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Oregon's Legislative Agenda for 2017 at Celebrate Conference Center

January 12, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
W2D is pleased to have Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, State Representative Margaret Doherty and House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson come talk about the 2017 Oregon legislative agenda.Oregon faces many known and unknown challenges in the months ahead. There certainly may be unforeseen consequences for states as a result of the change in leadership at the federal level. And at the state level, the defeat of Measure 97 means major challenges in funding government programs including…See More
Jan 3
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After the Dust Settles: Analhyzing the 2016 Election Results with Jim Moore at Celebrate Conference Center

November 10, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
The Willamette Women Democrats are pleased to host Dr. Jim Moore to discuss the 2016 election results. Dr. Moore has been an independent political analyst in the Portland area since 1990 and can be heard frequently on KOIN 6 TV, OPB and on KLX 101 FM radio in Portland. He is also a regular source for a number of newspapers, National Public Radio, and several national media outlets. A political science professor at Pacific University, Dr. Moore is the Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy…See More
Oct 24, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

US Rep. Kurt Schrader: Representing a Diverse Oregon District at Celebrate Conference Center

October 13, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
U.S. Representative Schrader of Oregon's 5th District will provide his assessment of what is happening in Washington DC, discuss his goals for the session ahead, and respond to audience questions. Representative Schrader’s top priority is bringing real benefits to his district and to all Oregonians, through national legislation and grants that help put Oregonians to work. As such, the Congressman joined with both Oregon Senators and Representatives Bonamici and Blumenauer to secure an…See More
Sep 29, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Gov. Kate Brown Shares Her Vision for Oregon at Celebration Conference Center

September 8, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Governor Brown is running for her first election as governor after assuming the governorship in February 2015 following the resignation of Governor John Kitzhaber.  As governor she prioritizes making the government more accountable, improving public education, building strong and safe communities, fostering a climate for business growth and innovation, and standing up for working families. Come hear her lay out what she has accomplished since she became governor and what her vision is for the…See More
Aug 20, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Tea Party Shenanigans in Clackamas County at Lakewood Center for the Arts

May 12, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette, President of Friends of French Prairie, Ben Williams and Wilsonville City Councilor Charlotte Lehan will be our featured speakers discussing the proposed industrial development of French Prairie at our last program of the 2015-16 season. Oregon Values and Beliefs Project surveyed Oregonians throughout the state and found that 66% of Oregonians believe it is somewhat important or very important to preserve valuable farm and timber land from development. Some of…See More
Apr 28, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Creating Oregon Jobs for the 21st Century at Celebrate Conference Center

April 14, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
"What’s Oregon Doing to Grow Jobs for the 21st Century Economy?"with Rep. Tobias Read and Heather StaffordIn the past, Oregon’s economy was based largely on extractive industries such as timber and mining. But to meet the challenges of the 21st Century, the Oregon economy needs to become more diverse and sustainable.Oregon State Representative Tobias Read and Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Business Oregon, Heather Stafford will discuss the state’s efforts to…See More
Mar 18, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

W2D County Commissioner Candidate Forum at Celebrate Conference Center

March 10, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
W2D will be hosting Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Commissioner, running for Clackamas County Commission Board Chair, Martha Schrader, Clackamas County Commissioner, running for reelection to her current seat, Ken Humberston, Clackamas River Water District.Joining the Commissioner candidates will be Paul Southwick, Democratic candidate for Oregon House of Representatives District, Dick Schouten, Washington County Commissioner, and Glendora Claybrooks. See More
Feb 29, 2016
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

2016 Ballot Measures and Oregonians' Values and Beliefs at Celebrate Conference Center

February 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
Adam Davis of DHM Research will speak about the possible 2016 ballot measures. A good number of ballot measures have already been submitted to the Secretary of State and many may qualify for the November 2016 election.  Subjects range from raising the minimum wage to eliminating the estate tax and even include redistributing lottery funds. Predicting how Oregonians will respond to these measures is more easily done when examining the values and beliefs of a broad range of citizens. Adam Davis…See More
Jan 27, 2016
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US Rep. Blumenauer talks about "The Politics of Food" at Celebrate Conference Center

January 14, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
The current farm bill falls way short of enacting necessary reforms, and Congressman Blumenauer believes we can and must enact a bill to promote healthy eating, support small and mid-sized farms as well as beginning, minority and disadvantaged farmers, and eradicate hunger while protecting the environment.See More
Dec 21, 2015
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Sec. of State Candidates Forum at Oswego Lake Country Club

November 18, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
Please join us when the three Democratic candidates, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, Senator Richard Devlin, and Representative Val Hoyle speak about why they seek your vote for the Secretary of State position.See More
Oct 23, 2015
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Rep. Bonamici discusses difficulty passing important legislation at Oswego Lake Country Club

October 14, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
October 14th 2015, 4–6 pmNavigating Rough Waters in Washington DCwith U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamiciof Oregon's 1st Congressional DistrictRep. Bonamici’s presentation will focus on the turbulent politics in Congress, where the Republican-led House is having difficulty reaching agreement on several crucial pieces of legislation, primarily passing a budget to keep government afloat.Bonamici has focused her efforts on education, family welfare, improving student financial aid and assisting…See More
Sep 24, 2015
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W2D Kickoff with Williamson, Taylor and Burdick to Discuss Coming Legislation at Oswego Lake Country Club

September 9, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
September 9th 2015, 4-6 pmKickoff Program for the 2015-16 Season!"Important Issues from the Legislative Session"W2D welcomes Senator Ginny Burdick who will discuss gun legislation, Rep. Jennifer Williamson will discuss youth sentencing and prison reform and Rep. Kathleen Taylor. All are invited to attend this informative program.Light refreshments will be served. Walk-ins are always welcome. However, in order for us to provide adequate seating and food, please RSVP by noon Monday, September 7.See More
Aug 14, 2015
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Ted Wheeler, State Treasurer "Oregon's Financial Health" at Oswego Lake Country Club

