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Giving Tuesdsay
Giving Tuesdsay

WHAT is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday began in 2012, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, as a specific day to highlight the importance of giving back, following the material purchases of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday...

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Backpack Blessings
Backpack Blessings

September is here, bringing with it that back to school buzz. New pencils, new books, and new backpacks accompany many excited (or not so excited) students as they start a new year. It’s easy to forget that back to school shopping is not a...

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The Body War
The Body War

From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC When I was a kid the only horror movie I saw was the Body Snatchers and it scared me into not wanting to see another one.  Now a body snatching is happening to our young girls.  No, this body war...

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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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