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Fairview police is offering a reward for the vandalism in Fairview woods. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

I am excited to announce that Friends of Fairview is taking on an important role in restoring habitat in our community for nature's pollinators. In partnership with the City of Fairview and participating schools and organizations, Fairview will be joining a growing list of communities that create and maintain habitat to promote the health of pollinators. Located at Salish Pond, the Fairview Monarch Waystation will fulfill the first phase of our commitment to provide critical habitat for butterflies, bees and other pollinators while educating the community on the important role that insects play in our lives. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

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Friends of Fairviewwww.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/05/honeybees_butterflies_benefit.html5 days ago

Brian CooperYou mean a different time other than June 1st? I'm certainly open to anything that helps. We can talk after you get back from your awesome and much deserved vacation.1   ·  5 days ago

Andrea WatsonCan we plant some stuff in June?5 days ago

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Anybody in Friends of Fairview land that are part of or know of a local Beekeeper group. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Friends of FairviewWe're looking for a group to reach out to regarding our Salish project which we will be announcing very shortly.6 days ago

Sarale HicksonI have heard about these guys portlandurbanbeekeepers.org/ and it has the number to report swarms so they can be safely removed and cared for1   ·  6 days ago

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Hooligans pulled the plants again. Not sure they're salvageable this time. Must consult the city ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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Lauri Turnbow KreamierWhat a Disappointment. I wish people were more Appreciative.1   ·  1 week ago

Brian CooperIronically a kid came up to me and asked what I was doing. Taking pictures of the ripped out plants I said.1   ·  1 week ago

Francis Doookole luas....1   ·  1 week ago

Jamie JonesSo wrong 😞1 week ago

Barbara Wagoner Jonesso sorry...7 days ago

Alisa Nelson BrummerMakes me sick.1 week ago

Kris MyersHow sad...:(7 days ago

Jennifer LighthartSmh what is wrong with people.1 week ago

Marianne DaoustThank you for posting this. I appreciate it. What creative solutions are there for this type of vandalism in parks? I have noticed other types of vandalism in local parks like spray paint. A brand new mini library at Sunrise Park was ripped out. It has since been replaced.7 days ago

Andrea ConveryThis is ridiculous!!! What is wrong with these people??!!1 week ago

Shirley Root CraddickThank you for all you do to support your City parks.6 days ago

Lisa Barton MullinsDang, that's frustrating.6 days ago

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Head Start & Early Head Start
We are recruiting for our Head Start and Early Head Start program! We are seeking your help in spreading the message that we are recruiting for the 2015-2016 program year and that we were awarded expansion slots. This means that we will be able to serve more families than ever before. Please take the attached flyer and give to families you know that have children zero to 5 years old and want free preschool!

Remember, Head Start and Early Head Start offer comprehensive child development and family support services, for infants through preschool and child care programs, home visits, parent and child activities, health screenings, meals, some transportation, opportunities to volunteer and parent involvement activities. Some programs operate year-round.

To be eligible for the program, the parent must be pregnant or have a child who was born on or after September 2, 2010. Families must live in mid or East Multnomah County outside of Portland Public Schools. The family must meet one of the following criteria:
· receive TANF, SSI or;
· be homeless or;
· have income below federal poverty guidelines or;
· child is in foster care.

We have two upcoming recruitment events in our community on May 18th and June 1st, 2015! Please pass on the flyer and/or information to interested families. You can also direct them to contact our Maywood office at 503-491-6111 for more information about how to complete the application process if they are unable to attend a recruitment event.

If you have questions, would like to request additional materials or arrange a recruitment event at your location, please feel free to call me at 503-491-6120 or email blanca.johnson@mhcc.edu.

