Since so many people in Parkrose know of Annette Stanhope and have benefited from her work in the community but don’t necessarily know her well, I wanted to ask Annette about her life and interests before and outside her life in Parkrose. She grew up in a musical family in Issaquah but spent a lot ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast 13: Community Connector Annette Stanhope
Music & Arts Stories
Parkrose High alumnus Michael Allen Harrison returns to Schnitzer Saturday, April 16. Michael Allen Harrison’s 21st Ten Grands concert, featuring 10 pianists, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Proceeds will benefit Play It Forward, the ... » Learn More about Ten Grands Concert to Raise Money for Music Education Nonprofit
As the Life Skills Lead Teacher at Parkrose High School, Jake Dorr helps students with a range of challenges such as autism, Down syndrome, and other learning disabilities. He uniquely designs learning opportunities for his students based on their Individualized Education Plans (IEP). He also works ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast 12: Parkrose HS Life Skills Teacher Jake Dorr
Amy Driscoll is the Program Manager at David's Harp connected to Parkrose United Methodist Church in the Parkrose Heights neighborhood. She's a board-certified music therapist with a Bachelor’s in Music Therapy from Marylhurst University. We chat about the sad history and sad current state of ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast #9 Amy Driscoll
For this episode, producer Andru Morgan takes my spot as the interviewer, and I fumble my way through answering his questions of me. We had a great time, and I feel like it gives a good snapshot of who I am, my interests, and my perspective on neighborhood. We chat about real estate, Rocky Butte ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast 6: Realtor & Parkrose Life Blogger Bryan Atkinson
Many of the needs in our neighborhood are apparent, but some of us might be surprised how many people are serving and working hard to provide for those needs. One of my main goals for this blog is to highlight people who are blessing our community and share opportunities for others to join in. A ... » Learn More about Portland Give Guide 2020 Parkrose Edition
My family had the pleasure of checking out Oktoberfest at Parkrose Community United Church of Christ! The polka music (including "The Chicken Dance") was a lot of fun, and Joel Sheley from Gateway Brewing served me a Parkrose Pilsner. This is an annual event, so be sure to come next year! ... » Learn More about Oktoberfest!