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Portland: Employment & Aging | A Conversation About Age-Discrimination and Empowerment in Employment April 10

Join Elders in Action and The Encorepreneur Café to explore issues that affect our ability to find work as we age and learn about the topic “encorepreneurship” (starting your own business after 50). Speakers include Patricia Garner, State Public Policy Chair, AAUW of Oregon and Jackie B. Peterson, Strategic Advisor to PCC’s Small Business Development Center.

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Roseburg: Downtown Walking Moai April 16 (reoccurring weekly)

Are you looking for ways to stay active and meet new people? Join Blue Zones Umpqua’s newly launched downtown walking moai every Tuesday at noon! Enjoy the opportunity to explore downtown, create new social connections, and move naturally. This event is open to all including people with mobility devices. The group will meet in front of the Blue Zones Office at 566 SE Jackson every Tuesday.

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Oregon: AARP Community Challenge 2019 Grant Application due April 17

The AARP Community Challenge grant program is part of the nationwide AARP Livable Communities initiative that helps communities become great places to live for residents of all ages. The program is intended to help communities make immediate improvements and jump-start long-term progress in support of residents of all ages.

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Oregon Recreation & Park Association 2019 Conference Session Proposals due April 19

The ORPA 2019 Conference will feature a robust variety of 75-minute “classroom” sessions, 20-minute “mini-sessions,” longer workshops and field sessions. This year the conference theme is “Rivers of Change / Oceans of Opportunity.” There are growing expectations across Oregon to address social equity, sustainability and internal integrity. In addition to proposals for sessions that focus on the conference theme, ORPA welcomes proposals for sessions that address topics that are of perennial interest to the field. This includes trends and innovations, professional skill-building, new programs and services, resources and fundraising, marketing, budgeting and cost-recovery, guidelines and regulations.

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Roseburg: National Bike Month with Blue Zones Umpqua May 1

It’s Time to Register for National Bike Month in May! Join the movement and encourage your company, friends and family to bike, walk, or run. Blue Zones Umpqua encourages people to find ways to move naturally each day, like biking. Join others in the community for National Bike Month and set well-being in motion.

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