No Fireworks Are Safe, Even “Innocent” Sparklers Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries

Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year. Most of those visits involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries.1 Though the most disabling injuries occur with illegal firecrackers, most injuries are caused by legal fireworks parents buy for their children, such as sparklers, firecrackers, bottle rockets, and Roman candles. Every […]

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts   Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, Oregon Eye Specialists joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its […]

Join a Futsal Team for Spring!

For many of us, finding an engaging and fun exercise routine can be a challenge. Gym workouts become routine and individual exercise classes lose luster over time. Adults who have played organized sports often look back with nostalgia for the camaraderie and community that comes with playing on a team. Fun and fast, Futsal is a dynamic […]

Local Businesses Recognized for Environmental Efforts

Clean Water Services’ Fifth Annual Pretreatment Awards ceremony took place Wednesday, April 4, at the Hillsboro Library to recognize the efforts made by industrial customers to act as responsible stewards of the Tualatin River Watershed by keeping harmful materials out of local waterways. Event highlights included the presentation of this year’s Environmental Excellence Award to Lam Research of […]

HealthMarkets Canby Grand Opening – First of Its Kind Retail Store Front for Health Insurance

Kris Sallee 503-678-5768 c / 503-263-8200 o / ksallee@healthmarkets.com HEALTHMARKETS CANBY GRAND OPENING – FIRST OF ITS KIND RETAIL STORE FRONT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE   CANBY, OR – HealthMarkets® Insurance Agency will open its doors to the community on March 1st as the first retail store front for health insurance and Medicare in the area and […]

“In Good Faith” – A Conversation About Religious Difference in Oregon

Nathanael Andreini, Director of Education, Washington County Museum (503) 645-5353 x133   nandreini@washingtoncountymuseum.org “In Good Faith” – A Conversation About Religious Difference in Oregon In partnership with Oregon Humanities, the Washington County Museum has organized a facilitated conversation exploring religious difference in Oregon. Writer and former chaplain Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo will lead participants in examining the tools we […]

Announcing Broken Brain Docu-Series

Dear Tualatin Chamber, A practicing physician, Dr. Hyman, and 10 time NY Times best-selling author reveals how we’ve arrived at an epidemic of “broken brains”…and the surprising solutions that can help you heal. In episode one, Dr. Hyman brings together some of the world’s leading brain and health experts, to talk about the increase of […]

Washington County Museum Receives Grants to Fund History Education Programs

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM RECEIVES GRANTS FROM FIVE FOUNDATIONS TO FUND HISTORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS Portland, Oregon, 12/28/17 – Washington County Museum is pleased to announce it has been awarded five grants totaling $34,000 to support its educational and community programs. The grants include the following: The Reser Family Foundation: $10,000 awarded to support the Museum’s Field […]