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Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon!


The Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon will be racing through Portland on May 18, 2014. The scenic 13.1 mile course starts & finishes at Waterfront Park with two bridge crossings and a tour through East Portland. Don’t miss this 13.1 mile block party. Whether you run, walk, volunteer, or cheer - the race has something for everyone. Rock bands every mile and hundreds of spirited cheerleaders keep you rockin’ from start to finish through the City of Roses. Click here for race details and register now!

Bethesda Lutheran Communities


Do you enjoy giving hope, discovery and self-empowerment to people who truly need and appreciate it?

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: www.bethesdalutherancommunities.org

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!
 

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!

All Rockers Bleed Blood Drive!


Join KGON and the American Red Cross for the Annual All Rockers Bleed blood drive presented by Mercedes-Benz of Wilsonville Tuesday, July 22nd through Saturday, July 26th at the Portland, Salem and SW Washington donor centers. 
All presenting donors will receive a commemorative t-shirt, a ticket to the Clark County Fair and can enter to win a pair of concert tickets!  Make your appointment today!  Call 1-800-RED-Cross or visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code 1TRKGON.

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. 

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.

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.
 

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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.

 
 
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