BRIEFS: Rosewood Initiative plans Health Fair
The Rosewood Initiative will help connect community members with free medical services and resources during its Community Health & Wellness Fair on Tuesday, May 1, from 3 to 7 p.m.
About 25 organizations will gather at the nonprofit community center located at 16126 Southeast Stark Street on Portland's border with Gresham.
Offerings include free health screenings, help enrolling in the Oregon Health Plan, light massages and acupuncture, as well as a raffle, free food and a puppet show for kids.
There will also be rapid HIV tests, blood pressure checks, help with food stamp enrollment or renewal, depression, anxiety and PTSD screenings, and lead tests for children and pregnant women.
The event honors Mental Health Awareness Month this May.
Reynolds holds CEO candidate forums
The final four candidates in the running to become the new superintendent of the Reynolds School District will meet the community in open forums at 10 a.m. on April 9, 10, 12 and 13 at Reynolds Edgefield Building A, Reynolds Professional Development Center, 2408 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale.
The board will announce the new superintendent later in April, who will start on July 1.
Superintendent Linda Florence earlier this year announced her retirement from the top spot at the state's 11th-largest school district effective June 30.
Gresham-Barlow fills budget spots
The Gresham-Barlow school board appointed Nicki Belnap to fill position one on the district's budget committee. Belnap is an accountant at Mt. Hood Community College.
Karen Camp was named to position three on the district's budget committee. She is a finance manager at Oregon Health & Science University.
There were 12 applicants for the two positions. Both terms expire June 30, 2021.