Spooktacular and Trunk-or-Treat TODAY!

Don’t miss our 3rd annual Spooktacular and Trunk-or-Treat happening TODAY, Sunday, October 22nd, 4:00-7:00PM at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center.  Bring a dish to share and gently used costumes for the Costume Closet, if you can.  For more information, view our event on Facebook.

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Special Guest Mayor Ted Wheeler in November!

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We cordially invite all neighbors and business owners to join us at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center on November 2nd, 7:00-9:00PM, for our monthly meeting, featuring special guest Mayor Ted Wheeler.  The Mayor will be addressing the top five questions from the neighborhood, so submit your questions here!  You may submit as many questions as you like.  RSVP to our event on Facebook to stay up to date!

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October Meeting Recap

Thank you, everyone, who made it out last night!  We had a great turnout, including several new neighbors!  If you missed the meeting, here’s a quick recap:

Lane Middle School PTA President Esther Crowell-Duncan gives an update.

Community Announcements:

  • Lane PTA has volunteer opportunities open on Oct 16th and November 8-9th.  Contact PTA President Esther Crowell-Duncan or visit their website for more info or to volunteer.
  • New library events at Woodstock and Holgate. Library will soon begin taking submissions from local authors to publish as e-books.  For more info visit the library in person or online.
  • Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington is actively working to start troops at Kelly, Woodmere, and Whitman.  Contact Alexandria Robinson for more information.

Alexandria Robinson with Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington.

Upcoming Events:

  • Learning Gardens Lab is having its annual Harvest Festival on October 18th, 3:30-6:30PM.  Visit their event on Facebook for more info.
  • BDNA Spooktacular is October 22nd, 4:00-7:00PM.  Visit our event on Facebook for more info.
  • Next BDNA meeting: November 2nd, 7:00-9:00PM. Special Guest Mayor Ted Wheeler!  Visit our event on Facebook for more info.

Request for Endorsement/Support:

Representative Jeff Reardon at October 5, 2017 BDNA meeting.

Special Guest:

Representative Jeff Reardon spoke briefly about successes and disappointments during the last legislative session.  He brought an informational handout and took questions.  If you have questions for Rep. Reardon, you can submit them to us and we’ll pass them on.

Land Use and Transportation: 

  • New LUD discussed: 6628 SE 62nd Ave
  • Board Member Stephenie Frederick is taking a 10-week course from PBOT on transportation.

**Please note, this is a general summary and not official minutes!**

Photo and Video Credit: Derek Covey, Board Member

Coalition for Healthy Kids & Education Kickoff Event

We’ve joined Oregon’s leading organizations in endorsing the Healthy Kids & Education Initiative. A tax on sugary drinks will help send more kids to preschool and fund other important programs in our community.  Join us in supporting this important initiative by attending their kickoff event!

When: Saturday, September 16, at 10 a.m.
Where: YWCA of Greater Portland, 4610 SE Belmont St, Portland
What: Campaign and signature gathering kickoff
Who: Commissioner Sharon Meieran – Multnomah County, D1
State Representative Rob Nosse, HD 42
José González – Executive Director of Milagro Theatre
Cyreena Boston Ashby – Chief Executive Officer of Oregon Public Health Institute

View this event on Facebook!