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Tag: Beaverton Resource Guide

Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): What’s your extra?

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): What’s your extra?

By Spencer Rubin 2 Miles! That’s my extra.  It doesn’t sound like much, but it adds up! It’s not about the length…as much as it’s focused on the effort and the habit. I am at my health club a minimum of 4 times per week.  I prefer boot camps and fitness classes rather than just […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The relaxing effect of house plants

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The relaxing effect of house plants

By Lani Garcia (12th Grader) With a new school year underway, many students are already stressed out. Whenever school’s in session, it’s nice to have a relaxing space we can come home to in order to de-stress. Recently I’ve been getting into a simple and easy way to make any room more calming. I got […]

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Community Message: Cultivate the beginner’s mind

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Cultivate the beginner’s mind

By Minister John Shuck In the words of Shunryu Suzuki: “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” It is September. Back to school. It is a good time to reflect on the beginner’s mind. No one wants to be embarrassed about what she or he doesn’t know. […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Nature & Trails’ big idea earns a big payday from the Metro Council

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Nature & Trails’ big idea earns a big payday from the Metro Council

by Amy Milshtein $70K award will help district link Latino students to nature The Metro Council has awarded nearly $70,000 to THPRD’s Nature & Trails Department to expand afterschool nature programming and develop a workforce development program for Latino students over the next two years. Starting this winter, the Nature Experiences and Workforce Training (NEWT) […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Allison Mitchell

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Allison Mitchell

Allison just turned 10 years old on July 29 and is excited to become a 5th grader at Errol Hassell Elementary School. She LOVES playing sports, especially softball, basketball and running track. Allison loves creating art, whether it is drawing a picture, making slime, coloring, pottery, or making bracelets. She also LOVES being a big […]

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Literary Corner: No Caller ID

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: No Caller ID

Her phone vibrated next to her, its buzzing echoing loudly through the empty warehouse. Late again, as she had been every night this week, preparing for the audit she’d known was coming since the rumored layoffs began. She glanced at her phone quickly. No Caller ID. Not worth the time to answer, then. One more […]

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Artist Spotlight: Introducing Elaine Hodne

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Artist Spotlight: Introducing Elaine Hodne

  Elaine Hodne is a Christian photographer who has resided in Beaverton, Oregon since 2014. Having been blessed with creative talent from a young age in both the visual and performing arts, Elaine uses her God-given talents in humble gratitude to Glorify God and to share her unique perspective of the infinite beauty of His […]

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Bridge Meadows Artist Spotlight: Bettie Kirkland

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bridge Meadows Artist Spotlight: Bettie Kirkland

Bettie Kirkland is a very talented artist who sold prints of her beautiful work in our Art Bridge Collective show in April.  The theme for our show was “Reflections” and Bettie’s art work certainly shows wonderful reflections of her life experiences and skills. After retirement Bettie started art classes for fun. She wanted to learn […]

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Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

By Dr. Bryen Bell It’s back-to-school season, and one of the essential items for a returning student is a backpack. Nowadays, very few schools allow students to leave their school supplies in a desk or locker. Children are expected to carry what feels like 40-pounds of paper, pencils, books, and various supplies from class to […]

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Health & Happiness: What’s in your first aid kit?

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: What’s in your first aid kit?

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC So, I just came back from camping with the family… Ah, the beauty of nature… Ugh! The mosquitoes!  Ack! The sunburn!  Oh no! I stubbed my toe! Don’t worry. I’ve got my handy dandy first aid kit! The Red Cross has a great list of things to put in your […]

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