Lee Perlman receives posthumous award

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 Neighborhood Association members Dave Hampsten and Linda Robinson are also receiving SOP awards for their...
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Re-Energizing Gateway party short-circuits

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 the East Portland Action Plan for the party, organizers failed to attract one person the project...
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Ventura Park summer concerts report

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 in more than $1,000 in contributions toward next year’s...
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Hazelwood HydroPark community garden organizational meeting date set

by on Feb 28, 2008 | 0 comments

The Portland Community Gardens program has scheduled an organizational meeting about the new community garden to be installed this spring at the Hazelwood HydroPark at N.E. 117th Avenue and Holladay Street. The meeting is today, Thursday, February 28, 2008 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 NE 117th Ave., adjacent to the Hazelwood HydroPark. Anyone interested in the design and layout of the community garden,...
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