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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:


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


  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)
  • Family Clothes Swap
  • Green Move Out



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.  

CARE Committee Members

Helen Devol, benefits analyst 

Amy Dvorak, senior director of sustainability

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications (CARE committee co-chair)

Michael Mannheimer, web content and social media manager

Caroline Mead, admissions office coordinator

Tara McIrvin, associate director, Alumni and Parent Programs

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions (CARE committee co-chair)

Alyssa Salstrom, career and professional development program coordinator, law school 

Billy Walker, executive assistant to the VP and treasurer 

Rochelle Zirdum, placement coordinator, teacher education


August 21st, 2017

  • Image preview 9:00am - 11:30am: Solar Eclipse Gathering
    On Monday, August 21, if the sun is unobstructed by clouds, Lewis & Clark College will offer a prime viewing area for the total solar eclipse.

August 25th, 2017

September 6th, 2017

  • Image preview 7:00pm: Jet City Improv Show
    Student Activities and the Campus Activities Board present…

    Jet City Improv
    Wednesday, September 6th @ 7pm
    Templeton Campus Center - Council Chamber

September 7th, 2017

  • Image preview 7:00pm: Comedian Gina Brillon

    Student Activities, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, and the Campus Activities Board present…

    Comedian Gina Brillon
    Thursday, September 7th @ 7pm
    Templeton Campus Center – Council Chamber

September 8th, 2017

  • Image preview 4:30pm - 7:00pm: 12th Annual Pio Fair
    Student Activities presents the 12th Annual Pio Fair!
    Friday, September 8th - 4:30pm to 7pm
    Great Plat Lawn

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