Article of the week: “The rude new tip-jar economy” from MSN Money. Interesting read about the quandary of tipping in certain situations, and some pointers on tipping in general.
– This week is Fred Meyer’s 87th Anniversary sale, and they have some fantastic buys. You’ll need to get a copy of their Sunday Oregonian ad insert, or stop by the store and hopefully there will still be some available. Deals include Del Monte fresh pineapple for $1.98 each, peeled mini carrots two for $1, Dreyer’s Ice Cream two for $4 with coupon, Tillamook Cheese for $3.99 with coupon (and not just mild cheddar, but white cheddar, pepper jack, Colby and more), and Campbell’s Chunky soup ten for $10 with coupon.
Monday, October 19th:
– Portland State University Public Art lecture, 7:00pm in Shattuck Hall Annex. Featured artist is Joseph Park, free.
Tuesday, October 20th:
– Tigard Public Library presents “The Art of Saving,” 7:00pm in the Community Room. The program is presented by Louise Jaffe, who has been in the Oregonian Food Day section and on the local news. She’ll talk about saving money on grocery bills; free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 21st:
– Macy’s Washington Square hosts a Fashion Celebration at 5:30pm, with music, refreshments and more. Make a $10 cash donation to the Oregon Food Bank, and you’ll receive a $10 Macy’s gift card (first 150 attendees).
Thursday, October 22nd:
– Employment Guide Portland Employment Expo at the downtown Hilton Executive Towers, 10:00am – 3:00pm. Free.