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Jordan Ramis adds Peter Hicks

Jordan Ramis PC, Attorneys at Law, has announced the addition of shareholder Peter S. Hicks to the firm’s employment and litigation practice groups. Hicks will work primarily out of Jordan Ramis PC’s Bend office.

“We’re pleased to welcome Peter to the firm,” said managing shareholder Chris Reive. “He is a valuable addition not only to our employment law and litigation teams, but also to our growing Bend office.”

Hicks’ 22 years as a practicing attorney includes representing local, regional and national clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Opportunity Commission.

In addition to employment law, he also represents clients in business litigation, real estate litigation and product liability defense.

Hicks is active in the community as a member the KIDS Center Board of Directors, and as pro bono legal counsel to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon and the Heart of Oregon Corps.

Chamber collecting diapers and dollars

The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Academy of Modern Martial Arts is hosting a Diapers & Dollars drive to raise support for Raphael House of Portland, which provides shelter and support to victims of domestic violence.

They will be collecting packages of new diapers sizes 2-6, baby wipes and cash donations at the Academy of Modern Martial Arts, located at 333 S. State St., Suite A, or the chamber, 459 Third St. in Lake Oswego.

The public can deliver donations to the Academy between 8 and 9 a.m. Sept. 11 during the chamber’s networking session.

Checks should be made payable to LO Chamber, with Raphael House in the memo line.

Learn more by calling 503-697-7482 or 503-636-3634.

Garden View Adult Care to hold open house

Garden View Adult Care Home, owned by Cynthia Barr and Amanda Barr, will hold a grand opening event 4:30-6:30 p.m. today at the facility, located at 995 South Shore Blvd. in Lake Oswego. The new care facility will be accepting residents in September.

The facility is the second care facility owned by the Lake Oswego women. They also have River View Adult Care on Cherry Crest Drive in Lake Oswego.

The public is invited to attend the open house. To learn more, call Amanda Barr at 503-473-3985 or visit gardenviewseniorcare.com.