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Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Association of Women in Automotive

Nov 07, 2013
Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Association of Women in Automotive

Betty Kendall was the first woman to gain the Automotive Service Excellence Master Technician certificate. She accomplished this impressive feat back in 1975 and went on to be a professor in automotive at Portland Community College. While teaching, it was not unusual for her to have a classroom full of only male students. It was also not unusual for one of these men to raise their hand and ask her…

Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Conscious Immaturity

Sep 27, 2013
Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Conscious Immaturity

Conscious Immaturityis a non-profit organization based in San Francisco that works to improve music education opportunities for children. Its main fund-raising efforts include producing benefit shows for its organization and other non-profits, and hosting ticket giveaways and raffles featuring signed gear and memorabilia. With the proceeds it is working…

Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Cascade AIDS Project

Sep 25, 2013
Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Cascade AIDS Project

Founded in 1983, Cascade AIDS Project is the oldest and largest community-based provider of HIV services, housing, education and advocacy in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Before 1983, two main organizations provided HIV-related services to the Portland area community: CHESS (Community Health and Essential Support Services) and Cascade AIDS Project…

McKenzie River Trust & The Berggren Demonstration Farm

Aug 26, 2013
McKenzie River Trust & The Berggren Demonstration Farm

In conjunction with Sterling Bank, we set aside more than $37,000 from our current expansion to support local area organizations that build on the values of our Core Purpose: To Perpetuate Better Living, and the historical…

Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Oregon Rafting Team

Aug 22, 2013
Beer is Love Partner Highlight: Oregon Rafting Team

Rafting and kayaking has been a part of Ninkasi from the very beginning. Both our CEO, Nikos Ridge and our events marketing manager, Aaron Wirth have dedicated many weekends to being on the water and battling it out in the rapids - Aaron since age nine and Nikos since last year. One of our most treasured Core Values here at Ninkasi is the Successful Integration of Work and Life, and well, through…

Perpetuating Better Living: ADX & Ninkasi

Jun 27, 2013

Being a creative soul is something that needs nurturing. While oftentimes creating something that is true  to you is derived when you are most focused, collective thinking can also help give encouragement and additional perspective.  ADX…

Global Neighborhood & Spokane's Blackletter Show 2013

Jun 26, 2013
Global Neighborhood & Spokanes Blackletter Show 2013

Global Neighborhood is a non-profit organization in Spokane, Wash. that provides former refugees opportunities for holistic development. What does that look like? Global Neighborhood works to provide paid job-training and employment to former refugees in its community as well as connecting them with new American friends who help provide language acquisition,…

Forming Community with World Kayak

Jun 20, 2013
Forming Community with World Kayak

World Kayak is all about growing community and getting boaters on the water in a fun friendly setting. It has a web hub where its team of volunteer ambassadors keep the news flowing with as much local information as possible. In addition to the web, World Kayak hosts the Hometown Throwdown (HTTD) series. World Kayak is the most well known for its fun free event…

Beer is Love Partner Highlight: The Girls Way of Missoula

Jun 13, 2013
Beer is Love Partner Highlight: The Girls Way of Missoula

The Girls Way is a nonprofit dedicated to providing a fun and safe place to promote healthy development for girls ages 9-18 through movement, exercise, and education. Started in March 2011 in Missoula, Montana to serve girls of all different economical statuses, the organization currently has about 300 members who participate in its fun shops, daily…

Triangle Lake School: Small School, Big Successes

May 22, 2013
Triangle Lake School: Small School, Big Successes

Triangle Lake Charter School is one of Oregon’s small rural schools, located in the town of Blachly, Oregon. Three years ago, Triangle Lake became a charter school with the hope of boosting enrollment and preserving the community’s pride in this great neighborhood hub. As a charter school, Triangle Lake boasts small class sizes with a total enrollment…