In Memoriam for September 2017

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In Memoriam for September 2017

  Sherril Allen ’92 Georgia Bollman Doris “Dory” Brooking Donna Mae Wineberg Jensen – The Clark College alumna operated Portland Meadows Race Track and Golf Course where she played a key part in the horse racing industry. Jensen was a supporter of Oregon 4-H, The Salvation Army, Camp Fire, Girl Scouts and St. Jude Children’s […]

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Class Notes

September 2017 LeAnne Bremer will serve a second term on the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. Bremer is a partner-in-charge at Miller Nash Graham and Dunn LLP. The Columbian won the Business of the Year for large business from the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce at its 2017 Business and Leadership Awards […]

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In memoriam for August 2017

Verl Benjamin ’69 James Black Jarl Bolsoy ’76 Donald “Don” Burris ’98 Lorenz “Larry” Flindt ’55 Samuel Grooms William Imdieke Christopher Lewis ’10 – Lewis passed away July 31, 2017 as a result of a tragic motorcycle accident. He received his associate degree in Machining at Clark and was on the Dean’s List for all but […]

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Clark College Foundation Presidential Award Recipients

  Get your Savoring Excellence tickets today! Register online. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 5 p.m. Join us as we take flight to honor Clark College’s outstanding alumni, students, faculty, staff and philanthropic partners. This extraordinary event celebrates the spirit of achieving together what we cannot do alone. It’s a night of entertainment and awards […]

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Soldiers in the drink

Two veterans focus their second careers on making wine Robb Zimmel’s first interest in winemaking is rooted in its mystery. He grew up watching the matriarchs in his family make wine out of all kinds of fruit. Berries are crushed, the juice is poured into a container and then some kind of alchemy magically transforms […]

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Cup of steamed art

Local coffee shop offers original latte art, community feel By Ryan Cunningham ’14   Coffee shops are on nearly every corner, equipped with clever coffee pun signage offering convenient caffeinated pick-me-ups. So what is it that tempts you to stop in to any particular shop as part of your daily caffeine ritual? Latte art and […]

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Eat, drink and make friends

Food events satiate students’ appetite for connection By Wanda McNealy ’17   Erika Aronson was hungry. She was running from work to school and forgot to bring a snack with her to class. As she was walking to class alone, Aronson, 20, noticed a sign in the Penguin Union Building (PUB) that said “Peer Mentor […]

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Clark College’s alumni winners are announced

Six notable Clark College individuals have been selected for top Clark College alumni awards. The 2017 Outstanding Alumni awardees are Nancy Boyce ’08, Mitchell Jackson ’93, Debi Jenkins ’93, Rujean “Jeanne” Mack ’67 and Steve Morasch ’87. The Rising Star awardee is Cody Messick ’10. Boyce is a diesel mechanic and heavy machine repair business […]

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