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Portlanders doing good
• Concert raises awareness for developmental disabilities
L'Arche International is a global leader in engaging, honoring and celebrating people with developmental disabilities. The Portland chapter will host its 2011 benefit concert Oct. 15, 'An Evening with Julianne Johnson and Friends,' featuring Patrick Lamb and Michael Allen Harrison.
L'Arche uses caregivers who choose to live in the community as family to those with developmental disabilities. This unique model differs from typical group homes by creating a culture of equality and sense of family at the home.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Madeleine Parish, 3123 N.E. 24th Ave., Info: www.larche-portland.org or 503-251-6901, Tickets: $20 advance, $25 door.
• Kenny and Zuke's gives back to the community
Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen is thanking loyal customers for helping it become one of the city's top delicatessens by donating a portion of its pastrami sandwich sales to the Oregon Food Bank.
During the week of Oct. 17 to 23, customers will receive $3 off a pastrami-on-rye sandwich, and for every pastrami sandwich sold, $3 will be donated to Oregon Food Bank.
Kenny and Zuke's is open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner. Locations include 1038 S.W. Stark St. and 2376 N.W. Thurman St. For more info, visit www.kennyandzukes.com, or call 503-222-3354.
• Darcelle brings 'Hullabaloo' back to life
Portland nonprofit JOIN is celebrating an evening of live music and comedy, food and fun Oct. 20 at the second annual 'Hullabaloo,' a benefit to raise funds and awareness for local homeless people and families trying to get off the street and into permanent housing.
The evening features the talents of Darcelle XV; live music from the blues, country and classic rock band The Usual Suspects, featuring Portland Police Chief Mike Reese on lead guitar; and performances by improv comedy group The Unscriptables.
The ticket price includes an Oregon harvest dinner and Northwest beer and wine.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 20, World Forestry Center, Miller Hall, 4033 S.W. Canyon Road, Info: www.joinpdx.com or call 503-459-7409, $50.