Category Archives: 2010 June

News To Make You Furious- SLAPP Lawsuits- Can you still afford your rights?

Let’s suppose you read one of our “News To Make You Furious” sections and get furious.  You decide that you’re “mad as hell, and you’re not going to take it anymore”, so you exercise one of those unused Constitutional rights … Continue reading

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Sun-Dried Tomato Casserole

With all the rain we’ve been having, it may be hard to believe that anything at all can be dried, much less dried by the sun.  But Drew’s June recipe uses actual tomatoes that are actually dried by the actual … Continue reading

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Sticking it to the Man

Move Your Money day You may have missed the party, but the fun’s still going on.  “Move Your Money Day” was Saturday, May 22.  Local banks came together in Pioneer Courthouse Square to make it easy for people to move … Continue reading

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More Free Money From The State

It’s still raining MONEY in our soggy state Clean Energy Works Portland is a pilot program to help up to 500 qualified Portland homes finance and install energy efficiency upgrades.  The pilot offers homeowners access to low-cost financing for energy … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Plan ahead for summer trips

Don’t help Murphy’s Law ruin your vacation As our existing clients know, Tom Dwyer Automotive Services is not your typical automotive repair shop.  We are lucky enough to have many new clients throughout the year, and it’s easy to assume … Continue reading

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KIVA Microlending Network

Micro-loans making micro-businesses possible “In late 2008 I was sitting at the Gym Bar in Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh, listening to the English Premier league blaring from the ample supply of satellite TV’s,” said Ian Park, a Tom Dwyer … Continue reading

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Get Ready For PHAME And Fortune

The only theatrical group in the country for people with disabilities Imagine yourself on a stage.  You scurry into position with other actors as the house lights dim, the main curtain opens, and a hush falls over the crowd.  Suddenly … Continue reading

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Flat-Rate Pay Affects Your Technician’s Work

Flat Rate Pay Can Influence Perception and Performance By Tom Dwyer One of the major differences between Tom Dwyer Automotive Services and many other auto repair businesses is the fact that we do not rely on Flat-Rate Compensation for our … Continue reading

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The BP Atrocity

Greetings! I hate to punish you with back to back anti-corporate rants but I’m even more upset now with the BP oil flood than before.  Please correct anyone who uses the word “spill” in conjunction with the Gulf Disaster.  “Spill” … Continue reading

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