Lovely skin coming to Lake Oswego

Born in a progressive hippie community in Seattle, Lovely Laban loves to share her personal appreciation for natural beauty and help others look and feel their best. “I have always been fascinated with aging and the restoration of our bodies,” says Lovely. “During graduate school, I took a position as a laser nurse and fell…


Business Profiles 2018

FOURNIER GROUP CEO + FOUNDER DIRK FOURNIER As a teenager working for his father’s insurance agency, Dirk Fournier dreamed of providing a special agency experience. That’s why he founded Fournier Group, and that’s what inspires the Fournier Group team today. The agency provides risk management solutions to diverse people and businesses. Fournier Group’s goal: keep…


Business Ins & Outs March 2018

PHOTO: Solar panels help power PP&R’s Matt Dishman Community Center. The bureau’s East Portland Community Center, Wilson Pool and Southwest Community Center also have solar panels. Photo courtesy of Portland Parks & Recreation   Artists Rep receives $7 million donation Artists Repertory Theatre announced on Feb. 2 that it had received an anonymous donation of…


Eugene gets “real” bagels

By Aliya Bree Hall   Lox, Stocks and Bagels in the south hills of Eugene brings traditional East Coast staples to Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley. Owned by New Jersey native Scott Lilly, the shop sells a wide assortment of bagels, as well as soups, salads and bagel sandwiches. The shop opened last summer in the…



PHOTO: From left are Steve Zipper (JD, Gevurtz Menashe) , OJCF Executive Director Julie Diamond, Amy Kutzkey (CPA, Perkin’s & Co.), Erick Hormel (CPA, Perkins & Co), Marshal Spector (JD, Gevurtze Menashe), and PAG co-chairs Josh Blank and Brian Suher. Two things were clear from the Professional Advisors Group of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation’s…


Biz Ins & Outs February 2018

Sinai In-Home Care names Rachel White program director Rachael White joined Sinai In-Home Care as program director on Dec. 15, 2017. This subsidiary of Cedar Sinai Park is a nonprofit, licensed. comprehensive in-home care agency serving seniors and people with disabilities in the Portland metropolitan area. Racheal’s career in health care started with the U.S….


Biz Ins & Outs January 2018

Beth Israel opens family shelter The Congregation Beth Israel Board of Trustees unanimously approved the creation of an overnight family shelter at Beth Israel to last through the winter months in partnership with Temple member Jordan Menashe, the City of Portland, the Mayor’s office and Multnomah County. Mitzvah House will accommodate about 25 families. Hot…


Portlander concocts Fire Brew Health Tonic

Fire Brew founder Valerie Roth drew on her interest in holistic nutrition to create a concentrated, shot-based health tonic. What began as offering samples at a local farmers market now has garnered national attention, including a mention in Sunset Magazine. “You drink a shot of Fire Brew a day,” says Valerie. “You add it to…

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