Posted on: February 24, 2017

Writers Invited to Apply for Northwest Local Authors Fair at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton City Library is seeking writers in Washington, Multnomah, and Clackamas counties to apply for Northwest Local, a free author fair highlighting the work of talented writers in the tri-county area. The fair will be held at ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Beaverton City Library Hosts Discussion on Mixed-Race and Interracial Heritage in Oregon

BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Sunday, March 5, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library (12375 SW Fifth St.) will host “What Are You? Mixed-Race and Interracial Families in Oregon’s Past and Future,” a discussion of heritage ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Mayor Denny Doyle Honored with Excellence in Action Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Psi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will honor Mayor Denny Doyle Friday evening, Feb. 24, with the Excellence in Action Award for his work with diverse community members and youth.

“I’m proud...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Beaverton Honored with High Bond Rating

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s general obligation bonds received an AA+ rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings. The ratings measure Beaverton’s financial health. The AA+ rating reflects Be...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

OTBC Receives $60,000 Grant to Expand Virtual Incubation Program

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC), supported by the city of Beaverton, received a $60,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation Fund to expand its Virtual Incubation Program (VIP) to entrepreneurs in rural Oregon over t...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Beaverton City Library hosts Portland Opera 2017 Season Preview

BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m., join the Beaverton City Library for a special preview of Portland Opera's 2017 season. This preview at the main library, 12375 SW Fifth St., includes musical highlights of Puccini's La Bo...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Rose Festival Half Marathon Registration Open

BEAVERTON, Ore. –From Feb. 13 to March 3, Beaverton area residents can get a $10 discount for registration using code “BEAVERTON”. Registration for the 6th Annual Rose Festival Half Marathon is open now for runners who would like...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Make the City of Beaverton a Better Place to Walk and Bike: Visit the Virtual Open House

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Residents are invited to attend a virtual open house from Monday, Feb. 13 to Sunday, Feb. 26 to learn more about the city of Beaverton’s Active Transportation Plan. Travel by bike, on foot, by wheelchair, or by public tra...Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Beaverton Seeks Performers for Ten Tiny Dances 2017

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is seeking proposals from master-level choreographers and dancers to create and perform a dance as part of Beaverton Ten Tiny Dances 2017. The event will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

City Council Declares Beaverton Sanctuary City

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night, Jan. 10, declaring the city of Beaverton as a “sanctuary city.”

Members of the city’s Diversity Advisory Board and Human Rights Advisory...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Beaverton Offers Free Tax Help to Low and Middle Income Families

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton, in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide and Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Oregon, is making free tax help available to area residents. The annual program runs from Jan. 31 to April 15 at the Beaverton Ac...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Artists and Arts Groups Invited to Apply for Two Beaverton Grant Programs

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is now accepting applications for two arts grant programs. Both programs are funded by the city.

Community Grant Program

Now in its fifth year, these grants provide financial support for nonprofit visual, writte...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Local Nonprofits Invited to Attend Workshops on Equity and Annual Social Service Grants

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton has two upcoming training opportunities for local nonprofits providing social service activities and programs to the community.

Equity Workshop

“Advancing Equity and Inclusion in Our Daily Work,” a workshop provided b...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Beaverton to Host Sixth Annual Rose Festival Half Marathon

BEAVERTON, Ore. – At a joint press conference today with representatives from the Portland Rose Festival, Mayor Denny Doyle announced an exciting new event coming to Beaverton this Memorial Day. The city is partnering with the Portland Rose Festival to ho...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

City Opens Severe Weather Shelter in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will open a severe weather shelter in January at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW Fifth St. The facility will provide free temporary shelter for adults (age 18 and older) experiencing homelessness duri...

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