Steve Bareuther introduced our program and speakers Laurie Cubell, Executive Director and Milzy Carrasco Development and Program Director for the Emerald Foundation.  Their mission is to create a thriving community by providing services and support to Non-Profit organizations that focus on education, youth, and healthcare research, while also offering opportunities for diverse communities to meet and learn from one another.  They will be moving to a new location “The E” on Oregon Pike, where the Jewish Community Center was previously located.  The Foundation was founded in 2010, and works to develop more collaboration among non-profits through Engagement, Enrichment, Empowerment for Everyone.