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Bethesda Lutheran Communities


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

5k for Autism


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!

NorthStar Clubhouse Benefit Auction


NorthStar Clubhouse is a safe and welcoming environment where members participate in a peer-run community promoting well-being, recovery, confidence and independence. NorthStar offers a place filled with care and acceptance in which members can take strength-building action.  Our clubhouse invites members to become active and to confront fear and illness-based challenges. We empower members to be resilient in the face of mental health problems and capable in the face of incapacity. We urge our members to utilize their personal talents to contribute to the community in a variety of ways, including volunteering and employment. NorthStar Clubhouse offers its members opportunities for personal development, achievement, friendship, respect and hope for a brighter future. Mark your calanders for April 23, 2015 for the auction at the Melody Ballroom. 

Make a Difference with Fred Meyer and Salvation Army


Fred Meyer has an easy way to help families in need during the holidays. Just drop off unwrapped toys in the Salvation Army barrels near the Customer Service Desk.  You can help local families have a happy holiday. Fred Meyer, What's on your list today?

Neighbors Helping Neighbors


New Traditions Homes' 2014 Give Back event is Neighbors Helping Neighbors, the local food bank of Ridgefield. Neighbors Helping Neighbors serve families in La Center, Felida, Salmon Creek and Ridgefield with food assistance, as well as clothing. Join in supporting them with food, cash and clothing donations. Donate in cash and New Tradition Homes will match any cash donations up to $2,500! Items may be dropped off at any New Tradition Homes local model home offices. Click here for more information.

ZooLights


ZooLights is presented by Blue Cross BlueShield Regence and Oregon College Savings Plan.  ZooLights is bigger than ever this year, with an immersive, continuous loop drawing visitors through the zoo to discover new features like the tunnels of light near the Africa Rainforest. The popular ZooLights train ride returns this year, with a never-before-seen light experience skirting the new Elephant Lands north habitat. All additional details on costs can be found at:
http://www.oregonzoo.org/visit/zoolights/zoolights-faqs

Polar Plunge


The Portland Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, schools, and businesses to support Special Olympics Oregon athletes by jumping, walking or slowly crawling into the frigid and icy Colombia River waters. Every participant must raise a minimum of $50 for the privilege of taking a wintery dip in an icy body of water and will recieve a commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt and a bowl of soup, plus bragging rights. Want the thrill without the chill? Register for Too Chicken to Plunge! the first 50 regisstered "Too Chicken to Plunge" people to attend the Polar Plunge on Feb. 28th will be invited to enjoy the plunge from the Colombia River Yacht Club's HEATED barge. For those who run, consider the 5K Fun Run/Walk before the Polar Plunge! The 5K Fun Run on-site registration begins at 7:30am and the run starts at 9:00am and the Polar Plunge on-site registraion begins at 8:30am and the plunge begins at 11:00am. For more information and to register, visit Plungeoregon.com 

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