(Portland, Oregon) Oregon Partnership has asked the CEO of Claire’s Stores, Inc. to stop the sale of alcohol flasks in its Icing by Claire’s stores.
The multi-colored flasks are predominantly displayed at the checkout counters at Icing by Claire’s stores, which according to the company website, focus on a customer base that includes teenage girls.
“Offering these products to teens is shocking,” Oregon Partnership Communications Director, Pete Schulberg, wrote in a letter to Eugene S. Kahn at Claire’s company headquarters in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Anna Griffin's column in today's Oregonian about a man who tried to kill himself and then tried to get help was compelling...
I'm curious if the gentleman ever called our suicide prevention line, the only nationally-certified suicide line in Oregon.
The difference between 2-1-1 and 1-800-273-TALK (our line) is that 2-1-1 is not mental health-based. While it's true that treatment center availability is slim and as you pointed out, often none....at least our volun
One of Oregon’s most admired celebrities demonstrated his enthusiastic support of Oregon Partnership this week, meeting with OP staff and later speaking to 5th graders at Portland’s Stephenson Elementary School.
Professional golfer Peter Jacobsen has a longtime relationship with Oregon Partnership, having first come into contact with the organization during its early days when he was a parent of young children.
“And now I’m a grandfather!” said Jacobsen, who was accompanied at OP headquarters by his daughter Amy, the mother of a one-year son.
“With alcohol and drug prevention and suic
After complaining to the top executives at Gap, Inc and its Old Navy stores about the sale of holiday t-shirts promoting binge drinking, Oregon Partnership received a letter from a Gap representative saying – well, not much.
In the letter, Gap’s Rose Brenner (no title given but states she is “responsible for a large portion of executive correspondence”), the company’s merchandising team will keep OP’s feedback in mind “when designing, developing and marketing future collections to improve the shopping experience for all customers.”
We certainly hope so.