Dennis Carlson, Volunteer of the Year

Dennis Carlson-Volunteer of the Year

The Next Door is pleased to honor Dennis Carlson as our 2012 Volunteer of the Year.  As a master gardener, Dennis has been instrumental in starting both the Klahre House School Garden and the Raices/Roots Community Garden.  These vegetable gardens have benefited Klahre House students and community members.  Dennis has put in hundreds of hours teaching gardening skills and working in the gardens.

Hood River Prevents

The latest issue of Hood River Prevents features our Health Media Club on the fourth page, and a couple great articles about quitting smoking and the effects of marijuana on developing teenage brains.

Employee Newsletter Arrives

Dogs at Work

These dogs took advantage of our dog-friendly workplace. Does that make them employees?

The Next Door’s Employee Newsletter has arrived. See who has been honored recently as Employee of the Month, and get an inside peek into what’s coming up next.

Newsletter Features Jobs for Teens

Trail CrewThree years ago, The Next Door took over a jobs program for teens which was going to be discontinued. It is now thriving.

Gardening Fights Hunger and Depression

Janet’s latest email newsletter tells how one new gardener found support and friends by getting involved with our Community Garden.