Hillsboro is our home, our community, our chance to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors.
The opportunities to get involved are endless, from simple projects such as sewing quilts for local foster children to complex projects like helping bi-lingual Hispanic mothers practice their English.
We’re overwhelmed with the enriching opportunities our community partners provide to enhance the lives of you, our residents, every day.
Our Community Partnerships
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Arts, Culture & Entertainment
|Daughters of American Revolution||Adelante Mujeres|
Spiritual & Renewal
|Friends Church of Hillsboro||Portland Community College (PCC)|
Health & Wellness
|Get A Flu Shot.com||Artistry in Hair|
Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Daughters of American Revolution – David Hill Chapter
The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. The David Hill Chapter is a small and very friendly place to celebrate, study and honor your Revolutionary War heritage. The chapter is always delighted to welcome new and returning members, and is more than willing to help those trying to research and document their family history.
Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Hillsboro Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business prosperity and a healthy, diverse community by providing information, services and advocacy for our members. The Chamber runs networking events, provides relevant business education, and several siganture events each year.
Hillsboro Community Arts
Hillsboro Community Arts fosters the arts through entertainment, education, experience. Sponsored programs include Art Around Town, Showtime at Shute, Arts Education Scholarships, and the HCA Vocal Ensemble.
Hillsboro Community Youth Choir
Proudly servicing Washington County, Hillsboro Community Youth Choir members range in age from kingergarten to high school seniors. Their two auditioned choirs include Premiere for grades 5-8, and Encore for grades 9-12. They are responsible for many inspiring and entertaining performances throughout the school year, both formal and informal. In addition they also offer two non-auditioned preparatory choirs, Prelude 1 for grades K-2, and Prelude 2 for grades 3-4. These two valuable classes help young singers begin the road to life-long singing.
Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra
The Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra welcomes you to its family of local musicians, a group who graciously gives of their time and talents in order to share the love of music with their community. The Hillsboro Symphony has been enriching the lives of the Hillsboro community since 2001.
The Intel Singers is a small choir made up of Intel employees who love singing. The group shares its talents in retirement homes, schools and community venues while donating to schools and other charitable causes in the Hillsboro and Greater Portland metro area.
The oldest zoo west of the Mississippi was created in 1889 by local pharmacist Richard Knight. Today, the zoo is home to animals from all corners of the world. Its award-winning education programs serve nearly 700,000 people both at the zoo and at schools, senior centers, and community centers around the region. Above all, the Oregon Zoo’s mission is to inspire the community to create a better future for wildlife.
Portland Rose Festival
For one hundred years, the Portland Rose Festival has served families and individuals from Oregon and beyond with events and programs that spotlight the riches of its Pacific Northwest heritage and environment while offering colorful examples of many international cultures. Attended by more than two million people, the festival is annually one of the top three most highly decorated events by the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA). Among the festival’s most popular events are the Grand Floral Parade, Dragon Boat Races, and the City Park at the Waterfront.
Based out of the Hillsboro Senior Center, the Senior Serenaders are a group of singers 50 years old and better who love to make music. They perform a wide variety of choral music and are favorites both at Cornell Estates and in the wider Hillsboro Community.
We invite you to take part in a long-standing family tradition. Come home to quaint downtown Hillsboro, where friends put on their old-fashioned grins and enjoy a weekly summertime stroll that stocks their garden baskets, tempts their taste buds with culinary delights, sets their toes tapping to live music, enjoy local art and crafts and introduces them to thousands of neighbors.
The Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace is a weekly summer outdoor festival and farmers’ market in Historic Downtown Hillsboro presented for the community by volunteers, Friends and Partners. A private nonprofit organization, the Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace provides a free community gathering place featuring:
- fresh locally grown produce, flowers and plants
- art from local artists
- crafts produced by regional artisans
- foods from local restaurateurs
- a classic car display
- information from community organizations
- educational and health programs
- the best local bands and musical entertainment
Three Spirits Press
Three Spirits Press is committed to publishing books that contribute to peace, hope, and happiness for people everywhere. Their first two books, (fear not) and (fail not), are now available to order.
Adelante Mujeres grew out of the resolve of a small group of low-income Latina women immigrants and allies to improve the quality of life for themselves and their community. They are a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization whose mission is the holistic education and empowerment of low-income Latina women and their families.
American Red Cross Volunteer Transportation Program
The Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross is one of a network of agencies that provide accessible transportation for senior and disabled riders. Our goal is to match your ride request with a volunteer driver who will ensure safe, on-time, door-to-door service. Red Cross Transportation Services depends on valued volunteers who dedicate their time as drivers, escorts and dispatchers. Their commitment to the success of this program is greatly appreciated.
