Pollard beats Potter; Portland
coming to Vancouver to pay off bet
Portland Mayor Tom
Last Christmas season,
Vancouver mayor Royce Pollard and
Portland mayor Tom Potter had a
bet: who could raise the most money on KPAM 860 radio personality
Bob Miller’s Operation Santa
Claus, a fundraiser for military families.
Pollard won. The payoff: a
report to the Vancouver City Council, on the fifteen best things about
Vancouver to be recited by Potter, at the Vancouver council’s 6 p.m.
council meeting Monday, March 24.
Potter will be accompanied by
Miller, who will temporarily take the council gavel from Pollard, who
says, “I can hardly wait to hear all the reasons Potter loves us so
Working with the Salvation
Army, Miller’s Operation Santa Claus has raised over $500,000 for
veterans and their families at Christmastime.
Jim Morrell named top
technology exec of the year by CUNA
Jim Morrell, senior vice
president of Support Services, Facilities/CIO, iQ Credit Union, has been
named Information Technology Executive of the Year by
Credit Union Times magazine.
Morrell accepted the top award
earlier this month at the Credit Union National Association’s annual
Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.
Morrell has been with iQ
Credit Union for ten years. He is active in
industry associations, including the CUNA Technology Council. He
has been recognized as "Accomplished Under 40" by the
Vancouver Business Journal and
was recognized as one of “Tomorrow's Leaders” by the Washington Credit
Union League. Morrell lives in Vancouver.
Local film footage sought
For Clark College anniversary
Clark College and
Clark-Vancouver Television are seeking historic film of the college,
Vancouver and Southwest Washington, from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, to
enhance a commemorative video marking Clark College’s 75th anniversary.
Call CVTV at 696-8235 with any
information on these historic films or film segments.
Clark College opened its doors
in October 1933. Since that time, it has grown to become the third
largest community and technical college in Washington. The college’s
75th anniversary celebration will begin on October 1, 2008.
Clark County representative
for Portland Airport noise committee
Clark County commissioners
will select a representative from the county to serve on the Portland
International Airport Citizen Noise Advisory Committee this spring.
The committee established by
the Port of Portland, owner of the airport, meets every month, two
meetings of which are in Vancouver.
Letters of interest and
resumes should be sent by Friday, April 4, to
Jennifer Clark, Board of Clark
County Commissioners, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000, or by
email to email@example.com.
Easter eggs can be found at
Marshall Center Saturday
Vancouver’s community Easter egg
hunt is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Marshall
Center campus, 1009 E McLoughlin Boulevard. The hunt is sponsored by
Hunt times are as follows:
11:30 a.m., ages 1-2 and 3-4; 12:15 p.m., ages 5-7 and 8-11.
Entertainment includes face painting, the Burgerville Express Train, and
music. For further information, call
Johnie Tucker, 487-7096.
After 37 years on the force,
Vancouver police sergeant Mark Kenney
is retiring. A reception to honor his service to the community will be
at 10 a.m. Friday, March 28, in City Hall.
Port of Vancouver
commissioners are holding the first in a series of open houses, to
encourage interaction between the port and the community, from 12:30 to
2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the Marshall Community Center, 1009 E
McLoughlin Boulevard. Newly elected port commissioner
Jerry Oliver will be the host.
For further information, call 696-3611.
Oregon Ducks vs. Mississippi (live)—4:25 p.m. KOIN-TV, KXL
L.A. Clippers at Portland Blazers (live)—7 p.m. CSN, KXL
Animal Control Hearings (2/13)—7 p.m. CVTV
GOP Lincoln Day Dinner (3/1)—10 p.m. CVTV
Clark County Close Up (3/2)—11:25 p.m. CVTV
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Brown polishing up
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Michaelis saying good
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