02.06.12 The Afternoon Delight



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Homeless Shelter | Families | Portland, OR | Support | Donate Goods – Are getting ready to clean out your closets? Do you have extra food in your pantry that you could donate? Have you looked in your linen closet lately? Do you need more room? DONATE to the Good Neighbor Center where your items can go to families that need it that cant afford it. Donations are accepted 7 days a week, 6am-10pm.

City of Cornelius -Members of the Cornelius City Council held an informal meeting in January to discuss ways we can work together to improve the business climate in Cornelius. Please join us as the conversation continues on Wednesday, February 8th.

February 2012 Session Survey Representative Dave Hunt – Take my 2012 Session Survey!

The Trust for Public Land – 2012 Conservation Survey – Our nosiness persists: if you’re new to us or just procrastinating, please take a few minutes to complete our conservation survey. It would make our day.

Help determine the future of the Canby Ferry!  Please take a few minutes to complete a brief survey to let us know your thoughts about the Canby Ferry.  The deadline for responses is March 1, 2012.


Progress being made to acquire NBA, NHL teams – Almost since the day Seattle was robbed of its NBA team, a group of well-intentioned, well-heeled, basketball-savvy hoopaholics quietly has been working with both local government and league officials, attempting to get an arena built and a team returned to this city.

Should Cities Have to Patronize Small, Local Banks? Many Americans expressed their dissatisfaction with escalating bank fees by eschewing megabanks in favor of smaller institutions or credit unions. Should cities do the same thing?

Job seeker uses social media to spread the word – Dave Cutler is trying to find a job. He’s also trying to break into the social media business. So it made perfect sense for him to launch his job search with an all-out social media blitz.

Planners moving toward regional look at active transportation – Bicycles are common in downtown Portland, but odds are you’re more likely to spot a deer munching than a cyclist commuting along the region’s urban edge.

If You Want Nice People, Make Nice Places – A Pavement to Parks program spruces up public spaces. Will it help keep the homeless away?

TriMet pain due to arrive Wednesday – That’s when Oregon’s largest transit agency is expected to announce a long list of proposed service cuts, route changes and fare increases to deal with a budget shortfall of up to $17 million.

Constraints Management’ Breaks Down Barriers to Efficiency – Government efficiency initiatives come and go. But Utah has had continued success with one in particular

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