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Happenings

THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS – AN IMPROMPTU CHORUS By Gene Freund, Rose Schnitzer Manor resident There was still daylight left when the residents of the Rose Schnitzer assisted living center left the auditorium. They had been treated to a May Day performance, including a double encore, by the Portland Girls Symphonic Choir. Some zipped off to…

Food For Thought

By Amy Kaufman A lightbulb will go off in the minds of Portlanders when the Food for Thought Festival launches on April 18. The four-day, multi-faceted celebration is based on an explosive new idea that brings people together under a huge tent of citywide events while uniting them in the fight against hunger in Oregon….

Art Roundup

GRANT WINNER BRINGS “ITHAKA” TO ART STAGE artists repertory theatre will present andrea Stolowitz’s challenging new work, “Ithaka,” May 28-June 30. With this newly commissioned play, Oregon playwright andrea Stolowitz examines coming home from war. Marine Captain elaine edwards has just returned from her latest tour in afghanistan but this time things are different –…

Happenings/Faces of Oregon, August 2012

OJCF NEW BOARD MEMBERS – The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation has added three new members to its board of directors: (from left) Jonathan Barg, Jill Schnitzer Edelson and Jonathan Glass. At the Annual Meeting, OJCF also thanked several outgoing board members including Warren Rosenfeld, Sharon Ungerleider and Milt Carl, who was one of the original…

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Happenings /Faces of Oregon, July 2012

LEARNED HAND AWARDS – The Oregon Area Jewish Committee presented its Learned Hand awards at a luncheon on June 13 at the Governor Hotel.  Julia E. Markley of Perkins Coie LLP (left) received the Emerging Leadership Award, and Henry H. Hewitt of Stoel Rives LLP received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives…

Happenings June 2012

Rabbi Joshua Stampfer presents the award named in his honor to Lois and Arden Shenker. The 13th annual award dinner drew 225 guests to the Benson Hotel May 17 to honor the many contributions the Shenkers have made to enrich the community. Sen. Ron Wyden added congratulatory remarks via video. Norman Berlant, a lifelong member…