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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.

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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 2nd, 2015

  • 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.

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: EMPLOYEE ULTIMATE FRISBEE
    It’s fun and informal.  Everyone is welcome.  All levels can play.  It happens on the Turf inside the Track at Griswold Stadium on Monday from 12 noon - 1:00 pm.
  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: EFP Deep H2O Run

    Deep H2O Run is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Zehntbauer Swimming Pavilion, on Mondays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Water is a wonderful place to go running with no impact forces on your body.  Swimming skills are not required.  Buoyancy belts are provided.

March 3rd, 2015

  • All Day: Staff Development Days (Please register by Monday, Mar. 2)
    Please join CARE, IT, and HR for two exciting days of professional development open to all Lewis & Clark employees.
    until March 4
  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: EFP X-Train & Core

    X-Train & Core is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Pamplin Sport Center Gym (east side), on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Do it all with a variety of equipment…cardio, strength, and stretch…it’s a total body work-out.

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