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Celebrate Oregon Agriculture!


Celebrate Oregon Agriculture brings you tips for enjoying Oregon agriculture with your family. Over 37,000 family farms in Oregon grow over 220 amazing products. We’re lucky to live in Oregon, where world-class soils and our mild climate grow the world’s greatest food. Click here for tips, videos and more! Sponsored by Do It NW!, Food Services of America and Wilco.

Northstar


NorthStar is a mental health recovery program for adults in the Portland metro area living with mental illness. They create an avenue for social and economic growth, including help finding and keeping employment, as well as offering a safe place to alleviate stigma. Support this important organization by attending the 4th Annual NorthStar Benefit Auction, Thursday, April 23rd at 5:30 p.m. at Melody Ballroom at 615 SE Alder, Portland, OR 97214. Auction items include a trip to Belize, a weekend at Hood River, a trip to Maui, professional cooking lessons and more! Tickets cost $75 and include dinner, appetizers, dessert and one drink. To learn more, click here

March for Babies


Mark your calendars for March for Babies on Saturday, April 25th in Portland, Vancouver and Salem! Take part in the walk that saves babies from premature birth and birth defects. They’ll be the easiest steps you and your family will ever take. You’ll have fun, too! Join the millions of people who participate to support March of Dimes research and programs to give babies in our community a healthy start in life. Register today at marchforbabies.org.  March for Babies is locally sponsored by First Tech Federal Credit Union, Cambia Health Solutions and Salem Hospital.

Inspirational Humor


Join non-profit recovery center 4th Dimension Saturday, April 25, at 7pm in welcoming humorist, author and inspirational speaker Ellen Wood! If you want some good, belly laughs, as well as excellent tips on how to reduce stress, rejuvenate your life and live happy, then you won't want to miss this event. Admission is free! 4th Dimension is located at 3801 NE MLK Blvd in Portland. For more information, visit www.ellenwoodspeaks.com or call 4th Dimension President Winston Murray at 503-936-5549.

Ladybug Run!


Join the Ladybug CDH foundation for their annual 5K and 10K race at Cooks park in Tigard. The stroller-friendly race course winds through open green spaces and forested paths along the Tualatin River in Tigard's Cook Park and adjoining neighborhoods to provide a unique and fun running experience. All race participants will receive a t-shirt, medal, enjoy live music, craft beer and much more! Best of all, the proceeds from the race go to the Ladybug CDH Foundation whose mission is to help raise public awareness, fund medical research, and  provide direct assistance to families in the Pacific Northwest with children affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), a potentially fatal congenital birth defect that affects 1 out of 2500 children born every year. Register today to get your run on and help us help families whose lives have been impacted by CDH.


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