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Recovering from the Freeze at the January 2017 Meeting

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Due to horrific snow and ice storms, the January 10 board meeting was rescheduled to the 17th and the rescheduled again to the 19th. We kicked off the meeting with a bylaws discussion. Neil from Venture Portland presented our proposed changes. The 2 term limit will become 3 terms and allow the board to vote … Continued

Southeast Portland Stands Together

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THESE ARE OUR VALUES Due to recent events, your local business and neighborhood associations feel it is important to state that: We value DIVERSITY and TOLERANCE. Our community is made of ALL KINDS of people. We have different beliefs and different family structures. We come from all over the world, but we all call Southeast … Continued

Celebrating Success at the December 2016 Board Meeting

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We came together in December on the heels of the 2nd Annual Foster Area Winter Tree Lighting. We had 300 attendees, 50% more than the 200 we hosted last year. We had 8 times as many lights, twice as many gift bags, were mentioned¬†twice by the Foster-Powell blog and had a story the East PDX … Continued

It’s Almost Tree Lighting at the November 2016 Meeting

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Freelancers rep Cathy from Concise Communication kicked off the meeting with an event inspired by that day’s Freelancers’ Happier Hour discussion: a tax talk. “Freelance and home-based business taxes can be complicated, and we have good tax and finance people¬†in our membership. It makes sense to bring us together.” Cathy said. Financial planner Jon Bebe … Continued

Follow Twiggy the Winter Tree!

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Foster’s top topiary will be traveling the district again this year spreading holiday discounts wherever she goes. For one week at a time, starting the day of Tree Lighting, Twiggy the Winter Tree will grace four local businesses with her stylish self. Starting out at the Mercado on Nov. 29, moving to Red Castle Games … Continued