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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Connect with CARE

Join the CARE list serve to hear about news and upcoming events. We also encourage you to let us know what kinds of community-building activities you’d like to see the committee sponsor.

Join the CARE Google group

CARE annual events include:

Spring

  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)

Summer

Fall

  • CARE Crew assists students move in to residence halls
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Turkey Trot (campus walk/run) for Oregon Food Bank 
Winter
  • Soup, Socks & Snugglies 
  • Wellness Fair

Ongoing

  • Employee fitness classes
  • Faculty-staff happy hour at Maggie’s (3rd Thursday of every month)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive (3x per year)
Mission Statement

To promote recreational activities and social service projects that contribute to cohesiveness among all college employees and make a positive impact in the community.  

Members

Billy Walker, executive assistant – CARE committee chair person

Amy Dvorak, sustainability manager

Liza Finkel, associate professor of education

Alicia Roberts Frank, assistant professor of teacher education

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications

Jessica Kleiss, assistant professor of environmental studies

Michael Mannheimer, web content producer

Shannon O’Leary, assistant professor of physics

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions

Jessica Starling, assistant professor of religious studies