Get a $30 cash incentive for recycling old appliances

Refrigerator Recycling

When it’s time to buy a new refrigerator, freezer or clothes washer, you may be tempted to hang on to your old appliance as “backup.” However, those old appliances can add hundreds of dollars to your utility bill every year.

Energy Trust will handle all the heavy lifting with free in-home pickup, recycle your unit responsibly and you’ll get a cash incentive of $30.

https://energytrust.org/residential/incentives/Appliances/RefrigeratorandFreezerRecycling

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Plant a tree this winter!

Plant a tree with Friends of Trees this winter! Register at friendsoftrees.org with no obligation to buy. Street trees are only $35 per tree, and planting day is scheduled for January 14, 2017. Once you register, Friends of Trees will work with you on selecting the right site and right tree for you. Register soon to get the best availability of trees. 

The Reed Neighborhood Association will be gathering a group of neighbors to volunteer on January 14 for tree planting. We will meet at Mt Scott Learning Center at 6148 SE Holgate Blvd.

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Upcoming meetings

RNA would like to announce the next few upcoming meetings!

On September 13th, we will be having our monthly board meeting at 6:30pm, which is held at Reed College’s Performing Arts Building.

On October 11th, we will be having our general meeting and hope to see all of our neighbors there! It will also be held at Reed College’s Performing Arts Building at 6:30pm.

We are looking for contributors to create our new Reed Neighborhood Association logo which will be voted on at this meeting. If this sounds like something you’d like to create, we’d love to have to bring your idea to the general meeting in October for the neighborhood to vote on.

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August Board Meeting (Changed date)

We are changing the date of the next board meeting to MONDAY, August 8, 2016.  As usual, the meeting will be held at the Reed College Performing Arts Building at 6:30pm.  The agenda will focus on planning the neighborhood cleanup and October general RNA meeting.

All neighbors welcome!

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Neighborhood clean-up October 8th

On October 8th, we will be having the Neighborhood Clean-up at the corner of 28th and Steele. It is a good opportunity to dump your large items, with proceeds benefitting your neighborhood!

Prohibited materials include all hazardous waste materials; all construction, remodeling or demolition materials (see examples below); all kitchen garbage, residential yard debris and trimmings, and waste and recyclables collected curbside. EXAMPLES OF HIGH RISK MATERIALS SUSPECTED OF CONTAINING ASBESTOS: Flooring: vinyl tiles, vinyl sheet, mastic; Walls: plaster, decorative plaster; Siding: cement siding shingles “Transite”; Ceilings: acoustical tiles, “popcorn” and spray-on texture; Insulation: spray-applied, blown-in, vermiculite, pipe, HVAC and lagging; Electrical: wire insulation, panel partitions; Other: fire doors, fire brick, fire proofing.

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Creston-Kenilworth/Reeed Neighborhood Picnic This Tuesday, Aug 2

On August 2nd between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm Reed Neighborhood will be partying with Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood for a picnic/potluck National Night Out event at 34th Avenue between Gladstone and Francis.  Please bring a side/salad or desert for the potluck (your dish should be able to serve at least 12-persons).  We’d love to see you all there!

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RNA Board Meeting Tuesday, July 12

The RNA will meet on July 12 at 6:30pm.  All residents, owners, and businesses in the Reed neighborhood are welcome to attend.  Among other things, we will be planning the summer picnic and neighborhood cleanup.  Find the full agenda attached.

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May general meeting and board elections

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Performing Arts Center

Check out the mailer for our upcoming general meeting on May 10, 2016 at 6:30pm!

We will also be having a guest speaker from the Multnomah County Office of Emergency Management to speak about earthquake preparedness. 

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Elections Coming Up in May

At our next general meeting on May 10, we will be having elections for the Reed Neighborhood Association board. We would love to see you participate in the vote! Mark your calendars, May 10th at 6:30pm.

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March Board Meeting

The RNA will meet on March 8th at 6:30pm. Let us know if there is anything you would like us to address! We will be discussing the upcoming general meeting and elections being held in May, summer events, movies in the park, and more!

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