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2008 Flip Flops & Lemon Drops Party

Guests were greeted with frosty lemon drop martinis rimmed with sugar as they stepped aboard host Mary Sackhoff’s houseboat at the first-annual Flip Flops and Lemon Drops party on Aug. 20. The party was a celebration of all the work done throughout the year by the “Ladies of the Foundation.” The Sackhoff’s houseboat provided a […]

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Home Builders Foundation announces Building Industry Scholarship Winners

Home Building News – June 2008 The Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland recently announced two Oregon college students will be awarded $8,500 in Building Industry Scholarship Competition awards from the Jim Irvine Statewide Scholarship Fund. The fund was created as part of a statewide effort to raise awareness and access for Oregon students following […]

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Home Builders Foundation Awards Thousands in Educational Scholarships to High School Students

Home Building News – May 2008 On May 13, the Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland awarded $8,500 in scholarships to three Portland-area high school students, thus concluding the Foundation’s annual Gary E. Milgard High School Scholarship Competition.  To date, this brings the Foundation’s total level of giving toward educational scholarships to $75,000. First place […]

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Who are today’s homeless?

Home Building News – March 2008 By Mel Tashima Duncan, Home Builders Foundation Director This year, the Home Builders Foundation is working to renovate and expand two Portland-area shelters.  As an HBA member, you’ve probably heard about our HomeAid Projects: Raphael House of Portland and Cordero House. Perhaps too often, we’ve focused on telling members […]

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