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CHAPTER PRIDE POKER RUN & YARD SALE


CHAPTER PRIDE POKER RUN & YARD SALE!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29th.  Starts and ends at love’s leathers outpost
21108 NE 72ND Avenue, Battleground, Washington.  ALL MOTORCYCLE RIDERS WELCOME!!  $15 PER Rider/$20 with co-rider FIRST BIKE OUT @9:00 am
LAST BIKE IN @ 3:00 pm.  YARD SALE ON SITE SPONSORED BY CHAPTER X
PROCEEDS TO HELP BENEFIT OUR VETERANS AT
THE VETERANS HOSPITAL IN VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON

Carr Subaru!


What you drive can make the world a better place! Carr Subaru is donating a portion of all sales this month to the Community Transitional School, an amazing organization that helps and supports homeless children in our area. Be part of helping kids find their way to a better life – Click here to share the love and keep the promise. 

Alzheimer's Association


Are you or is someone you know caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia? There is help available. (Clark County) (May 12, 2015) Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month, from 1:00-2:30 pm, at Mill Plain United Methodist Church, 15804 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684. For information call Melody Mello at 360.882.7840. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the fastest growing concerns in the United States. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation and is the only cause of death in the top ten without a way to prevent, cure, or slow its progression. Within Washington State, Alzheimer’s disease is the third leading cause of death and the prediction is 140,000 people will be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. In the year 2013, nearly 319,000 people in the state of Washington cared for loved ones living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer’s disease research and support, and we are continually striving to progress and make a difference in the fight against this disease. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association, visit www.alzwa.org

RNWP


The Recovery NW Project (RNWP) is planning their second annual regional conference to celebrate National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in September on the 5th. This will be at Clark College at Gaiser Hall 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663 and will be free to all. A continental breakfast will start off at 8am and lunch will start at noon. Stay for the Recovery Forum and have dinner also.
The conference seeks to educate people in recovery and their supporters. EVERYONE in recovery, their parents, friends, family, teachers, counselors, employers, pastors, social workers, professionals and ANY interested community members are welcome to attend.
The RNWP is a collective group of enthusiastic volunteers from Washington and Oregon in recovery, with support from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) Access to Recovery (ATR) Program in Washington and the ATR Program in Oregon, with a common goal of bringing recovery awareness to the local, regional and national communities. 

Dancing in the Square Powwow


In celebration of National Indian Day, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board presents their 10th annual Dancing in the Square Powwow at Pioneer Square on September 25th from 12 to 7pm. Grand entry will be at 3pm. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, you may contact Candice Jimenez at 503-416-3564.

SECOND AMENDMENT OPEN CARRY BBQ POTLUCK


Please join us in solidarity to support our Second Amendment in our city and county by attending our free event hosted in part by Stop Oregon Gun Ban and Yamhill County Republicans! Meat for the BBQ will be provided by Oregon Firearms Federationand sides will be provided by volunteers. 
We encourage everyone (who's legally to do so) to safely open carry their firearm(s) to this event. 
Why? MAC Parks and Recreation have signs that directly violate Oregon State Statutes (ORS 166.170 & 166.173) for legally carrying firearms in the public parks. For a few months now many of us have been contacting the parks department via phone, email, and even Facebook. We asked that they either replace the signs or take them down. Neither has happened. In fact they (the city council) responded by UNANIMOUSLY passing a new city ordinance (Ordinance No. 4991) in which "Restricting the carrying of loaded firearms in public places". 

Back to School Fair Supporting Teachers


Honor the local teachers who inspire our students on Thursday September 3rd from 5-8pm! Trudy's Living Room is thrilled to showcase the teachers' beautiful works of art!  Let's celebrate our teachers as everyone heads back to school at this FUN monthly Art Show!  Enjoy the "back to school" fair provided by  Country Grains at Fir Point Farm!

Beaverton First Friday!


On September 4th at 5p.m., the Beaverton Downtown Association will sponsor its final First Friday for 2015. Visitors to First Friday will once again be treated to free live music at two locations, numerous dining options, and plenty of opportunities to shop in the small independent businesses that keep the historic downtown district vibrant.  The NW Riverside Band will perform at West and Broadway, and Graceless Lady will be featured at Beaverton Florists. Visitors can enjoy the music of both bands through the downtown or hopping on the Pacific Cascade Party Bus, free hop on, hop off service throughout the evening.  Vendors include Portland Cider Company, Baxter Fine Arts with Megan Turner Baxter, Beaverton Graphics, and Solar Energy Solutions.  Special promotions by downtown businesses.  

Dennis' 7 Dees Annual Charity Golf Tournament


Dennis' 7 Dees Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Human Solutions September 17th, 7:30AM at Langdon Farms.  Dennis' 7 Dees is committed to supporting Human Solutions' efforts to provide emergency shelter and services to hundreds of homeless families in the greater Portland area.  Join us for a fun-filled day - great golf, games and prizes.  Your entry fee includes:  18-holes, continental breakfast, lunch, cart and much more!  To register, click here.



Lights, Camera, Auction Benefit


Help support the YMCA Child Care Division with an evening of Lights, Camera, Auction! Proceeds from this event benefit the YMCA's 2015 Annual Campaign to provide financial assistance for familes and youth development programs. The benefit dinner and silent auction will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club on Saturday, September 19th and will go from 5:30pm to 10pm. To purchase tickets and learn more, click here

Be the Match!


Every three minutes, someone in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia.
It can happen to anyone at any time—but so can a cure – a marrow transplant. Most of us won’t have a matching marrow donor in our family.
For more information go to Be The Match!  

9th Annual Women's Leadership Luncheon


On October 1st, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the Center for Women's Leadership will host its annual fundraising luncheon at the Portland Art Museum. Each year over 550 of Oregon's top leaders join to celebrate and support another year of the emerging leadership stories of girls and women. Make sure you are among them this year by being a sponsor or purchasing a ticket, because we know that given the opportunity and training she will lead for a lifetime. Click here for tickets.or, for more information, contact cwlinfo@pdx.edu
 

Ballet Fantastique: Cirque de la Lune


Cirque de la Lune
Donna and Hannah Bontrager, choreographer-producers
WITH LIVE MUSIC:
TROUPE CARNIVALE, BETTY & THE BOY, MOOD AREA 52
+ INTERNATIONAL GUEST CIRCUS ARTIST RAYMOND SILOS
Escape to the world of a traveling troupe of 1930’s Depression-era circus performers—and see what happens in the hour before the circus begins—in choreographer-producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager’s all-original Cirque de la Lune. In this ballet filled with the exotic and unexpected, Donna and Hannah bring the dramatic dancers of Ballet Fantastique together with three guest folk orchestras—and international guest circus artist Raymond Silos. Don’t miss the texture, illusion, faded grandeur, and romance of the “Cirque,” set to the unruly, poignant original music of Troupe Carnivàle, Mood Area 52, and Betty and the Boy.

Living Dead Horror Con


The FIRST all-celeb based horror convention is coming to Portland, OR, and will give fans of all genres of horror and all forms (from film to art and music to literature) the perfect mix of everything they love all rolled into one gore-filled weekend.  Top celebrities including Ari Lehman (Friday the 13th), Adrienne King (Friday the 13th), Dana Ashbrook (Twin Peaks), live bands, horror burlesque, oddities, nonstop film screenings, celebrity led workshops, personalized VIP parties, and panels from authors, actors, directors and makeup artists.  Join the fun this November at the Oregon Convention Center.  Buy your tickets here.

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