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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Beaverton Community Transition Program

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Beaverton Community Transition Program

By The Dirkse CC Team Finding that first job can be difficult, but imagine how exciting it is for young adults with a disability. In Beaverton, the Beaverton Community Transition Program (BCTP) is for 18-21 year old students with disabilities who have graduated with a modified diploma. BCTP provides special education services until the end […]

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Preventing Dehydration in Older Adults

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Preventing Dehydration in Older Adults

By Regina Ford Having enough water in the body helps keep systems functioning well. Dehydration can lead to problems such as urinary tract infections and blood pressure disturbances. This is particularly challenging for seniors in the hot summer weather. Seniors are more prone to dehydration for several reasons: As people get older, their body water […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Keeping That Front Windshield Clean & Clear

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Keeping That Front Windshield Clean & Clear

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers Recently Bob from Beaverton was sitting at his normal breakfast stop with his wife Jean, and he picked up a copy of the Beaverton Resource Guide. Bob called and asked me if there were anything he could do to improve the vision through his windshield. I […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: Be the Change You Want to See in Your World

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Be the Change You Want to See in Your World

By Ashley Francis & Elena Le (Grade 12) Entering into our freshman year, we had big aspirations but little experience. We knew that we had to start preparing for college, and we were constantly being told that we needed to be “well-rounded.” Today, we have been involved in numerous clubs and internships that have allowed […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Basics for a Beaverton Day Hike

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Basics for a Beaverton Day Hike

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) Hey, Beaverton teens! After the long nine months of tedious schoolwork and back-to-back exams, summer vacation is finally here. For some of you, this means staying up late and sleeping in. For others, it means taking up a summer job or internship. Either way, it’s important to make time for […]

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BEF Community Partnerships Summertime Support Continues

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
BEF Community Partnerships Summertime Support Continues

By BEF Staff We choose to live, work, raise families, and operate businesses in a community that recognizes the value of a strong education. The Beaverton Education Foundation’s Community Partner Program provides a network of local businesses to support quality public education – while encouraging thousands of parents, educators and other potential customers to support […]

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Food for Thought: Reprogramming Yourself with Positive Affirmations

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Reprogramming Yourself with Positive Affirmations

By Celia Lambert, PhD You have the ability to change what you think and what you believe about yourself. Here is how you can do it! Think about one of the things you want most. It could be related to your career, your body, your love life, your finances or something else. This is all […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Avoid Home Improvement Fraud

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Avoid Home Improvement Fraud

By Handyman Bob Strong Once you’re the victim of a home repair scam, you won’t ever get your money back and you’ll have to pay for the repairs and possible additional damage. Prevention is the best form of protection. Following is Handyman Bob’s Top Ten List of ways to avoid home improvement fraud: Verify the […]

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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kid Dabin So

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kid Dabin So

Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School Dabin So is a very bright and a joyful kid who has a very big open heart. He is a second grader at Sexton Mountain. When Dabin began school he was diagnosed with a communication disorder. He had fallen behind in his academic development by 2-3 years. Dabin’s […]

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Literary Corner: Brain Health for Life

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Brain Health for Life

Beyond Pills, Politics and Popular Diets Karen V. Unger, author of Brain Health for Life, Beyond Pills, Politics and Popular Diets appeared at the Beaverton Library’s first local authors fair, Author! Author! Saturday April 25, 2015 from 10:00 to 1:00 pm. Twenty- six other authors representing fiction, nonfiction, memoirs and poetry gathered to talk about […]

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