West Gresham

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Sat Mar 15, 2014 Noon-4PM

03/15/2014 - 12:00pm
03/15/2014 - 4:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Hello Spring!

When: Sat Mar 15, 2014 Noon-4PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse
Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Volunteers, Join Us For A Spring Morning Cleanup at Nadaka Nature Park: Sat Mar 22, 2014 10AM-1PM

03/22/2014 - 9:30am
03/22/2014 - 1:00pm
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Join Us For A Spring Morning Cleanup Event, Nadaka Nature Park: Sat Mar 22, 2014 10AM-1PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Enjoy The Morning Outdoors!

When: Sat, Mar 22, 2014 10AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
176th & NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Friends of Nadaka have received grants for the development of the Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

Event info
Come out and meet your neighbors and make new friends while working in the forest removing invasives and mulching trails. We will also be removing weeds from the future community garden. Any and all volunteers welcome. Signup begins at 9:30AM. Refreshments will be provided for volunteers. Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association.

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather and help improve Nadaka Nature Park. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can. Drinks and snacks will be provided for volunteers.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, Spring General Meeting: Mon Mar 24, 2014 7PM-9PM

03/24/2014 - 7:00pm
03/24/2014 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood General Meeting, Mon Mar 24, 2014 7PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

When: Mon Mon Mar 24, 2014 7PM-9PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, March 24th at 7:00 PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood Spring General Meeting. The meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Topics & Guests
Highlights will include: Travis Stovall, Tri-Met Board Liaison and Vanessa Vissar, Tri-Met Project Manager; Ken Anderton, Port of Portland; Sunny Simkins, Multnomah County Drainage District; Neighborhood news.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

WENA Board Meeting: Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:30PM. CANCELED.

12/23/2013 - 6:30pm
12/23/2013 - 8:00pm
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Board Meeting, fourth Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:30PM
Where: (Contact for location)

Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM

For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Dec 23, 2013 (No meeting)
  • Jan 27, 2014
  • Mar 25, 2014

Wilkes East Neighborhood, Fall General Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7PM

11/25/2013 - 7:00pm
11/25/2013 - 8:30pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood General Meeting, Nov 25, 2013 7PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

When: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7PM-9PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, November 25th at 7:00 PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood Fall General Meeting. The meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Topics & Guests
Highlights will include: Pam Krecklow, Albertina-Kerr Facilities Manager; Rich Watenabe, ODOT Metro East Area Manager; Royce Bowlin, Cascadia Mental Health Program; Representative for AT&T Wireless Contractor; Election of Officers; Neighborhood News.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM

11/25/2013 - 6:00pm
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Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM. Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, for construction of a new school. Info here!
18935 E Burnside. Click to enlarge

New Construction Coming
Burnside & Stark

When: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM
Where: 19109 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Land parcels to be consolidated, structures demolished, for construction of a new school at Burnside & Stark.

Strip club, and pool & spa to be demolished

Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM. Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, for construction of new school. Info here!
19027 SE Stark

According to the Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting signs posted at Foxy Girls, 18935 E. Burnside St (Map), and at Metro Pool and Spa, 19027 SE Stark St (Map).

Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, to make way for construction of new school. Info here!
Click to enlarge

The two land parcels will be consolidated and the existing structures demolished to make way for construction of a new school.

Neighbors and interested citizens are encouraged to attend the early neightborhood meeting, Monday Nov 25th, 6PM at 19109 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon (Map) to learn project details.

Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM

10/09/2013 - 6:30pm
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Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM. Info here!

Neighbors Urged to Attend

When: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM
Where: Albertina-Kerr Chapel
876 NE 162nd Av
Gresham OR
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Albertina-Kerr is in the process of making changes and additions to their subacute care facility located in the Wilkes East neighborhood.

The changes include the addition of a new building along the east boundary of the campus facing NE 165th St, opening two driveways along NE 165th St, and the future removal of an older building along NE 162nd.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood Association has several unanswered concerns about this project including security (patients and neighbors) as well as the traffic impact to NE 165th and the surrounding areas.

Albertina-Kerr was suppose to discuss this project and answer neighbor concerns at the Wilkes East Summer General Meeting, August 26th but, they failed to show-up or cancel their appearance. Ed.

We encourage you to attend this meeting with Albertina-Kerr’s CEO Chris Krenk, Wednesday, October 9th 6:30PM at the Albertina-Kerr chapel.

If you are unable to attend & have concerns about this project, please send them to krisfreiermuth@wilkeseastna.org prior to the meeting date.

Land-Use Hearing: Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:30PM
The City of Gresham will be holding a land-use hearing for the Albertina-Kerr expansion on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 6:30PM at City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Pky, Gresham. Get Map! The public is invited to attend.

Central Rockwood Plan Update discussion at Planning Commission: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30PM-9PM

09/09/2013 - 6:30pm
09/09/2013 - 9:00pm
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Central Rockwood Plan Update discussion at Planning Commission: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30PM-9PM. Info here!
Rockwood Building, 181st & Burnside

Shaping Rockwood's Design

When: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30-9PM
Where: Gresham CIty Hall
City Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Defining West Gresham
Join us as the Planning Commission discusses preferred approaches to addressing potential Development Code barriers to development in the Central Rockwood Plan area. Please see the Planning Commission web page or the Central Rockwood Plan Update project page for more information. The public is invited to attend and provide comments at Planning Commission meetings.

View the Memo and Issues, Opportunities and Alternatives that will be discussed.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10AM-3PM

09/21/2013 - 10:00am
09/21/2013 - 3:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Enjoy Summer's Finale!

When: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Come experience the change of the seasons!

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse
Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Overnight Paving Expect Delays, 181st & NE Halsey to NE Glisan: Aug 07-09, 2013

08/07/2013 - 11:00pm
08/09/2013 - 5:00am
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Overnight Paving Expect Delays, 181st & NE Halsey to NE Glisan: Aug 07-09, 2013. Info here!

Overnight Paving

Wed-Fri Aug 07-09, 2013

Expect delays. Use Alternate Route
181st & NE Halsey to NE Glisan

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