01.31.12 The Afternoon Delight


Social Media

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Twitter: Romney Institute, Whatcom County, Kelsey Watts

Facebook:  City of Monmouth, Oregon, La Grande Observer, Nonprofit Association of Oregon


San Diego Makes Smart City Moves

What’s the definition of a smart city? According to San Diego, it’s one that promotes sustainability and the growth of green jobs, as per the city’s Smart City San Diego collaborative.

After Long Delay, Transportation Authorization Leads House, Senate Agendas

It’s been nearly 900 days since the last surface transportation bill, SAFETEA-LU, expired.

HR Advisor February 2012

Social Media in Hiring: Minimizing Legal Risks – In this month’s HR Advisor Column, Sofia D’Almeida Mabee, Employment Attorney, Summit Law Group, offers advice on minimizing risks associated with using social media sites as a source of information about job applicants during the hiring process.

Pregnant, and Pushed Out of a Job

Op-Ed contributor Dina Bakst writes, “Three-quarters of women now entering the work force will become pregnant on the job, yet gaps in our civil rights laws leave this enormous class without the right to the modest accommodations that would protect


Around The Table With Councilor Cummings | City of West Linn Oregon Official Website

The City of West Linn will be offering “Around the Table” with Councilor Teri Cummings between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on the following dates in the Bamboo Room at the City’s Library: February 6 February 13 February 27 March 5 March 12 March 19

Broadway Streetscape Improvement Project

For those who participated in the Walking Tour & Forum on January 17, the Design Workshop is the next step in the Broadway Streetscape Improvement Project. Be prepared to offer your feedback on the conceptual design on Monday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beaverton History Center, 12412 SW Broadway.

Mitt Romney to visit Seattle March 1 for $1,000-and-up fundraiser

The Seattle Times reports that the location for the event has yet to be determined, but the price tag is $1,000 per person, and $2,500 for a VIP photo opportunity with the former Massachusetts governor.

Locate a dropbox using our online tool. Be sure to drop off your Congressional District 1 ballot today!

The State of Oregon Ballot Drop Box Map provides a listing of all official ballot drop sites across the state.

Clean Water Services Values Your Input

Please join our efforts by participating in an electronic survey to enhance the basin’s surface and stormwater program. Sign up for the survey panel at cleanwaterservices.org/survey/signup.

Governing an Ethical & Transparent Organization

Led by nonprofit attorney and expert David Atkin, this session will address the importance of good governance and accountability

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