Care-A-Lot Childcare Center
Our Center provides a warm, nurturing, secure setting where each child can develop to his/her own potential socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Our program maintains a child centered philosophy that accepts each child at his/her own developmental level and encourages him/her to learn through rich experiences. We encourage discovery, creativity, development, and exploration in a safe, respectful, yet stimulating, relationship-based environment. We put this in action through our curriculum and daily programming designed to help all children learn and grow in positive ways.
Hillsboro Fire Fighter’s Union
The mission of IAFF Local 2210 is continuous organizational improvement for all of its members while representing their interests with honesty and integrity in the areas of protecting their health and safety, maintaining a fair and equitable environment, and showing a civic pride by consistent community involvement. To accomplish their mission requires nothing less than a highly responsive executive board, genuinely professional and thoroughly engaged membership, and a collaborative collegial working relationship with management.
Hillsboro Helping Hillsboro
Hillsboro Helping Hillsboro is a brand new community resource guide/magazine that will be distributed to the residents of Hillsboro for FREE. Its first issue is now arriving at homes all over Hillsboro!
Hospice Care of the Northwest
Hospice Care of the Northwest is a philosophy of care, that assists patients, family, and friends, during the final stages of a terminal illness. Hospice Care of the Northwest promotes dignity and emphasizes quality of life for those who choose to die in familiar surroundings with those they love. Hospice services can be provided at home, a skilled nursing facility or an assisted living center.
Mooberry Elementary School
Mooberry Elementary School offers a diverse educational program in which a strong academic foundation and safe learning environment both nurture and encourage the development of every student’s potential. Volunteers offer their time in many areas including assisting in the classroom, participating in the SMART reader program, and coordinating and working at many of their evening events.
NAMI of Washington County
NAMI of Washington County (Oregon) is a non-profit and volunteer-based service organization. The mission of NAMI of Washington County is to be a grassroots, family and consumer/peer organization which provides self-help, support, education, and advocacy for improving the lives of people who are directly or indirectly impacted by mental illness.
Pacific University School of Dental Health Science
Pacific is a nationally recognized University devoted to excellence in teaching and learning. The mission of the School of Dental Health Science is to provide an outstanding education for its students, high quality care for its patients and exemplary service to the community and the profession.
Pacific University Masters of Healthcare Administration
Pacific is a nationally recognized University devoted to excellence in teaching and learning. The Masters of Healthcare Administration Program prepares students to become leaders in the challenging and rapidly evolving health field. With classes offered online, in the evenings and on weekends, working professionals can apply their experience to the classroom, and the design of the curriculum makes it applicable and relevant to the student.
Ride Connection & Ride Wise
Ride Connection, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing responsive, accessible transportation options for those in need. While many of our customers are older adults and people with disabilities, we strive to provide transportation solutions for the community at large.
Washington County Department of Human Services
Health and Human Services provides prevention, protection and support services and activities so that all people who live, work, study and play in Washington County can be healthy, well, self-sufficient and safe. Educating people through public health efforts, providing safety to vulnerable children and adults, addressing addictions and enabling people to live independently are just a few examples of how this is accomplished.
Spiritual & Renewal
Friends Church of Hillsboro
Located at 332 Northeast 6th Avenue, Hillsboro, the Friends Church of Hillsboro is a member of the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends. Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (NWYM) is a growing family of Christ-centered, evangelical Friends churches reaching out to the greater Northwest and beyond in creative mission that reflects the whole gospel of Jesus Christ. The Friends Church of Hillsboro may be reached at (503) 648-1814.
Helvetia Community Church
Helvetia Community Church is an independent Bible-believing church affiliated with the IFCA International. Its founders were evangelical believers from Germany and Switzerland who gave the community its name.
Hillsboro United Methodist Church
The Hillsboro United Methodist Church is a congregation of 400 people located in Hillsboro, Oregon. They are members of the Oregon/Idaho Conference in the Western Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. Hillsboro UMC began with a gathering of settlers on the dusty Tualatin Plains in the summer of 1843. 168 years later, they continue in the footsteps of the early pioneers as they gather to grow spiritually through worship, small group studies, fellowship and service to their wider community.
St. Matthew Catholic Church & School
St. Matthew Catholic Church is a unique parish in the Archdiocese of Portland and staffed by the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit. St. Matthew Catholic School has had a strong tradition of academic excellence and Christ-centered learning since 1914. Through dedicated teaching staff, a supportive church community, and involved parental base, students experience an education that addresses the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.
