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                                The "Usual Suspects"

First Saturday Litter Patrol


The "Garden Variety Suspects"

First Saturday Landscape Clean-up 


Saturday, April 6, 2024


Meet outside Basics Market.


 Masks optional. 



Your own tools please (depending on how you'd like to help) w/gloves, buckets/bags,

pick-sticks/litter grabbers, brooms.


Garden Variety Suspects Bring:

gloves, buckets and clippers. Yard debris bags supplied 



Usually about 1 hr. With enough people it can make a big difference

                Humans of all ages and cleaning abilities welcome!


           Write with questions.

Going Solar

Interested in going solar but you rent your home, or can’t afford to invest in panels? Maybe you're like Michael Reunert, past president of the Hillsdale Community Foundation. When he had a solar company come and take a look at his roof, he was told, “You would have to cut your trees, and your neighbor's trees, to get enough sun on your roof.”

But you can switch to solar and save money without a sunny roof. How? By subscribing to solar electricity generated at a project elsewhere in PGE’s service area and getting credit against your bill. Watch a YouTube video from Oregon Shines explaining how it works:

Subscribe through the Hillsdale Community Foundation here, and both you and the Foundation will receive a $25 e-gift card. Help yourself, your community, and the environment all at once! 


Hillsdale News


Founded by Rick Seifert in 2007, the Hillsdale News covered hyper-local news and larger issues affecting our community for eight years. Now the News is back to continue the work of informing and connecting Hillsdale residents and neighbors. Thank you to Valeurie Friedman for reviving this important source of news of our community. Valeurie will be keeping a list of local businesses that are open at some capacity during the COVID closures. Read The Hillsdale News and subscribe here:

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