Daimler launches robust commuter benefits package for Portland employees

We’re always thrilled to bullhorn any good news from our member businesses, so we’re especially pleased to report that Daimler Trucks North America officially kicked off WeRide, a comprehensive transportation benefit package for all of their 3,000+ Portland employees.  Daimler hopes to “broaden employees’ alternative transportation options and make them substantially cheaper to use.”  Daimler’s WeRide employee benefits program places Daimler in the top tier among the region’s heaviest hitter companies for comprehensive commuter packages that understand the value and advantages of  promoting multimodal transportation benefits. WeRide not only will sharpen Daimler’s hiring edge among competitors, it also is a win-win for Daimler employees and the region:  the benefits of Daimler’s program spill beyond its campus; reducing commuter congestion, local traffic, and... read more

Movie in Overlook Park + Homeless Family Shelter Fundraiser

The Overlook Neighborhood Association (OKNA) invites you to join them in watching the classic movie, Wizard of Oz, in Overlook Park this Sunday, September 4.  The movie will start at dusk. With the theme of “There’s no place like home” in mind, OKNA will hold a raffle for two homeless family shelters before the movie begins.  Portland Homeless Family Solutions (PHFS) and Community of Hope will receive all proceeds from the fundraiser to support their work with homeless families. OKNA will raffle off ten prize packages of gift certificates donated by local businesses, such as Widmer Brothers Brewing, Oregon Children’s Theatre, New Seasons Market, Lucky... read more