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Portland, OR  97293
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Sun. Aug. 10: 2:30 - 5:00: celebration of Medicare and Medicaidís 49th Birthdays!
    at the Hollywood Senior Center: 1820 NE 40th Ave.
    Speakers: Dr. Paul Gorman from OHSU
    State Representative Jennifer Williamson
    State Representative Mitch Greenlick
        For additional Info: click here

Thur. Aug. 14: 10:00 - Noon: Membership meeting
    at labor center: 3645 SE 32nd St - in Basement
    for presentations and discussion about the marijuana and GMO labeling ballot measures

    Additional Info, call Leanna: (503)667-8189
ORARA News & Activities
*** Governor Kitzhaber has appointed Jim Davis, our boardmember-at large, to be a commissioner on the Governorís Senior Services Committee. ***

Just before Thanksgiving, several of the ORARA board members had 45 minute meetings with staff of each of our two national senators. Amoung other issues we cautioned against "giving away the store!" in upcomming national budget debate.

*** Note:
  We currently have openings for Board positions:
    1: 2nd Vice Chair position
    3: Member-at-large positions
    2: Trustee positions
      2: Delegate positions to NW Oregon Labor Council
      3: Alternate Delagate to the same Council

Interested members should contact the Board Chairman: Scott Blau.

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