Monthly Archives: May 2008

Peacock Lane

Wow, what a “No Crap There I Was” story… “No crap, there I was, innocently trying to eat my roasted corn, when BAMMO a peacock attacked my face!” A young boy, all of four, was attacked by a peacock today … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

$5.00 Bike Helmet?

Bring your old bike helmets to recycle, and come purchase discounted helmets provided by grants from Legacy Foundation, Legacy Portland Hospitals Medical Staff and Trauma Nurses Talk Tough! You can get the inexpensive helmets at: Saturday June 7, 2008, 9-1: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One Technological Solution for Schools

At the start of the ‘07 school year, Ainsworth PTA in Portland, OR, set out to revamp the way it reaches the parents of nearly 500 elementary students. Not unlike most PTAs, the majority of Ainsworth’s communication had been rooted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Car Safety Seat and Bicycle Helmet Recycling

… and a Child Safety Seat Check-Up! This Saturday! We’ll take any unwanted car safety seat. The car seats are destroyed and the materials recycled, keeping them out of landfills. This is the information for the upcoming event on May … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nike 5K for Kids

Nike is sponsoring a 5K walk/run that gets money for our local schools physical education programs. It’s June 7th and the entry fee is $20 ( until May 28 ). Fifteen of this goes to your chosen school and the … Continue reading

Posted in Our Schools | Leave a comment

GPS Your Kids?

For those of us who want a gps solution, to always know where our kids are, I used to recommend the GPS bracelet you can get. But now I’ve discovered Loopt. It’s a service where you can, using a gps-enabled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment