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Rock Around The Course!

JD Fulwiler 3rd Annual Charity Golf Invitational.  Monday, July 24th at Royal Oaks Country Club in Vancouver, WA (8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd).  Enjoy 18 holes of golf with cart, awards dinner and a 50/50 raffle at Royal Oaks Country Club while benefitting 5 local charities!  Benefitting organizations include the Boys and Girls Society, Catholic Charities, New Avenues for Youth, Hough Foundation and the Vancouver Police Activities League.  For more information, or to register, click here!

The Standard's 2014 Volunteer Expo

On Thursday, September 4, 2014, The Standard’s Volunteer Expo returns to Pioneer Courthouse Square. Celebrating its sixth year, the Volunteer Expo is the largest event of its kind in Oregon, connecting more than 125 regional nonprofit organizations with thousands of Portlanders eager to make a difference in their community. Representatives from a diverse range of community-based organizations will be on hand to showcase their volunteer and advocacy opportunities. Those who attend can find service and donation opportunities that match their skills and interests – ranging from one-time projects to longer-term commitments.

Soulful Giving Blanket Concert

It's the hottest event in East County! 4 bands, 14 restaurants, Duck Pond wines, premium draft beers, cocktails, vendors, champagne/jewelry raffle, silent auction goodies. 100% of proceeds benefit Randall’s Children’s Hospital and Providence Cancer Center. Performers include The Slide Brothers, California Honeydrops, Lilla D’Mone and Portland’s Soul Vaccination. Free shuttle service from MHCC or jump on the traveling soul bus from Crown Plaza in NE Portland. $25 GA, $50 Premier, $100 VIP. Click here for more details.


Hillsboro Gem Faire

Aug. 1-3, 2014, Washington County Fairgrounds, 873 NE 34th Ave., Hillsboro. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 vendors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. 

Clark County Fair 2014

Make a splash at the 2014 Clark County Fair – August 1st -10th in Ridgefield, WA! This year's Fair is sure to provide you and your family with endless entertainment and excitement. Don't miss the featured exhibits Toytopia and Faircon plus family activities and carnival rides! Visit the Comcast Kids Park and Westfield Vancouver Mall Kids Stage for kids’ contests, local entertainment, and pony rides. Check out 4-H Events and the Junior Livestock Auction. See you at the fair!

The 9th Annual Pirate Treasure Hunt

Join Depoe Bay's 9th annual chairty event, Pirate Treasure Hunt for a day filled with scallywags and eyepatches. Each team of 4 will test their problem solving skills by deciding if its murder, mayhem, suiciude or skullduggery. For $50 per team, enter to support the Depoe Bay Food Pantry. Treasure hunt is Saturday, August 16 starting with a breakfast at 8:30am followed by the race at 10:00 am by cannon fire. For more information and sign ups click here.

Lake Oswego Heritage Car Collectors Show

Sunday, August 17th is the annual Collector Car and Classic Boat Show in Lake Oswego.  It's a big event with over 200 cars of all ages and models on display at George Rogers Park.  Beautiful classic boats will be in the water at Lakewood Bay.  At Foothills Park, you can tour the world's only operating PT Boat.  Admission is free with shuttle service to all three areas.  Don't miss the 15th Annual Collector Car and Classic Boat Show Sunday, Agust 17th in Lake Oswego.  Presented by Monte Shelton Jaguar and Oswego Heritage Council.

Aspen Meadow Concert!

For a family friendly event in a beautiful outdoor amphitheatre, please join us for the Aspen Meadow “Summer Finally Got Here” concert on August 23rd and 24th at 24232 South Upper Highland Road, Colton. Bring a picnic, blanket, dancing shoes and clothes from the 50's and 60's! We'll have live music by nationally recognized and world-renowned musicians on both days, and a classic car show on the 24th! The event is FREE! Click here for more information. 

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SCUSA School Drive!

For nearly 20,000 foster kids living in the Northwest, changing homes often means getting behind in school. To help local foster kids get a good start, Sleep Country USA is collecting school supplies. But they need your help! Bring your gift of paper, pens, crayons, pencils, rulers, dictionaries and more to any Sleep Country location, or visit to donate online. Sleep Country knows, not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.

Strut Your Mutt

Sept. 13, 2014, Strut your Mutt! A leisurely fundraising dog walk, or a timed 5K run with (or without) your pooch, followed by a doggie-themed festival that includes pet contests, photos, doggie goodies, fun activities for the whole family, including food, refreshments and more to raise money for your favorite local animal welfare group (any of Best Friends’ local No More Homeless Pets Network partners) or for Best Friends Animal Society, and to help Save Them All®


Portland Out of the Darkness Walk

Join the AFSP Saturday, October 4th at 10:00 am at the World Trade Center (121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR) for the Out of the Darkness Walk.  When you walk in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walks, you join efforts with thousands of people nationwide to raise money for AFSP’s vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives. The walks raise awareness about depression and suicide, and provide comfort and assistance to those who have lost someone to suicide.  To register for the walk or to donate, click here.

Bethesda Lutheran Communities

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Bethesda Lutheran Communities is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals!!!

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you'll be responsible for training and assisting individuals served and supported in various aspects of activities of daily living, while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures. This position is also responsible for the health , safety and emotional support of the individuals being served. This position actively supports people to choose and achieve the highest quality of life. Click here to apply:

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