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Volume V, Issue 4

April 2007

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Featured Business
Tilly’s gelato and more…

Have you discovered gelato? This creamy, frozen Italian dessert has only 4-8% fat—regular ice cream has 10-25%.


Cedar Mill Community Library at Bethany!

The Cedar Mill Community Library will open a storefront library this summer in Bethany Village. 


Name that school!

The Beaverton School Board is seeking suggestions of possible names for the District’s new K-5 elementary school. The new school, located at 11755 NW McDaniel Road in the Cedar Mill area, will open in September 2008.


Next Meeting
Cedar Mill Business Association

Tuesday, April 17, noon

Place: Cedar Mill Community Library
Topic: Merchant Bankcard Services for Small Businesses

A representative from Total Merchant Concepts, Inc. will discuss what your business needs to know about accepting credit cards—security, fees, and choices.

The Cedar MIll Business Association's meetings are free and open to anyone interested in business in Cedar Mill

Free pizza provided, bring your own beverage

Blooms for Books!

The second annual Cedar Mill Community Library Plant Sale will be on Saturday, May 5 from 10 am-2 pm in front of the library, located at the intersection of Cornell and Murray. Beautify your yard, save some money, and help the library all at the same time!


We’re looking for NEWS!

Does your business have an announcement that would be of interest to our readers?


History in the News
Swedeville School

The area around St. Vincent’s Hospital, stretching as far west as the Peterkort corners at Cedar Hills & Barnes, was once called Swedeville.



Husen Park improvements funded

When area voters passed the Metro Natural Areas $220 million Bond Measure last November, Cedar Mill became one of the beneficiaries.



Meet the CMBA Board
Bill Rawson, Board President

Financial Services - Edward Jones
Joined CMBA Board in 2005
Childhood ambition: to be an artist and an architect


Hearing Voices: Storytelling Festival comes to Cedar Mill Community Library

On Sunday, April 1, 2-4 pm, Alton Chung will present a Family Storytelling Techniques workshop (pre-festival) at the library. Learn how to tell stories in a family setting –


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Village Gallery News & Events


CMBA Meeting Notes
SBA & banner designs


McDonald’s Celebrates New Look

The Cedar Mill McDonald’s® Restaurant is “Jazzed Up.” Owner/Operator Don Armstrong invites the community to celebrate the grand re-opening of the McDonald’s at Cornell & Murray.


Sunset High News

National Merit Scholarships
Congratulations to Katie Litvin, Trisha Morshed and Jasmine Wong. They have earned the distinction of finalist in the 2007 competition for Merit Scholarship Awards. Additionally, Samuel Sun was named as a semifinalist. This prestigious award is reserved for students who place in the top 1% of the nation on the SAT exam.

Grad Party Pizza fundraiser
Order pizza at Sunset Pizza Schmizza (Saltzman & Cornell) every Monday night through the end of April and mention “Sunset Grad Party” and 50% of the proceeds benefit the SHS Grad Party 2007! Pizza Schmizza 503-924-3645.

Cedar Mill dentist helps needy Jamaicans

Dr. Daniel Blickenstaff’s church, Murray Hills Christian Church, goes on a medical mission to Jamaica every year.


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CPO 1 meets Tuesday April 3

For citizens of Cedar Mill and Cedar Hills, CPO 1 is our primary vehicle for Washington County representation on land use, service provider and other county-wide issues. Our monthly meeting and newsletter is a great way to find out about truly local issues.


Gang Info - Cedar Mill Area

A neighborhood organization in the Cedar Mill area requested additional gang information as a result of a recent Sheriff's Office News article.


North Bethany Concept Plan

Last fall Washington County began a year-long process to develop a concept plan for the North Bethany area.


County Receives "Excellence in Paving" Award for NW Barnes / NW Cornell Project

The Pavement Association of Oregon presented the "Excellence in Paving" award to Washington County’s Department of Land Use and Transportation at the association's annual conference March 6, 2007.\


Community Traffic Study sets Open House

Open House
Monday April 23
7- 8:30 pm
Christ United
Methodist Church
12755 NW Dogwood

The County has concluded its study of the Cedar Mill area that includes the neighborhood just to the north of Cornell Road near Saltzman Road. The primary purpose of the study was to identify and assess measures that may have the potential to manage traffic through neighborhoods in Cedar Mill.


Town Hall meetings scheduled

Our State Representative Mitch Greenlick and our State Senator Brad Avakian will hold two town halls in April. The first will be on Tuesday, April 10, 7 pm, in the St. Vincent Medical Center’s Souther Auditorium. The second will take place on Thursday, April 19, 7 pm, at Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th at Thurman.

These Town Hall meetings are a good opportunity to get to know your state legislators, find out from them about current legislation, and let them know what issues are on your mind that the Oregon Legislature could affect.

Trip Chaining

Faced with limitations to expanding our transportation infrastructure, the Oregon Department of Transportation [ODOT], Metro, TriMet, City of Vancouver and other public and private partners launched the Drive Less/Save More Campaign in February 2006. This unique effort seeks to reduce single-person car trips as part of a larger solution to regional traffic congestion.


Turner joins Sunset Animal Clinic

Dr. Kathy Turner, a veterinarian with over 17 year’s experience, has joined the Sunset Animal Clinic.


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