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Cedar Mill Wal-Mart Hearing Dates SET!

For nearly a year, the group Save Cedar Mill has been fighting against a proposed Wal-Mart in our community. We have held rallies, held signs to raise awareness, raised thousands of dollars to finance independant surveys of traffic and community impact, written hundreds of letters, and now, we hope to pack full the Beaverton Council Chambers to show popular opposition to the proposed store. Here is an email sent around by the group leader, Steve Kaufman
For nearly a year, the group Save Cedar Mill has been fighting against a proposed Wal-Mart in our community. We have held rallies, held signs to raise awareness, raised thousands of dollars to finance independant surveys of traffic and community impact, written hundreds of letters, and now, we hope to pack full the Beaverton Council Chambers to show popular opposition to the proposed store. Here is an email sent around by the group leader, Steve Kaufman:

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HEARING DATES SET!

Dear Save Cedar Mill member:

For more than a year, we've worked very hard together to prevent a proposed Wal-Mart from devastating our community. We've met, we've raised funds, and we've planned. The time has finally come to make your voice heard to the City of Beaverton!

The Board of Design Review public hearings have been scheduled for May 2 and May 3 at 6:30 PM. Currently, they are scheduled for the Beaverton City Council chambers. However, this may change if the City decides that it needs a larger facility to accommodate a larger crowd.

How can you help? There are three critical things you can do:

1. Write your letter! The deadline for sending in your letter is May 2. If you haven't written your letter, now is the time. If you need help getting started, please visit our website at www.SaveCedarMill.com.

2. Plan on attending the hearing. Mark your calendar now! We are striving for a huge turn-out to the hearing.

3. Tell at least two friends about Save Cedar Mill. Encourage them to write a letter and attend the hearing.

We will be hosting public events to raise awareness about the hearings. Watch for email announcements of these soon.

We will be canvassing door-to-door on Sunday, March 19. If you would like to volunteer for this (or any other Save Cedar Mill event), please reply to this email. Someone will contact you right away.

We have great confidence in the technical merits of our case. However, we also need to show overwhelming public opposition to this project. Writing a letter, attending the hearing, and inviting your friends and neighbors to do the same are the best ways you can help stop this store from destroying our community. Together, we can send a strong message to Beaverton at the public hearing: No Wal-Mart in Cedar Mill!

Best regards,

Steve Kaufman

Chair, Save Cedar Mill
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Even if you do not live in Cedar Mill, I encourage you to come and join us in the fight against this community-destroying big box store. I'll let people know if there is any more news, and I hope to see you in your numbers on May 2nd and 3rd.

homepage: homepage: http://www.SaveCedarMill.com.


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ATTEND THE OPPOSITION RALLY! 26.Apr.2006 18:05

Steve team@savecedarmill.com

The City of Beaverton public hearings on Wal-Mart are scheduled for May 2-3, and your help is needed to show overwhelming opposition to the project! From the beginning, this project has presented some troubling issues for us all: annexation, the fairness of the land development process, and the right of citizens to have a say in the future of their community.

Because the City Council Chambers has limited capacity, Save Cedar Mill will host a rally to help show our strength and support for those testifying on the first night, May 2 at 6pm. This historic event includes great speakers and live music and will be held at Griffith Park (across from the Beaverton City Hall) 4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton.

For more than a year, we've prepared ourselves for this moment. If you've been wondering how to participate, this is the time to jump in! A huge crowd at Griffith Park will show the City of Beaverton, in a clear and concise voice, how important this issue is to our community. If you don't plan to testify at the hearing, please bring the whole family and come to the rally. It will be an event to remember--and announce to Beaverton in a loud, unambiguous voice, that we do not want a Wal-Mart in Cedar Mill, Beaverton or beyond!