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Monthly Archives: May 2008
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 at the Oregon Zoo. His parents say he didn’t taunt it or tease [...]
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: Sunset Community Bike Safety Fair, 14986 NW Cornell Rd, Portland
Saturday June 17, 2008, 10-2: Legacy Salmon Creek [...]
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 in print. The PTA directory, back-to-school packets and weekly newsletters sufficed as one-way dialogues that were [...]
… 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 24, 2008.
Where: Portland Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital & Medical Center.
1015 NW [...]
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 other five is a tee-shirt fee. There’s also a 1K walk option recommended for 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 cell phone, let your friends know where you are. And then they can keep track [...]