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Take prize shots this summer for photo contest

Photographers are invited to enter their best images in the sixth annual City of Lake Osweo Photo Contest.

Send your best photos for a chance to win. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. on Sept. 4. For details, visit ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/photo-contest.

Senior Safety Summit planned for Aug. 5

Oregon Health and Sciences University will partner with the City of Lake Oswego to present “Matter of Balance,” an evidence-based training program that assists people in developing a fall-prevention program.

The event will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 5 at City Hall, 380 A Ave. in Lake Oswego. Tips will also be offered on senior safety and exercise. The event is free, but space is limited. To register, call the Adult Community Center at 503-635-3758.

Girl Scouts collecting for CC Clothes Closet

Girl Scout Troop 45762 will collect new socks and underwear for Clackamas County Clothes Closet from 2 to 4 p.m. July 31 at the West Linn Public Library, 1595 Burns St., during the teen book swap event. Gently used clothing, shoes and backpacks will also be accepted.

The troop saw a need in the community for basic items to wear to school and has raised money to purchase clothing for the Clothes Closet at garage sales, then washed and folded the donations for the organization. The scouts are working to earn a Bronze Award.

New postpartum clinic offered

New mothers and babies can find education, support and a range of services at the new Mother Baby Postpartum Clinic on the Providence Milwaukie Hospital campus, 10150 SE 32nd Ave., Milwaukie.

The clinic offers lactation consultations, and certified nurse practitioners collaborate with mothers’ doctors to evaluate babies for jaundice, feeding and weight gain. For most insured patients this is a covered benefit.

The clinic also offers breast-pump rentals and purchases as well as pumping accessories, storage and feeding supplies.

The retail space is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. Lactation consultation appointments can be made by calling 503-513-1190.



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