The Southwest Portland Post. (Portland, Oregon) 2007-current, October 01, 2008, Page 2, Image 2

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    2 • The Southwest Portland Post
It’s time to recognize people
in our community for their
tireless efforts
The Spirit of Portland Award is an
annual award presented by the mayor
to a select group of people either as
individuals or groups. This is a special
award with multiple different categories
that may apply to some individual or
group that you support, work with or
know about.
These people may have done one
or many things to improve the lives
of all of us living and working with-
in the city limits of Portland. Ap-
plication deadline is October 24th.
There are a number of people in our
community that without their tireless
efforts we wouldn’t have the commu-
October 2008
nity that
we h a ve
today. It
is time to
those peo-
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behalf in
them the recognition that they right-
fully deserve.
If you know of an individual or group
that fit within the categories listed in the
application please fill out the application
and let the city know about them.
I’m sure that I have missed some from
over the years but you can see the breadth
and strength of our community, includ-
ing one I didn’t know about from 1998 for
Multnomah Neighborhood Association.
Past Southwest Community
awards recipients:
2006 Loaves & Fishes / Meals on Wheels
2005 Amanda Fritz - strong work and efforts
for Portland Public Schools
2005 West Portland Park Neighborhood - for
active work to improve the overall livability
of their neighborhood through multiple
community projects
2004 Fanno Creek Clinic - Small business
2002 Ginny Stromer SWNI, non profit
neighborhood employee
2002 Bridlemile Neighborhood Assoc,
neighborhood of the year
1999 45 Ave Cleaners, Eco friendly cleaning
1999 Southwest Community Connection
1999 Leonard Gard, SWNI Land use, non-
profit/neighborhood Employee
1998 Multnomah Neighborhood Association,
neighborhood of the year
1997 Sylvia Bogert, SWNI Non-profit/
neighborhood Employee
1994 Kay Durtschi, (our current transportation
Thank you for your participation in
our community. It helps!
Randy Bonella Chair
Multnomah Neighborhood Association
Editor’s Note: Nominations for 2008
Spirit of Portland awards are due at the
Portland Office of Neighborhood In-
volvement by October 24. The awards
ceremony will be held December 11 at
2:00 p.m. at City Hall, Council Cham-
bers. The awards are given annually
to individuals, businesses or groups
that contribute to the city’s livability.
Awards are given for small and large
Business of the Year, Employee of the
Year, Humanitarian, Free Spirit, and
Neighborhood of the Year. Award
forms are available at all neighborhood
offices. For more information call (503)-
823-3997 or visit www.portlandonline.
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More local jobs are
maintained and created.
The character of our
neighborhoods is enhanced
and preserved.
You are making a REAL
difference in the quality of
life of our community.
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Reporters/Writers: Polina Olsen, Lee Perlman,
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