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Volume 3, Issue 4

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April 2005

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Apollo Pools and Billiards

Some people are surprised to think that there are any private swimming pools in our area, but there are enough around to keep Apollo Pools in business since 1967 in Cedar Mill.

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St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

If you look sharp you’ll notice a small cemetery encircled by redwood trees north of the Village Baptist Church property on SW Murray, south of Highway 26. It is the St. Anthony Catholic cemetery and the site of the old St. Anthony of Padua Church and School.

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Verizon rolls out fiber-optic in Cedar Mill

Crews are already working in some of our neighborhoods installing “fiber-to-the-premises” or FTTP. This technology uses hair-thin strands of fiber and optical electronics to directly link homes and businesses to Verizon’s network.


Time to Renew your Cedar Mill Business Association membership

Next Meeting
Cedar Mill Business Association

Tuesday, April 19, 2005
4 pm

Place: Cedar Mill Community Library

Topic: Business Recycling – A New Approach
Speakers: Paul Seitz & Robert Weeks,
Washington County Cooperative Recycling Program

Join us for a sneak preview of the Program's new approach to business recycling and help them shape it with
your feedback and ideas.

KidFest 2005 is Coming!

KidFest is from June 27 - July 1, 9 a.m. to noon at Cedar Mill Bible Church located at 12208 NW Cornell Road. Cost is $20 for the week and it’s open to all kids going into 1st through 5th grades. The kids will enjoy skits, singing, recreation and inflatables, all while learning about the love of Jesus. Registration starts April 10th and you can register by either calling the church office at 503-644-3156 or on line at www.kidfest2005.com

Community Calendar

April 5—CPO #1 Meeting, 7 pm, St. Vincent’s Hospital Souther Auditorium

April 7—Town Hall Meeting with Charlie Ringo, State Senator, 6:30-8:30 pm, Sunset High Auditorium, 13840 NW Cornell

April 13—Mitch Greenlick/Brad Avakian Town Hall, 7 PM Stoller Middle School, 14141 NW Laidlaw

April 19—Cedar Mill Business Association, 4 pm Cedar Mill Library

April 21—Cedar Mill History Project, 6:30 pm Cedar Mill Library

April 21—Mitch Greenlick/Brad Avakian Town Hall, 7 PM, Five Oaks Middle School, 1600 NW 173rd focusing on public education.

Cedar Mill Walmart?

At the March meeting of the Cedar Mill Business Association, representatives of Save Cedar Mill, a local group organized to oppose the Walmart store proposed for Cedar Hills Blvd. and Barnes asked the CMBA to take a position on the development. Walmart's answers to members’ previously submitted questions was also given to those attending.

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PGE boosts our juice

Two corners of Washington County are receiving major upgrades in their electrical service from Portland General Electric (PGE). The utility is doubling the capacity of a Bethany area substation, adding two new high capacity “feeder” lines and replacing two others that serve homes from Oak Hills to the West Hills. PGE is also installing larger wire between Hillsboro and Cornelius to improve reliability.

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The Nature of Cedar Mill
What Good is a Watershed?

A watershed is all the land that drains into a river or creek. It is separated from other watersheds by ridgetop boundaries. When it rains or snows in a watershed, all that water eventually enters the water body, either through surface water or groundwater.


No Ivy Day in Cedar Mill Park


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