Hillsboro nonprofit seeks donations

Hospice & Palliative Care Partners, formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Washington County, is seeking donations to “Hearts for Hospice,” which provides funds for the care of patients who might not be covered by insurance.

For more information about the effort, visit or call 503-648-9565.

Speakers address equal pay for women

Westside Businesswomen will host two speakers April 17 on equal pay for women.

April 8 was Equal Pay Day. The date symbolizes how far into 2014 women must work in order to earn what men in similar jobs earned in 2013.

According to the American Association of University Women, women make 22 percent less than men.

Laurel Gregory, a career and business passion coach, and Lea McLeod, founder of the Job Success Lab, will discuss tips for negotiating your next job offer or salary review; how to get over the discomfort of talking about money; how entrepreneurs (and everyone else) can overcome the fear of asking for what you’re worth; and what you can start doing to make a difference in gender discrimination.

WBW meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coyote’s Bar and Grill, 5301 W. Baseline in Hillsboro. Cost is $10 for members; $15 non-members.

RSVP to Shelly Olsen at 503-726-2145 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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