Recent Posts by Maryann Brown

2020 Covid Walk Challenge

From Tom Baltes NW Region Director and Spouse Louise  
Hi NW Walkers,
Louise and I thought it would be fun to have a summer challenge as an incentive to get out walking while dealing with the coronavirus restrictions.  I know many folks are out walking and hopefully this will be another incentive for more of you to...
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Glendoveer & Parkrose Heights walks Walkbook Moved

To all: The sign in book for the Glendoveer & Parkrose Heights walks that start at the Gateway Fred Meyer has been moved. It is now in the Customer Service area which is next to the Electronics Department. It is the dark blue notebook on the top shelf on the book case to your left. Regina Blake...
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Keeping Track of Walks during Covid-19 Lockdown

Thanks to Bill and Leslie Winton of the CRVC there is an answer. For all of you walking during the Covid-19 restrictions, here is a spread sheet to help find and keep track of where you walked or may walk until our walk boxes are accessible again. Instead of all of those Post-It notes on dusty...
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Latest Update for Walking Guidelines

Group walks for May, 2020 have been canceled, including the following: Wednesday Walking group walks Rogue Valley Walkers group walks Willamette Wanderer Thursday group walks 5/16/2020 Eugene Walk Event Number: 115634 THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED 5/23/2020 Corvallis Walk Event Number: 116152 THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED Contact any walk organizers for other events (including year-round events) to determine if they are...
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Walk Safety Precautions and Event Updates

All traditional AVA walks have been cancelled through April 30. National Walking Week walks have been cancelled. Contact any walk organizers for other events (including year-round events) to determine if they are still being held or there are alternate arrangements for registration. You can find that information for any event, any state at the site If you use the sign-in...
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The Oregon County Challenge has been renewed

The Oregon County Challenge has been renewed.
To receive the renewed Oregon County Challenge book,  send a check made out to OTSVA for $8.00 to:
Dan Webster
1195 SW Jay Ct.
Aloha, OR 97003
Please include your return address and phone number.
Only 59 books available
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OTSVA State and Steering Meetings February 8

I am looking forward to seeing you all at the upcoming OTSVA meeting in Portland at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Building 2 on Saturday, February 8.  Please note that the meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. following the Heartbreaker Walk.  
There will be a Steering Committee on the upcoming NW Regional Conference immediately following this...
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Special Directions for Portland New Year’s Eve Parking

On 31 December 2019, parking near REI will require parking meter fees and may require walking 2 to 5 blocks to get from your car to the start at REI. To eliminate this problem, we will  be setting up an alternate Start Point from 9:30 am to 11 am only at Good Sam Hospital in the...
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Lincoln City Walks Start Box New Location

The start box for both Lincoln City walks (Town YRE 311 and Beach YRE 312) has moved to the D Sands Motel. DO NOT DRIVE TO THE D SANDS MOTEL. Park at the Walk Start at D River Wayside and walk next door to sign in. More information: Maryann 541-961-4279...
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