West Gresham

'Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham' Grant Project Adding Street Trees to West Gresham Neighborhoods

'Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham' Grant Project Adding Street Trees to West Gresham Neighborhoods. Planting from Dec 2020 to end of February 2021. Details here!

'Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham' Grant Project

The City of Gresham is partnering with Multnomah County Office of Sustainability and Friends of Trees on a grant from East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) to get trees surveyed, maintained and planted in the Rockwood, Wilkes East and North Gresham Neighborhoods. From mid- December 2020 to end of February 2021, you may notice a small
crew of three to four members wearing bright fluorescent safety vests, known as the Gresham Tree Team. The 2020 Gresham Tree Team is a group of County staff and interns making the following improvements to your neighborhood:

  • Tree planting activities such as digging holes, planting trees, and moving mulch;
  • Tree surveying and measuring in the public right of way to gather data on the tree type, size, and health; and
  • Tree maintenance in the public right of way along arterial and neighborhood streets.

Gresham Tree Team
From 2018 – 2020 this team has:

  • Inventoried 1300 trees
  • Planted over 300 street and yard trees
  • Recruited 80 homeowners to plant yard trees

This EMSWCD Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham grant project will improve your neighborhood with information on where to plant more trees along with newly planted trees that will help:

  • Cool the urban environment during our hot summers
  • Provide windbreaks and help conserve energy during our cold winters
  • Improve the walking environment and air quality along busy West Gresham streets
  • Reduce water pollution flowing into local streams and waterways

Work will be performed Tuesday through Saturday (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

More Info
If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov or call directly at 503.618-2392.

Wilkes East Neighborhood Association Board Meeting: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:30PM-8:00PM

10/12/2020 - 6:30pm
10/12/2020 - 8:00pm
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Board Meeting, second Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland OR 97230. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together WE can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:30PM-8:00PM
Online meeting via Zoom
Contact for details.

Board meetings are now scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Oct 12, 2020
  • Nov 09, 2020 *
  • Dec 14, 2020
  • Jan 11, 2021
  • Feb 08, 2021
  • Mar 08, 2021 *
  • Apr 12, 2021
  • * Public Meeting

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?  Join the Board!

Help shape our neighborhood. Become a Member-at-Large at anytime. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland OR 97230

Parks Virtual Informational Online Open House #1: Tue, Sep 22, 2020 1PM-2PM

09/22/2020 - 1:00pm
09/22/2020 - 2:00pm
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Parks Virtual Informational Online Open House #1: Tue, Sep 22, 2020 1PM-2PM . Info here!

Get Invloved, Make a Difference

When: Tue, Sep 22, 2020 1PM-2PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Join us for a virtual open house, to be held with two separate one-hour Zoom sessions that fit your schedule.

We'll review:

  • Community feedback on six park concept plan designs
  • Concept plan report outlining potential enhancements for Gresham's six undeveloped parks, which aim to reflect the needs of each neighborhood and the overall Gresham community while also protecting access to nature

A vital part of the City's planning process is hearing from the community, to ensure all voices are heard. Since early 2019, Gresham residents have provided input through online surveys as well as on-site and virtual events. The concepts aim to meet the current and future demands of Gresham's growing population. They also outline financial needs for developing the parks in the future if funding is identified.

A Zoom link to register for this event will be posted soon.

For questions about this event, contact Tina Osterink, Natural Resource Planner at Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2392.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2020 Summer Meeting: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7PM-8:30PM

08/10/2020 - 7:00pm
08/10/2020 - 8:30pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Summer Meeting: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Online meeting via Zoom. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Meeting Notice

When: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

 

Click here to Join Meeting!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Aug 10th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Summer Meeting. The meeting will be held online via Zoom meeting.

Agenda

  • Gresham Police NET Team update
  • Columbia View Park Concept Plan
  • Recent Changes at City Hall
  • Gresham Parks Looming Budget Crisis
  • Neighborhood news and more

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Questions or comments?
Contact Wilkes East Neighborhood by email at info@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland Oregon 97230

Wilkes East Neighborhood Association Board Meeting: Mon June 08, 2020 6:30PM-8PM

06/08/2020 - 6:30pm
06/08/2020 - 7:30pm
Etc/GMT-8
Board Meeting, second Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland OR 97230. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:30PM-8PM
Online meeting via Zoom
Contact for details.

