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Managing Your Calendar
Job Postings
Online Contact Forms
Community News & Events
Need More Guides
Monthly Network Meetings
Marketing & Development
Nugget of Knowledge
Quick Links
Hot Tip For Managing Your Calendar
Having a hard time managing
all of the events and networking opportunities you attend?  Well, there may be an easier way to populate and update your calendar using the resources already posted on Retirement Connection's website - here's how:

Find the event you want to attend, and set "copy to my calendar". You can also set a reminder to be emailed to you with the new features. You can also RSVP, and register directly from the calendar page.

We are happy to assist you in setting this up - call Amy

Job Postings

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The following positions have been posted in the last month:     


(some positions are outside the PDX/Vancouver area)
Client Services Representative 


- Sales Counselor 
- Bilingual Registered 
- Mobility Manager 
- Administrator 
- Business Office 
- Executive Director 
Retirement Connection has  a section of our website dedicated to Job Opportunities for the NW Region?  Most postings are a professional or management level position. 

Take advantage of this free exposure and post your open positions today. 
Online Contact Forms
We have customized the forms on our "Contact Us" page of Retirement Connection to make it easier for you to:
Please use these when possible to help us serve you more quickly. Don't hesitate to contact us directly at any time. 
Community Events
Have an upcoming community/public event you'd like to share information on?  Click here  to submit your information.  Retirement Connection is happy to post this for you at no cost in the Events section of our website. 

Need More Guides?  
They are FREE

The guides are located at EVERY Senior Center, Hospital, Library and Meals-on-Wheels site. We are happy to send you as many as you need to serve the families in your community.

Feel free to add a label to the cover to highlight your business and use the guide as a giveaway.  

Retirement Connection
Mid-Willamette Valley April Marketing Update

Are you taking full advantage of your Retirement Connection Opportunities: post events on our website, join our linked-in group, share testimonials on the facebook page, receive free training or staff in services, attend networking events, post an article or job online. We are here to be a resource to you.

We have had great attendance lately at the SSN-Salem meeting, so I hope our rescheduling of this month's meeting to be a week later will not disrupt the networking groove we have hit. This month SSN-Salem will meet on April 29th!

"Like" our page and receive weekly community events, articles, announcements, and event photos.
  "Join our Group" to connect with other referral sources and stay up to date on upcoming professional and networking events, Long Term Care related news, and pictures from events.

"Follow Us" for short updates, photos and commentary.

But enough about us, here's the Networking Info:
In this newsletter, you will find information about: networking, CEU training, Sponsorship, and more.
Remember, at any time, you may Unsubscribe, Update Your Preferences or Forward to a Friend.
April Networking Meetings
Meeting info available on the "Networking" page
Click here to for a printable schedule of all meetings.



April 8, 9am    

Senior Lifestyles Network
   Location: Dignity Memorial
   Address: 1350 Commercial St SE- Salem, 97302


April 23, 3pm
Linn Benton Senior Resource Network (LBSRN)                 
1046 6th Ave SW- Albany, 97321   
Sensitizing Individuals to the Process of Aging 


April 29, 9am
Senior Service Network of Salem (SSN-Salem)
   Location: Salem Hospital, Building D. Creekside Overflow
   Address: 890 Oak St. SE - Salem, OR
   Meeting Room: Creekside Dining Overflow- first floor
Due to a staff meeting scheduled at the hospital, we will be meeting 1 week later- on the 5th Wednesday.

Save The Date For Bi-Monthly Meetings

May 20,
Senior Network

May 21,

Yamhill County Network 

   Location:Brookdale Newberg- Coca Cola Room  

   Address: 3802 Hayes St- Newberg, 97132

   Topic: VA Benefits   

Marketing & Development    
The following is a sneak peek at the events coming up this month, check the Networking page for complete details and information on other future events UPDATED DAILY.
Visit the Contact Us page, to submit events for posting. 
red events are coordinated by Retirement Connection

April 23, 5:30-9:00pm
Affair to Remember
   Location: Northwest Viticulture Center
   Address: 215 Doaks Ferry Rd NE- Salem, 97304

April 30, 4-6pm
Senior Helpers Grand Opening
   Location: Senior Helpers
   Address: 241 SW 3rd Ave- Albany, 97321

April 30, 5:30-9pm
2015 Memories in the making Art Auction & Gala
   Location: The Sentinel Hotel
   Address: 614 SW 11th Ave- Portland, 97205
Community events that are open to the public: 

 Mid-Willamette Valley Events  

Portland Events

 Vancouver Events  
Southern Oregon Events

More events and additional details are available online 
Nugg et of Knowledge

"Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember,a kite rises against,
  not with, the wind." -Hamilton Wright Mabie

Sometimes competition doesn't always feel warm and fuzzy. But in reality- competition drives improvement and innovation. Our competition makes us stronger and better by forcing us to provide improved service and products. -Amy

Please contact us if you need additional copies of the Guide. They are available at no cost, and are the perfect resource for health fairs, workshops and your marketing packets.
Thank you for your continued support, we are truly grateful. You are the reason we continue to grow with each edition. Let us know if you would like a media kit sent to you.

Build your network with Retirement Connection online!

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Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection