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Abernethy School Auction, Saturday, April 4

The Abernethy 2009 Prom & Auction will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at The Melody Ballroom from 6pm until well after the kids’ bedtimes. · 6 pm Silent Auction · 7:30 pm Dinner & Live auction · 9 pm Dancing With DJ Gregarious

Advance tickets are $20 per person ($25 at the door). […]

Train Horn Noise, TriMet Open House

Please mark your calendar for this Open House next week. Several people in our neighborhood are concerned about train horn noise with the expected arrival of light rail passing through our neighborhood. If you would like to get involved, attend this meeting and contact the HAND board.

Train Horn Noise The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail […]

HAND Sustainability Meeting, Tuesday 3/31

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Sustainability Meeting & Discussion

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 7:00 PM St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

Join the discussion on neighborhood sustainability projects and concerns… …share your ideas and expertise!


7:00PM Water

Mt. Tabor Reservoir and EPA mandates (more info) Tabor to the […]

A Community Center for Inner SE — At Last!

If you are interested in getting involved with creating a community center to serve our inner-southeast neighborhood, this meeting is a great place to start!

Washington Monroe Community Center Open House!!! Thursday, April 9th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Central Catholic High School 2401 SE Stark St

After much work and anticipation – Portland […]

Bike & Streetcar Open House, May 5

Mark your calendar for this Open House coming up in May!

From: “Wong, Nancy”

Throughout the month of May, the Bicycle Master Plan Update project and the Portland Streetcar System Plan will be presenting their plans for public review and comment at the series of open houses listed below.

Below is the information regarding […]

SE Clay Green Street Open House!

Thursday, April 2, 2009 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Olympic Mills Conference Center (formerly the B&O Building) First Floor Common Areas 107 SE Washington Avenue Portland, OR 97214

The City of Portland has completed concept designs of the SE Clay Green Street Project. Get information about how this project will manage stormwater along SE Clay […]

Bosco Milligan Foundation – Historic Preservation Needs Assessment 2009

Home at SE 21st & Taggart sometime during the 1930s.

The Bosco Milligan Foundation has posted their 2009 Historic Preservation Needs Assessment for Portland. It is based upon information provided to them by dozens of Portland residents last October-November.

Read the report here. (.pdf document)

You can find more on their website:


Local Homeless Feeding Group Relocates to HAND

Just posted today on Here’s an excerpt:

Longtime homeless feeding operation finds a new home by The Oregonian Monday March 30, 2009, 1:45 PM When you figure in the concrete benches, and the lights and the shelter and the portable toilets, Manna Ministries’ new location trumps the one where volunteers dished out hundreds of […]

METRO Hazardous waste collection event in HAND

Here’s a chance to safely dispose of those paint cans, bug sprays, flourescent light bulbs, etc. But before you head over to Cleveland, please talk with your neighbors to see if you can work together to share a load. Fewer cars mean shorter lines, less pollution and a more efficient event. PS: And you can […]

HAND Meeting Minutes, March 2009

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Community/ Board Meeting, Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 7:00 PM St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center

Land Use Meeting 6:35 pm (informal notes): Updates on several projects in our neighborhood. Val B. – attending to voice his concerns about: Hosford-Abernethy | 03-03-09 | SE Clinton Street – lot west of 2426 […]