Thank you everyone — we did it! 
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In this Update: A great Launch Celebration! coming up – a special Villages NW Village Opening Celebraton; Thank you's; coming events
A Grand Evening

Viva Village Celebration
(Click on the photo to see more great pictures of the Celebration!)

Celebrating the dedication and efforts of
so many people!

Viva Village is open —

Members … Volunteers … Donors
You have made this day possible!
Celebration Photo
There was some of everything — camaraderie, congratulations, dignitaries, original music, a slide show, great food, sparkling beverages, and so much more …

Celebration Photo
A very special thank you to the many, many people who made this celebration a success!

Celebration Photos

All photos courtesy of Yongkie Hurd

New on the Website
Community Resources
An extensive list of nonprofit organizations and government agencies offering support to seniors in these areas:
  • Caregiver Support
  • Food Assistance
  • Government Resources
  • Housing Assistance
  • Senior Advocacy
A big thank you to the dedicated volunteers who did the research and provided the organization to create this valuable resource for us and our community.

Barb Fitzpatrick
Kathe Fradkin
Marie Kurtright
Elaine Winans
And more thank you's …

So many people have worked to bring us together so we are now able to
begin fulfilling our Mission. Thank you.
Membership team and Interviewers
Volunteer team
Club Express data entry team
Office staff team
Screened vendor team
Resource development team
Events and program development team
Marketing team
Attention Viva Village Members!
Some information just for you —

New Member Meeting:
Saturday, November 12, 10 am – noon at the Southminster Presbyterian Church.

vendorNeed a Reliable Vendor?
Call the office for referrals from our Screened Vendor List. (503-746-5082)

Need Something Done in Your Home? Need a Ride?
Call (503-746-5082) or email with your request.

Services have already been successfully tested and fulfilled, but we are relying on you to help us further test our systems!

There are lots of volunteers ready to help. 


Return your documents to the office now, so you can start taking advantage of all the benefits Viva Village offers!

Viva Village
4905 SW Griffith Dr., Suite 108
Beaverton OR 97005
Not a member yet?

Join the friendly, welcoming community of Viva Village.

Call 503-746-5082 to find out how to become a member, and/or a volunteer.

Viva Village looks forward to hearing from you!
A Special Announcement from Villages NW

Village Opening Celebration

Wednesday, November 2
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Open to members and volunteers of Villages in Villages NW
Garden Home Recreation Center
7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland 97223
Celebrate the launches of Village Without Walls, Viva and Northeast with your fellow Villagers! We are planning a fun evening to recognize our volunteers and highlight the accomplishments
of all of our Villages over the past year.

Viva Village Thursday Social TimeGiovanni's
Thursday, October 20, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join us for a casual meal and conversation at
Giovanni’s Restaurant
12390 SW Broadway, Beaverton
At the corner of Broadway and Hall

RSVP: or 503-644-7417

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Men's Coffee Breakcoffee cup
Tuesday, October 25
9:30–10:30 am

Join the guys for good conversation and good coffee!
Java Lounge is at the corner of NW Cornell and Dale Ave. There is a parking lot in back (turn right on Dale from Cornell). A ramp for wheelchairs leads up from the parking lot. Lots of room to park on Cornell as well.

For more information: contact Ross Miller, 503-713-3563

Viva Village Nature Walk:Vista Creek
Vista Brook Park —
Fanno Creek Trail

Saturday, November 5, 9:00 am

Meet in the parking lot at 9 am
6697 SW 88th Avenue
(Portland address just off
Scholls Ferry Rd.).

Vista Brook Park is on the Fanno Creek Trail in the Raleigh Hills neighborhood.

Check out Yongkie’s pictures of the trail:

Vista Creek history sign board
A boardwalk and viewing platform provide access to a pond and natural area. There are opportunities for bird watching and hearing and seeing Pacific tree frogs. Paved trails connect the park to the regional Fanno Creek Trail, so you can easily go on as far as you choose.

Within THPRD boundaries, the Fanno Creek Trail includes 4.5 miles of ADA-accessible trail that meanders through the Garden Home-Whitford and Raleigh Hills communities.

Vista Creek Trail map

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Thirsty Lion restaurantDine Around Beaverton & Beyond

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Thirsty Lion at Washington Square
12:30 – 2:00 pm

A different restaurant every month.

RSVP: Frieda,
Seating limited to first 8 people to sign up.
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Village 101 – An Informational Gatheringwelcome

Learn about Viva Village and how it can benefit you, and you can benefit your neighborhood.

Thursday, November 10
7:00–8:30 pm

RSVP for the location

RSVP:, or call 503-312-7675
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Fnew member meetingor New Members:

Saturday, November 12, 2016
10:00 am – noon
Southtminster Presbyterian Church

12250 SW Denney Rd

Come and meet your fellow members.
Ask your questions.
Share your stories.

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Book Clubthe Other Boleyn Girl
Tuesday, November 15
The Other Boleyn Girl, by Phillippa Gregory

A historical novel about Mary Boleyn, who was a mistress of Henry VIII before her sister Anne Boleyn married the king. Told through Mary's eyes, readers are given a new perspective on the intrigues of the king and Anne's disastrous fate.

For more details or to RSVP:, or 503-644-7417

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Save the Date …

Fieldtrip: Northwest Senior Theaterjingle bells
Holiday Gala – "Jingle, Jingle, Jingle”

Friday, November 18, 2:00 pm
$5.00 admission
Alpenrose Dairy Opera House
6149 SW Shattuck Road, Portland, OR 97221

by November 11 if you’d like to carpool

Monday –  Thursday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm


After hours, you may leave a voicemail message. Your call will be returned during the next Viva Village business day.
If it is urgent and after hours, you will be given a number to call.


4905 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 108
Beaverton OR 97005
Viva Village is a member of Villages NW nonprofit Hub & Spoke Network.
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