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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Happy 98th Birthday Celebration to WWII Veteran Urban Kluthe

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Happy 98th Birthday Celebration to WWII Veteran Urban Kluthe

By KPTV Staff The city of Beaverton helped host a very special birthday party in honor of a hero. City leaders and the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District celebrated with the friends and family of Urban Kluthe for his 98th birthday on April 13. The celebration took place at Beaverton’s Elsie Stuhr Center, which […]

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Community Submission: Best Fruits and Veggies that Last

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Community Submission: Best Fruits and Veggies that Last

By Curves/Jenny Craig Fruit and vegetables are fun to use when they’re fresh, ripe and in-season, but there may be times when you’ve either bought too many to use or continue to buy so many delicious items that some get left to the wayside to spoil. Here are some of the best fruits and veggies […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Kristen Cibula, Employed!

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Kristen Cibula, Employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Kristen Cibula is a friendly and outgoing 20 year old from Beaverton who enjoys riding horses, working out at the local gym while watching “Let’s Make A Deal” and sharing movies with her friends. Like many young adults she wanted to find her first job out of High School so she […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Events

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Events

By BCOA Staff Author to Speak at Viva Village Event Saturday, May 6th 1pm-3pm FREE EVENT! The BCOA has partnered with Viva Village, Village Without Walls and River West Village to present local author, Marcy Houle co-author of The Gift of Caring. Ms. Houle’s presentation will highlight her personal journey of caring for her aging […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Future synthetic field at Cedar Hills Park to be named for Bruce Dalrymple

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Future synthetic field at Cedar Hills Park to be named for Bruce Dalrymple

by Bob Wayt Look around the Beaverton area today and you’ll find 10 synthetic turf fields in use, with three more to be added this year. But it wasn’t so long ago there were none. Until Bruce Dalrymple came along. His interest in synthetics started in the 1980s when he was a volunteer coach. And […]

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Long Term Care Ombudsmen

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Long Term Care Ombudsmen

By Sally Carter Many people have never heard of Long Term Care Ombudsmen, but every state has them to protect the rights, needs, and dignity of adults living in licensed long term care facilities (nursing, assisted living, residential care, memory care and adult foster care homes). Oregon’s Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman uses […]

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Not Just For Seniors: What Are Universal Precautions And Why Should You Use Them?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: What Are Universal Precautions And Why Should You Use Them?

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Have you heard the term universal precautions? Universal Precautions are guidelines healthcare professionals follow to prevent the spread of infection, including influenza and other airborne diseases. It simply means using precautions when handling blood and other body fluids of ALL persons regardless of one’s knowledge of whether or not the person […]

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Community Spotlight: Honey-Do List? Well, Most Honeys Don’t…

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Spotlight: Honey-Do List? Well, Most Honeys Don’t…

But give her a break… Give him a break. No, give yourself a break! By Handyman Marc Paul These large and small issues can be time consuming and overwhelming to think about. The practical solution is to call on someone who’s equipped to handle these problems and scratch those items off your list. With an […]

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Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

By Guaranteed Pest Control Here in the northwest squirrels are one of the most common form of backyard wildlife and many people enjoy feeding squirrels to get a better look at the playful antics and acrobatic activities that make them a delight to watch. Unfortunately, just like other forms of wildlife, squirrels can cause serious […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zookeepers, Vets Rally To Save Life Of Rare Baby Fruit Bat

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zookeepers, Vets Rally To Save Life Of Rare Baby Fruit Bat

By Oregon Zoo Staff A tiny, critically endangered fruit bat that almost didn’t live past its first day is now a month old and well on the road to recovery at the Oregon Zoo. Keepers were thrilled when Sara, one of several Rodrigues flying foxes at the zoo’s “bat cave,” gave birth to a new […]

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