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College Affordability Coalition

College Affordability Coalition

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oregon Community Colleges Join American Student Assistance Movement to Address College Affordability, Student Debt  Salem, OR – Fourteen Oregon community colleges have teamed up with American Student Assistance® (ASA) on a movement to address the college affordability issue by revolutionizing how students and alumni finance and repay their higher education. Through a game-changing educational membership program called […]

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Cat-Tastic!

Cat-Tastic!

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Oregon Humane Society was chosen by CATalyst Council, a national organization dedicated to improving cat health and welfare, to launch a new high-tech initiative designed to establish a relationship between pet adopters and veterinarians with the ultimate goal of saving the lives of cats. The program is slated to begin August 1st. The Portland […]

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School-Based Health Clinics Gets a Go

School-Based Health Clinics Gets a Go

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

ALL CHILDREN AND YOUTH DESERVE OPTIMAL HEALTH  AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS Oregon Senate Passes House Bill 2445 Salem, Oregon. – After nearly three decades of school-based health centers (SBHCs) operating in Oregon, recently, the Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2445, establishing SBHCs in statute and appropriating additional funds for continued expansion of centers and services. As we look […]

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Zumba Benefit to Build Schools in Cambodia

Zumba Benefit to Build Schools in Cambodia

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Golden Leaf Education Foundation (GLEF) is excited to announce its upcoming Zumba Benefit Party on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Scott Community Center in Portland, Oregon. All ages are welcome to attend this unique fundraising event. Zumba is not limited to fitness fans —no dance experience is necessary! This fun benefit will be featuring  Hot […]

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Go Find Some FUN! Fiat 500L Review

Go Find Some FUN! Fiat 500L Review

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to absolute cuteness, it’s hard to beat the Fiat 500; Eurofabulous in all its glory…. As a mom of two kids, ages 9 and 13, there’s always a whole lot of cute around when it comes to many things, including cars, but cute alone isn’t always the way we mamas need to […]

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Monsters University Gets An A

Monsters University Gets An A

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Disney always seems to be able find both heart and soul in their Pixar animated movies. Monsters University is no exception. A lovely colorful film, Monsters University picks up where Monsters Inc. left off with Mike Wazowski (played by Billy Crystal) set to attend Monsters University to embark on a quest to become a student […]

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Summer of Thrills at Silverwood Theme Park!

Summer of Thrills at Silverwood Theme Park!

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a perfect family getaway that promises extraordinary thrills, then Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Water Park, near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is just your ticket. The largest theme park in the Northwest, Silverwood attracts over 600,000 visitors a year. You and your kiddos can enjoy over 216 acres of 65 rides, […]

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Oregon Legislature secures historic investment in public education

Oregon Legislature secures historic investment in public education

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Oregon House of Representatives secured the largest investment ever made in Oregon’s public schools. The new education budget will provide Oregon’s 197 school districts with $6.75 billion for the upcoming budget cycle – that’s one billion more than current funding levels. “I had no doubt in my mind that we would find a way […]

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Oregon: The Threat of Carbon Pollution

Oregon: The Threat of Carbon Pollution

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, the President delivered remarks at Georgetown University, laying out his vision for a comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it.  You can read the President’s plan HERE and view today’s state reports on the impact of climate change HERE. We have […]

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The International School Expands to John’s Landing

The International School Expands to John’s Landing

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

School Leases 13,500 SF for Early Childhood Preschool Campus The International School signed a long-term lease with Lunquist Development Company for 13,500 SF located at 5210 SW Corbett Avenue. The new facility will provide a dedicated Early Childhood campus for the school’s full immersion Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese preschool program. The school’s kindergarten through fifth […]

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