Lee Perlman receives posthumous award

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 | 0 comments

Former Mid-county Memo reporter Lee Perlman receives the first posthumously bestowed Spirit of Portland Award. At next month’s ceremony–Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the East Portland community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. from 7 to 9 p.m.–Perlman and 20 other groups and individuals are honored for their community work. Hazelwood...
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Re-Energizing Gateway party short-circuits

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 | 0 comments

What do you do if you throw a party and no one you invited comes? That’s what happened Saturday, March 9 to Growing Gateway ecodistrict board members and community organizers Colleen Gifford, Arlene Kimura and Linda Robinson at their kickoff party for Re-Energizing Gateway, the ecodistrict’s first project. Using a $5,000 grant from...
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Ventura Park summer concerts report

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 | 0 comments

According to head organizer Linda Robinson, the third annual Ventura Park free summer concert series, funded by grants from the City, attracted an average of 300 to 400 people. The musical groups were Chata Addy & Susuma, David Correa and Cascada, and The Midnight Serenaders. “Passing the hat” at shows’ intermissions brought...
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