Sincerely,

Blanca Johnson, MSW
Family Services Manager
Head Start & Early Head Start
MHCC Child Development & Family Support Programs
(503)491-6120
Blanca.Johnson@mhcc.edu
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1 week ago

Come help raise awareness of Lupus with a Yoga class in the Park, tomorrow at the Fairview Community Park! This is a donation based class, pay only what you can afford. 100% of the proceeds go to help bring awareness to Lupus! Please spread the word, share on your favorite social media. ... See MoreSee Less

May is Lupus Awareness month and @[789999478:2048:Kris Myers] has so kindly offered to help me throw a yoga fundraiser on May 8 which is 1 week from the National Put On Purple Day for Lupus Awareness. My mom fought a 33 year long battle with Lupus and passed away September 4, 2013 at the young age of 63. Please come support me and your donations will go to the Walk to End Lupus Now/ Lupus Foundation of America.

3 weeks ago

Donation Based Yoga Fundraiser

May 9, 2015, 1:00am

Fairview Community Park

May is Lupus Awareness month and Kris Myers has so kindly offered to help me throw a yoga fundraiser on May 8 which is 1 week from the National Put On Purple Day for Lupus Awareness. My mom fought a 33 year long battle with Lupus and passed away September 4, 2013 at the young age of 63. Please come support me and your donations will go to the Walk to End Lupus Now/ Lupus Foundation of America.

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Kris MyersThank you for the share!1   ·  3 weeks ago

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Friends of Fairview created an FoF Meeting. ... See MoreSee Less

Upcoming projects, Festival discussion

4 weeks ago

FoF Meeting

May 4, 2015, 6:00pm

Carlino's Pizza & Deli

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Barbara Wagoner JonesSee you there4 weeks ago

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<Sad Face> 51 plants were uprooted in Fairview Woods.. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

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Friends of FairviewWe got 49 out of 51 replanted. About 12 had root damage. Fingers crossed3 weeks ago

Friends of FairviewUnfortunately, Public Work director is out sick today. If anybody is interested. 10am Tomorrow morning Darren and I will try and save and replant the plants. Anybody is welcome to come. bring a shovel or trowel...1   ·  3 weeks ago

Friends of FairviewWe'll need a plan. We could be up for battle of wills.4 weeks ago

Friends of FairviewJust pulled them up.4 weeks ago

Portland Community ToolBankSo sorry to hear this. The Portland Community ToolBank is happy to loan tools complimentary if you choose to replant again.1   ·  4 weeks ago

Francis Doosucks big time...they must not have liked the fact that we were trying to make the park a better place...okole lua's....1   ·  4 weeks ago

Lauri Turnbow KreamierWhat! Why would someone do this...Argh.4 weeks ago

Krista Scudder WoolseyTerrible3 weeks ago

Doreen DavisNo respect ... Just no respect!!3 weeks ago

Kimberly Blegen😞 why, why, why?!?!4 weeks ago

Leah DickeyThank you for your dedication. Such a pointless act.4 weeks ago

Rose South MeiggsMaybe a big bad Beaver did it!3 weeks ago

Rose South MeiggsSeriously? Stolen? We actually had three antique bird cages stolen off of our front porch - and I believe our neighbor had cushions stolen off of theirs. Good grief!! We are getting security cameras.......Sad Face x 2!3 weeks ago

Sandi Towns BurgwinWTF, what is wrong with society today....grow up people.4 weeks ago

Barbara Wagoner JonesTerrible! . Can they be replanted?4 weeks ago

Karol Krohn Brown:( What kind of plants? Contact media...let them tell the story. I am sure you will get 10 fold back from the GOOD out there.4 weeks ago

Kecia RiordanWTH???4 weeks ago

Andrea ConverySeriously???!!! That is awful!!4 weeks ago

Jennifer LighthartThat's just rotten smh4 weeks ago

Theresa Delaney DavisGeez! Maybe it's time to put some of the fallen logs and other things over that Rockpile area. Likely kids. Maybe a gardener?3 weeks ago

Carol Kudrna BodenschatzHow sad! Hope you can replace them soon4 weeks ago

Sarale HicksonNeed some help replanting? A certain 6 yr old and I could go out there tomorrow afternoon.4 weeks ago

Sarale HicksonDude. That sucks. Did they take the plants or just pull them up?4 weeks ago

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