Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Oregon State Sen. Avel Gordly, I-Portland, will lead the African American Health Coalition's Fourth Annual Wellness Within REACH Walk, Saturday, Aug. 19, at Dawson Park in North Portland.
Hundreds of Portlanders are expected to walk in celebration of the community's health and in support of the coalition's free physical activity classes program, which serves more than 1,500 Portland-area African Americans each year.
The amount paid to Oregonians filing for unemployment insurance benefits increased slightly on July 1. The maximum weekly benefit amount an individual can receive will increase to $445, while the minimum amount will be $104. Last year's range was $434 to $101.
Maxine V. (Davis) Williams, 68, of Portland, daughter of Mildred Ivory, mother of Regina Davis, Preston Wright, Maceo Clark and Julius Williams II. Memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Omega Funeral and Cremation, 223 S.E. 122nd Ave.
WASHINGTON—De La Salle North Catholic High School Student Nakera Johnson finished out her monthlong duties as a congressional page in Washington D.C. last week, and returns to Portland with a perspective on how the nation's laws are made.