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Burgerville event to benefit hula school

Members of the Gresham hula school Ka Pa Hula Makani Kolonahe and the Makani Foundation will serve guests at Burgerville, 2975 S.E. 242nd Drive, Gresham, from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20.

They will entertain with Hawaiian music and hula. Partial proceeds from in-restaurant and drive-through service will benefit the foundation’s Anuhea Scholarship Fund.

The school’s mission promotes the perpetuation of Hawaiian language and culture through educational hula classes, which are open to the community.

For more information about the school, visit makanikolonahe.com or call 503-492-4159.

Carnegie Library celebrates centennial

The Gresham Historical Society is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Carnegie Library Building at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, with an open house, oral presentation and “1913 Exhibit.” Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 503-661-0347 or visit greshamhistoricalsociety.org.

Chamber CEO set to be keynote speaker

The East County League of Women Voters will host Alison Hart, CEO of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, at its noon meeting Tuesday, March 12, at the MetroEast Building, 829 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham.

Hart will talk about new chamber developments and the services it provides.

Hart has spent 19 years as a business and community leader in a career that includes designing, developing, marketing and facilitating membership and community-building programs for private sector and nonprofit organizations. She joined the chamber in January 2011.

Outsmart your smartphone

The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center will host Nicole Memmott with Frontier Communications at their March Learn at Lunch Program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Greater Gresham Baptist Church.

Memmott will offer tips on getting the most out of your smartphone by consolidating your contacts and calendar, utilizing paperless navigation, back-up basics and more.

The brown-bag seminar will be held in the church’s Rock Room, Building A, 3848 N.E. Division St. There is no charge for chamber members. Tickets are $15 for future members. Registration is required.

For more information, or to register, call 503-665-1131 or visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Program about Tom McCall airs on OPB

Oregon Public Broadcasting next week will premiere the new one-hour episode of “Oregon Experience,” which profiles Tom McCall and explores how he helped shape Oregon.

“Tom McCall” will air at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, on OPB. It is produced by Eric Cain and edited by Lisa Suinn Kallem. The program also will be available online anytime after the broadcast at watch.opb.org/program/oregon-experience.

For more information, visit opb.org/programs/oregonexperience.




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