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Community Submission: 100 Years and Counting! Happy Birthday Marion Franklin

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: 100 Years and Counting! Happy Birthday Marion Franklin

By Creekside Village Staff When I asked Marion Franklin what she thought of turning 100 years old this month, she quickly replied “the Lord has been very good to me. I have no health problems so to speak of, except a little bit of hearing issues. I never smoked, never drank and always walked with […]

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Not Just For Seniors: The Only Constant is Change

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Not Just For Seniors: The Only Constant is Change

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Do you feel overwhelmed with change in your life?  It’s no wonder; seniors encounter more change in this stage of human development than in most other life stages.  Major changes and life transitions older people often experience include: Accepting services (e.g., delivered meals). Adjusting to an illness. Adapting to a device […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Do You Sometimes Struggle to Hear?

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Do You Sometimes Struggle to Hear?

By Hillary Greenebaum You are not alone! Hearing loss is an invisible disability and there are more of us who suffer from it than you might expect. Did you know that: One in five Americans ages 12 and older has hearing loss in at least one ear. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic […]

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Community Submission: Local Heroes Celebrated

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Community Submission: Local Heroes Celebrated

by Beaverton Lodge As a small thank you in appreciation for all they do for our community, the residents and staff of Beaverton Lodge retirement hosted a very special Steak and Shrimp Luncheon, for Beaverton Police and Tualatin Valley Fire Department. Approximately 35 Officers and Firemen attended the event which was followed by the Lodge’s […]

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Food for Thought: A Time for Change

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Food for Thought: A Time for Change

By Camille Keith This time of year is about changes – the change from summer to fall, students and teachers going back to school. Some people find change exciting, but others find it challenging. Since change is something we all have to deal with it, how can you make the process easier? Recognize that you […]

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Zoo News is Good News: National Awards For Excellence, Zoo Wins …Again!

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Zoo News is Good News: National Awards For Excellence, Zoo Wins …Again!

By Oregon Zoo Staff The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this fall, earning two prestigious awards from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums — one for conservation work on behalf of imperiled California condors and another recognizing excellence in exhibit design for Elephant Lands. The awards were […]

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Business Spotlight: Finding the Right Bookkeeper

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Finding the Right Bookkeeper

By Rebecca Rose Have you ever uttered this complaint? “I don’t know how and don’t have the time to get my books in order.” After working in the field of accounting for over 15 years and owning my own practice for 6, I have found this to be one the most common grievances for entrepreneurs. […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

By Anne Harris Part of the fun of bird behavior is figuring out why they do the perplexing things they do. Take “mobbing,” for example. Mobbing is a coordinated swarming technique employed by some birds, like crows, to oust competitors or predators from their territory by making a lot of noise and annoying the heck […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Osoberry (Indian plum)

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Osoberry (Indian plum)

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Oemleria cerasiformis Soil Type: moist to rather dry Sunlight: part shade Plant Type: shrub or small tree Foliage: Deciduous Fruit/Flower: small plums/ greenish white flowers Indian plum is a unique shrub or tree because it is the only species in the genus Oemeria. They are usually found in understories […]

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Message from the City: Volunteer at the Severe Weather Shelter

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Message from the City: Volunteer at the Severe Weather Shelter

By City Staff The Beaverton Severe Weather Shelter was opened in January 2017 to provide a warm, safe space for adults experiencing homelessness to stay during the winter. The shelter is operated by Just Compassion of East Washington County. This winter, it will be open on Thursday nights from Nov. 2-Mar. 29, 2018 (5:30 p.m. […]

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