A little blog-love for one committed woman:

Today I had the pleasure of delivering a disaster preparedness presentation to some of the employees at Ashland Inc. www.ashland.com We were invited by Kim Nutt, the Portland plant’s head […]

VIDEO: Count On Us

I’m not sure how much you know about the AmeriCorps program, but I’ll attempt to describe it in one word…invaluable. Thanks to AmeriCorps, nonprofits nationwide have incredible people on their […]

Bringing Tears To Your Tuesday

Warning: It’s time to whip out the Kleenex.But the good news is that these will be happy tears, I promise. Check out these inspirational stories from a few of our […]

That’s So Portland!

“That’s so Portland!” I’ve been it told so many times the exact criteria is indiscernible. Since I moved from northern Indiana (Mishawaka to be exact) on August 19th, I’ve been […]

Friday Final Cut

It’s Friday, and I once again find myself with a plethora of stories. So here’s your final cut…everything that I want to share, but don’t have time to blog. Enjoy! […]

Good bye AmeriCorps!!

So yesterday marked the last official day of our chapter’s AmeriCorp team’s service year! AmeriCorps members devote a year of their lives to “getting things done”, strengthening communities, developing their […]

United We Serve

Who loves feathered hair and a great smile? ME! Well… I’m actually on the fence about the whole hair thing. Nonetheless, I am a sucker for a good smile – […]

A Note of Gratitude from Hillsboro

Yesterday, I opened a letter from Aglow International in Hillsboro, a small church that requested a presentation on emergency preparedness back in July (yes, long ago in that ’00 decade). […]

Carver Mitigation Project!

As a specialist of preparedness I feel wildly qualified to talk about the fire/flood preparedness project the AmeriCorps brigadiers engaged in this weekend. But really, I just want to share […]

AmeriCorps Week!

It’s AmeriCorps Week! What does this mean? Well, AmeriCorps Week is a celebration and re-commitment to National Service. As such, Portland, OR AmeriCorps State Commission and Portland State University are […]