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(Meeting) Transportation Working Group, October 5, 2016, 6:30-7:30pm, Providence Room C

Dear Friends: An important meeting is coming up, Wednesday, October 5, 6:30 – 7:30, Providence Center, Room C. We will begin our review of the Providence Comprehensive Transportation Management Plan and our task of working collaboratively with Providence to develop … Continue reading

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Transportation Working Group, next meeting June 11 (mark Calendar for August 27)

Hello neighbors, Please click on the link below for the latest minutes of the Transportation Working Group, focused on neighborhood safety and livability in the area surrounding Providence, largely along Glisan, sometimes includes Burnside. PPMC transportation plans The next meeting of the … Continue reading

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Public meetings: November 12 (tonight) and November 20

The next Good Neighbor Agreement Standing Committee (GNASC) is Wednesday, November 12, 6:30 p.m. at Providence Portland Medical Center. Information on the room location for the meeting available at the front desk, main hospital entrance on Glisan. Neighbors and the … Continue reading

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Healthier Hospitals, and Slideshow from Community Meeting

Hospitals are being pushed to be healthier! Ironic, isn’t it. Fortunately, for citizens like you and I, who live next door to a hospital, this is brilliant news. In fact, it turns out, the push isn’t coming from neighborhood activists, … Continue reading

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Annual Community Meeting at Providence Portland Medical Center, 2014

The most recent Good Neighbor Agreement between Providence Portland Medical Center (PPMC), North Tabor Neighborhood Association (NTNA), and Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association (LNA) states as follows: Annual Community Meeting:  i.  PPMC will host an Annual Community Meeting; ii. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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If Neighbors Seem Adversarial aka What’s Wrong With What Providence Does?

At a neighborhood meeting not that long ago, comments were made that indicated that Providence Corporation thinks the neighbors in the Providence Portland area are adversarial. Yes, that’s what my sources say. We want crossings marked so the seniors who … Continue reading

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Time Magazine . . . and jaw-dropping pay for non-profit hospital CEOs

In case you missed it, Time Magazine took on the issue of CEO pay in a time of struggling healthcare coverage and sky-high bankruptcies due to inadequate healthcare coverage. Take a look here for the full article. One of our … Continue reading

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