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City Opens Inclement Weather Shelter

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
City Opens Inclement Weather Shelter

The City of Beaverton will open an inclement weather shelter this month at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW Fifth St. The facility will provide free temporary shelter for 30 adults (age 18+) experiencing homelessness during severe cold temperatures. The shelter will be open Thursday nights from Jan. 12 to March 30, as well as […]

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Prepare for Disaster: CERT offers free monthly training

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Prepare for Disaster: CERT offers free monthly training

Become a “Map Your Neighborhood” Captain and Help Your Neighbors Organize and Prepare for Disaster On the third Tuesday of each month, Beaverton CERT offers a free training for anyone interested in working with their neighbors on disaster preparedness. The Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) program helps save lives, reduces the severity of injuries and trauma, […]

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Food Cart Pod Update

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food Cart Pod Update

The Beaverton City Council voted to change development rules to make setting up food carts easier and less expensive. The new rules become effective Jan. 12, 2017 and will allow food carts and collections of food carts called “pods,” to store fresh water and waste water in above ground tanks while retaining public health and […]

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Pacific Continental Bank: A True Partner to Oregon Business

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pacific Continental Bank: A True Partner to Oregon Business

Pacific Continental Bank of Eugene, Oregon, is a community bank that operates 15 offices in the markets of Eugene, Portland and Puget Sound. With $2.5 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest including our more than 20 years serving Beaverton. Pacific Continental […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Gratitude… We Survived!

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Gratitude… We Survived!

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin Tis the season. End of one year, and beginning of another. I am seeing the typical messages of excitement for a new year, and thankful that a lousy year ended. Was 2016 that awful? Even with all the political strife in our great country, and barring illness, life is pretty […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Off-the-Beaten-Path: Honeymoon Destinations for the Adventurous Couple

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Off-the-Beaten-Path: Honeymoon Destinations for the Adventurous Couple

Selfoss, Iceland Where else in the world besides Iceland can you scuba dive at the fault line between two tectonic plates? Nowhere. That unique activity is far from the only exciting reason to visit the Nordic nation of fire and ice. The former comes in the way of secret hot springs (found while hiking Reykjadalur […]

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Why Visit Scotland? Why Would Ye Nae!*

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Visit Scotland? Why Would Ye Nae!*

From the heather covered highlands, to waterfalls flowing into deep dark lochs, to the many islands teeming with wildlife, Scotland boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. It has an uncrowded landscape encompassing many layers of human history and culture. In Scotland, you can experience monuments that were built over five-thousand years […]

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Learning at Natural Grocers

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Learning at Natural Grocers

Natural Grocers started in 1955 in Lakewood, Colorado by Margaret and Philip Isely who sought to educate their neighbors about the importance of nutrition education. Since then, over 135 stores in 19 states have opened. A company built on great intent and integrity, Natural Grocers established a foundation they refer to as the Five Founding […]

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Food for Thought: Discover Who You Really Are

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Discover Who You Really Are

By Celia Lambert, PhD Who doesn’t want to be a better version of themselves? After all isn’t that what New Year resolutions are about? If you find yourself making the same promises year after year, I invite you to think outside of the box by going inward toward your true self. To discover who you […]

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Community Submission: The Workouts You Should be Doing in your 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: The Workouts You Should be Doing in your 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

By Curves/Jenny Craig They say strength training isn’t for sissies. If that’s true, sissies are quite possibly the only women strength training isn’t for. “Every woman, no matter what her age or situation, can benefit from it,” says D.C. Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of kinesiology at Iowa State University in Ames and an expert in […]

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