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Volume 3, Issue 8

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August 2005

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Featured Business
Living at Home Senior Care, Inc.

Sharon Inahara and husband, Markus Staib, were motivated to start Living at Home Senior Care when Sharon’s mother required more care than family members could provide after major surgery a few years ago.

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Hobitt is back

Dabra Shields has opened the new Hobitt Café in the Cedar Mill Plaza Shopping Center at the southwest corner of Cornell and Murray.

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Cedar Mill Talent Contest

There’s still time to enter the Cedar Mill Talent Contest! Submit your recording along with the entry form available at the Cedar Mill Farmers’ Market and on the Cedar Mill website (cedarmill.org/market/talent.html) for your shot at local fame and (a little bit of) fortune!


Writers and reporters wanted

Got an urge to write, or just want to find out more about what’s going on around Cedar Mill? The News wants you! Volunteer assignments are available for people interested in writing about almost anything as long as it’s happening in Cedar Mill. One-time or regular contributions are both welcome, so if you have a topic you think would be of interest to your neighbors please let us know. If you’re not sure of your writing skills, but want to report on local issues or organizations, your help is wanted too. Email access preferred but not essential. Contact Virginia Bruce: email us or call 503-629-5799.

Cedar Mill News Subject Index

Over the two-and-a-half years that the Cedar Mill News has been published, we’ve covered a lot of topics, from history to business to nature – all focused on our little community. To help you catch up on topics of interest, we just completed a Subject Index on the Cedar Mill website: cedarmill.com/news/subject-index.htm

Each link leads to the full story on the website, complete with all graphics and often showing larger photographs than in the printed version.

Topics include: History in the News, The Nature of Cedar Mill, Town Center, Annexation, Development and much more. So if you’ve missed an issue or two, visit the site and read up on Cedar Mill.


Cornell and Barnes Road Improvements underway!

Washington County is making progress on some major improvements to Cornell and Barnes Roads in Cedar Mill. Several years ago the county identified safety and congestion problems on these roadway sections and requested funding to address them.


Time to Renew your Cedar Mill Business Association membership

Next Meeting
Cedar Mill Business Association

No August meeting - see you in September

CMBA Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 16, 2005
4 pm

Place: Cedar Mill Community Library

Growing Pains

Town Center road construction impacts local businesses

While the County promises an improved downtown for Cedar Mill, many local businesses are suffering the area’s growing pains. Most of the business people we talked to are optimistic about final results, but several businesses are having trouble seeing through the dust and inconvenience caused to their customers.

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