Category Archives: Health

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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Healthy Homes Workshop Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM

When: Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM Where: King School Facility, 4815 NE 7th Ave., entrance on 7th RSVP to katy at Reduce your family’s exposure to the contaminants and chemicals that can trigger asthma, allergies and other health concerns. … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Ainsworth Arboretum by Bike, Sunday Parkways, Sunday 9/25

by kpkaye Join Jim Gersbach, local tree steward, member of the Concordia Tree Team and creator of the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum for a bicycle tour of the Ainsworth Arboretum. The tour will be held during NE Sunday Parkways on September 25, … Continue reading

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Portland World Cup 2011 at Fernhill Park

September 3–5 Fernhill Park NE 37th Ave. and Ainsworth St. Portland, Oregon Saturday, 9/3, 9am–6pm Sunday, 9/4, 10am–6pm Monday, 9/5, 1pm–6pm FREE ADMISSION International Cultural Festival: Soccer, Music, Food, Games, Health Fair Promoting Community Health and Cultural Exchange  

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Loaves & Fishes Centers seeks drivers to deliver meals on Independence Day weekend

By Julie Piper Finley Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People is seeking volunteer drivers to ensure homebound seniors receive nutritious meals and a bit of companionship this Independence Day weekend. “These volunteers are invaluable because they not only help … Continue reading

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Report Illegal Dumping!

Find out how Metro’s RID Patrol tackles the problem of illegal dumping on public property. Report illegal dumpers and haulers online or call 503-234-3000. Metro’s RID Patrol tackles the problem of illegal dumping in multiple ways: cleaning up dump sites, … Continue reading

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Help Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

At this Year’s Holiday Party, the CNA will be collecting donations for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s (EMO) HIV Day Center. The HIV Day Center is a non-denominational project of the EMO and is housed at the Ainsworth United Church … Continue reading

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Lead Poisoning and Weatherization workshops to be held

Free Lead Poisoning Prevention Workshop – living in an older home? Participants learn how to prevent lead exposure while living in homes older than 1978. Participants receive a free safety kit worth $30. Contact Community Energy Project at 503.284.6827 x110 … Continue reading

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Irvington neighborhood families organize against Clearwire cell tower

Families in Irvington have joined the growing number of Portland residents opposing cell tower construction in residential neighborhoods. Irvington residents are fighting a Clearwire proposal to replace an existing 74-foot utility pole with an installation of multiple WiMax antennas onto … Continue reading

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