Back Issues: June 6, 2017

ICC adds Cory Irwin of PacTrust to board

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The business leadership organization Identity Clark County (ICC) has appointed Cory Irwin of PacTrust to its Board of Directors. Irwin is leasing and property manager for PacTrust, one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest real estate developers and investment property owners. Irwin is responsible for leasing and development of the Columbia Tech Center multi-use development in east Vancouver. ICC is a 24-year-old privately-funded business organization comprised of business leaders who seek to build a stronger community. The organization has about 70 investors, with an office in Vancouver and a government relations presence in Olympia.

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Spring Concerts at Clark College this month

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Clark College Music Department will present four concerts this month. All concerts are free, but donations will be warmly received at the door.

The Clark College Women’s Choral Ensemble and the Clark College Chorale perform their final concert of the season on Thursday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m., in Gaiser Student Center on the Clark College Campus.

The Clark College Jazz Ensemble will share the stage with the Clackamas Community College Jazz Ensemble and the VanPort Jazz in the Sixth Annual Big Band Bash on Saturday, June 10, from 7 to 10 p.m.

The Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band perform “Folk Music” Saturday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m., in the O’Connell Sports Center on the Clark College Campus.

Finally, the award winning Clark College Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director/Conductor Donald Appert, presents “Lyric Sweets” on Sunday, June 18, 7:30 pm, in the Royal Durst Theatre of the Vancouver School of Arts & Academics, 3101 Main St.

For complete information about all the Clark College Music Department concerts including the orchestra, concert band, jazz ensemble, and choirs, visit http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/arts-events/music/music-concerts.

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PeaceHealth Southwest announces $2.45 million in new gifts

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation announces three estate gifts totaling $2.45 million to be used to fund vital local health services. “These gifts will truly transform our care for our community,” says Carol Van Natta, executive director, PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation. “Every gift we receive is vitally important to the work we do, and our donors make this work possible.”

Gifts include:

* Anonymous gift of $750,000 to benefit the Ray Hickey Hospice House, located at 2112 E. Mill Plain Boulevard.
* A $700,000 gift from Warren Weldon and his late wife Betty, in honor of Dr. Marilyn Darr, to benefit PeaceHealth’s Family Medicine Program.
* A $1 million gift from Don Heimbigner, in honor of his late wife Elaine, to support comprehensive cancer services at PeaceHealth Southwest.

In the most recently completed fiscal year, the PeaceHealth Southwest Foundation raised $6 million in philanthropic support. For more information visit http://www.peacehealth.org/southwest.

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The Murdock Trust announces newest visiting fellow

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Murdock Trust welcomes Ron King as its newest visiting fellow. King comes to the trust having recently left a successful career in the food industry. For the past twenty years he led Western Family Foods as its CEO. As well, he has held a number of leadership positions on nonprofit boards. King graduated from Washington State University and the Stanford Executive Program. He and his wife, Pam, reside in Cedar Mill OR., and have two adult daughters. “We are privileged to have such an outstanding community leader as Ron King join our work as visiting fellow,” says Steve Moore, executive director at the trust.

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