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July 2014 Kids Corner

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
July 2014 Kids Corner

This month’s Kids Corner features 11 year old Karynne Gareau, student at Village Home School. Attention parents of creative pre-teens: I urge you to encourage your daughters and sons to submit their poems to be considered for publication in Beaverton Kids Corner. This is a wonderful way to spotlight student creativity!” — Paulann Petersen, Oregon […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Sports and How We View Them

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Sports and How We View Them

We recently had our initiation into children’s competitive sports when our 9 yr-old tried out for a classic soccer team. Although most parents vehemently protest against the current system of youth sports that encourages (requires?) year-round play by late elementary school, we also all continue jumping through the hoops for fear of our children losing […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Cleaning Refrigerator Coils

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Cleaning Refrigerator Coils

While we tend to take some appliances more for granted than we do others, I would argue that the refrigerator is the most abused and least appreciated mechanical servant in the average home. So long as it keeps our food cold and ice cream frozen, we just ignore it. But, just like all machines, this […]

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Business Spotlight: Tulen Center for Martial Arts

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Business Spotlight: Tulen Center for Martial Arts

Welcome to Tulen Center! We teach Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen, a traditional martial art brought to this country from Indonesia by Mas Goeroe Agoeng Willy Wetzel in 1956. It draws on the most effective elements of Judo, Kempo, Kung Fu and Karate. Since Poekoelan is a complete martial art, it’s much more than just self-defense. Students […]

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New Business Spotlight: Maidpro, Because Your Standards Aren’t Standard

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New Business Spotlight: Maidpro, Because Your Standards Aren’t Standard

Beaverton house cleaning services. We’re proud to give our neighbors in the Beaverton area more free time by taking care of the house cleaning. Our business is locally owned and operated, and as members of the community, we are dedicated to providing personal attention and quality care! Your home, cleaned just the way you like […]

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New Business Spotlight: Ursula Marketing & Consulting

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New Business Spotlight: Ursula Marketing & Consulting

There’s a new marketing agency in town! Not only does Ursula Marketing & Consulting handle all of your marketing needs from traditional to digital to text, they are also uniquely qualified for event planning and promotion. Principal Melissa Cagle has eight years of experience working on marketing, branding and planning events from birthday parties to […]

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Adult Protective Services

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Adult Protective Services

Someone you know may be suffering abuse or neglect. It may be happening in your neighborhood or in a facility such as a nursing home or assisted living center where you visit an aunt or parent or grandparent. You might notice bruises, sudden fearfulness, missing money, poor skin condition, or dehydration. Some abuse is hidden. […]

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Speeder Spotlight: Summer Fun at Creekside Village Retirement

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Speeder Spotlight: Summer Fun at Creekside Village Retirement

Summer is in full swing at Creekside Village Retirement. Back by popular demand are their Summer Fun Patio Parties, located on their back patio overlooking Beaverton Creek. If you’d like to join in and tap your toes along with the residents, just RSVP to Creekside. All are welcome. On July 10th Creekside kicks off their […]

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News from Your Friends at TVF&R: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal, Keep it Safe!

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News from Your Friends at TVF&R: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal, Keep it Safe!

What is an Illegal Firework? Oregon law bans fireworks that fly into the air, explode, or travel on the ground more than 6 feet – this includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers, and M80s. Fireworks purchased by mail order or in the state of Washington or at Native American reservations may be illegal in Oregon. […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo’s Elephants Won’t Know Where To Find Their Next Meal

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo’s Elephants Won’t Know Where To Find Their Next Meal

Soon the Oregon Zoo’s famous family of elephants won’t know where their next meal is coming from. And that’s a good thing, animal experts say. “In Southeast Asian range countries, elephants can spend up to 16 hours a day searching for food,” said Bob Lee, the zoo’s elephant curator. “They’re eating throughout the day, getting […]

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