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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Nadia and Naseem Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Nadia and Naseem Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School

Congratulations to Nadia and Naseem for being super kids. Keep up the good work! About Nadia Nadia is five years old and is currently going to preschool.  She enjoys doing acrobats and ballet and is part of the EDC company dance team. Nadia is a super student because she is working 2 years above grade […]

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Aloha Community Farmers Market Opens Thursday May 5 New Farmers Market, to serve Aloha, Reedville, Cooper Mountain and Beyond

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Aloha Community Farmers Market Opens Thursday May 5 New Farmers Market, to serve Aloha, Reedville, Cooper Mountain and Beyond

At the lot at SW Kinnaman Rd and SW Farmington Rd, near Bales Thriftway in Aloha. Opening is May 5th 2:00pm-7:30– This new market will be on Thursdays from 3:00-7:30pm, Opening May 5th and closing September 15th. We are community members, local farmers and people who believe access to fresh local food is important. During […]

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Local Students Took A Break From The Books To Learn Some Life-Saving Techniques.

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Local Students Took A Break From The Books To Learn Some Life-Saving Techniques.

By KPTV Staff The American Heart Association, Beaverton School District and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue partnered to teach Five Oaks Middle School students CPR. The seventh and eighth grade students were taught how to recognize an emergency and then how to do hands-only CPR. Hands-only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended […]

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The Book Corner Celebrates 20 years

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Book Corner Celebrates 20 years

By Paula Gunning and Sharon Van Buren Beaverton readers will find the best prices in town for the latest books by popular authors and children’s books. Five rooms and two hallways are filled with books of every category. The Book Corner is the “little white house on the corner” of Fifth & Washington, across from […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation Helps Get FutureBus on the Road

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation Helps Get FutureBus on the Road

By BEF Staff Could we scale out the excitement of hands-on making experiences to ALL of our Beaverton students? We transformed an old school bus into a time machine that will lead us to the better tomorrow of learning. A mobile makerspace where kids can MAKE and TAKE and BREAK. We need a little more […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

by Ann Koppy Its medical name is influenza A (H1N1), but is better known as the Spanish flu. Ninety-eight years after its appearance, the 1918-19 pandemic is identified as the baseline against which all viral outbreaks are measured. It occurred in three waves and its numbers are staggering: 20,000,000-50,000,000 deaths worldwide, about 675,000 in the […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

Mobile integrated health care enhances patient care and cuts down hospital readmission rates By TVFR Staff Mobile integrated health care continues to be a priority and focus for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Emergency Medical Services Division. The district has a contract with Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center for mobile health care visits, as a […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Alex Brame: Employed!

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Alex Brame: Employed!

By the Dirkse Team Score – Perseverance: 1; Fear: 0 Taking the first step to try something new is difficult for many people, but for those with traumatic brain injury and difficulty with anxiety, it can be especially trying. Alex Brame wanted to work in an office. An adult with autism, he began his job […]

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Food for Thought: Random Acts of Kindness

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Random Acts of Kindness

By Celia Lambert, PhD A random act of kindness is a selfless act performed by a person or a group wishing to either assist or to cheer up another person. It is to be kind, thoughtful, use your manners, give out compliments, volunteer, and or forgive someone as defined by Wikipedia. And, it feels good […]

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Older Americans Month

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Older Americans Month

By Regina Ford From 83-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg to 84-year-old actress Rita Moreno to 69-year-old NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr., older Americans exemplify what people can do regardless of age. Older citizens are a growing demographic group and an increasingly vital part of our country. The contributions they make to our communities […]

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