Last Friday, members of Sellwood’s team spent the afternoon volunteering at Free Geek, a local nonprofit devoted to transforming technology into opportunity. By our estimation, we took apart 25 desktop computers, 10 ancient servers, and dozens of modems, reducing obsolete technology to its component parts, so that they could be responsibly recycled. Free Geek’s mission … Continue reading In the Community: Free Geek
In the spirit of the holiday season, every year Sellwood Consulting donates to a local charity on behalf of our clients. This year, we elected to support Habitat for Humanity. Every day, families of all sizes struggle to find affordable places to live. Rapidly rising rents force people to live in unsafe, unhealthy, and crowded … Continue reading Happy Holidays From Sellwood Consulting
Every year, in the spirit of the Holiday Season, Sellwood Consulting invites its employees to research, nominate, and vote on one local charity to receive an annual donation on behalf of each of our clients. This year our employees elected to support Outside In‘s mission “to help homeless youth and other marginalized people become healthy and self-sufficient.”
We spent the morning of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2016 planting trees in our local community with Friends of Trees. Despite a foreboding forecast, the skies remained clear and the soil dry for our volunteers to plant bare root trees, shrubs, and live stakes in a nearby park.
Our firm and families spent the morning of this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday planting trees. The event, organized by local charity Friends of Trees, saw volunteers plant 500 native trees and shrubs in a local community park.
Our staff, and several of our family members, spent the morning of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday planting native red alder and dogwood trees at a local park. As noted in our article Paper Cuts, we are believers in being responsible stewards of natural resources,
This weekend, construction crews in Portland completed the in-tact move of the 6.8-million-pound Sellwood Bridge, Oregon’s busiest two-lane bridge.
The move of the bridge is necessary to accommodate uninterrupted traffic flow while a new, improved bridge is constructed alongside it. The original bridge was constructed in 1925. The new Sellwood Bridge is scheduled to be completed in 2015.