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Kobe Beef and Politics
Kobe Beef and Politics

Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC My brother-in-law is a pretty smart guy.  Recently we were talking about food when he mentioned Kobe beef.  He said that farmers in Japan who raise Kobe beef, massage...

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Fake News
Fake News

Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC A wildfire of information  or misinformation is a few clicks away. A phrase we hear frequently in politics is “Fake News”.  It’s not just politics.  For example, there...

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The Grudge Health Hazard
The Grudge Health Hazard

Every day offers us an opportunity to review, reassess, and realign. There’s a good reason to do it. Did you know that holding a grudge is hazardous to your health and is probably getting in your way? Dr. Fred Luskin (Director and Cofounder of...

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All Fun, No Fuss!
All Fun, No Fuss!

The slogan for the NCC Community Block Party Fundraiser certainly lived up to its billing! 160 people packed the Lagunitas Brewing Community Room in NE Portland to enjoy great beer, local wines, and fabulous food from three local food trucks. The...

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Generous Gift
Generous Gift

We try and make the NCC fundraising events fun, and occasionally, without realizing it, we do more than that. Several years ago, Ron George and JoAnne Paxton had their first “non-date” at our Swing Into Spring event. JoAnne had...

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Cleanup Drive Cleans Up!
Cleanup Drive Cleans Up!

The NCC community donated quite a haul as part of the March cleanup supply drive! Staff, board members, clients, and supporters all contributed to the effort help refugee families in Portland feel welcome and get off to a good start. Catholic...

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