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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Westmoreland resident and home-based elder law attorney Bill Henderson will offer information on estate planning and related information at the June 19th AHB meeting in Sellwood. AHB – a speaker, dinner, and an Internet marketing session too! Home businesspeople often have to run a business while caring for elderly relatives. And what happens to your business when you can’t run it anymore? What provisions should you make against the inevitable? Home-based experienced elder law attorney Bill Henderson will offer candid advice and answer questions as June’s speaker at the Association of Home Businesses meeting, Thursday evening June 19, 6-9 pm, at SMILE Station, on the corner of S.E. 13th and Tenino Street, a block south of Tacoma, in Sellwood. Meeting attendees arriving promptly at 6 pm may join in a free roundtable discussion hosted by AHB member and online marketing consultant Sandy Hubbard. Topics vary, and may include social media, online marketing, e-mail newsletters, and other sales-building activities. Open to all; $10 door charge covers the meeting and the buffet meal. RSVP requested for food planning; call Eric at 503/232-2326, or go online to: www.AHBoregon.org

Celebrated coffee shop pulls up stakes and moves. It once was known as Schondecken, and for decades it’s been located across from the entrance to the Sellwood-Moreland Post Office. But, now known as Rose City Coffee, it closed on May 24 at its old location, and on Saturday, May 31st, began its Grand Opening at 7325 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue. Its online presence is: www.rosecitycoffeeco.com “Salvador Molly’s” restaurant to open on Milwaukie Ave. Rick Sadle of Salvador Molly’s, who with his daughter Darrielle Ruff co-owns the restaurant, announces the duo is “opening our second Salvador Molly’s on the Eastside in June – at 4729 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue”, in the south end of the Brooklyn neighborhood, in the building formerly home to “Yummy Garden” restaurant. They are inviting their neighbors to a get- acquainted open house and menu-tasting on June 9th from 5 to 7 pm. “At that time and in fact anytime, we are open to suggestions for schools and nonprofit organizations that might benefit from one of our monthly fund raising events. We’ll only have space for 40 at the event, so don’t just drop in – please RSVP to: HYPERLINK "mailto: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. " This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – and we’ll confirm and hold a spot for you.”

Businesses open, close, in Woodstock. At the May meeting of the Woodstock Community Business Association (WCBA), it was announced that in the nationwide restructuring of the Radio Shack Company, the Woodstock Radio Shack store was on the list of stores to be closed. It will be replaced by the “Portland Fish Market”. Until it is announced what other Radio Shack stores in Portland are to remain open, it is hard to say where the nearest store to Inner Southeast will be located, but there is a Radio Shack store currently both in the Eastport Plaza (S.E. 82nd at Holgate) and at Lloyd Center. It was also announced at the WCBA meeting that Jim Schaller has opened the “Woodstock Tax Service” in the Woodstock Safeway complex, next to Cloud City Ice Cream. Jordan Bennett of the Sherwin-Williams Paint store at S.E. 52nd and Woodstock disclosed that the store is now a Metro paint drop site for recycled paint. The monthly WCBA meeting, open to all, is at 9:30 am on the second Tuesday morning of each month (this month, it’s June 10th) in the meeting room of the Woodstock Branch Library, S.E. 49th at Woodstock Boulevard – enter from the south-side parking lot. The meeting lasts an hour. “Video Lair” to close on August 31. Long an iconic entertainment resource in Sellwood, the last independent video store in the area, Video Lair, announces it will close its doors at the end of the summer – August 31. Owner C.J. Hackett suggests that area residents enrich their summer by stopping in from time to time and taking advantage of “what you’ll soon be missing” by way of renting popular and obscure videos. “Open till midnight.” The address is 8234 S.E. 17th, a block and a half south of Mike’s Drive In, and the telephone number is 503/235-0874. Longtime Westmoreland business for sale. “Branches”, known as “the uncommon card, gift and paper store located in the heart of Westmoreland” is, according to its owner, for sale. The doors have been open since 1991, and there is a loyal clientele. Kayleen Langfeldt, the current owner, advises that she “wants to retire and start a new chapter” in her life. She says she knows how important the store is to the community and how important the community is to the store, so she does not want to simply close the doors. Her intention is to find just the right person(s) who would step in and “keep the store going for a very long time”. Anyone interested is invited to “stop by the shop and chat about it. Serious prospects only”. The shop is just north of LoLo’s Westmoreland Barber Shop and the Moreland Theater, at 6656 SE Milwaukie Avenue. Two artists featured at Sellwood gallery in June. Photographer Pat Bognar and collage artist Claire Dannenbaum will be showing their new work at the 12x16 Gallery in Sellwood throughout the month of June – till the 29th. The “First Friday” Reception is June 6, 6-9 pm, and the Artists’ Reception is Sunday June 8, 2-4 pm. The 12x16 Gallery is situated at 8235 S.E. 13th Avenue, No. 5; and it’s open Thursdays through Sundays, 11-5. Call 503/432.3513; online at: www.12x16gallery.com

