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Neighborhood Small Grants

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) and Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) are excited to offer another year of the City of Portland’s Neighborhood Small Grants Program. We invite Neighborhood Associations and community-based organizations in Portland to apply. This year a total of $10,676 is available to neighborhood and community organizations in the Southwest Neighborhood coalition area. Grant funding range is from $200 to $2,000.

No Ivy Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am

Before the weather gets chilly, fall into these great volunteer opportunities to keep our natural areas healthy!

SWNI Fall Cleanup

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Portland Christian Center parking lot, 5700 SW Dosch Rd.

 
Have you started your fall cleaning yet? Wood, yard debris, bulky waste, scrap metal and donations for Community Warehouse will be accepted at the cleanup site. Suggested fees: $10 per trip (This helps cover the disposal fees and organizational costs).

Multnomah Village Trick-or-Treat

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Multnomah Village Business Association: http://multnomahvillage.org

Rain or shine. A safe, fun, community event in Multnomah Village, the village in the heart of the city. Trick-or-treat starts at Starbucks where you can pick up a walking map and parents get a complimentary cup of coffee! Finish at Dr. Jensen's for a special surprise treat, 7717 SW 34th Ave.

2014 Community Policing Reception

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy., Auditorium
FREE. No RSVP necessary.

 

2035 Comprehensive Plan: Public Hearing Focus on Transportation System Plan

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Location: 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Room 2500A
Attend a public hearing to offer oral testimony directly to the Planning and Sustainability Commission. All testimony welcome.
View the Planning and Sustainability calendar of events at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/58191.

Spirit of Portland Awards Ceremony

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center - Atrium, 501 N. Graham Street

Spirit of Portland award recipients are chosen by a selection committee composed of representatives from the mayor’s and city commissioners’ offices, the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, the Neighborhood District Coalition offices, Diversity and Civic Leadership Program partners, business associations, non-profit community organizations, and past award winners.

West Willamette Restoration Partnership seeks new coordinator

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

West Willamette Restoration Partnership Coordinator

Position Duration: Approx. 10-15 hours/week for 12 months, based on current funding.
Employment Dates: July 2013–June 2014 (further employment contingent on funding)

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SW Bicycling

This group is for discussing issues related to bicycling in SW Portland, Oregon, including (but not limited to) safety, improving bicycling options, routes, events, etc.

Currently the SW Trails group is working with the City of Portland to identify potential Bicycle Boulevards, trails, bike lanes, etc. for SW Portland. We conducted a series of “ground truthing” and route planning rides in July and August, 2007. Visit the SW Bicycling Routes page for more information, including a downloadable map of proposed routes.

Mailing Lists

We have installed the open-source Mailman mailing list software on our server. This enables us to quickly and easily create community mailing lists for a variety of purposes and audiences. Sending eMail to list subscribers is simple, and automation handles the drudgery of maintaining subscriber lists. Your lists will each have their own home page (as will each subscriber), so folks will be able to locate and self-subscribe to your list. You need not know subscribers’ eMail addresses, worry about bounced eMails, etc.

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