March, 2016
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A proud member of the Villages NW Nonprofit Hub/Spoke Network
In this Issue...
  • North Star Constellation of Stars Campaign Kicks Off
  • Village People Gathering - Sunday March 6
  • March Village at Home Talks
  • North Star V Planning Team Meeting March 10
  • Video:  Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence and Vitality

Hitch your STAR(s) to ours today!

Your donation is needed to make North Star Village a reality.  Help us make a difference in the lives of folks who choose to live independently and safely in their own homes as they age. 

Buy one or more tax-deductible stars for $25 and then name your star(s).  We'll add your star(s) to the North Star Village Constellation of Stars.

Click here to give now!

Sunday, March 6   5:30 - 7:30 pm
Lucky Lab Pub
Corner of N. Killingsworth and N. Concord
What Groups
Do You Belong To?

Help us share the Village story about how your friends and neighbors can plan to remain living in their own homes -- independently, comfortably and safely -- with a little help from caring volunteers.  Ask you friends or groups that you participate in  to invite a North Star Village speaker to talk about the programs and services that help folks remain engaged, healthy and vibrant as the years add up.

Call 503-978-0540 or email to arrange a Village talk.  Your friends will thank you for it!


Saturday, March 5 or
Saturday, March 19
2:00 - 4:00

RSVP for location
or call 503.978.0540

It's not a place. 
It's a plan for living independently!

Come to a FREE Village at Home talk to hear about your local Village, membership & services, and how you can be involved
March Village Planning Team Meeting

Thursday, March 10
7:00 - 9:00
Charles Jordan Community Center
N. Foss & N. Houghton

We have a place for YOU at the Planning Team table.  If you have attended a Village at Home talk and want to help our Village get ready to open its "virtual doors", we welcome you to join our team of dedicated worker bees.

Questions?  Contact Patt, Planning Team Chair, at 503-978-0540 or

The Tidings

It's free.
It's monthly.
It's all about 
North Star Village.

Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence and Vitality

Have friends who want to know more about the Village Movement and how older adults can continue to live independently and safely in the homes and neighborhoods they cherish?  Share this PBS video on Beacon Hill Village and the services and programs that members enjoy.
Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence Into Old Age
Beacon Hill Village members share their experiences and why their Village is a central part of their plan for living independently as their age. 
A PBS News report by Ray Suarez.
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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, Bridgton, East Columbia
Outer Northwest
Forest Park, Linnton, Sauvie Island

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