April 8, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 20154 pm to 6 pm"Oregon's Financial Health"with Oregon's Treasurer, Ted WheelerWheeler has been State Treasurer, since 2010, and is committed to protecting the Oregon’s strong credit ratings, ensuring that public investments remain both prudent and profitable and conservatively managing the state’s debt. As a sixth generation Oregonian, Wheeler’s Oregon roots run deep. The town of Wheeler, located on Nehalem Bay on the Oregon Coast, is named for his great-grandfather.See More
Mar 18, 2015
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

W2D "Oregon's Climate Movement:Legislative Action, Ballot Initiatives and Organizing"-Speakers Gastlellum and Dee at Home Builders Association Bldg. - Lower Level

February 4, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
WEDNESDAY, February 4, 20154 pm to 6 pm"Oregon's Climate Movement:  The intersection of legislative action, ballot initiatives, and grassroots organizing."with Jana Gastlellum and Lenny Dee  As a state, Oregon has been a leader with progressive policies such as the 8 hour work day, the bottle bill, land use planning and public access to our beaches.  Over a million Oregon voters have voiced concern over global warming, yet until recently, they have not been able to impact state…See More
Jan 15, 2015
Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Speakers on Justice for Wrongful Convictions at Home Builders Association of Portland - Meeting Hall

January 7, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
WEDNESDAY, January 7, 20154 pm to 6 pm"The Oregon Innocence Project" with Co-founders Steven Wax and Aliza KaplanThe Oregon Innocence Project's  mission is to exonerate the wrongfully convicted, educate and train law students, and promote legal reforms aimed at preventing wrongful convictions.Steven Wax is a former Federal Public Defender, who wrote a book about defending Brandon Mayfield.Aliza Kaplan is a law…See More
Nov 18, 2014
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Rep. Earl Blumenauer of the 3rd Congressional District will speak about the 2014 and 2016 elections at Oswego Lake Country Club

October 8, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 20144 pm to 6 pm"The Importance of the 2014 Electionsand Looking Forward to 2016"W2D is proud to announce that our featured speaker for October will be US Representative Earl Blumenauer.Rep. Blumenauer was born and raised in Portland and has been a life-long resident of Oregon's 3rd Congressional District.Through his years as a local official in the Oregon Legislature, Multnomah County Commission, and Portland’s City Council, Earl developed a national reputation for…See More
Sep 18, 2014

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Lea McWhorter posted an event

Sophisticated Beads Annual Spring Jewelry Event May 6th at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
Sophisticated Beads spring jewelry show will be Saturday, May 6th. The event is from 10am to 5pm at the Monarch Hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Avenue, Clackamas, OR.Refreshments, prizes and relaxing shopping experience await guests. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver.Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty…See More
Kate Kilbourne posted an event

The Portland Ballet's Studio Company Performance at The Portland Ballet Studio Theatre

March 10, 2017 at 7:30pm to March 12, 2017 at 2:30pm
The Studio Company Performance, live at TPB's intimate studio theatre, showcases the exquisite dancers of The Portland Ballet's Career Track program. Contemporary and classical works feature the music of Gershwin and Patsy Cline and the choreography of John Clifford, Anne Mueller and BodyVox Co-Artistic Directors, Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland. TPB is also proud and excited to celebrate its ongoing partnership with Kúkátónón Children’s African Dance Troupe, who will perform for the first…See More
Feb 16
Lea McWhorter posted an event

Artistic Portland will “March into Spring” on the First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland

March 2, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Artist co-operative Artistic Portland will begin the great “March into Spring” on Thursday, March 2, 2017 between 4-6pm. After a cold winter, the artists are welcoming warmer days and some of the art will reflect the seasonal transformation. Many of the Co-op’s artists will be visiting with patrons to answer any questions they might have about their creations.Light refreshments will be provided. Pianist John Gilmore will be playing the uniquely decorated Mitsuko piano of Piano. Push. Play.…See More
Feb 15
KATIE RAMIREZ posted an event

America's Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo Center

March 4, 2017 at 9am to March 5, 2017 at 4pm
Portland, Ore. — The Spring version of the largest all retro show in the country is coming up on March 4 & 5 at the Portland Expo Center. There will be hundreds of outstanding dealers coming from all over the country with more than 900 booths available to view – don’t miss it!  If you are a treasure hunter, decorator, collector or just like to find pieces from your past, the Spring Expo Antique & Collectible Show is for you.   At the March Antique & Collectible Show patrons can buy…See More
Feb 13
Nicole Peters posted an event

Buckman Art Show & Sell at Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School

March 11, 2017 at 10am to March 12, 2017 at 4pm
SPRING FORWARD Saturday, March 11th, 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, March 12th, 10 am – 4 pm for the 27th Annual Buckman Art Show & Sell. The event is held at Buckman Art Focus Elementary School, where over 140 artists and craftspersons, great food, dance and music performances come together all to support the rich arts program that is Buckman Elementary’s legacy.The Buckman Art Show & Sell is truly a tradition in the Portland art scene. This 27 year old festival features art in almost every…See More
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Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Action on Climate Change in the Age of Trump at Celebrate Conference Center

February 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
The Willamette Women Democrats are pleased to host Thomas Wheatley of Renew Oregon to discuss how Oregon and Oregonians are responding to climate change. Climate change is an urgent challenge that must be addressed on all levels: in our households, in our communities, and in our state, country, and world. Despite the cold weather in Oregon this winter, the Arctic has been unduly warm causing melting permafrost and thinning arctic ice indicating increasing instability in the climate. Clearly, a…See More
Jan 28

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