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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
American Heart Association Finds Pandemic Hobbies Beneficial

American Heart Association Finds Pandemic Hobbies Beneficial

Portland, OR. During the pandemic, most people are spending more time at home and many have taken up new hobbies or found time to dive back into one they previously enjoyed. Physicians at the American Heart Association say that expressing creativity can be good for...

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Harper’s Playground Still Going Strong During COVID-19

Harper’s Playground Still Going Strong During COVID-19

Portland, Or. Harper’s Playground is still open and remains a great place for all kids, including those with physical challenges, to play. But this year, the nonprofit has moved its annual benefit online. From October 1st, through October 8th, the organization will...

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Private Jet Travel Takes Off During COVID-19 Pandemic

Private Jet Travel Takes Off During COVID-19 Pandemic

A lifestyle story: Portland, OR. Private jet rentals in the Portland area are becoming more popular during the pandemic as people look for alternatives to commercial flying. Not everyone owns their own jet, or “P.J.,” as they’re called. As a result, according to...

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COMING UP
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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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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Pandemic Shakes Foundational Aspects of Luxury-Goods Industry

Pandemic Shakes Foundational Aspects of Luxury-Goods Industry

Portland, OR. A lifestyle story: With crowded stores becoming more of a distant memory since the COVID-19 crisis, some financial analysts are evaluating the impact on luxury goods. A team from the consulting firm McKinsey & Company offered research material about...

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Oregon Golf Association Sees Uptick in Play During COVID-19

Oregon Golf Association Sees Uptick in Play During COVID-19

Woodburn, OR. "We have definitely seen an uptick on rounds of golf played since the pandemic began," says Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit Oregon Golf Association, Barb Trammell. "The OGA Golf Course here in Woodburn - which is home to our offices - has...

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NEWS
Private Jet Travel Takes Off During COVID-19 Pandemic

Private Jet Travel Takes Off During COVID-19 Pandemic

A lifestyle story: Portland, OR. Private jet rentals in the Portland area are becoming more popular during the pandemic as people look for alternatives to commercial flying. Not everyone owns their own jet, or “P.J.,” as they’re called. As a result, according to...

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Oregon Nonprofits Face Huge Challenges Due to Pandemic

Oregon Nonprofits Face Huge Challenges Due to Pandemic

Portland, OR. Oregon nonprofits are facing some big obstacles because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonprofits like Boy & Girls Club (seen above) are still serving kids in our area, but fundraising is tougher. Across Oregon, the nonprofit community is pulling together...

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Netflix Film Explores How Social Media Exploits Users

Netflix Film Explores How Social Media Exploits Users

Portland, OR. A new Netflix documentary called The Social Dilemma is exposing the consequences of our growing dependence on social media. Filmmakers explain that hidden artificial intelligence is hijacking our attention to the detriment of our health and wellbeing....

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