Back Issues: October 30, 2017

Port of Ridgefield commissioners hold regular meeting Nov. 8

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Board of Port Commissioners will hold a regular Commission meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m., at the Port Offices located at 111 W Division St. in Ridgefield.

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WEO’s monthly meeting Nov. 15

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington presents “Social Do’s and Taboos of Women in Business” with Jennifer Petersen“Etiquette is about being comfortable with oneself and others,” says Petersen. “It isn’t about rules.” She says that simple social graces make business easier and more pleasant, while faux pas repel prospects and clients.

The director of “Create+Design+Manage a Profitable Tea Business”, Petersen is a professional speaker, tea educator and conducts training workshops and seminars. Spotlight speakers include Jeni Gall, MovePT; and Nicole Douglas, Mall Nanny. November’s Centerpiece Sponsor is Cherie Ronnning, The Creative Business Mentor.

The meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m., at Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. Advance registration is $49.50 for members and $54.50 for visitors. For more information and to register, visit http://weowa.org/Nov-15-2017.

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Barbara Herkert at Vintage Books for a writers workshop Nov. 12

Monday, October 30, 2017

Vintage Books invites the community to a mini writers workshop with author Barbara Herkert on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m., where she’ll be discussing “Crafting a Life: The Art of Writing Picture Book Biographies.” Herkerts‘s newest title A Boy, a Mouse and a Spider is a biography about E.B. White. The book will be available for sale, and the author will be signing copies. She’s also the author of Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers’ Journey from Slave to Artist and Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist PainterThis is a free event, and all are welcome. Vintage Books is located at 6613 E Mill Plain Blvd. To learn more, find the event on Facebook here.

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Applications sought for “Take it to the Court” grants

Monday, October 30, 2017

Schools throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington are invited to apply now for grants of up to $10,000 through the fourth annual “Take It To The Court for Education” program, run by the Trail Blazers Foundation and Wells Fargo. The application deadline is Jan. 1, 2018.

Winners will be notified in late January. Teachers, staff, administration, parents and community members can submit applications online to support an academic, arts, athletic or community program at an elementary, middle or high school.

The application form is available at all Wells Fargo branches in the region and also posted at www.trailblazers.com/takeittothecourt. In the past three years, Wells Fargo and the Trail Blazers Foundation have presented a total of $275,000 in grants to 50 schools around the region.

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