Reminder: All-Committees Meeting TONIGHT

Join us today, January 19th, 2021 at 5:00PM for our less formal All-Committees Meeting. We will be discussing projects for 2021. See our BDNA Facebook group or email brentwood.darlington@gmail.com for the Zoom link and password.

Únase a nosotros hoy, 19 de enero de 2021 a las 5:00 p.m. para nuestra reunión menos formal de todos los comités. Discutiremos los proyectos para 2021. Consulte nuestro grupo de Facebook de BDNA o envíe un correo electrónico a brentwood.darlington@gmail.com para obtener el enlace y la contraseña de Zoom.

Присоединяйтесь к нам сегодня, 19 января 2021 года, в 17:00. для нашего менее формального заседания всех комитетов. Мы обсудим проекты на 2021 год. Посетите нашу группу BDNA в Facebook или напишите по адресу brentwood.darlington@gmail.com, чтобы получить ссылку и пароль для Zoom.

Virtual Candidate Interviews

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) is pleased to present three candidate interviews to help neighbors get to know their potential local elected officials. BDNA sent out requests to all candidates for Portland City Commissioner and Mayor and interviewed those who responded. Questions were developed from those submitted by neighbors via an online form. Please see below for the interview videos and audio files.

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2020-21 School Year Update from Woodmere Elementary School

This post was originally published by school staff member Teresa P. on the Woodmere Elementary Parents Group Facebook Group. It has been reposted here with permission.

Dear Woodmere Families,

We hope you all are having an amazing summer. As you know, Portland Public Schools (PPS) will be holding classes virtually through at least November 5. We want to make sure kids have everything they need as we get ready for the first day of school for our 1st thru 5th grade students, September 2 and our kindergarten students on September 8.

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Guest Post: People of B-D MVP #1

This article is reposted with permission from the admins at People of Brentwood-Darlington and is from a series they are doing featuring neighbors who make a difference in the Brentwood-Darlington community.


Originally published August 3rd, 2020:

Good morning, Brentwood-Darlington! We bring you our first #POBDMVP post highlighting the folks in our neighborhood keeping community alive with their small businesses, nonprofits, and behind-the-scenes organizing. This week, meet Vicki Geistlinger and The Moose Lodge.

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[Image Description: Photo of Vicki Geistlinger.]
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Gorgeous Gardens in Brentwood-Darlington #1

This is an ongoing feature of beautiful gardens of neighbors in Brentwood-Darlington, Portland, Oregon. Want to submit your garden photos? Email us at brentwood.darlington@gmail.com and use “Gorgeous Gardens” in the subject line. Please include 3-5 photos and a brief description, as well as the name you would like us to use.


[Image Description: Blooming trumpet shaped pink flowers with white accents among star shaped green leaves.]

Description from Featured Neighbor: Terri Parkin

This is a garden I planted in late spring. There is an array of colorful zinnias, a wonderful mix of cascade wildflowers, poppies, giant sunflowers, and nasturtiums.  I brought in premium soil and had it spread for this garden which is the ultimate cause of its success this year plus consistent watering in the morning and evening. I planted just wildflowers last year, but the soil wasn’t as rich as this and so I had a much happier experience this year.

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