Burgerville donating to preschool scholarship fund
During Oswego Playschools Burgerville Night next week, local parents aim to raise dollars for the Robin Bunster Scholarship Fund.
Bunster was a teacher at the school who died last year, and her family established the scholarship fund in her honor to support students who wish to attend the Lake Oswego preschool but lack the funds to do so.
From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Burgerville will donate 10 percent of all food purchases at its location at 15650 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Tigard.
Oswego Playschool, founded in 1953, is a cooperative preschool.
For more information, call 503-636-1345 or visit oswegoplayschool.com.
Learn more about Marylhurst
An information session is on tap Feb. 22 at Marylhurst University for prospective undergraduate students.
Marylhurst offers 34 bachelors degree and certificate programs. Faculty and other staff will be available to offer up details about areas of study such as business, the arts, the humanities and the sciences. Attendees at the free event also will be learn about financial aid, admission requirements, application deadlines and part-time study options.
The session starts at 9 a.m. and will be in the Old Library in the BP John Administration Building, 17600 Pacific Highway. Parking is free.
For more information, contact Chris Sweet at 503-699-6268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PGE gives to LO foundation
Portland General Electric employees and retirees support charitable organizations and schools with PGEs Employee Giving campaign.
Campaign participants choose a cause, and PGE provides a 50 percent match, resulting in a donation of $6,600 to Lake Oswego Schools Foundation.
PGE announced last week that 97 Clackamas County organizations would receive a total of $138,000 in donations.
School closures scheduled
Schools in the Lake Oswego School District will be closed for a couple of days in February and for several days in March.
There will be an early dismissal Feb. 10, and students will not have classes on Presidents Day on Feb. 17.
There will be no school March 7 for grades kindergarten to fifth because it will be a teacher work day, and there will be no school March 14 for grades sixth to eighth because it is a grade preparation day. On March 21, all schools will shutter for a furlough day. Spring break will be March 24 to 28.
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