Spotlight: User Submissions

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Spotlight: User Submissions

Rose Quarter Ticket Discounts

From Frank:

Here’s a special login for our readers to take advantage of some of the great ticket discounts offered at the Rose Quarter:

username: pdxcheap
password: discounts 80% discount


Customers can now take 80% off on all gift certificate and dinner of the month club purchases. Customers can purchase a $25 Gift Certificate for only $2. Offer ends Thursday, November 12th. Use the code ‘ENTREE’ at checkout for the discount.

Creative Science School Art Event
From Kathryn:

Creative Science School, a Portland Public K-8, is holding an Art Event and Sale on Saturday 11.21.09 from noon to 5pm.
Free admission and free hands-on art activities sponsored by the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and Oregon Cultural Trust. There will also be local artists and craftspersons selling hand-made creations.
1231 SE 92nd Street, Portland.

First Tech Credit Union Sweepstakes
From Jill:

I thought this might be fun for your readers… it’s an easy contest to enter (with no purchase or obligation necessary) and it’s being sponsored by a NW company (First Tech Credit Union). Sweepstakes details below.

Is your life a bit too complicated? Are there days your calendar would be completely full if you actually had time to write everything down? Then First Tech’s Uncomplicate Your Life Sweepstakes is just for you.

Now through December 14, 2009, First Tech Credit Union is giving away weekly prizes (no purchase or obligation necessary) to help you re-organize and re-energize. Prizes include a GPS, $200 gift certificate for a house cleaning, $250 gift certificate for cooking lessons and a $500 spa gift certificate. Since winners are drawn weekly for the next 5 weeks, chances of winning are good!

You do not need to be a current member of the credit union to enter. To enter, you’ll need to become a fan of the First Tech Credit Union Facebook page or follow @FirstTechCU on Twitter. Participants may also mail in an entry form.

Once you become a follower of @FirstTechCU, you can enter by doing any of the following:

· Send us an @reply with your own uncomplicated tips
· ReTweet one of our uncomplicated tips of the day
· Include the hashtag #UYL in your tweets


Once you become a fan of First Tech on Facebook, you can enter by doing any of the following:

· Take our “Uncomplicate Your Life” Facebook quiz
· Invite friends to take the quiz
· Post a tip on our wall on how to uncomplicate your life.


Write one idea about how to uncomplicate your life (50 words or less) and mail your entry to:
First Tech Credit Union’s Uncomplicate Your Life Sweepstakes
PO Box 2100
Beaverton, OR 97075

For full contest details, check out the FTCU Facebook Sweepstakes page.

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