Category Archives: Economy

Hop Skip and Sale on Alberta, Saturday 9-22

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Portland City Council unanimously adopts the Portland Plan

Portland’s City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Portland Plan yesterday afternoon. The vote follows last week’s public hearing on the plan, at which dozens of partners and community members expressed commitment to this long-range plan to ensure Portland is … Continue reading

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Get Involved with Alberta Main Street

Get Involved! Alberta Main Street depends on volunteers. If you have time and interest, we’d love to have you join our efforts. Volunteers are needed on our four committees, each with 3-4 projects. Below, please find a sample list of … Continue reading

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NE 42nd Avenue Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Scheduled for January 25th

Join fellow community members for the 42nd Avenue Kickoff… Wednesday, January 25th 2012 St. Charles Church 5310 NE 42nd Avenue 6:30pm ~ doors open 7:00pm ~ event begins The event will feature local food, entertainment and activities for children, and … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Monday, November 7, 2011 – 5:30 – 8:00 pm IRCO – 10301 NE Glisan St.

Participate in the Portland Development Commission’s Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI). This program was announced by Mayor Sam Adams recently and will focus investments in priority neighborhoods to: Boost neighborhood business growth Provide economic development opportunities Improve community-wide prosperity Build leadership using … Continue reading

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Draft Portland Plan subject of public hearings in November

Planning and Sustainability Commission to hear public testimony about long-range plan for the city Portland, OR. — Now that the Portland Plan – Proposed Draft is available for public review, the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will be holding public … Continue reading

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NECN Community Economic Development Council Speaker Series

Where: Curious Comedy 5225 NE MLK Blvd Portland, OR 97211 Tues, Nov 1, 2011 6-8PM “The Supreme purpose of history is a better world” – Herbert Hoover A panel discussion and Q&A for those interested in Learning more about grassroots … Continue reading

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Having trouble paying your mortgage? Know someone who is?

Mortgage assistance is available to struggling Oregon homeowners, but the program is not being fully utilized because the word is not getting out. Thousands of Oregon homeowners will have their mortgages paid for up to one year or $20,000. The … Continue reading

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