04.18.12 The Afternoon Delight

‘American Bandstand’ host Dick Clark dies at age 82

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Room One is hiring an Executive Director. For more information go to:www.roomone.org.

Good Neighbor Center – Are you looking for something worthwhile to do in your spare time? Well, we have a solution. Childcare is needed at Good Neighbor Center. Donate your time to help watch a child while a parent learns valuable information to help better their lives.

Good Neighbor Center – Intern needed at homeless shelter for summer school program.

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project: Get Involved – The monthly project Citizens Advisory Committee meeting takes place tomorrow evening. Agenda topics include construction updates.

Association of Washington Cities – Registration is open for the 2012 AWC Conference in Vancouver! If you’re a leader, this is where you need to be on June 19-22.

City of Wilsonville, Oregon – The Wilsonville Public Works Department invites you to an Open House! Join the staff in celebrating Public Works Week by attending the equipment display and bbq at the Fred Meyer parking lot on May 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Citizens interested in serving on the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) Advisory Board are requested to complete the following application form.

ICMA – International City/County Management Association – New Knowledge Network blog post: What does the future look like for the profession of local government managers? Share your comments. http://bit.ly/I2OpYZ

Career 

The Secret to Selling Your Company’s Message – Forbes – Want others to understand—and love—your brand as much as you do? The first step is honing in on your core messages and shaping them into a compelling mission statement. And we’ll show you exactly how to do it.

Spotlight

Software Association of Oregon’s new president, Skip Newberry, aims to boost the industry’s visibility

A return home for Gig Harbor’s new city administrator – It’s been said that you can’t go home again. Don’t tell that to Denny Richards, Gig Harbor’s new city administrator, who started his current gig on April 9. The former Kelso city manager has taken over the position from Rob Karlinsey, who will take the city manager position in Kenmore later this month.

Want to Improve Your City? There’s an App for That – Graffiti on your building? A broken traffic light? Wind-blown street lamp? Reach your government via smartphone with SeeClickFix to keep your city beautiful and safe.

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