Do you enjoy giving hope, discovery and self-empowerment to people who truly need and appreciate it?
Bethesda Lutheran Communities is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals!!!
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you'll be responsible for training and assisting individuals served and supported in various aspects of activities of daily living, while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures. This position is also responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of the individuals being served. This position actively supports people to choose and achieve the highest quality of life. Click here to apply: www.bethesdalutherancommunities.org
Registration is open for the It's My Ability 5k race for Autism! This second annual race raises money for Autism, but also propels a important message to embrace your abilities - whatever they may be. Click the picture for more information!
Hoops on the River is back and better than ever! This year will mark the 8th year of this event, with a new location - Vancouver, WA. With mens/womens/kids/co-ed/wheelchair/special olympic divisions, there is something for everyone. Extra events like a 3-point shootout, slam dunk contest, celebrity game, heart checks, free youth clinics, Saturday night Sip & Stroll, and more will add to the fun! Hoops on the River will begin August 14th and go through the 17th. For more information and how to sign up click here!
For nearly 20,000 foster kids living in the Northwest, changing homes often means getting behind in school. To help local foster kids get a good start, Sleep Country USA is collecting school supplies. But they need your help! Bring your gift of paper, pens, crayons, pencils, rulers, dictionaries and more to any Sleep Country location, or visit SleepCountryFosterKids.org to donate online. Sleep Country knows, not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.
The 10th Annual Walk, Roll & Run for United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and Southwest Washington takes off on Saturday September 6th! Choose the 2.5 mile stroll and roll around the Eastbank Esplanade, or the 8K run on the Springwater Corridor—both raise much-needed funds for UCP’s ongoing mission to help kids and their families living with cerebral palsy. There’s also free lunch, booths and music to enjoy after the event! Register today at www.walkrollnrun.org. When you do, make sure and enter the promo code BE WELL N-W and get $5 off your registration fee!
Sunday, August 17th is the annual Collector Car and Classic Boat Show in Lake Oswego. It's a big event with over 200 cars of all ages and models on display at George Rogers Park. Beautiful classic boats will be in the water at Lakewood Bay. At Foothills Park, you can tour the world's only operating PT Boat. Admission is free with shuttle service to all three areas. Don't miss the 15th Annual Collecor Car and Classic Boat Show in Lake Oswego August 17th! Presented by Monte Shelton Jaguar and Oswego Heritage Council.
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