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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Mission Statement

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

Connect with CARE

Join the CARE list serve to receive news and event updates and to share your ideas with the committee. We 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

Annual Events


  • Timbers and Trail Blazer ticket sales (group rate)
  • Student community gardens tour
  • L&C Native Plant Walk
  • Spring Into Action


  • Star gazing with OMSI
  • L&C Art Walk
  • Law School Scavenger Hunt
  • Back stage tour of Fir Acres
  • Law School clinics
  • Lewis & Clark Kids and Families BBQ and pool party
  • Ice cream social
  • Kickball 
  • Corbett House & Chapel tour


  • CARE Crew assists students move in to residence halls
  • Pio Fair for all-campus connections
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Turkey Trot (Walk/Jog Run) around campus
  • Oregon Food Bank Donations at Turkey Trot
  • Soup, Socks & Snugglies 
  • Wellness Fair



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

Annette Lanier, special assistant to the president - Ex Officio Member

Shannon O’Leary, assistant professor of physics

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions

Jessica Starling, assistant professor of religious studies

Kim Ulrich, administrative specialist - Ex Officio Member

Bonnie Von Wald, administrative assistant


March 4th, 2015

  • All Day: Staff Development Days
    Please join CARE, IT, and HR for two exciting days of professional development open to all Lewis & Clark employees.
    until March 5
  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Employee futsal
    It’s fun and friendly.  Everyone is welcome.  All levels can play.  It’s a version of indoor soccer with a heavier ball.  It happens in the Pamplin Sports Center Gym on Wednesday from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. (When the weather is good, it may move outside.)
  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: EFP Indoor Cycling

    Cycling is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Pamplin Sports Center Foyer, on Wednesdays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Indoor stationary training bikes are used.  All levels of fitness can ride and sweat together on a fitness journey.

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: EFP Cardio Tennis

    Cardio Tennis is taught by Jimmy Chau, assistant tennis coach, in the Tennis Dome, on Monday & Wednesday from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Improve your game in a group lesson format with fun conditioning skills and drills that will keep you moving.

March 5th, 2015

  • All Day: Staff Development Days
    Please join CARE, IT, and HR for two exciting days of professional development open to all Lewis & Clark employees.

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