Susan Barr: 50 member households and 37 volunteers have provided nearly 2,000 hours of services.

In early July, Rivers East Village celebrated its second anniversary with a picnic and election of new Governing Council members. The village launched in March 2020, just as society was shutting down with the pandemic. COURTESY PHOTO: RIVERS EAST VILLAGE - Colette Umbras, left, and Kay Weaver celebrate in early July, as Rivers East Village holds a picnic for its second anniversary.

Despite that, in 2022, the village has grown to 50 member households and 37 volunteers, who have provided nearly 2,000 hours of services to members in our village. Village volunteers support seniors who want to continue living in their own homes by helping with minor home and yard maintenance, transportation, friendly visits and social events.

Susan Barr is a member of Rivers East Village, which serves the communities of Milwaukie, Gladstone and the unincorporated areas in between. It is a program of Villages NW 501(c)3 Hub and Spoke Network. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more.

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