United Way Hosts Rappel Off the Roof Fundraiser Sept. 7

On September 7, 2019, United Way of Deschutes County hosts Over the Edge—a chance to rappel from the roof of the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend and to raise donations for the community. The mission of United Way is to fight for the health, education, financial stability, and resilience of every person in the Central Oregon. Over the Edge provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel from the room of the tallest building in Central Oregon by having participants reach a fundraising goal and includes a street party celebration.  DeschutesUnitedWay.org

The Menopause Center Opens August 1st in Bend

Dr. Peter Palacio, a Bend based board certified OB/GYN with more than 20 years experience, will open The Menopause Center on August 1st.  The Menopause Center will provide the most up-to-date and effective therapies for midlife and menopause.  Every woman will go through menopause, but menopause will be unique for every woman.  The Menopause Center will provide safe and effective new options to manage disruptive symptoms that may occur before, during, and after menopause.  The Menopause Center, 541.323.0177; 2450 NE Mary Rose Place, Suite 200, Bend. TheMenoCenter.com


Dr. Erika Beard-Irvine, MD Opens New Office

Dr. Erika Beard-Irvine, MD opened a new location May 1 to offer her pediatric patients more space, a quiet environment and convenient location with parking to support her mission of personalized whole-child care. Dr. Beard-Irvine provides well-child visits, treatment of both immediate problems and chronic-care management, and 24/7 access at her full-service practice. The new space includes the team of Melissa Adams at Connections Counseling; Lori Brizee a pediatric dietitian; and Abigail Cannon of the ABCs of Sleep. They are located at 403 NE Revere St., Bend. DrErikaBeardIrvine.com