The Second Question: Insight, Resources, Connections

12.16.14
Virginia Garcia Health Centers is hosting a health fair for Yamhill County residents on December 18 with a wide array of free activities including screenings, flu immunizations, and health education. Come to Newberg’s Deskins Commons (1103 N. Meridian St. Newberg, OR) from 4pm-7pm this Thursday for an evening dedicated to living a healthier lifestyle. See below for a detailed offering of activities. Free services include:
12.16.14
Join AARP, United Way of Jackson County and 211info on December 17 for a special screening of “American Winter”, an award winning HBO documentary, produced and directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz.
12.16.14
Hermiston Warming Station (224 E Main) is dedicated to providing a safe warm place to rest for people experiencing homelessness during the coldest nights of winter. The warming station in Umatilla County is open on the nights that are predicted to be 32 degrees and below provided they are fully staffed. Exceptions may be made in some cases due to extreme weather conditions.
12.15.14
If you work for a nonprofit community service agency in Douglas County and you're interested in understanding how 211info could make a great partner, stop in at one of the workshops listed below.    
12.11.14
For a long time, the Salvation Army has played a big part in making the holiday season bright for all who would otherwise miss out on Christmas’ joy and celebration because they lacked the resources. Through their food and toy drives and iconic fundraising bell ringers, thousands of families truly have cause to be merry. For the length of its existence, the Salvation Army’s Christmas effort has always been community-based and voluntary.
12.11.14
Open enrollment for Washington’s free and low-cost health insurance options has already begun. Are you set for January 1 when coverage begins? It’s not too late to get your questions answered about enrollment and sign up for the health plan that fits your family’s needs. From now through early February, Clark and Skamania County residents have a host of great opportunities to ask questions and get help with the enrollment process from certified Application Assisters and Clark County Public Health staff.
12.11.14
President Obama’s recently unveiled plan on immigration means expanded opportunity and more rights for all who want to call the U.S. home. If you would like more information from an expert about what benefits Obama’s plans for immigration reform will bring to you and your family, the Immigration Counseling & Advocacy Program (ICAP) is hosting an information session in McMinnville on December 16.
12.11.14
Comcast is recruiting for a position in sales which offers chosen applicants a great starting salary and nice perks. The listing in question is for a Customer Account Executive II: (Inbound Sales). Starting pay is $12.26 with uncapped pay increases based on job performance. Additionally those selected earn great Comcast benefits including free cable, internet, and phone service.
12.11.14
AARP’s Tax Aide program in Deschutes County is a volunteer-driven program assisting senior citizens prepare their taxes. Though a not-for-profit effort, there are many other benefits for both tax preparers and those they serve. Consider the following:
12.11.14
The City of Portland is recruiting volunteers to help conduct surveys as part of the Homeless Street Count during the week of January 28-February 3, 2015. Volunteers will assist service agencies throughout Multnomah County in conducting a short survey in an effort to obtain an accurate snapshot of the number of people who are experiencing homeless on a given night in our community.