Earth Day Event: Habitat’s Furniture Flip Returns

Earth Day Event: Habitat’s Furniture Flip Returns

Fans of the Bend Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore, take note: The third-annual Furniture Flip Design Challenge is just around the corner. Appropriately enough, the annual fund-raiser coincides with Earth Day: Saturday, April 22. And, no, that wasn’t a...
Why I Volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Why I Volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Most days, my job title is “Realtor.” I’m primarily what’s known as a buyer’s agent — I work one-on-one with people to help them find a home (primarily in Bend, Tumalo and Sisters), and then help them navigate the home-buying process. But on Thursday afternoons,...
Habitat’s Furniture Flip: One Creative Fund-Raiser

Habitat’s Furniture Flip: One Creative Fund-Raiser

Talk about multi-tasking: Here’s an opportunity for you to see some inventively upcycled home-and-design projects, mingle with the Bend arts community, and support Bend Area Habitat for Humanity, all in one extremely creative setting. Sounds like a winning combo to...
New Habitat ReStore Opens in Bend

New Habitat ReStore Opens in Bend

In this season of giving, it’s only fitting that the new Bend Area Habitat ReStore was recently unveiled. And even if you aren’t in the market for recycled building materials, appliances, gently used furniture and/or home accessories, it’s worth checking out: Bend’s...
Christmas Cheer: Holiday Events in Central Oregon

Christmas Cheer: Holiday Events in Central Oregon

It’s almost Christmas — time for some serious celebrating! Luckily, there are plenty of festivities  in Central Oregon between now and year’s end. Here are some highlights: Through Dec. 21 Three Sisters Lions Club Holiday Faire: Featuring handmade...
It’s Time for Small Business Saturday!

It’s Time for Small Business Saturday!

Before you head out to that big-box store tomorrow on Black Friday, consider waiting one day and taking part in Small Business Saturday. Why? Because not only will any purchases you make that day provide a gift for someone you love, but you’ll also be giving back to...
Thanksgiving Week Festivities in Central Oregon

Thanksgiving Week Festivities in Central Oregon

With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, it’s time to count our blessings (which are plentiful, here in Central Oregon). We have a wide range of opportunities to celebrate; see a  list of the holiday festivities below. Nov. 24 Vegan Thanksgiving: 4 plated...