Portland Community College (PCC)
Portland Community College is the largest institution of higher learning in the state, serving more than 1 million college-age residents in a five-county, 1,500-square-mile area in NW Oregon. Wherever you’re coming from and wherever you’re going in life, Portland Community College probably has the classes and programs to get you there. Its unique role is to make high-quality education accessible to everyone, creating opportunities for its students and contributing to the economic development of its community.
OASIS is an educational program for adults age 50 plus who want to continue to grow, learn and be productive. Enjoy classes in arts, humanities, technology, health, special events and volunteer opportunities. Membership is free and its classes are affordable.
Health & Wellness
Get A Flu Shot.com
GetAFluShot.com is a Nurse Practitioner owned business founded in 1989. GetAFluShot.com and its parent company Professional Health Care, LLC, have been providing adult immunizations in the community since 1991. Its team of nurses provide Flu and Pneumococcal immunizations in senior centers, care facilities, hospitals, pharmacies, medical offices, finer grocery stores, multiple city, county and state work sites, schools, and work-sites throughout most regions of Oregon & Washington.
Smart Step Hearing
SmartStep Hearing provides convenient in-home hearing healthcare services throughout the tri-county area. SmartStep offers all the same services and testing procedures of a conventional office, with the added convenience of in-home access. That means greater patient privacy and more immediate access to care. Patients benefit from having the flexibility of evening and weekend appointments and avoid the challenges of coordinating transportation.
Willoughby Hearing Aid Centers
Feeling unplugged from your friends and family? They’ll plug you back into life! Please visit their website to learn more about Willoughby Hearing Aid Centers products, services, people and their promise to treat you as their best friend…because when you’re their patient, that’s exactly how you’re treated.
Artistry in Hair
Terri Crunelle has been serving the Cornell Estates’ community for 25 years! She is Cornell’s in-home beauty salon, but her appointments are also available to the general public. Artistry in Hair provides the following services: Cuts ~ $16, Perms ~$55, Shampoo Sets ~ $16, Men’s Hair too! ~ $10. Appointments are available Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. To schedule an appointment, please call (503) 680-2638.
The Kathy Christy Group, Keller Williams Real Estate
Serving our Senior Community with 20 years combined service, Kathy Christy and Marilyn Mays are now helping Sellers take their next step to retirement living. Kathy and Marilyn work with a group of professionals who can help you with your every need from organizing your home to unpacking at your new one. Their goal is to make this transition as stress-free as possible. Working as a team, they can sell your home, so you can move and begin the next chapter of your life.
Le’Stuff Antique Mall
Le’Stuff Antique Mall has 5000 square feet of treasures located in the heart of historic downtown Hillsboro, OR. For over 10 years, we have been providing quality antiques and collectibles at reasonable prices. In fact, we have become one of the Portland area’s favorite Antique Shopping experiences! But we’re not just about Great Stuff at Le’Stuff Antiques – we’re also about providing Great Service! We pride ourselves on our friendly & knowledgeable staff to help you however we can. Come on in – don’t you deserve a new old treasure today?
In 1973, our mother began what is now known as Murphy’s Furniture in the basement of our large old family home in Southeast Hillsboro. Today our Cornelius store maintains an affordable selection of quality ready-to-finish furniture in cherry, pine, oak, and maple from local and national suppliers. We also stock mattresses and upholstered furniture from both local and national companies. With three decades of furniture sales and service experience under our belt, we thank our entire customer family for continuing to make us your furniture store for over 35 years.
Ritual Hair Design
You will notice right away that there is something different at Ritual. Our clients comment on it all the time. It’s a passion for what we do. If you need anything, from a cup of tea to an added service, we are all there to make sure that you get it. We are serious about our business, but we have fun. Whether it’s trying something new, doing something routine or just hanging out together, there’s always fun and laughter to be had. Come on in , sit on our comfy sofa and enjoy the atmosphere. I think you’ll agree, Ritual is the place to be!
If you are considering a move to smaller quarters or your parents need assistance in making a change, Smooth Transitions can help. From the consultation that tells you how to do it, to following up on request of adult children, to handling all aspects of the move and clearing the house, Smooth Transitions can make a move less traumatic – for everyone.
Take Care Move Assistance
Take Care Move Assistance is a move management company committed to helping seniors and their families by assisting with the downsizing of their family homes and moving to a retirement community. Their services provide a one stop resource for managing your move. They can make the contacts, set the dates, and oversee the operations for every aspect of your move. Your input is critical but your presence is not.