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Local Kids Collect Small Change to Make a Big Difference

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Students in Oregon and S.W. Washington Kick-off 20th-Annual Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Pasta for Pennies in Oregon & S.W. Washington More than 130 schools More than 75,000 students $94,827 raised in 2012-2013 in 8 counties Pasta for Pennies: National $10 million raised in 2012-2013 More than $80 million… Read More

Family-Community Resource Centers Highlighted by Data Quality Campaign, OMG Center for Collaborative Learning

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Next month, Vancouver Public Schools’ (VPS) Family-Community Resource Centers (FCRCs) will take the spotlight as a success story highlighted by the Data Quality Campaign, an advocacy group focused on the use of high-quality data to improve student achievement, and the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, a social-sector advisory organization. The success story will highlight the… Read More

Visitor Center to be Improved at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

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The National Park Service has authorized funding for a project to rehabilitate the existing 5,650 square-foot Visitor Center completed at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in 1962. A national model when it first opened to the public, in more recent years the historic Mission 66-style building has been in need of major upgrades. This historic rehabilitation will… Read More

2014 Marshall Public & Youth Leadership Award Nominees Announced

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Ten Clark County residents have been nominated for the General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award and 30 Clark County High School Seniors have been nominated for the General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award. The 2014 award recipients will be announced at an award dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, at the… Read More

Portland/Vancouver Animal Shelters Save an Unprecedented 91 Percent of Homeless Cats and Dogs in 2013

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Under the leadership of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP),  the Portland/Vancouver metro area is poised to be named one of, if not the safest major metropolitan city in America for homeless pets. The six largest public and private animal shelters in the Portland/Vancouver metro area saved an unprecedented 91 percent of all cats… Read More