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Help Gresham fight the 'Invasive Invasion'; Invasive Weed Identification Class: Nov 15, 2011 7PM

11/15/2011 - 7:00pm
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Help Gresham fight the 'Invasive Invasion'; Invasive Weed Identification Class: Nov 15, 2011 7PM. Info here!
Invasive: Garlic Mustard

Help Stop the Invasive Invasion

When: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Become a Weed Watcher
Want to make a difference in your community and the environment? Become a weed watcher!

The City is offering a series of free invasive plant identification classes so you can help us fight these weedy invaders. All you have to do is come to one (or all) of our free evening classes and use your new identification skills to alert the City to any weeds you see.

With your help, we can keep our city and homes beautiful and weed free.

Design Commission Meeting, Gresham City Hall: Nov 16, 2011 6:30PM

11/16/2011 - 6:30pm
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PDesign Commission Meeting, Gresham City Hall: Nov 16, 2011 6:30PM. Info here!

Community Forum

When: Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Be Part of the Solution
The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.

More Info
For more information, please contact Lauren McGuire, Senior Landscape Architect, at 503-618-2108 or Lauren.McGuire@GreshamOregon.gov.

Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Nov 16, 2011 1:00PM

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Rosewood Area Community Meeting, Rosewood Cafe: Nov 16 2011 1:00PM. Show your support. Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative. Details here!

When: Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:000PM
Where: Rosewood Cafe
609 SE 162nd Ave
(at Stark, in Village Square plaza)
Portland, OR
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Building Community - Neighbors helping neighbors

About Rosewood
The Rosewood Initiative is a non-profit organization launched in 2009 dedicated to making the Rosewood area a safe and desirable place to live, work, and play. To accomplish this goal, they are partnering with residents, apartment managers and owners, businesses, churches, government agencies, social services, neighborhood associations, and public safety agencies.

Rosewood is a roughly 15-block area around the intersection of NE 162nd & Burnside. The neighborhood is most commonly defined as SE 157th to SE 165th and NE Holiday to SE Alder.

Everyone who lives or works in or around the Rosewood area will benefit from the success of the Rosewood Initiative.

Rockwood Neighborhood Association Meeting: Nov 21, 2011 7PM

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Rockwood Neighborhood Association Meeting: Nov 21, 2011 7PM. Info here!

Rockwood NA Meeting

When: Mon Nov 21, 2011 7-9PM
Where: Rockwood Building
124 NE 182st Ave
Greaham OR
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Meeting Agenda

  • Guest Speakers:
    • Police Chief Craig Junginger - Public safety for Christmas
    • Paul Eckley, City of Gresham - Projected sewer rate increases
    • Kelly Neimeyer, City of Gresham - Transportation System Plan
    • Chris Shaw, Rockwood Water PUD - Projected rate increases
  • Election of officers
  • Rockwood NA logo ideas designs will be shown for your input

Canned Food Request
Please bring some extra cans of food (if you can spare it) to donate to the Rockwood Salvation Army for distribution in food baskets.

Gresham's Healthly Eating Active Living Community Forum: Oct 3, 2011 5:30PM

10/03/2011 - 5:30pm
10/03/2011 - 7:30pm
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Gresham's Healthly Eating Active Living Project. This will be an opportunity for community members to provide feedback on draft Comprehensive Plan langauge concerning food access and health related goals, policies, and action measures. Oct 3, 2011 5:30-7:30PM. Info here!
Healthy Eating Active Living website

You're Invited

When:Mon Oct 3, 2011 5:30-7:30PM
Where:Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Room
1333 Eastman Pky
Gresham OR
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HEALTHY EATING ACTIVE LIVING
An upcoming event for the Healthy Eating Active Living project - come to learn more and share your thoughts!

COMMUNITY FORUM
Join us on October 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM in the Barlow Trail Room at City Hall for a community forum. This will be an opportunity for community members to provide feedback on draft Comprehensive Plan langauge concerning food access and health related goals, policies, and action measures. You can learn more about the project on the website.

Wilkes Community Group- Open House: Oct 4, 2011 6:30PM

10/04/2011 - 6:30pm
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Wilkes Community Group- Open House. A panel from Portland Parks and Recreation will answer questions about the Wilkes Creek Headwaters at this “Open House” meeting, Oct 4, 2011 6:30PM. Info here!

Wilkes Creek Headwater discussion

When :Tue Oct 4, 2011 6:30-8PM
Where: Margaret Scott Elementary School
14700 NE Sacramento
Portland OR
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Save the Date

Wilkes Community Group is hosting an open house meeting to provide information on the recent acquisition of the Wilkes Creek Headwaters property. The following panelists will share information and answer questions.

    Representing Portland Parks and Recreation:

  • Planning Manager
  • Natural Areas Supervisor with City Nature
  • Zone Four Manager
  • Park Security Manager
  • Public Involvement Manager
    Representing Bureau of Environmental Services:

  • Program Coordinator, Watershed Services
    Representing Portland Police Bureau:

  • Policeman from North Precinct

Representatives from other community organizations with interests in the future development of this new park property have expressed intent to also attend this meeting

To expedite the open microphone forum, please come 15 minutes early to sign in on the speaking list.

Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee Meeting: Oct 11, 2011 6:30PM

10/11/2011 - 6:30pm
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The Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee (NRSC) advises the Gresham City Council on policy development matters and actions related to the protection, restoration and enhancement of natural resources. Tue Oct 11, 2011, 6:30-8:30PM. Info here!

Creating A Green Future

When: Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham, OR
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Public Invited
Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee Oregon Trail Room
The Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee (NRSC) advises the Gresham City Council on policy development matters and actions related to the protection, restoration and enhancement of natural resources, including watershed health, water quality, urban tree canopy and the development of city parks amenities.

The NRSC meets the second Tuesday of each month. The public is encouraged to attend.

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Oct 11, 2011 7PM

10/11/2011 - 7:00pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations

When: Tuesday Oct 11, 2011 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee Meeting: Oct 12, 2011 7PM

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Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee Meeting: Oct 12, 2011 7PM. Info here!

When: Wed Oct 12, 2011 7-9PM
Where: Gresham city Hall
Conference Room 3A
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham, OR
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Public Welcome
The Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

The purpose of the Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee (GRDCAC) is to advise the Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) on the implementation of urban renewal plans.

Public participation is welcome and encouraged.

Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in serving on this committee? Complete a volunteer application

SnowCap Offers Free Flu Shot Event: Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM

10/13/2011 - 10:00am
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SnowCap Community Charities is sponsoring a FREE flu shot event Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM at Rockwood United Methodist Church, 178th & SE Stark. Pneumonia, TDAP, Hepatitis (first in series), and HPV shots will also be available. Info Here!

Free Flu Shot Event

When: Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Rockwood United Methodist Church
17805 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Protect Your Health
FREE flu shots available on October 13, 2011 from 10AM-2PM at the Rockwood United Methodist Church. Pneumonia, TDAP, Hepatitis (first in series), and HPV shots will also be available. Sponsored by SnowCap Community Charities.

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