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Introducing our newest board member—drum roll, please!

In addition to supporting OEB, one of Lenanne’s greatest joys is being the mom of David and Camryn! When I met Susie Cottis and Janna Kainos in 2016 and learned about Omega, I immediately knew that this was going to be a special partnership. They shared their vision...

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Silent Night

December is here. Carols are being played endlessly and hummed mindlessly. And yet, this is a beautiful season of festivity. There is the anticipation of gatherings with family and friends. Some of us prepare for Christmas early by ordering well-thought-out gifts for...

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Refocus

“There’s a difference in how you were raised and why you were born…”—Sammy Sherrill OEB’s founder, Janna Kainos, pointed out this statement above to me recently. It made me begin thinking about life: my own life, our interns’ lives, our friends’ lives, and my two...

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Happy Fall, y’all!

Anna here. I have just settled back into work life after coming back from vacation. It seems that autumn came while I was away. I don’t know about you, but fall is one of my favorite seasons! I've got my work computer desktop theme changed to fall leaves. The house...

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Season to Pause

Fall to me feels like a pause button. It’s that weird space that allows the changes happening in the in-between. It is not quite hot, but we’ve exchanged our flip-flops for loafers, and our tank tops for light sweaters here in Oregon USA. We haven’t yet taken out our...

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Inconvenience and Courage

Hello, it’s me, Amanda! I have the privilege of sharing a bit about myself, and about what Omega has meant to me. For almost two years, I have been managing a coffee shop called Well & Good Coffee House in Tigard, Oregon USA. If you happen to frequent our shop and...

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At the Table Again: Coffee with Chuck Gatewood

Editor’s Note: This article is a continuation of a series written by the members of Omega Espresso Bar’s Board of Directors. Each one answers questions or shares why he or she is committed to playing a vital role in Omega’s story as it unfolds....

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At the Table Again: Coffee with Rod Cottis

Editor’s Note: This article is a continuation of a series written by the members of Omega Espresso Bar’s Board of Directors. Each one answers questions or shares why he or she is committed to playing a vital role in Omega’s story as it unfolds....

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One

It’s not a fair fight. And you can’t tap out. It’s a fight for your life. You are not prepared. You are ill-equipped. You are alone. You have left behind your former ways of coping. You are not going back there, but now what? Imagine this is your story. It is for many...

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Oh, Please Do Join Us!

We at Omega Espresso Bar are planning all the details of our 2019 Women’s Benefit Luncheon, taking place on May 18th. There is the menu to choose: Done! Linens to rent: Done! Most importantly, guests to invite: Done-ish... There are, of course, benefits to being at...

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