Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

The Kindness of Strangers

Born in Lithuania in 1940, Maia Ilina was smuggled out of the ghetto in Kaunas shortly before it was liquidated in 1944. She spent the rest of World War II in hiding with a Lithuanian family; all her known relatives perished. After the war ended, she was taken to a Jewish orphanage. Now nearly 72…

Happenings: Tennis win

The Senior Women’s Multnomah Athletic Team won the USTA rated 4.5 level, 50+ years Northern Oregon Division this season which began September 2011. They advance to Sectionals in Sunriver and compete against other teams from the Northwest. Team members were Captain Gay Hart, Amy Miller, Dana Hunt, Sally Lovett, Jennifer Devoe, Robin Becic, Stacy Hawkins,…

Let's Have a Ball

Sports fans and museum lovers alike will have a lot to celebrate May 6 when the Oregon Jewish Museum’s annual gala provides a tantalizing taste of the museum’s summer sports exhibit. “Let’s Have a Ball!” will be a distinct departure from the museum’s previous galas, which have featured art auctions. The event promises to be…

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Ask Helen: pink slip

Do I give a bride-to-be the pink slip before or after the wedding? Dear Helen: I need to do a round of layoffs ASAP because of corporate budget cuts. My saddest problem is a young woman who’s getting married in two months, but whose job is on the chopping block. She’s been planning her wedding…

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Unique Boutiques in Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego is a fashion destination extravaganza in a charming village atmosphere just minutes from downtown. Here’s a trio of hip boutiques that I enjoy slipping into regularly. e. g. page (333 S. State St., 503-699-8940) is located in Lake Place Center just off State Street (aka Hwy. 43, parallel to the Willamette River). Known…