fall Trust is...

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Christmas For Kids Modifies Event For First Time In Thirty Years

Christmas For Kids Modifies Event For First Time In Thirty Years

Portland, OR. For over 30 years, Christmas For Kids has helped with holiday shopping sprees for deserving kids hand-selected by their school counselors. Unfortunately, the annual volunteer event pictured above in 2019, won't look the same this year. Due to COVID-19...

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Airlie Press Heads Into 2021 With Publishing Plans in Place

Airlie Press Heads Into 2021 With Publishing Plans in Place

Portland, OR.  Airlie Press provides a creative refuge for poetry lovers and writers throughout Oregon and Washington. Public readings, like the pre-covid event with Jessica Mehta pictured above, feel like a distant memory this fall, but literary works are still being...

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Northwest Film Center Launches New Platform

Northwest Film Center Launches New Platform

Portland, OR. Northwest Film Center is launching a platform called Co:Laboratory. It offers both online and in-person opportunities for people who want to keep their connection to the art world. With Co:Laboratory, art lovers can engage with others by exchanging ideas...

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De La Salle Fall Virtual Benefit Raises $408,505

De La Salle Fall Virtual Benefit Raises $408,505

Portland, OR. Over 104 tuned in for the De La Salle North Catholic (DLSNC) Fall Virtual Benefit Dinner and Auction on October 29th. The event raised $408,505 for the innovative high school on N. Fenwick Avenue in Portland. MC James Broadous II, DLSNC Vice Principal...

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Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Portland, OR. For the past 35 years, Literary Arts has built a community around literature, books, and storytelling. A yearly highlight was the Portland Book Festival, pictured above. This year due to COVID-19 the nonprofit is moving its annual Portland Book Festival...

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COMING UP
Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Portland, OR. The Bridge Meadows model is an intergenerational neighborhood where adoptive families of youth formerly in foster care bond with their older neighbors. The nonprofit has had to dramatically alter its operations due to the pandemic. “In our community,...

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LIFESTYLE
Boating Sees Unprecedented Growth During COVID-19

Boating Sees Unprecedented Growth During COVID-19

A Lifestyle Story:  Portland, OR. More sailboats and motor-yachts than usual are plying local waters. On the Willamette River, Jeff and Susan Lyon join Zach Francis and Amy Jeuck for a cruise, and it's part of a national trend. Coronavirus restrictions are limiting...

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NEWS
Northwest Film Center Launches New Platform

Northwest Film Center Launches New Platform

Portland, OR. Northwest Film Center is launching a platform called Co:Laboratory. It offers both online and in-person opportunities for people who want to keep their connection to the art world. With Co:Laboratory, art lovers can engage with others by exchanging ideas...

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De La Salle Fall Virtual Benefit Raises $408,505

De La Salle Fall Virtual Benefit Raises $408,505

Portland, OR. Over 104 tuned in for the De La Salle North Catholic (DLSNC) Fall Virtual Benefit Dinner and Auction on October 29th. The event raised $408,505 for the innovative high school on N. Fenwick Avenue in Portland. MC James Broadous II, DLSNC Vice Principal...

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Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Portland, OR. For the past 35 years, Literary Arts has built a community around literature, books, and storytelling. A yearly highlight was the Portland Book Festival, pictured above. This year due to COVID-19 the nonprofit is moving its annual Portland Book Festival...

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Portland Opera Announces Reimagined 2020/21 Season

Portland Opera Announces Reimagined 2020/21 Season

Portland, OR. Portland Opera announced its plans for the remainder of the 2020/21 season. The Opera's pivot will feature a series of virtual recitals from the company’s artistic home in Southeast Portland, an outdoor opera experience, and productions broadcast via the...

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Benefit for Children’s Institute Raises a Record $270,000

Benefit for Children’s Institute Raises a Record $270,000

Portland, OR. An annual fundraiser called “Impact Oregon’s Future” raised a record $270,000 for the Children’s Institute. Marta and Ken Thasher (above) celebrated Ken receiving the Children's Institute's 2020 Alexander Award for his long-standing passion is to make a...

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Write Around Portland Amplifying Voices of the Community

Write Around Portland Amplifying Voices of the Community

Portland, OR. Write Around Portland virtually hosted its annual event Raise Your Pen, on October 8th. The event was emceed by Slam Poet and Write Around Portland board member Marisol Tawadros and personal work was shared by five Write Around Portland writers. Through...

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