City of Gresham

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

07/30/2008 - 6:30pm
07/30/2008 - 8:00pm
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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.

Focus Group participants wanted: July 28 & 30, 2008

07/28/2008 - 6:30pm
07/28/2008 - 7:45pm
Etc/GMT-8
We want your opinion!

Share Your Opinions: July 28th & 30th...
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.

Volunteer Opportunities: Jul-Sep 2008

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Gardening, Art Walk, Big Service Day, Vance Park Carnival

Greetings, Parks & Recreation Volunteers!

Goodness berries and sunflowers, its looking beautiful outside and Parks & Recreation has numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the next few months for you to enjoy! Take a look and see how you can give back to Gresham this summer. Also meet new people, learn about the environment, and increase your contribution to the beautification of our public spaces.

This is Gresham Parks & Recreations - Volunteer Program's July Volunteer Update, which contains information about upcoming volunteer opportunities we have to offer. If you can join us for any of the projects below, please RSVP to the contact listed.

Volunteer Opportunities and Events July-September 2008

We really appreciate your volunteer time spent with us! Keep up the great work!

Development Code Improvement Project: Jun 9, 2008

06/09/2008 - 6:30pm
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Planning Commission to discuss Development Code Improvement Project

When: Monday June 9, 2008 6:30PM
Where: Springwater Trail Room
City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR

The Development Code Improvement Project will be discussed at the June 9 Planning Commission work session. The work session begins at 6:30 in the Springwater Trail Room at the City Hall Conference Center, City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway.

Nadaka Cleanup- We Need Your Help: May 22-23, 2008

05/23/2008 - 9:00am
05/23/2008 - 12:30pm
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Bring Your Gloves And Join Us At Nadaka Park. Volunteers Needed Thursday & Friday

When: Thursday & Friday, May 22-23 2008 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave & NE Pacific St

HB Lee students adopt Nadaka Park; you should too!

The City of Gresham Parks & Recreation will be working with our HB Lee Middle School students this Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm at Nadaka Park. They will be doing some invasive plant removal and general cleanup.

We hope you can join them for one or two hours or anytime you might have to improve Nadaka Park. Just give Rachel Zarfas a call at (503) 618-2789 or email Rachel.Zarfas@ci.gresham.or.us to let her know. The students at HB Lee Middle School have adopted Nadaka Park and you should too.

Your Wilkes East Neighborhood Association has applied for a grant to make improvements at Nadaka Park and as part of that grant application the residents of our community must make a volunteer contribution

Nadaka Cleanup- We Need Your Help: May 22-23, 2008

05/22/2008 - 9:00am
05/22/2008 - 12:30pm
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Bring Your Gloves And Join Us At Nadaka Park. Volunteers Needed Thursday & Friday

When: Thursday & Friday, May 22-23 2008 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave & NE Pacific St

HB Lee students adopt Nadaka Park; you should too!

The City of Gresham Parks & Recreation will be working with our HB Lee Middle School students this Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm at Nadaka Park. They will be doing some invasive plant removal and general cleanup.

We hope you can join them for one or two hours or anytime you might have to improve Nadaka Park. Just give Rachel Zarfas a call at (503) 618-2789 or email Rachel.Zarfas@ci.gresham.or.us to let her know. The students at HB Lee Middle School have adopted Nadaka Park and you should too.

Your Wilkes East Neighborhood Association has applied for a grant to make improvements at Nadaka Park and as part of that grant application the residents of our community must make a volunteer contribution

Harvesting Your Garden: Jul 30, 2008

07/30/2008 - 1:00pm
07/30/2008 - 3:00pm
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Learn To Harvest And Store Your Garden!

When: Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Where: Yamhill Community Garden
19309 SE Yamhill St

One of the greatest joys of gardening is harvesting your hard earned work. However there many things to consider during harvesting. When and how should you harvested vegetables? How should you store your vegetables if they all reach optimal size at the same time? What are the best conditions to store your homegrown vegetables? This workshop will help you make decisions on harvesting and storing your vegetables, as well as provide donation sources for your access food.

Big Service Day- Kelly Creek: Jul 26, 2008

07/26/2008 - 9:00am
07/26/2008 - 1:00pm
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Bring Your Tools, Let's Build A Trail!

When: Saturday, Jul 26, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Kelly Creek Natural Area

July is "Parks and Recreation Month"! What a perfect time to volunteer and learn about trail building in one of Gresham most beautiful natural areas. Work along side Parks & Recreation staff, committee members, and other volunteers to help create a new entry point into the very popular Kelly Creek Natural Area

Gresham Art Walk: July 19, 2008

07/19/2008 - 9:00am
07/19/2008 - 5:00pm
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Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and the Gresham Farmers' Market

When: Saturday, July 19, 2008 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Where: Main Avenue, between First and Fifth Streets
Downtown Gresham

What could be more fun then making art out of nature? This year at the Parks & Recreations booth, we will be providing nature arts & crafts for children (and some festive adults). Volunteer for a couple hours and then enjoy the rest of the event! This family event includes art for sale, live music, other free children's arts and crafts, and the Gresham Farmers' Market. During the Art Walk, more than 85 artists from Oregon and southwest Washington will sell their original works

Gardening At The Zimmerman House: Jul 12, 2008

07/12/2008 - 9:00am
07/12/2008 - 2:00pm
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Come Join Us In The Garden. Volunteers Needed

When: Jul 12, 2008 9:00AM - 2:00PM
WHere: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd

Take a step back into history by volunteering at the Zimmermann House. This 1874 farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. Volunteers are needed to weed and prune in the garden, which will contribute to the historical site's overall beauty.
Location: Zimmerman Park, 17111 NE Sandy Blvd.

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