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The net worth of networking

We all know that networking is a part of our daily business-driven lives...sometimes like it or not. But deciding when and where to utilize our limited resources is the real challenge, right? For us at the Habitat ReStores, being donation driven, there's not a business I pass or a relationship that's built every day that in some way can't help us continue to further our mission of...

From pew to perfect-Crafting a DIY dining table

Look what Larry found! While shopping the Habitat ReStore, ReStore Bookkeeper Larry Callan spotted a 16-foot-long solid oak church pew. In his mind he instantly began reenvisioning its potential. What he saw were the makings of the perfect dining room table. With some DIY magic, Larry began reconfiguring the pew by cutting the 16-foot pieces in half. Larry assembled the table top by gluing...

Gresham ReStore certified GREEN!

It's official! The Gresham ReStore is now certified green! "The GREAT Green Business Program Team here at the City of Gresham was proud to certify the Gresham Restore as a GREAT Green Business by meeting our requirements for waste reduction and recycling, energy conservation, water conservation and storm water management," said Gregg Howard, business sustainability coordinator for the City of...

DIY: Wood pallet Christmas trees

It's easy to create these awesome colorful DIY Christmas trees using a standard wood pallet. It doesn't take long at all. Our own Scott Pitts cut this one out in a matter of minutes. In one version Scott took the  scrap wood to build the stand for the tree; in another he made stakes for inserting in the ground. To finish them off we reached for the chalk paint again (no fumes, great...

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  • Get your bid in for this vintage Portland-made hall chair now at the Beaverton ReStore. Silent auction ends at 3pm… https://t.co/afZv5rPeKS 8 hours 31 min ago
  • It's really awesome to have students build their skills working on a Habitat site! There's a lot of heart there! https://t.co/hwkuIanYTG 9 hours 4 min ago
  • DAY 3: 12 Days of Christmas Sale! Today it's all about housewares - Take an additional 25% off (up to 75% off) on d… https://t.co/IXnJC63r1Q 13 hours 27 min ago
  • Day 3 in our 12 Days of Christmas Sale: All housewares an addtl 25% off ( up to 75% off) at ReStores in Portland, B… https://t.co/UjALcz9lk4 14 hours 30 min ago

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