Grant Constitution Team Hopes to Defend National Title

Congratulations to the Grant Constitution Team for winning an invitation to the National Competition in Washington DC in April!  The Grant Team won the national tittle last year in the “We the People” competition, which simulates a congressional hearing with judges from across the country. The team needs to raise $65,000 to send the 25 students to Washington DC and is seeking the support of neighbors and businesses to help fund this once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you are interested in sponsoring these young scholars with a tax deductible contribution see their sponsorship page:  https://grantboosters.schoolauction.net/con16/give.  

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Alameda Haunted House

Enter through the mouth of the green monster–if you dare!  On Halloween the Alameda Neighborhood Association is again hosting the very popular Alameda Haunted House–a spooktacular affair aimed at kids ages 4-12. Now in its third year, the haunted house is known in northeast Portland as not-to-be-missed Halloween attraction a for trick-or-treaters. Alameda Haunted House Saturday Oct. 31, 2015, 5-9 pm FREE 3900 block of NE 28th between Dunkley & Bryce Last year over 600 children and neighbors visited the Alameda Haunted House a for a frightfully good time with spooks, witches, haunting sounds, creepy sights and glowing other-worldly lights. This year organizers have added new themes, special effects and surprises. As always there will be lots of candy for trick-or-treaters! Haunted House will run rain or shine! Note: street closure of NE 28th Ave between Dunkley and Bryce in effect from 8 am on 10/31. Any donations will benefit Alameda neighborhood projects.…

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Events

Alameda Spring Clean Up Saturday May 16 8:30am to 12:30pm  At The Madeleine School Soccer Field parking lot $10 – small load $20 – large load Trucks to be negotiated 100% of proceeds to be used by the ANA on neighborhood issues Residential debris only What will we take General Garage junk Appliances Small amounts of concrete Mattresses Tires ($5 each) Computers and computer accessories (nominal per part charge to drop off)   We Cannot Take Paint and other liquid solvents Yard Debris   On Site “Too Good for the Dump” Flea-market Clothes, furniture, tools, art, toys, or whatever gets dropped off Non-recyclables will be dumped at Metro As much as possible will be given to Free Geek and Goodwill Dumping fees covered by Metro Volunteers needed! Please contact Charles Rice at rice.pdx@gmail.com if you can spare an hour or two to help out    

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