Announcement

Nadaka Clean-Up Volunteers Needed: July 26, 2008

07/26/2008 - 9:00am
07/26/2008 - 12:00pm
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Nadaka Park

Volunteers Needed
Nakada Natural Area Clean-Up
Saturday July 26th 9AM - 12PM

When: Saturday July 26, 2008 9AM - 12PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Join your neighbors at Nadaka Park to clear invasive species and beautify the north facing entrance. This project will not only encourage native growth within the natural area, but increase security by opening the view into the park and help support future funding for park improvements.

Bring gloves and clippers if you have them! Come anytime during these hours & help as long as you can.

House District 49 Candidates Forum: July 23, 2008

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07/23/2008 - 11:30am
07/23/2008 - 1:00pm
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Gresham Chamber of Commerce logo

You're invited!
House District 49 candidates Kahl(D) and Nelsen(R) square off for a lively forum July 23

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Where: Heidi's Restaurant
1230 NE Cleveland Ave
Gresham, OR

Please join us on July 23rd as the candidates for House District 49, Democrat Nick Kahl and Republican John Nelsen square off at the Governmental Affairs Forum.

One of the two will soon be representing the constituents of House District 49. Which candidate deserves the vote? You decide as we 'Meet the Candidates.'

Democrat Nick Kahl and Republican John Nelson square off at the July 23rd Governmental Affairs Forum. Only one will prevail in the up coming election so now is the time to ask the tough questions. Who is most qualified serve? Who has the experience and who has the vision? Where do the candidates stand on the issues affecting you and what are their top priorities? Who deserves your vote in November?

WENA Annual Meeting: Aug 25, 2008

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08/25/2008 - 7:00pm
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WENA Logo

Wilkes East Annual Meeting,
Mon Aug 25th, St. Aidan’s Church

Join Your Neighbors...
Get involved. Make a difference!

When: Monday, August 25, 2008 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan Street

Be sure to save Monday, August 25th at 7:00 PM for WENA’s Annual Meeting. This years meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan Street, Portland, Oregon.

Meeting highlights include election of officers, Nadaka Park, and special guest speak John McClellan of Owens Corning discussing and answering questions about the new Gresham Foam Insulation Facility scheduled to open July 2009.

Meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood! Be A Part Of Your Community, Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the Northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham Oregon's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Boulevard to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan Street to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Click here for a map of the Wilkes East Neighborhood.

Mark your calendar and plan to attend this important meeting.

Local Photography Artist's Work On Display

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Artists Open Garden

Local Photography Artist's Work On Display

Local photography artist Lee Dayfield's inspiring photographs are on display now. We hope everyone has an opportunity to drop by and view her wonderful photographic artwork.

Lee's photographs can be seen at the following locations:

  • Cooper's Coffee (until August 1st)
    Across the parking lot from OMSI
    1515 SE Water, Portland OR
    Topic: Mannequins

  • Central Cafe
    124 NE 3rd Street, Gresham OR
    Topic: Various photos framed in windows & conventional framing.

Boys and Girls Basketball Camp: Jul 28-31, 2008

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07/28/2008 - 6:00pm
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Boys and Girls Age 6-17 Basketball Camp July 28-31, 2008!

Boys and Girls Age 6-17
"Character For Live" Basketball Camp

Fun for All!

When: July 28-31, 2008 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Columbia View Church
16700 NE Halsey St

This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-17.

Click here to download your registration form!

We turn our parking lot into a safe environment to teach basketball skills and to help each child learn more about Jesus and His character.

Each evening, your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball, have a delicious snack, and hear simple gospel of Jesus

Summer Carnival: Music, Food, Fun: Aug 7, 2008

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Summer Carnival: Music, Food, Fun and Prizes!

When: Thursday, August 7th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Where: Vance Park
1400 SE 182nd Ave.

US Bank and Gresham Parks & Recreation are partnering to create a summer carnival for the community, filled with games, storytelling, crafts, arts, music, food, fun and prizes! US Bank volunteers are putting a lot of time into designing activities booths, as well and designing the day of logistics. We invite you to volunteer at the carnival, which will be one of our last summer events! Volunteers are needed to help set up, run booths during the event, and clean up afterwards.

Gardening Volunteers Needed: Aug 2, 2008

08/02/2008 - 9:00am
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Gardening Volunteers Needed!

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 9am-1pm
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway

Ready, set, weed! Spring and summer have brought a lot of growth into the garden, along with unwanted weeds. Come help community gardeners spiff up this local garden and allow for a more fruitful crop. Volunteers will help weed and mulch garden pathways, turn compost bins, and pick up litter around the garden.

Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

07/29/2008 - 10:30am
07/29/2008 - 12:00pm
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Free: Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

When: Tuesday, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 10:30am-12pm
Where: Main City Park, 219 Main Ave.
Downtown Gresham

Radio Disney will be coming back for a second year to get things moving in Main City Park this summer. Gresham City Kids is a free camp is for kids between the ages of 3 to 14, who must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include music, crafts, games and puzzles, and special prize give a ways. Parks needs volunteers to help each Tuesday with arts and crafts activities. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesday, July 29th when Parks will be providing the main activity of the day...a scavenger hunt in the park. Join in the fun and help provide exciting outdoor activities for children this summer. Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

07/22/2008 - 10:30am
07/22/2008 - 12:00pm
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Free: Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

When: Tuesday, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 10:30am-12pm
Where: Main City Park, 219 Main Ave.
Downtown Gresham

Radio Disney will be coming back for a second year to get things moving in Main City Park this summer. Gresham City Kids is a free camp is for kids between the ages of 3 to 14, who must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include music, crafts, games and puzzles, and special prize give a ways. Parks needs volunteers to help each Tuesday with arts and crafts activities. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesday, July 29th when Parks will be providing the main activity of the day...a scavenger hunt in the park. Join in the fun and help provide exciting outdoor activities for children this summer. Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Share Your Opinions With Us: July 28 & 30, 2008

07/30/2008 - 6:30pm
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We want your opinion!

Share Your Opinions: July 28 & 30, 2008
Mediation Focus Group participants needed!

When & Where

We hope you can attend one of the following focus groups:

  • Opportunity #1

    When: Monday July 28, 2008 6:30PM -7:45PM
    Where: Gresham Library
    385 NW Miller

  • Opportunity #2

    When: Wednesday July 30, 2008 6:30PM - 8:00PM
    Where: Gresham City Hall
    1333 NW Eastman Parkway

We Need You

Participants are needed for two informal focus groups looking at the public's awareness of mediation and conflict resolution. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Participants will be part of a facilitated conversation to express their thoughts and opinions.

East Metro Mediation and the Oregon Mediation Association are hosting the focus groups as part of a pilot project to determine outreach efforts in the Fairview-Gresham-Troutdale area. The information learned through the project will be used by counties throughout the state of Oregon.

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