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November 21, 2017

Forget Black Friday, go green!

Oregon State Parks is waiving day-use parking fees in 26 of Oregon’s State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. On November 24, instead of going shopping, #optoutside and enjoy Oregon’s beautiful backyard. As an added bonus, there will be free hot beverages and snacks at several parks. Click the provided link to learn more.

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November 21, 2017

Feeling isolated or know someone who is? Volunteering might help

Did you know that social isolation can negatively affect one’s health? For some older adults, this happens frequently. That’s why this volunteer opportunity is ideal for anyone over 50 who wants to help children learn to read. No experience is necessary. Click the provided link for application details.

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November 21, 2017

Share ideas to help Oregon kids

What hopes, dreams and concerns do you have for kids in Oregon? Share your ideas for how Children First for Oregon can help build an Oregon where all children can thrive! Click the link to take this quick survey and learn about other opportunities to help.

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November 21, 2017

Social connections can help us thrive.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is developing Solutions for Social Isolation in the U.S., and is looking for the best ideas from around the world. The foundation is asking for solutions that have worked to address social isolation across all ages and life stages in the U.S. Applications are due December 21, 2017 by 12 p.m. PT. Click the link to learn more about this opportunity.

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November 21, 2017

Thriving Communities Initiative in Benton County

Take time to complete the 2040 Core Values Survey to help make sure your community is healthy and livable. Each survey only takes 5 minutes. Click the link.

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