Welcome October with We Love Clean Rivers!...

Sep 29, 2013 by

Hello! Believe it or not, next Saturday and Sunday is the first weekend in October.  It’s also it is time for the 2nd Annual Willamette Falls festival and We Love Clean Rivers will be part of the festivities, so come join us! For a full list of events which include: the Great Willamette Cleanup, a 5K Funathalon, Tribal Demonstrations from the Confederated Tribe of the Grand Ronde, an Artisan Farmers Market, Tours of the Blue Heron industrial facility, Carnival Rides, and many more CLICK HERE The Following is a list of events that you can join to support We Love Clean Rivers: October 4th: Benefit Dinner, 6pm, Museum of the Oregon Territory: TODAY, SEPTEMBER 30th IS THE LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS! Enjoy Native NW foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and The Confederated Tribes of...

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Willamette Falls Festival Benefit Dinner Invite...

Sep 15, 2013 by

Please join us for a Special Evening Native Northwest Foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and  The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde When Friday, October 4th 6-9pm Where Museum of the Oregon Territory 211 Tumwater Dr., Oregon City Why The Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition is donating their proceeds to We Love Clean Rivers! Proceeds will allow us to continue mobilizing the recreations community to help clean high use rivers, such as the mighty Willamette River. What The amazing native cuisine dinner features Chef Matt Bennett, owner of Sybaris Restaurant in Albany and 2011 James Beard semi-finalist for Best Chef in the North West. Chef Bennett worked with the Grand Ronde Tribe to Plan the menu highlighting traditional tribal foods.  His menu will feature Grilled Wild Oregon Chinook Salmon, Chilled Smoked Venison Sausage, a taste...

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2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival & WLCR...

Sep 11, 2013 by

Friends of We Love Clean Rivers, We are privileged to announce that our organization is the beneficiary of the 2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival, presented by the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition.  The 2nd annual event will take place on October 4th-6th.  This festival is an action packed 2-day celebration of our industrial and cultural heritage, as well as our natural wonders and outdoor recreation. Highlighted in this post are specific events and times that showcase We Love Clean Rivers’ continual efforts to enhance our rivers and its community of users. For complete schedule of events at the Willamette Falls Festival, visit their website here. October 4th: Benefit Dinner, 6pm, Museum of the Oregon Territory: Enjoy Native NW foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde at Willamette Falls Festival’s benefit...

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Calling All RiPPLe Artists!

Aug 26, 2013 by

Attn: Friends of the Clackamas River & RiPPLe Effect Artists, Registration for the, 11th Annual Down the River Clean Up has been filled. Thank you for signing up online and we will see you on Sunday, September 8th, 9am at Barton County Park! All of our gears are in motion to remove trash out of the Clackamas River.  Now we are reaching out to the artist community through the RiPPLe Art Project.  We Love Clean Rivers and the RiPPLe Art project will be featured in the Willamette Falls Festival, with a live art demonstration, in Oregon City on October 5th & 6th. The official call to all RiPPLe Artists has been made. Review the guidelines here and submit your application by Friday, September 6th! Please review these documents and guidelines carefully as we are approaching this...

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5th Annual RiPPLe Art Project – Calling Repurposed artists...

Aug 26, 2013 by

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL CALL TO ARTISTS Applications are due, Friday, September 6th at 6pm. The RiPPLe Effect works in conjunction with We Love Clean Rivers to inspire conscious consumerism through art and education by re-purposing waste pulled from our rivers and turning it into art. It is an annual event that showcases local artists and their work made from trash collected from the Clackamas River during the Down the River Clean-up. The RiPPLe Art program began in 2008 when We Love Clean Rivers volunteer, Jenn Reilly, founded the RiPPLe Effect—to inspire people to make sustainable lifestyle choices through art. RiPPLe Effect originally consisted of one event, the RiPPle Art Auction, where Jenn put together a team of local artists and had them sort through trash collected out of the Clackamas River during...

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