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PlayWrite Boosts Empathy & Confidence for Youth at the Edge

PlayWrite Boosts Empathy & Confidence for Youth at the Edge

Sponsored: Portland, OR. PlayWrite is a theatre-based program that builds resilience, creativity and success. Nearly a thousand young people have benefited from the program. During one of the groundbreaking workshops, eight students form an attuned working alliance...

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Portland Story Theater Sparks Face-to-Face Conversations

Portland Story Theater Sparks Face-to-Face Conversations

Sponsored: Portland, OR. It was a standing ovation at the Old Church Concert Hall, for storytellers and hosts Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard. Their December 1st event was one of the many that Portland Story Theater hosts each year. (Photo credit, Kelly Nissl) The...

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Home Builders Foundation Raises Funds to Help Local Community

Home Builders Foundation Raises Funds to Help Local Community

Sponsored: Portland, OR. The Home Builders Foundation is helping a whole host of organizations providing shelter for area residents in need and supporting the future of its industry by offering educational opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce.   The Village of Hope...

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Northwest Outward Bound Students Grow Stronger in Powerful Ways

Northwest Outward Bound Students Grow Stronger in Powerful Ways

Sponsored: Portland, OR. "Adventure and challenge!" Those are the words which have drawn thousands of students to the Northwest Outward Bound School over the past 50 years. "Outward Bound has completely changed the course of my life. I’ve been continuously given the...

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Christmas Ships Schedule Set for Columbia and Willamette

Christmas Ships Schedule Set for Columbia and Willamette

Portland, OR. Christmas Ship sailors are getting ready to set sail for their 63rd year as residents make plans to watch the colorful flotillas during the parade's 2017 holiday season. Click here for a full schedule of the Columbia and Willamette fleets, as well as a...

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NEWS
“Forage in the Forest” Raises Over $127,000 for Hoyt Arboretum

“Forage in the Forest” Raises Over $127,000 for Hoyt Arboretum

Portland, OR.  The seventh annual Forage in the Forest on August 3rd was the largest event to date for the nonprofit Hoyt Arboretum Friends. The event raised over $127,000 and drew 130 people who started their evening with a walk along the Bristlecone Pine Trail. The...

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Fences For Fido Receives Grant to Offer Spay/Neuter Services

Fences For Fido Receives Grant to Offer Spay/Neuter Services

Portland, OR. Fences For Fido, a nonprofit based in Portland, is the recipient of a grant from the Dr. Jane Foundation. The $1,125 grant announced on July 26th, will support the nonprofit’s work of offering spay/neuter services while building free fenced yards for...

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Where and When to Enjoy Our Local Farmers’ Markets

Where and When to Enjoy Our Local Farmers’ Markets

Portland, OR. Dozens of local farmers' markets are bursting with colorful flowers and flavorful produce this summer. Just about every day of the week you can find a location in the metro area where farmers are offering their best. In this story, we're offering a...

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COMING UP
PlayWrite Boosts Empathy & Confidence for Youth at the Edge

PlayWrite Boosts Empathy & Confidence for Youth at the Edge

Sponsored: Portland, OR. PlayWrite is a theatre-based program that builds resilience, creativity and success. Nearly a thousand young people have benefited from the program. During one of the groundbreaking workshops, eight students form an attuned working alliance...

read more
Portland Story Theater Sparks Face-to-Face Conversations

Portland Story Theater Sparks Face-to-Face Conversations

Sponsored: Portland, OR. It was a standing ovation at the Old Church Concert Hall, for storytellers and hosts Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard. Their December 1st event was one of the many that Portland Story Theater hosts each year. (Photo credit, Kelly Nissl) The...

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Home Builders Foundation Raises Funds to Help Local Community

Home Builders Foundation Raises Funds to Help Local Community

Sponsored: Portland, OR. The Home Builders Foundation is helping a whole host of organizations providing shelter for area residents in need and supporting the future of its industry by offering educational opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce.   The Village of Hope...

read more
Northwest Outward Bound Students Grow Stronger in Powerful Ways

Northwest Outward Bound Students Grow Stronger in Powerful Ways

Sponsored: Portland, OR. "Adventure and challenge!" Those are the words which have drawn thousands of students to the Northwest Outward Bound School over the past 50 years. "Outward Bound has completely changed the course of my life. I’ve been continuously given the...

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Christmas Ships Schedule Set for Columbia and Willamette

Christmas Ships Schedule Set for Columbia and Willamette

Portland, OR. Christmas Ship sailors are getting ready to set sail for their 63rd year as residents make plans to watch the colorful flotillas during the parade's 2017 holiday season. Click here for a full schedule of the Columbia and Willamette fleets, as well as a...

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LIFESTYLE
The Most Popular Wedding Date of 2019 is…

The Most Popular Wedding Date of 2019 is…

Portland, OR. Here are the top 10 wedding dates of 2019: 1-1-19 1-19-19 2-2-19 3-3-19 3-30-19 8-17-19 10-19-19 12-21-19 February 15, 2019: Love is in the air during the month of February, but it’s good to avoid having your wedding on a major holiday like Valentine’s...

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NEWS
Schoolhouse Supplies Ramps up Distribution Efforts for Fall

Schoolhouse Supplies Ramps up Distribution Efforts for Fall

Portland, OR. Every summer, Schoolhouse Supplies gathers supplies for low-income students. Local teachers visit the nonprofit's "Free Store" then distribute the supplies. The 2019 KGW School Supply Drive begins July 30th and will benefit over 60,000 local children....

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Portland Opera Will See Change at the Helm

Portland Opera Will See Change at the Helm

Portland, OR. Portland Opera announced an executive leadership transition, with General Director Christopher Mattaliano, who has led the company for 16 years, transitioning to the role of Artistic Consultant beginning with the 2019-20 season. Sue Dixon, current...

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The Big Float #9 Helps Fund Efforts to Keep Willamette Clean

The Big Float #9 Helps Fund Efforts to Keep Willamette Clean

Portland, OR. Over four thousands water lovers took a dip in the Willamette River for the 9th annual Big Float, which benefits the Human Access Project. Floaters launched at Poet’s Beach under Marquam Bridge on July 13th and drifted down to Tom McCall Bowl in...

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Annual Golden Crane Reception Honors Japanese Garden VIPs

Annual Golden Crane Reception Honors Japanese Garden VIPs

Portland, OR. Portland Japanese Garden hosted its Annual Golden Crane Reception, outside in the Garden’s new Cultural Village on July 10th. The reception for top donors took place in the Atsuhiko & Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation Courtyard. Robert Zagunis, Adena...

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Oregon’s Unique Marine Reserves Surveyed in “Bioblitz”

Oregon’s Unique Marine Reserves Surveyed in “Bioblitz”

Manzanita, OR. Marine biologists and volunteers surveyed the five Oregon Marine Reserves over the last two months to take a snapshot of their exceptional diversity. The nonprofit Oregon Coast Aquarium is responsible for managing and monitoring Oregon’s reserves and it...

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Experts Offer Tips to Keep Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Experts Offer Tips to Keep Pets Safe on the 4th of July

Portland, OR. The activities that make Fourth of July fun for people – exploding fireworks, houseguests and an abundance of food – also make this holiday hazardous for pets. Doctors at DoveLewis Veterinary Hospital & and The Oregon Humane Society are warning...

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