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Empower Up's one-day Sell-A-Bration event


You can support your neighborhood electronics recycling and job-skills training program, Empower Up, on Saturday, October 25 from 10AM to 5PM at 3206 NE 52nd Street, the corner of 52nd and St. Johns, in Vancouver.  During the one-day Sell-A-Bration, Empower Up will be offering great deals on refurbished laptop and desktop computers, computer monitors, and flat panel televisions in the store.  If you need that extra phone charger or a stereo for your basement, you can find a deal at Empower Up on the 25th. Come, see, and buy the as-is treasures stored on the “wall-O-stuff.”  If you get hungry, the Esoteric BBQ and the Wiener Wagon food trucks will be there to help you.  Also, Empower Up will be holding a raffle for exciting prizes. 

Empower Up is a non-profit organization with the mission of protecting the environment and building community by offering positive options for people and electronics.  Empower Up’s primary funding comes from the refurbishing and sale of computers and laptops donated by community members and organizations. In 2013 Empower Up diverted 148 tons of electronic waste from landfills.  Through our repurposing and recycling mission, Empower Up provides growth opportunities through job-skills training and entry-level job experience.

See more about the organization and what you can bring for donation at www.empowerup.org .

L'espoir Preschool/American Red Cross Blood Drive


L'espoir preschool is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross. They are in dire need of blood! It will be held 1-6pm on October 29th. All donors will be entered to win $5000.00 from the Red Cross! Please help us make this event a success!
 

The 2014 Gala


Presented by: Reser’s Fine Foods
Featuring award-winning vocalist and song writer Curtis Salgado, a delicious dinner, and silent and live auctions.
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.NW Events, 2900 NW 229th Ave, Hillsboro. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.
$150 per ticket
$250 per couple
Table  Sponsorship / Table Host Available
DINNER | MUSIC | DANCING | AUCTION
For tickets, please call 503-645-5353 or click here to pay online.
 

Gem Faire


Nov. 21-23, 2014, Oregon Convention Center/Exhibit Hall E, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland. Hours are 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 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. For more info, call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com. Visit www.gemfaire.com.
 

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

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