March 2017
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A proud member of the Villages NW Nonprofit Hub/Spoke Network
     In this Issue...
                ~  1st Monday Gathering at Darcy's Again (N. Lombard)
                ~  Upcoming Village at Home Talks
                ~  Listen and Learn How Villages Operate
                ~  Schedule a Presentation About North Star Village
                ~  Get More Involved with North Star Village
                ~  Looking Ahead: Burgerville Benefit
                ~  Be a North Star Village Star
1st Monday Gathering
1st Monday Gathering

We had such a good time last month that we're meeting again at:

Darcy's Restaurant & Bar
Monday, March 6
5:30 - 7:30 pm
 4804 N. Lombard Street, 97203


Are you hoping to stay in your own home or apartment as you age?

Would you like to have trusted neighbors help in small ways?

Are you open to new friends and social times together?

Come find out how North Star Village can support you with neighbors helping neighbors stay neighbors!

Sun. March 5th
2-3:30 p.m.

Sat. March 18th
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Sun. April 2nd 
2-3:30 p.m.

For locations and to RSVP, contact 503 793-8518 or email

A Village is not a placeit's a plan for living independently in the home
you love with a little help from trained and screened volunteers!

Join us for these FREE introductory talks and learn about services, memberships and volunteer opportunities.


Like what you see?  Share the North Star Tidings with a friend, neighbor or family member!
Schedule a Presentation About North Star Village
Schedule a free presentation for your church, club or other organization.  To arrange to have someone come and speak about what's planned for North Star Village contact 503 793-8518  or email  
Listen and Learn How Villages Operate

Get firsthand information about how villages operate by listening to this excellent radio interview!  JoAnn Herrigel and Ellen Howard from Portland's Eastside Village were guests on OPB's Think Out Loud recently and provided a great deal of helpful information.
Get More Involved with North Star Village
Attend the next North Star Village Planning Meeting on Thursday, March, 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  We meet at the Charles Jordan Community Center near the intersection of N. Portsmouth at 9009 N. Foss Avenue.  Find out more about the plans for North Star Village and how you might become involved.  Check at the front desk for the room location. 
April 19 - Enjoy a Burger and Help North Star Village!
We're giving you lots of notice in the hope you'll save the date and join us on Wednesday April 19th.  North Star Village will receive 10% of all of Burgerville's proceeds between 5 and 8 p.m. that night.  Come and support North Star Village and enjoy fun, food and friendship!  St. John's Burgerville located at 8671 N. Ivanhoe Street, 97203.

Be a Star! Support the development of North Star Village with a tax-deductible donation to help North Star Village create a vibrant, volunteer-first, nonprofit organization. We are grateful for your vision, interest and support. Be one of our Stars with your donation. Make your check payable to - Villages NW fbo North Star Village. Then, mail it to North Star Village, P.O. Box 83391, Portland, OR 97283. Thank you!

North Star Village Neighborhoods
Peninsula North
Hayden Island, Kenton, Arbor Lodge, Overlook,
University Park, Portsmouth, St. Johns, Cathedral Park
Inner North/Northeast
Piedmont, King, Humboldt, Boise, Eliot, Sabin,
Vernon, Woodlawn, Bridgeton, East Columbia
Outer Northwest
Forest Park, Linnton, Sauvie Island

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