Promotion at Sellwood RE/MAX office. RE/MAX Equity Group announces that Stephanie Wilde has been appointed new Managing Principal Broker at its Sellwood Branch office, on the corner of S.E. 13th and Lexington Street on Sellwood’s Antique Row. “Stephanie brings 12 years of real estate experience to this upbeat and successful office.”

Free hotdogs, live music, at Rag Muffler anniversary. Rag Muffler and Brake, long a fixture on the north side of S.E. McLoughlin Boulevard just south of 17th, opened at a new location off Holgate last June to make way for TriMet’s new MAX line construction. Now, a year later, they are celebrating their first anniversary at their new address, on S.E. 26th just south of Holgate Boulevard – on the south side of Memory Lane Motors. With a touch of irony, one of their customers is the one that displaced them – TriMet. But you don’t need to be a customer to stop in at their celebration on Saturday, June 14, 10 am to 5 pm – free hotdogs, free hamburgers, free prizes are on the menu – as is live music by the band Bad Motor Scooter, performing from noon till 4 pm. Antique cars will be on display too. The new street address for Rag Muffler and Brake is 4542 S.E. 26th; their phone number is 503/236-4913.

Grand Central Bakery offers new salad menu. Grand Central Bakery, by now a fixture on S.E. 13th in Sellwood and coming next year on Woodstock Boulevard across from the Safeway shopping center, announces that on April 25th it introduced a new menu “featuring delicious new side salads and whole-meal salad bowls.” The bakery/restaurant continues, “We're excited to offer more flexibility at lunch and some new plant-based options as well as showcase more local flavors. The selection of salads will change every 6-8 weeks. Along with the new salads and sides, you'll find two new savory snack breads: Seeded Flatbread and Cheesy Bread Pudding with seasonal vegetables.”

Westmoreland physician elected to state group. Nathalie Jacqmotte, MD, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) as the Vice Speaker of the Congress at the Academy's annual business meeting on April 26, held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Portland. Dr. Jacqmotte received her medical degree at the OHSU School of Medicine in 1999 and completed her residency in 2002 at the Tacoma Family Medicine Residency Program. She joined the staff of Northwest Primary Care, in the Westmoreland Clinic on Milwaukie Avenue, in 2002, and practices full-spectrum family medicine. Dr. Jacqmotte has been the Secretary/Treasurer of the Providence Milwaukie Hospital Medical Executive Committee since 2007. “Collage” celebrates 6 years in Southeast. “Collage” opened just six years ago in Woodstock, and subsequently moved to its current location, 7907 S.E. 13th Avenue in Sellwood. It hosted an all-day party for the anniversary on Saturday, May 31. As it celebrates its six years in Southeast, Collage announces a variety of classes at the Sellwood location this month, among which are: “Lovely Lanterns” on Tuesday, June 10th –Learn how to decoupage a darling Mason jar, and then pour a soy wax candle inside of it; these little lanterns are perfect for a backyard barbeque or tabletop lighting. 6:30-8:30 pm; cost: $20, and all supplies are included… And a Kids’ Class: Make Your Own Kaleidoscope – Friday, June 20th, 6:30-8:30 pm – come learn how to build a delightful, psychedelic kaleidoscope from recycled materials and fancy findings; cost: $20, and all supplies are included.

Sellwood coffeehouse revives “Open Mic”. The Ugly Mug Coffeehouse, 8017 S.E. 13th, is bringing back “Open Mic” – to be held on the last Fridays of each month, 5-7 pm. “We are also reminding the community that we are family-friendly, with a Kiddo Happy Hour Monday through Friday, 11 am-1 pm, and will also be hosting a story time on Sunday, June 1, at 11 am. Check in for further dates. Online at: www.uglymugpdx.com and www.facebook/uglymugcoffeehouse.com