The Sellwood Bridge project will offer a free management workshop for small businesses, as part of the project’s outreach to local disadvantaged businesses. The event is Tuesday, April 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME), 4134 North Vancouver Avenue. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Lois D. Cohen Associates at 503-975-7073, or email@example.com by April 5th.
Topics to be covered at the workshop include:
- Effective ways to manage your business and projects
- Leadership: Managing your staff and your time
- Fiscal management and key financial indicators
The 2012 Oregon Legislature provided a major boost to Multnomah County’s efforts to replace the Sellwood Bridge and make safety improvements to a winding stretch of Northwest Cornelius Pass Road.
Senate Bill 1543 allocates $5 million to construct the Highway 43 intersection with the new Sellwood Bridge and $9.5 million to develop and construct improvements to Cornelius Pass Road.
Governor John Kitzhaber has indicated he will sign the bill into law this month.Read More
Blogger Karen I. Westphalen is creating a series of slideshows featuring images and audio about the construction of the new Sellwood Bridge. Check out her site for recent slideshows about the history of the bridge (featuring from The Portland Bridge Book author Sharon Wood-Wortman), and the beginning of construction.
As an extension of Multnomah County’s community outreach activities, the Sellwood Bridge Project is engaging our future leaders through the School-based Outreach Program. This program brings the bridge project alive in local elementary, middle, and high school classrooms through interactive educational programs appropriate to the grade level of each student and the curricular goals of their teachers. Read more…Read More