Every three minutes, someone in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia. It can happen to anyone at any time—but so can a cure – a marrow transplant. Most of us won’t have a matching marrow donor in our family.So, Be The Match connects patients with life-saving donors.Help support this cause…with a click. Go to the Be Well Northwest Facebook page, and for every LIKE we get, we’ll donate a dollar to Be The Match. Save lives without spending a cent…at the Be Well Northwest Facebook page.
On Friday August 7th, visitors to First Friday in the historic downtown district of Beaverton will be treated to the sound of music – four different locations will feature live music from 5 to 8 pm. Country music fans will enjoy Zach Bryson at Beaverton Bakery; Rich Layton & The Troublemakers will entertain with a blend of Cajun/rock/blues at West & Broadway; Power Pep will be rockin’ ‘n rollin on First Street between Watson and Angel; and Suzanne Calloway & Two Spirit Jazz will be featured at the Beaverton Florist’s parking lot. Enjoy all four bands by taking a short stroll through the downtown or hopping on the Pacific Cascade Party Bus that provides free hop on hop off service during event hours. Popular Portland food truck, Grilled Cheese, will be on First Street between Rose City Modern and Beaverton Music. Many participating Beaverton merchants will have special First Friday in-store offers and discounts. Come on out and enjoy First Friday in Beaverton, dance dine and shop!
Broadway will be closed between Hall and Watson and First Street between Watson & Angel.
The Bite of Oregon celebrates its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces to make the Bite of Oregon one of the state’s premier outdoor culinary events. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oregon. General Admission Tickets are $5, available now here.
Don't miss Summer's Best Party - The 146th Annual Clark County Fair! August 7th-16th in Ridgefield, WA. As always, the fair is sure to provide you and your family endless entertainment in the FREE 99.5 The Wolf Grandstands including Demo Derby, Monster Trucks, Bull Riding, and more in addition to all the great concerts! Plus, this year is bringing you the new Superhero Adventure exhibit! It's a city scape straight from the pages of your favorite comic books with a ton of interactive exhibits. Click here for more information.
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!
Each August, Oswego Heritage Council invites the public to join in celebrating the beauty and function of over 300 collector cars and over 40 classic boats. Recreation has been a long-time hobby of Lake Oswego residents and what better way to honor that tradition than spending a day at the park, lake and river viewing rare cars and boats. This show spans three locations within the city of Lake Oswego: George Rogers Park, Lakewood Bay and Foothills Park. This event is free to the public, and will be held August 23rd. For more information, click here.
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Brady's suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
(AP) Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. More
Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Mariners, 8-4
(AP) Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.More
Nationals to acquire Papelbon from Phils
(AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals. More
Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays
(AP) A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded sluggerTroy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops. More
Cardinals name woman to training camp coach position
(AP) The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. More