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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Foggy Windows

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Foggy Windows

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is in response to Barbara & Esther who both emailed in asking why their car windows keep fogging up more than usual? What causes foggy Windows? Windows fog up on the inside when warm, moist air in the car meets colder glass surfaces, […]

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City News: City Council Declares Beaverton Sanctuary City

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
City News: City Council Declares Beaverton Sanctuary City

By City Staff The Beaverton City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night, Jan. 10, declaring the city of Beaverton as a “sanctuary city.” Members of the city’s Diversity Advisory Board and Human Rights Advisory Commission spoke at the council meeting about their involvement in helping draft language for the resolution and the importance of […]

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Washington County Department of Health and Human Services, 15th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Washington County Department of Health and Human Services, 15th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards

By Wendy Gordon As part of National Public Health Week (April 3-9, 2017), Washington County Department of Health and Human Services will honor significant contributions to public health in Washington County with the 15th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards. The awards ceremony and reception will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Help Put Beaverton to Work, How to earn Federal Income Tax Credits for hiring new employees

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Help Put Beaverton to Work, How to earn Federal Income Tax Credits for hiring new employees

By Dirkse CC Team Did you know there is an opportunity for Oregon businesses to receive a Federal income tax credit and reduce their tax liability each year?  The program is called “Work Opportunity Tax Credit” and is available as an incentive to employers to encourage the hiring of individuals who face barriers to employment.  […]

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Beaverton Council on Aging: BCOA Resource Fair

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Council on Aging: BCOA Resource Fair

By BCOA Staff On Saturday, March 11, the BCOA hosted a Resource Fair on Active Aging in Beaverton. It was a fantastic gathering of supportive vendors and interested community members. We would love to thank all those that attended and the folks that hosted tables. We truly appreciate that the following organizations/vendors for donating their […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Instead of giving up, she got up – and now inspires as fitness instructor

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Instead of giving up, she got up – and now inspires as fitness instructor

by THPRD “I am enough.” THPRD instructor Emily Liedtke repeats this simple affirmation to herself at least once a day. It’s a reminder of who she is and how far she’s come. The Beaverton native lost an impressive 211 pounds in 24 months, was featured in Health magazine’s November 2016 issue, and inspires her students […]

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Food for Thought: Spring is a Time of Rebirth and Inspiration

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Spring is a Time of Rebirth and Inspiration

By Celia Lambert, PhD The Merrick-Webster dictionary says: Inspiration has an unusual history in that its figurative sense appears to predate its literal one. It comes from the Latin inspiratus, “to breathe into, inspire” and in English has had the meaning “the drawing of air into the lungs” dating back to the middle of the […]

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Not Just For Seniors: April – Alcohol Awareness Month

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: April – Alcohol Awareness Month

By Rhonda Kay Leonard United Homecare Services joins the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) in observing Alcohol Awareness Month in April.  One might not think of alcohol as an issue for people who are aging, but people of every age are at risk. The National Institute on Aging finds, “Families, friends, […]

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Community Spotlight: Living Wisdom School

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Spotlight: Living Wisdom School

By BRG Staff Living Wisdom School offers a unique educational experience that transcends our walls to include the greater Beaverton community. Our students enjoy visiting nearby parks, the library, and the costume shop before a big performance. We’ve been a part of the Farmer’s Market, the First Friday swim, and service projects in partnership with […]

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Community Submission: Controlling Spiders

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Controlling Spiders

By Guaranteed Pest Control As warmer weather approaches, property owners might start to notice an increase in spider activity in and around their residences. To control spiders, pest management professionals (PMPs) must use an integrated approach, while also educating customers about proper techniques to prevent future infestations. Here are some tips to help customers identify […]

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