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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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Verge

The dictionary defines the word verge as: (vurj) noun: the point beyond which something begins or occurs. As you know, some verges are difficult. Others are welcome. We are on the verge of the spring season here in Oregon USA. Seems like we were just watching...

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At the Table: Coffee with Anna Carlson

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

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The Front

Have you ever seen yourself on the front page of a newspaper? The experience is a little strange, as we have come to find out. We feel a teeny-weeny bit like celebrities! Janna Kainos and Susie Cottis of Omega Espresso Bar There are many reasons one could show up on...

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Feeling Full

Feeling full? It could be you’re having a full week. Or maybe you’ve got a full tummy. Perhaps like us, your heart is full. Omega Espresso Bar is wrapping up a really cool year. We look back with enormous gratitude for all of you and what you’ve done in these women’s...

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You’re Our Big Shot

Caffeine! Coffee! Both are measured in “shots” of espresso. “More is better!” you say? Well, amen to all you coffee drinkers! Raise your mug, savoring a slurp with us. We at Omega Espresso Bar measure our impact in a woman’s life with words—words like “hope,” “care,”...

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Packing It Up

Do you recall your first day at a new job? You were probably a mix of excitement and nerves, all tangled up. Despite your confidence and skills, you didn’t totally get what you were doing yet. It was all new and different. Hold onto that “anxious to do well” feeling...

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Uh, Pardon Me?

The Lord loves and rescues people. He delivers us from our enemies. He pulls us out of our own situations. He redeems us from our own choices. It is His specialty. He deIights in writing His story in us! I, Janna, am one of those people who was rescued out of my own...

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