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The Future and Current State of News
Therese Bottomly

Presentation at Friendly House (and on Zoom) by Therese Bottomly. The newspaper industry has undergone monumental changes in the past few decades. Therese Bottomly provides us with a look at the past, present, and future of Oregon’s news industry. Ms. Bottomly is Editor and Vice President of Content for The Oregonian. In 2018, she was inducted into the University of Oregon journalism schools Hall of Achievement.

The Village Movement in Portland
Lyn Trainer

Presentation by Lyn Trainer at Friendly House (and on Zoom) about the Village Movement. A Village is a neighborhood-based membership organization that invigorates older adults’ lives with new experiences and people. Ms. Trainer is Managing Director of Villages NW-Metro.

Water Resources Updates
Ivan Gall

Presentation by Ivan Gall about the modernization of our groundwater allocation process. What are the challenges we face in managing this resource in increasing times of water scarcity? Mr. Gall is the interim Deputy Director for the Oregon Water Resources Department.

Mobile Medics International
Teresa Gray

Presentation by Teresa Gray, an Alaskan paramedic and nurse, who started Mobile Medics International to send small, self-sufficient medical teams to natural and humanitarian disasters. Since 2017, the nonprofit has provided free medical care to more than 30,000 people on five continents.