Drink One for Dane

Dutch Bros. Coffee is inviting the public to “Drink One for Dane” and help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

On Friday, May 3, all 198 Dutch Bros. Coffee locations in seven states will donate 100 percent of their proceeds to MDA for research and family services funding. Last year’s event raised $174,000.

The company’s annual MDA Day honors Dutch Bros. co-founder Dane Boersma, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2005 and died in late 2009. Since aligning with MDA in 2007, Dutch Bros. has raised and donated more than $600,000.

There are four local Dutch Bros. Coffee locations:

• 16222 S.E. Stark St., Portland.

• 18710 S.E. Stark St., Portland.

• 17404 S.E. Division St., Portland.

• 328 N.W. Burnside Road, Gresham.

Dutch Bros. is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit

Sandy High School grads to gather

Graduates of the Sandy High class of 1973 can get caught up with classmates at a 40-year class reunion Friday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17.

A casual no-host, no reservation gathering will be held from 7-10 p.m. Friday at Mt. View Golf Course, 21795 S.E. Kelso Road in Boring. A buffet dinner, with live music and a raffle, is planned for 5-10 p.m. Saturday in the banquet hall at Riverview Restaurant, 29311 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Tickets are $35 per person or $20 per person for those who choose to skip the buffet.

Reservations and payment must be made by June 1 to Martha (McCarty) Gardner, 3265 S.E. 177 Ave., Portland, 97236.

For more information, call 503-762-2619 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Speaker to address changes in disability benefits

Geri L. Horning, with All Oregon Disability Entitlement Services, will be the featured guest speaker at the Fibromyalgia Support Group meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Gresham Wellness Center, 333 S.E. 223rd Ave., Suite 206.

Horning is an independent benefits consultant in Portland who helps clients navigate the applications process for Social Security disability benefits. She will present information on a recent decision and policy interpretation by the Social Security Administration pertaining to the handling and documentation of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue and pain cases.

Reservations are suggested but not required.

For more information, call Loretta at 503-661-1302 or 503-522-7303.

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