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Building a Happy Stepfamily
Building a Happy Stepfamily

The stepfamily is a special kind of family. The backgrounds and lived experiences each person brings to the stepfamily should be valued. Although enriching, it can also be very challenging. Partners can forget that their new family is formed out...

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Help Us Help Clients
Help Us Help Clients

NCC would love to welcome you as an office volunteer! We are looking for someone who can spend one-half to one day a week in the office, assisting with filing, mailings, and copying. Attention to detail and dependability are critical. We are a...

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Living with SAD
Living with SAD

Are you one of the many people in the northwest experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder? This mild form of depression usually begins in the late fall and lingers through the winter. Although researchers have not conclusively determined the exact...

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Together for Peace
Together for Peace

The United Nations has asked all peoples to unite in prayer and action for peace throughout the world. Ending the numerous “official wars” is often what comes to mind when we think of peace. But that is only the tip of the iceberg. There must be...

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Poem for Printer
Poem for Printer

NCC has thrown our poetry in the ring for the Oregon Community Foundation’s haiku contest! The contest asks nonprofits to collapse a traditional grant proposal into the seventeen-syllable format of a haiku poem. NCC’s color printer died this...

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