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Volume IV, Issue 3

March 2006

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History in the News
Irish Settlers in early Cedar Mill

Immigrants arrived in Cedar Mill in a variety of ways. After a lengthy voyage they landed in New York or Boston and some traveled the Oregon Trail while others used the new railroad system after the 1870’s.


Featured Business
Bales Thriftway

In December 2004, Ken Findley sold the stores in Cedar Mill and Aloha that made up the Bales’ family grocery business to Miller Family Holdings LLC, a Private Equity Investment Company.


CPO #1 has a new website!

Not everyone who is interested in local community affairs can come out to the monthly CPO meetings (first Tuesday, 7 pm, St. Vincent’s Auditorium). And there can never be enough time at the meeting to discuss everyone’s concerns in depth. These are some of the facts in community activism.



Wal-Mart hearing scheduled

The City of Beaverton has scheduled the first public hearings on the proposal to build a Wal-Mart in Cedar Mill on two successive evenings, Tuesday May 2 and Wednesday May 3, beginning at 6:30 pm in City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive.


Cedar Mill Park restoration continues

Calling all Scout groups, kids looking for volunteer opportunities, and people who love parks and natural habitats!


Sunset High Lacrosse

At Sunset High School lacrosse is a club sport, meaning that organization and funding of the sport is done by parents and volunteers of the community. Currently Sunset has about 65 boys and 40+ girls participating in lacrosse.



Next Meeting
Cedar Mill Business Association

Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 am

Place: Cedar Mill Community Library

Topic: Membership Drive

The Harmony School

On March 1st, The Harmony School opened on Cornell at the former location of Act One School of Dance.


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THPRD Board approves
JQA Young House plan

The historic John Quincy Adams Young house on Cornell near 119th was acquired by Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District (THPRD) a little over a year ago.




Cedar MIll Business Association News

The Cedar Mill Business Association (CMBA) is changing and improving - so we can help you grow your company!



Touchmark Adult Community

Beaverton-based Touchmark, a 25-year-old company that builds and operates resort-style retirement communities for people 55-plus, is planning a local development.



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