Board meetings are now scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Jun 08, 2020
  • Jul 13, 2020
  • Aug 10, 2020 *
  • Sep 14, 2020
  • Oct 12, 2020

    * Public Meeting

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?  Join the Board!

Help shape our neighborhood. Become a Member-at-Large at anytime. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland OR 97230

Zimmerman House Tours: Vases and Valentines: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 12PM-4PM

03/14/2020 - 12:00pm
03/14/2020 - 4:00pm
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Zimmerman House Tours: Vases and Valentines: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 12PM-4PM. Info here!

Holiday Hearts

When: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 12PM-4PM
Where: Zimmerman House
17111 NE Sandy Blvd.
Get Map!

The historic Zimmerman House was built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public.

Our “Vases and Valentines” exhibit is now open. We are pairing the valentines with vases, and these vary from Depression Glass to Carnivale Glass to pottery from Roseville, Hull and van Briggle. This is the first time we’ve pulled the vases in the collection into an exhibit and many of these have rarely been out of storage.

We’ll have the contents of a traveling trunk found in the house, which belonged to Isobel’s uncle, Andrew McCall, on exhibit for just a few more months.

We are open the third Saturday of every month from noon - 4:00 pm. Admission is free, with donations welcome and appreciated.

echohistory.org, call 503-618-0946 or email info@echohistory.org.

CANCELED. Sunday Futsal 2020: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 5PM-7PM

03/15/2020 - 5:00pm
03/15/2020 - 7:00pm
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Sunday Futsal 2020: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 5PM-7PM. Let's Play Futsal! Info here!

Let's Play Futsal!

When: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 5PM-7PM CANCELED
Where: Friends of the Children Gym
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

Indoor Sunday Futsal youth recreation is open to all students in grades 6-12 on Sunday from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Friends of the Children gym.

  • Free
  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play futsal
  • Participants must bring a signed waiver to play
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by Active Children Portland volunteers

For more information, email Ricki Ruiz at Ricardo.Ruiz@GreshamOregon.gov or call 503-583-0771.

Futsal flier and waiver

Read more about Sunday Futsal.

CANCELED. Sunday Futsal 2020: Sun, Mar 22, 2020 5PM-7PM

03/22/2020 - 5:00pm
03/22/2020 - 7:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Sunday Futsal 2020: Sun, Mar 22, 2020 5PM-7PM. Let's Play Futsal! Info here!

Let's Play Futsal!

When: Sun, Mar 22, 2020 5PM-7PM CANCELED
Where: Friends of the Children Gym
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

Indoor Sunday Futsal youth recreation is open to all students in grades 6-12 on Sunday from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Friends of the Children gym.

  • Free
  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play futsal
  • Participants must bring a signed waiver to play
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by Active Children Portland volunteers

For more information, email Ricki Ruiz at Ricardo.Ruiz@GreshamOregon.gov or call 503-583-0771.

Futsal flier and waiver

Read more about Sunday Futsal.

Sunday Youth Futsal 2020: Sun, Feb 02, 2020 5PM-7PM

02/02/2020 - 5:00pm
02/02/2020 - 7:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Sunday Youth Futsal 2020: Sun, Feb 02, 2020 5PM-7PM. Let's Kick Ball!. Info here!

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Feb 02, 2020 5PM-7PM
Where: Friends of the Children Gym
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

Indoor Sunday Futsal youth recreation is open to all students in grades 6-12 on Sunday from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Friends of the Children gym.

  • Free
  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play futsal
  • Participants must bring a signed waiver to play
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by Active Children Portland volunteers

For more information, email Ricki Ruiz at Ricardo.Ruiz@GreshamOregon.gov or call 503-583-0771.

Futsal flier and waiver

Read more about Sunday Futsal.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2020 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM

03/09/2020 - 7:00pm
03/09/2020 - 8:30pm
Etc/GMT-8
Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Meeting Notice

When: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Albertina Kerr
Gresham Campus, Training Building
(small bldg, center north on campus)
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, March 9th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!

Agenda

  • Gresham Police NET Team update
  • CVIP (Citizen Volunteers in Policing)
  • Glisan Commuters Initiative (Glisan Street Lane Reduction)
  • Neighborhood news and more

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

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